Community Mobilization Associate


CTG overview:

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Overview of position:

  • Our client is undertaking a 3 year project that aims to improve basic living conditions for returnees in the liberated rural areas of Al-Anbar governorate through the rehabilitation of up to 1,000 housing units & restoration of decentralized services.
  • The decentralized services component will entail the provision of solar street lighting, the rehabilitation of selected community roads & of water and sanitation networks & / or stations.
  • When feasible, the rehabilitated housing units will be connected to the restored decentralized services taking into consideration the whole neighborhood.
  • The rehabilitation of housing & basic services will be guided by a needs based approach.

Role objectives:
Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager (PM), the Community Mobilization Officer will be responsible for, but not limited to the following functions & responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the gender sensitive communication & stakeholder engagement plan identify & engage with potential project beneficiaries.
  • Conduct household assessments.
  • Provide support to the Monitoring & Reporting Officer in compilation of the project’s beneficiary database through analyzing the collected information from the projects locations, preparation of summaries & briefing notes.
  • Handle the hotline & insert feedback received in GRM database.
  • Maintain awareness in the communities on project goals, GRM as well as HLP rights (f.e. compensation, alternative ownership proof etc) through various activities in liaison with the PM & other stakeholders.
  • Liaise with municipality directorate on the selection of targeted area for projects implementation.
  • Undertake regular site visits to the project sites independently or together with the PM & the project team.
  • Maintain close & effective collaboration with all key stakeholders & ensure their active participation in all project activities & committees.
  • Ensure community participation includes the most vulnerable & marginalized groups.

Data management tasks:

  • Contribute to the data collection process through the monitoring & reporting tools & perform regular investigation surveys through our clients tools.
  • Maintain records, compile periodic reports & any specific reports required by our clients standard procedures.
  • Organize folders & files on network or computer & upload, download, copy or move photos & files.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret & organize large amounts of data & ensure regular & timely reporting of problems, potential delays or risks to project implementation to the relevant supervisor.

Project reporting:

  • This role works under the direct supervision of the Project Manager (PM).

Key competencies:

  • Bachelor Degree preferably in Business Administration, Project Management, Business Administration, Management, International Relations, Engineering, Social Studies or other related field is an advantage.
  • 6 years of work experience is required.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in supporting project implementation & / or coordination in either public or private sector organization is required.
  • Previous experience in supporting project mobilization & community engagement is required.
  • Working experience in a project based environment is required.
  • Experience with international organization(s) & / or UN agencies is an asset.
  • Proficiency with computers in particular MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Internet, MS Project & other related software to the position field of expertise.
  • Positive attitude & good analytical, interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Ability to develop clear goals & work well under tight deadlines & handle multiple concurrent activities.
  • Commitment, efficiency, flexibility & willingness to work in a highly motivated team of professionals.
  • Ability to adapt to a difficult working environment, under pressure & with limited timeframes & to exercise initiative & resourcefulness necessary for prioritizing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to travel to & within Iraq’s governorates.
  • Understands & respects our clients sustainability principles.
  • Look for ways to embed our clients sustainability principles in day to day project management.
  • Seek opportunities to champion gender equality at workplace.
  • Champions & communicate project’s sustainability aspects with key stakeholders.
  • Understands & respects national ownership & capacity.
  • Understands the principless of the Paris declaration on aid effectiveness & mainstream them into the project plans.
  • Seeks opportunities to recruit qualified local staff.
  • Looks for ways to build capacity of local counterparts.
  • Understands the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNSDCF) & our clients contribution of the project to the UNSDCF.
  • Strives to build strong partnerships & effective coordination among relevant project actors (e.g. UN, govt’s & NGO’s or other relevant partners).
  • Accountability for results & the use of resources.
  • The project management processes are designed to deliver maximum accountability, transparency & results.
  • If a project or processes is not in line with this, it is the responsibility of the PM to raise the issue to the supervisor.
  • Contribute to innovation & the adaptation of best practice standards of sustainability & quality.

Required skills:

  • Record management.
  • Progress measurement & development.
  • Support services.
  • Coordination
  • Word processing, spreadsheets.
  • M&E.
  • Reporting.
  • Multistage reporting.
  • Quality control.
  • Procurement administration.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website as a candidate & apply for this role using the below link: