GESI and Community Mobilization Officer (1 Position-Based in Kaski and Lamjung, each): As a member of the ReCoVER project team, you will assist project start-up and implementation by working directly with local partners and community members, coordinating and contributing mainly to rebuilding livelihoods and related activities in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work to serve the poor and vulnerable. Your service and community relations skills ensure that the local partners and communities feed their ideas into and benefit from the project that consistently applies best practices and continuously works towards improving its impact.
Roles and Key Responsibilities:
Support the coordination and monitoring of project activities at the field level, ensuring implementation schedules are met as per the detailed activity plan, and that adherence to systems for quality project implementation are strengthened.
Coordinate communication and facilitate information sharing among the project team, implementing partners, and project beneficiaries at the community level to assist local partners in strengthening the community interest, involvement and support networks.
Liaise with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to ensure full involvement of community leaders, community representatives, and local government representatives in the overall implementation and improvement of project activities.
In coordination with the project team support capacity building events for community representatives.
Coordinate, monitor, and report on CRS and partner field activities including assuming the role of an active channel for Feedback, Complaints and Response Mechanism.
Compile data provided at the community level as per project requirements and contribute to the preparation of reports.
Undertake field visits to monitor and track progress of program activities from GESI perspective and ensure that GESI is streamlined throughout the project activities at different stages.
Education and Experience
High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree a plus.
2 years of work or volunteer experience in community development and mobilization
Additional education may substitute for some experience
Computer skills required.
Candidates with GESI diversity is a plus, including gender (female, other); marginalized groups; persons with disability; and, origin from geographically marginalized location
Local expertise w/ permanent address in project district and local language competency is a plus.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Reimbursement for lodging and transportation will be provided for the shortlisted candidates who travel from outside of Kathmandu Valley for written test and interview. Until further notice CRS will be following COVID-19 prevention protocols outlined in CRS global guidance, including limiting travel to mission-critical movement only, and using all WHO and Gov’t of Nepal- suggested prevention measures for travel and in-person meetings.
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