Community Mobilization Officer

Action Against Hunger ACF

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

 

Position Overview: 

The Community Liaison Officer will primarily be responsible to the Field Coordinator (FieldCo) for the active involvement of community’s, Ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partners, by liaison, training and sensitizing communities for the identification, formulation and implementation of AAH programs in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

 

Specific Objectives: 

  • Provide support to AAH’s Acceptance strategy in program delivery.
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partner’s awareness and support to AAH programs.
  • Participate in regular external meetings at LGA level and at state level when required.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or Rural Development or in a related field with at least  3 years’ relevant project experience working with rural communities.
  • Minimum two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Essential Skills and Experience: 
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Previous experience with Community Liaison management duties.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy.
  • Preferred Skills and Experience: 
  • Previous experience with AAH.
  • Administrative competence would be an asset.

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Summary

Company

Action Against Hunger ACF

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Borno

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years