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Job Description:

Association of Pastoralist Community for Change (APCfC) is a local Non-Governmental Organization registered with Oromia Attorney General Bureau (OAGB) in accordance with the Oromia Regional State proclamation for Civil Society Organizations with a certificate No WB/03/0099.

APCfC is currently implementing a Peace Building Project funded by DCA-Ethiopia in Dillo Woreda of Borena zone with aims to enhance participation of Women in community Peace Building Process.

APCfC would like to employ interested and qualified candidate for the vacant position. Therefore, interested, and qualified individuals can apply for the following position:

Position Description/Summary:

Under direct supervision of APCfC Field Project Coordinator, the purpose of Community Mobiliser/Field Officer is to coordinate overall planning and implementation of the Project and mobilize and engage target Women and local community smooth delivery of the project in selected kebeles in Dillo Woreda, Borena zone.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the planning, implementation and reviewing project scopes of work, training programs and awareness raising sessions.
  • In close collaboration with Government Stakeholders coordinate targeting and establishment/revitalization of the Women Peace Forum/structures from across the project target kebeles.
  • Facilitate training and intra and inter community peace dialogues.
  • Prepare timely project implementation reports including documentation of project best practices.
  • Conduct awareness raising and sensitization sessions for Customary leaders, elders and community representatives on the importance and benefits of Women’s engagement and participation local Peace building and conflict transformation efforts.
  • Provide and facilitate capacity building trainings for the Project target Women on VSLA, THM and Conflict early warning and early response.
  • Provide regular support to the Project target Women through their Weekly saving and meetings.
  • Support coaching and cascading of the skills obtained through the training provided by the project and facilitate household level THM exercise and review activities in project target kebeles.
  • Participate in designing and implementing women’s focused Peace building initiatives that Create opportunities and leverage participation of target Women in Local Peace Building and conflict transformation process.
  • Representing APCfC with meetings and other areas that needs communication at Woreda level.
  • Carrying out other appropriate activities that will contribute to project success, as requested by the Program Coordinator.

Required number: One (1)

Duty Station:  Dillo with frequent travel to project target kebeles.

Terms of Employment: Eight months (with the possibility of extension), Full time

Basic Salary: Birr 17,730.50(seventeen thousand seven hundred thirty and fifty cents) plus 30% Hardship Allowance.

Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience Required:

  • Degree/Diploma in Social Sciences, gender studies, sociology, Education, development studies or related fields.
  • At least 3-5 years’ work experience as a Community Mobiliser, Gender and Peace Building Officer or Field Officer on Gender, Women Empowerment or Peace Building related Project or Programme.
  • Additional certification/training on Peace Building, Community Mobilization/engagement and Women Empowerment and related areas is an additional asset.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Solid knowledge of Peace Building and Conflict transformation, Women Empowerment and Community engagement related project management.
  • Understanding and practical experience in community Mobilization, VSLA and Training facilitation and stakeholder’s engagement.
  • Knowledge of culture, norms and belief and geographical areas of the target Woreda is an assest.
  • Good understanding of the Women’s Empowerment and cultural problems and issues in pastoralist setting and practical experience working with the Women group.

Short-listed applicants will be requested to participate in an interview and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Female qualified candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Category:
Development and Project ManagementEducationSocial Sciences and Community
Development and Project Management, Education, Social Sciences and Community
Full time
Full time
Dillo with frequent travel to project target kebeles
Association of Pastoralist Community for Change (APCfC) Association of Pastoralist Community for Change (APCfC)

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