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Job Alert: Community Mobilization Officer Job at Creative Associates International


Job Summary
  • Creative Associates International
  • 14th January, 2020
  • 1
  • Human Resources / Recruitment
  • Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Full-Time
  • 5-7 years
  • Bauchi
  • 7th January, 2020

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization, Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for international Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors arid partners alike. Creative Associates International has been working in Nigeria for more than a decade to support education programs in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Community Mobilization Officer – Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+)

Job Location: Bauchi Nigeria

Project Summary

  • The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+) project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

Position Summary

  • The Community Mobilization/NGO Capacity Building Officer will be responsible for implementing activities to increase community awareness and support of schooling in targeted non- formal education and alternative education learning center communities in Bauchi.
  • This includes implementing a small grants program to enable CSOs to establish community coalitions and learning centers, building the capacity of CSOs and executing awareness campaigns to strengthen the community’s demand for education.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This position is housed in Bauchi, Nigeria, reporting to the State Team Leader.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establishes and trains new community Coalitions or other local education support groups and committees
  • Provides partner CSOs in Bauchi with day-to-day mentoring on project design, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Supports the consistent application of training materials to strengthen CSO organizational management, HR and financial systems and provide technical support in community mobilization.
  • Engages and servos as program focal point with CSOs and supported communities in Bauchi,
  • Coordinates donor, stakeholder, and field staff visits to CSOs and communities in Bauchi.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience in community outreach or community mobilization
  • Demonstrated experience managing community engagement campaigns, preferably n the education sector
  • Experience with international organizations’ community grants mechanisms
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing capacity building plans in culturally, politically and security-sensitive environments
  • In-depth understanding of the role of civil society in development
  • Demonstrated capacity in managing staff
  • Fluency in English
  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Communications, Social Work, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated Resume/CV to: [email protected] with “Community Mobilization Officer” in the email Subject line

Note: Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


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