Committed To Good ( CTG) Community Liaison Officer Jobs in Uganda

Committed To Good ( CTG) Community Liaison Officer Jobs in Uganda


Overview of position

  • This advertisement is being posted only for talent pool building purposes & is not a live requirement.

    Role objectives

  • CTG requires the support of a Community Liaison Officer with the functional responsibility as per their individual sphere mentioned below. Responsible for the day to day liaison & community engagement / communications for the program in each sphere of responsibility & reporting directly to the Supervisor, the Community Liaison Officer shall perform, inter alia, the following duties & responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the smooth liaison between our contractors, staff etc., by maintaining regular contact & networking with primarily communities & other key stakeholders.

  • On the instruction from the supervisor, relay instructions & messages to the contractors in a prompt manner.

  • Set up & organize meetings with key stakeholders & / or with any other agencies or person if so requested, including organizing meeting spaces.

  • Maintain detailed & accurate record of meetings including agendas, meeting minutes, follow up / action points, details of meeting held or cancelled should also be maintained.

  • Deliver documents to all the interested parties & similarly receive documents from both external & internal parties.

  • Ensure that follow up of document approvals by concerned authority is done timely & consistently.

  • Ensure that communities are kept abreast of the project developments & communication channels remain open with the communities.

  • Respond to community concerns by ensuring that they are brought to the attention.

  • Assist in the identification of potential implementation problems & bottlenecks about both community & local govt. relationships.

  • Report to the supervisor on a daily & weekly basis on community issues & the project’s performance in relation to those issues.

  • Keep up with the weekly & daily developments of the project.

  • Mediate issues between the community members & the project / contractor’s staff.

  • Forward questions about the project from community leaders & residents to appropriate govt. authorities.

  • Communicate community concerns to the supervisor & act as a liaison assistant to ensure that CTG & other govt. authorities communicate the status of the project to the community & the donor.

  • Attend project board & donor meetings as required.

  • Perform other duties as may be
    assigned.

    Monitoring & reporting responsibilities:

  • Monitor & QA spot checks during the public works on project sites.

  • Monitor project sites administered on agreed parameters.

  • Verification of the identification process of the beneficiaries preselected by local authorities.

  • Prepare & submit a verification report on the beneficiaries’ selection process.

  • Prepare & submit to a monitoring report on weekly, monthly & quarterly basis.

  • Monitor the small projects during their implementation & report on the status of implementation.

    Key competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in in a relevant discipline.

  • Prior experience working in country is critical & strong knowledge of local customs, dialect, traditions is essential.

  • Experience working with national & international organizations that are contributing to the development of local community is desirable.

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in communication & liaison, interpreting / translation related fields required.

  • Prior experience with UN agency is desirable.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Africa.

  • Fluency in English is essential.

  • Knowledge of languages spoken locally are essential.

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision & direction.

  • Capable of working with others in a participatory & capacity building manner.

  • Ability to establish & maintain excellent contacts with colleagues, govt. officials, community representatives & contractors.

  • Self motivated, versatile, adaptable to different cultures & people.

  • Ability to multitask & prioritize work schedules.

  • Strong community liaison, mobilization & negotiation skills required.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications required.

  • Good analytical skills, resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment.

  • Strong communications skills & ability to work with a team to achieve organizational goals.

  • Good negotiation skills & the ability to bring consensus among people.

  • Effective report & writing skills essential.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Committed To Good ( CTG) Community Liaison Officer Jobs in Uganda



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