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Officer Community Empowerment at Concern


Lodwar, Turkana

2 weeks ago

Job Description

Reports to: Manager - Community Empowerment Direct Reports: Lodwar, Turkana County Contract Details: One (1) Year Fixed Term Renewable Contract Subject to Performance and Availability of Funds Group Pension Group Medical Cover (Principal and 2 dependants) Group Life Assurance Cover WIBA Plus/Personal Accident Cover Job Summary: To provide technical leadership in community engagement for Concern programmes and citizen participation in Turkana County. Develop technical capacity for community conversations to Concern Programme staff and County Officials including training and mentorship Foster linkages between target communities and organized groups with Concern Programmes for implementation of annual work plans Foster linkages between target communities and organized groups with the County Government for citizen participation in county planning and budget processes. Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send their CV and Cover Letter only to with the position as the subject of the email by 20th June 2020 Each application should include three (3) referees who can validate technical expertise. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. At least three years’ experience in utilizing participatory approaches for community engagement in ASAL contextExperience in Community Conversations (CC) approach will be an added advantage

Education + Experience

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, social sciences or any other relevant field