Concern Officer - Community Empowerment - North Horr Marsabit Jobs in Kenya
Concern Officer - Community Empowerment - North Horr Marsabit Jobs in KenyaJob Summary: To provide technical leadership in the implementation of Community Empowerment Approaches in North Horr, Marsabit
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide technical leadership in the establishment, maintenance and graduation of CC groups in the County
Develop technical capacity and support for community conversations to Concern programme staff including training and mentorship
Provide technical leadership and mentorship to Community Development Facilitators (CDF) and Community Facilitators (CFs) in implementation of community conversations
Foster linkages between the CDF to the County Government of Marsabit to facilitate citizen participation in county planning and budget processes
Coordinate the utilization of the Community Conversations platform for achievement of Programme results and citizen participation
Network with and interest other actors at county/ sub-county level to utilize community conversation groups as entry points for their interventions
Look out for and advice on emerging community participation avenues and preposition CC groups to take advantage of such avenues
Participate in the development of phased approaches to ensure that programme achieve their result through the Community Conversations approach
Conduct regular field visits to Community Conversations to monitor for quality assurance
Provide relevant Community Conversations data including change stories for use by the Communication Officer in documentation of the Community Conversations approach
Compilation of timely monthly and quarterly reports on Community Conversations
Responding to Emergencies:
Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary
Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
Programme Participant Protection Policy
To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.
To support and promote the standards outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse in Concern programme (as per P4 section 6).
A Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Social Sciences or any other relevant field with two (2) years’ experience or a Diploma in Community Development, Social sciences or any other relevant field with at least three (3) years’ experience in implementing community projects
At least two (2) years’ experience in implementing Community Conversations (CC) in Marsabit County
Must be a Trainer of Trainers in Community Conversations approach
Must have a working knowledge of Project Cycle Management
Fluency in English and Kiswahili, and at least one of the local languages spoken in Marsabit County is a an added advantage
Strong written and oral communication skills
Good computing and report writing skills
Be able to work independently, as well as in a team
Strong leadership and management skills
Be willing to accept responsibility and to show good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness.
How to Apply
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send their CV and Cover Letter only to
email@example.com with the subject of the email as ‘Officer - Community Empowerment North Horr’ by Tuesday 16th June, 2020
Each application should include three (3) referees who can validate technical expertise.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
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