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Community Mobilizer (2 posts)

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 15:44
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Job title: Community Mobilizer (2 posts)
Organisation: ACTIONAID /Arab Regional Initiative (ARI)
Job type: Foreign NGOs
Location: Bekaa, Lebanon
Working area: Jebjaneen & Baalbak
Deadline: September 17, 2014
Job specifications

ActionAid Arab Regional Initiative (ARI) has been working with partners in the ARAB region to promote and support the community to establish their fundamental and democratic rights. ARI currently works in three countries in the Arab Region: Jordan, where the Regional Office is placed; Lebanon, and Egypt, with offices managed by Country Programme Coordinators. ARI has an ambition to expand to other countries in the MENA region during the years to come.
The overall development objective of ARI is to harness youth leadership and sustained civil society action to demand accountability from duty bearers on youth and women specific issues, and equality, access, equity and gender responsiveness in public services.
ARI is responding to the current emergency situation created by the Syrian crisis as part of its mandate to support people affected by conflicts and disasters. ARI was supported by various donor community and AA Federation to implement emergency response programme in Jordan and Lebanon.   The ERP programme addresses the immediate and long term needs of the affected community within the AA HRBA frame work. The ERP programme is expected to respond to the current crisis and promote the resilience of the both host and refugee communities.
The programme envisages close collaboration with UNHCR, Government and other stakeholders while implementing the proposed activities and work closely with the various sectors.

The specific objective of the project is to contribute to empowering vulnerable Syrian refugees and host communities, particularly women and youth, to access their rights and influence policy and decision-making, so that they become engaged civil society actors and leaders who can contribute to the development and (re-) building of their country. The programme will be implemented n a phased way according to the emerging needs of the community with in the available resources.

Key responsabilites:
  • Supports the ERP activities by providing operational and programme support at the Field.
  • Guides and support partner to mobilize the community and form community circles as proposed in the project plan.
  • Provides technical guidance and resources support to the partner to integrate the thematic areas at the community circle level
  • Supports the partner in promoting networks of the community circles and organize regular planning and monitoring meetings
  • Supports the focal points of PSS, NFI, Education, and Protection at the community circles and build their capacity
  • Ensures proper documentation of the activities at the community mobilization activities
  • Supports the ERP Officer and Co-ordinator according to ARI’s norms and policies
  • Ensures effective coordination of ERP activities and other related work  with UNHCR and other stakeholders concerned clusters and as determined by the ERP Officer
  • Helps the line manager in the preparation of monthly and weekly reports. Provides statistical information to the line manager as/ and when required for the decision making purposes
  • Makes sure that volunteers are in the Field to implement the scheduled programmes
  • Assists ERP Officer in maintaining inventory, stationery and other requirements for the Office along with ERP Admin & Logistics Assistant
  • Organise  workshops, seminars, symposium the local level  as and when required liaising with ERPO
  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned
Key competencies:
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to identify needs;
  • Good computer skills and ability to use Microsoft programmes (Excel, access, word, outlook …etc) to organize work, prepare plans and create monthly reports;
  • Team player and initiative to work well independently;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Organization skills
  • A university degree in any social science or development study, or any other related fields
  • At least three years’ experience in social work in the Field and administration
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic
  • Working experiences in Emergency response.
Contract terms:

The incumbent will be paid a gross salary 890 USD per month. And will be entitled for health insurance by employer.

How To Apply:
Please email your CV quoting the title CM/LEB/001 (you will not be considered without putting this title in the subject bar), together with a motivated application letter that refers to the profile requirements, to:

Action Aid/Arab Regional Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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