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Community Development Officer
Peshawar
Apply By Feb 28, 2021
Job Description (total positions: 4, posted on: Feb 16, 2021)

Job Purpose:

  • Social Mobilization & implementation of Project activities according to work plan

 KEY RESULT AREAS 

  • Support to conduct targeted assessments and surveys on timely basis.
  • Implementation of approved business process plan, on time reporting of the overall activities being undertaken at the field level.
  • Coordinate Logistics and transportation activities for field activities at the site.
  • Identifying any gaps or shortcomings in the assessments/ implementation at the field level.
  • Community management skills to identify and select deserved beneficiaries based on project criteria.
  • Planning for smooth completion of the project.
  • Reports preparation for community trainings

 Operational Level

  •  Coordination with internal departments
  • Record management (both soft & hard) related to job role.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, ERP systems
  • Communication, Planning & Scheduling, Time, Stress & Conflict Management, Situation handling, community management Skills & Work load

 Organizational

  • Demonstration of organization’s Values while working with teams / stake holders
  • Empowering others to ensure procedural accountability
  • Knowledge of organization’s strategic priorities
  • Adaptation of environment friendly & cost effective approaches in your domain
  • Respect & promote the workplace diversity with special focus on inclusion
  • Frequent field visits for effective project interventions

 EXCLUDABILITIES (Bullets Points)

  • The job holder is accountable for fulfilling his / her roles and responsibilities in line with Islamic values and principles of fairness, humanity, honesty, respect and fair treatment of his/her colleagues and team members.
  • The following are the main responsibilities that the role holder will be accountable for:
  • Formation of community organization (CO) and subcommittee in the project targeted area as per need.
  • Capacity building of the community organization through orientation and in house trainings.
  • Resolve conflict among the target community through effective dialogue.
  • Ensure inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized groups in project interventions through broad based community meetings and formation of community organization in the target area.
  • Ensure sustainability of project interventions through maintaining saving habits in community.
  • Proper record keeping of project activities and maintaining village committee record registers.
  • To keep external coordination when required and shall keep internal coordination all the time for smooth implementation of the project.
  • Conduct regular meeting with community organizations and ensure community ownership in project activities.
  • Conduct regular awareness raising session for mobilization and organization.
  • Provide data to maintain a regular database system in the MIS (management information system) of project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure all activities are complied with project regulations and implemented in a timely and effective manner.
  • Consult with the supervisor regarding appropriate adjustments in program design or implementation strategies.
  • Support to project staff in identification and verification of beneficiaries for vocational skills trainings and enterprise support.
  • Identification of deserved beneficiaries for livelihood packages in consultation with communities and project technical team.
  • Conduct social feasibilities for physical infrastructure schemes of the project.
  • Assist and facilitate project staff at field level for smooth implementation of project activities.
  • Develop case studies to reflect project impacts.
  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly work plans and timely submission of activities reports.  

Public Relations / Media

  • Support the PR/Media team in the development of constructive working relationships with media representatives to build international and public profile and ensure positive coverage and the timely provision of situation reports and fundraising material to organization’s HQ.

Safety and Security

  • Liaise with the local Sr. supply chain officer to ensure compliance with organization’s Security Guidelines and their effective application in the local context;
  • Monitor the operational environment with respect to increased level of threat and advise the District Coordinator and organization’s Security Officer/Security Focal person.
  •  Follow the appropriate communications means to meet operational and security requirements;

Administration

  • Ensure that administrative support functions are supported in accordance with organization’s administrative policies and procedures;
  • Ensure compliance with country legal, contractual, labour and statutory requirements.

Financial Management and Planning

  • Ensure with the Finance department, the maintenance of organization’s financial protocols and accounting systems for all field interventions.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • It is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with Islamic values and principles as well as commitment to organization’s Worldwide vision, mission and core values.

Language:

  •  Urdu, English and local languages
  • Pashto language and tribal Pashto dialect will be an additional asset

Key Personal Qualities:

  • People Management Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrate good community management skills and is able to support the disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of organization.
  • This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to organization’s core values and humanitarian principles.
  • Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
  • Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity.
  • Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
  • Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.

Required Skills

Social Mobilization, Capacity Building, Computer Literate,

Industry
N.G.O./Social Services
Category
Media - Print & Electronic
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
Gender
No Preference
Minimum Education
Bachelors
Degree Title
Graduate preferably Master Degree holder in social science.
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
1 Year(Relevant experience (Master with 1 year/Bachelor with 3 years).)