Job Information COMMUNITY MOBILISER NGO Information Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Baghdad
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2021-07-29
Requirements
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-07-29
Deadline Date 2021-08-12
Location
[Baghdad,Iraq ]
Description

Preliminary job information

 

Job Title

Community Mobiliser

Country and Base of posting

Based in Bagdad

Reports to

project manager

 

 

General Information on the Mission

Context

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organisation. Our teams are committed to supporting civilian victims of marginalisation and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering to their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency. PUI relies on 30 years of field experience in 50 countries in crisis, as well as on the complementarity of its medical and non-medical expertise, to adapt its programmes to each context and to the real needs of the most vulnerable populations.

 

The association implements an average of 180 projects per year in the following sectors of intervention: Food Security, Health, Nutrition, Construction and Rehabilitation of Infrastructure, Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Economic Recovery. PUI is providing assistance to around 4 million people in 24 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and France.

 

 

Job description

 

Overall objectives

 

 

The project:

 

General objective:

To contribute to strengthen the access to basic services to the protracted IDPs unable or prevented from returning to their area of origin, living in informal settlements of Latifyah in Baghdad governorate.

 

Specific objective/Outcomes:

To improve living conditions and access to clean water, safe sanitation, safe health structure and safe and protected learning environment of vulnerable IDPs of Latifyah

 

Project expected results:

§  Access to safe education facilities in Latifyah Informal settlements

§  Access to sufficient and safe water, hygiene and sanitation at households (HH) and community level (PHCC) in Latifyah Informal settlements

§  Increased awareness and safe hygiene practices among IDPs living in informal settlements

Overall objective of the position:

 

To effectively and efficiently facilitate the implementation of integrated WASH and Shelter interventions at the project level to ensure that communities participate and are empowered for management and sustaining WASH facilities and safe hygiene promotion per Humanitarian and PUI standards. This will entail Authority and community engagement, training, awareness raising supervision, delivery of awareness raising campaigns and support to the WASH and Shelter committee.

 

Responsibilities and scope of duties

 IMPLEMENTATION OF WASH and SHELTER PROGRAM

The community mobiliser responsibilities will entail: 

-          Identification and mapping local level community based stakeholders and partners to support and facilitate the partnership in the implementation of planned integrated activities the catchment area.

-          Facilitating and monitoring the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements

-          Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.

-          Mobilization and facilitating the engagements of local authorities, communities and relevant stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and seminars.

-          Identify, train community volunteers/monitor, partners and train on Community based approach and partnership standard

-          Working together with the volunteer organise and conduct awareness campaigners in collaboration with opinion leaders through group sessions with both community representatives  and health professionals, door-to-door visiting, distribution of IEC materials and Non Food items (Shelter kits, hygiene kits),

-          Facilitate communities to identify barriers to effective adoption of effective safe hygiene and Covid-19 prevention

-          Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories on monthly and quarterly,

-          Working together with staff (Rehabilitation, Health, MPHSS) build the capacity of the Community and institution key persons WASH and shelter facilities intervention and awareness raising campaigning

MONITORING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

-          Ensures that data of the above mentioned project activities is collected and recorded according to the instructions given by MEAL department

-          Weekly reporting of data in order to follow up the standard project and strategic indicators (number of beneficiaries, number and type of activities completed.

-          Weekly (or each time when necessary) written and oral report to line manager

-          Support development of integrated  monitoring plan in assigned area with area stakeholders

-          Organize reflection meetings at the local level to assess progress in Integrated WASH and Shelter implementation

-          Proactively participate in relevant team meetings,

-          Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with relevant partners and other project stakeholders working in the project areas.

-          Ensure documents are recorded and maintained confidentially at all times.

 

OTHER

-          Networking: Facilitate networking relationships and participation with wide stakeholders such as government departments/directorates, opinion leaders and other key partners at local level such as NGOs, CBOs,

-          Foster partnership with local institution in environmental conservation monitoring.

-          Ensures that correct logistics and administrative procedures are followed when implementing the above mentioned project activities

-          Follows the security guidelines and COVID-19 guidelines of PUI in all the activities implemented

-          He/she commits to continuous self-initiated and self-managed development of his/her professional skills

-          Other duties as assigned by the line manager

 

Other Interfaces

 

-          Internal: Area coordinator, deputy area  coordinator, WASH & Shelter Co., MHPSS PM, MHPSS coordinator, MHPSS deputy coordinator, MHPSS deputy technical advisor, health liaison officers, grants officer, administration and logistics, HR department

 

-    External: WASH, Shelter, livelihood and Health  actors and partner organizations, community level stakeholders (schools, community centers, youth centers, local NGOs and associations)

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

 

Required Profile

 

Required knowledge and skills

 

Required

desirable

Education /Training

 

BA/Diploma in Social Science from accredited College/University, Sociology, Planning, Community Development, Psychology & related field.

-          Training in monitoring and evaluation

-          Training in Community or public health

-          Training in community mobilization

Professional experience

 

-    Humanitarian

-    International

-    Technical

-          Experience in community based program especially integrated WASH & Shleter, collaboration with community stakeholders, community mobilization and awaneress raising campaigns

-          Experience in working in the communities in Baghdad

-          Experience in supervising a volunteer program

 

-          Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects

-          Experience in public health and mental health

-          Experience in working with an international  NGO

Knowledge and skills

 

 

-        Good communication skills

-        Knowledge of local areas and community structures in Baghdad especially Latifiyah

 

 

 

Languages

-              English

-              Arabic

-              Kurdish

 

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Software

-              Microsoft Office

 

Microsoft Office skills: PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

 

KOBO

Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into team, suitability for the job and assignment/mission)

 

Integrity

Good organisation skills

Willingness to do regular  field visits in unstable environments

Resilience to stress

Appreciation of staff wellbeing

Reactivity and anticipation

Ability to work in an international, cross-cultural team and in a challenging  context

Continuous learning attitude

 

How To Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS

In order to submit an application, all candidates are invited to fill the following google form by clicking on the link below: 

APPLY HERE - COMMUNITY MOBILISER

Premiere Urgence Internationale will proceed to the preselection of candidates on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close the advertisement as soon as a candidate is identified for the position. Therefore, you are kindly invited to submit your application as soon as possible.  

Kindly note that all applications received by email or by paper will not be considered. Only those submitted through the application link will be processed.

Premiere Urgence Internationale thanks you for your interest in the organization.

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