Save The Children Program Facilitator Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children Program Facilitator Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 216077

Category: Social Sciences and Community Location: Dollo, Somali
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Role Purpose:

Responsible for the project day-to-day implementation at community level. Works closely with grass root level gov't counterpart & community representatives.

Also ensures active community participation proper targeting of beneficiaries. Provides overall technical, organisational support and plays facilitation role in communities she/he is assigned, including technology and best practices, awareness creation and linkages and behavioural change through education, information and communication.

She/he supports people’s empowerment, collective action and solidarity. Facilitates and encourages active participation of and networking between individuals and communities in recognizing problems, identifying solutions, and implementing project activities related to the identified solutions.

Establishes and maintains close working relationship with communities and community organizations in her/his working area in order to ensure that the messages are disseminated and understood at all levels. Build capacities of the community and institutions.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitates a process of community empowerment, learning and action
  • Facilitate communities’ investigation, analysis, presentation and learning, so that they are able to communicate and own the outcomes of their activities
  • Support communities to reflect about their attitudes, behaviours and traditions and facilitate community-owned processes for changes
  • Facilitate linkages with other stakeholders (GoE, research institutions, civil society, etc.) in order to ensure coordinated approach
  • Acting as facilitator to promote self-help and other social groups in the community
  • Facilitate reflecting, experiential learning and sharing of better practices
  • Work specifically with youth to promote positive generation changes
  • Actively solicit and involve minorities/disadvantage and other underrepresented groups
  • Promote innovation and change processes
  • Promote gender equity and women empowerment
  • Empower communities to be responsible, constructive and recognized actors in local development processes.

    Technical Support role

  • Support communities to increase their knowledge and skills through training, exposure and joint actions
  • Strengthen community self-mobilization through their leaders for participation in their planning, implementation and monitoring of activities
  • Share latest development ideas and appropriate technologies to community members/groups
  • Share information on support and cooperation opportunities with communities and other stakeholders
  • Use a variety of extension methods, which are suited to the situation, and build the capacities (knowledge, and skills) of communities and GoE extension agents
  • Promote constructive customary mechanisms and institution building with in communities
  • Promote adoption of approaches that leads to sustainable development
  • Build communities’ management skills in analysis and reflection processes, setting
    goals for improvements, planning implementation steps, taking action, and monitoring progress

    Supervision/Monitoring/Coordination and documentation role

  • Coordinate with GoE and other stakeholders at local level.
  • Conduct data collection, tabulation, analysis, documentation and dissemination
  • Acquire accurate information about pastoral families/households, their problems, needs and capabilities as well as changes and trends in the communities, including their driving factors and impeding forces
  • Develop a simple and sustainable supervision and monitoring system to guide the communities in monitoring project activities
  • Carry out the day-to-day implementation and monitoring of activities at community level
  • In collaboration with technical officers prepare weekly/monthly and quarterly plan

    Job Requirements

  • A minimum of diploma in related social fields, and other development studies.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in working at community based similar projects preferably with non-governmental organizations
  • Knowledge of the language of the duty station

    Commitment to Save the Children values

    We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. The duty station of the position holder will be in Dollo. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.

    We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
  • We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.

    We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

    Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should apply using the

    below link: https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

    All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

    Save The Children Program Facilitator Jobs in Ethiopia

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