Community mobilization officer(2x)

at International Medical Corps (IMC)
Location Asayita & Berhale, Afar, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 25, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


A.      Program Implementation

1.       Clearly aware of program’s implementation activities and execution of the program along with other SRH program staffs

2.       Conduct regular community mobilization and awareness creation activities by using community outreach agents

3.       Establish camp program mini media and ensure its functionality for the target population

4.       Together with IMC SRH program team (SSRH officers and Program manager) ensure that the program is being implemented as planned and within budget, and in accordance with IMC and global humanitarian policies and guidelines, including Codes of Conduct principles and standards on accountability to the affected populations

5.       Ensure program activities are implemented with-in the project period
· In collaboration with senior SRH officers follow and execute the camp level program implementation  

6.       In collaboration with senior SRH officer perform weekly, monthly and quarterly report for the responsible stakeholders

7.       Assist the Senior SRH Health Officer with the integration of SRH into general health care

8.       Strengthen community-facility referral system for refugees with sexual and reproductive health needs.

9.       Regular meetings and communication with field staff of partner in the refugee camps on issues of common interest

10.   Maintain a regular communication with SSRH, program management.

Report to the senior SRH officer in a timely and as requested

Job Requirements

  • University degree in Sociology , Public Health, Nursing, Social Work, Sociology or a related field
  • More than three years experience with an international NGO and/or coordinating emergency response projects, preferably in a refugee settings.
  • Ability to cope with stress; hardship; patience and flexibility.
  • Ability to effectively work with government, community leaders, international/national organizations, partners and other IMC relationships.
  • Team builder with an ability to train and coach staff
  • Diplomatic and an effective communicator at all levels
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, Email and other computer application
  • Language Excellent in English  and/or  speaking  local language (Afar/Tigrigna) is more advantageous


Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to cope with stress; hardship; patience and flexibility.
  • Ability to effectively work with government, community leaders, international/national organizations, donors, partners and other International Medical Corps relationships.
  • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with colleagues in course of work.
  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to work in refugee camps where the project is implemented
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in ensuring community participation and mobilization in humanitarian programming


Applying Instructions

Note: IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants are invited to submit their updated CV and cover letter explaining their qualification and experience related to the JD prior to the application deadline of this vacancy announcement directly to

·  Only Short listed candidates will be contacted for Interview and written test.

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