Fresher Community Liaison Officer Job Careers – Committed To Good (CTG)

Job Title:    Community Liaison Officer

Organisation: Committed
To Good (CTG)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an
ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes
us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our
staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality,
inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We
take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws
and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are
honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting
with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development
programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational
services.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: CTG requires the support of a Community
Liaison Officer with the functional responsibility as per their individual
sphere mentioned below. Responsible for the day to day liaison & community
engagement / communications for the program in each sphere of responsibility
& reporting directly to the Supervisor, the Community Liaison Officer shall
perform, inter alia, the following duties & responsibilities:

·       
Facilitate
the smooth liaison between our contractors, staff etc., by maintaining regular
contact & networking with primarily communities & other key
stakeholders.

·       
On the
instruction from the supervisor, relay instructions & messages to the
contractors in a prompt manner.

·       
Set up
& organize meetings with key stakeholders & / or with any other
agencies or person if so requested, including organizing meeting spaces.

·       
Maintain
detailed & accurate record of meetings including agendas, meeting minutes,
follow up / action points, details of meeting held or cancelled should also be
maintained.

·       
Deliver
documents to all the interested parties & similarly receive documents from
both external & internal parties.

·       
Ensure
that follow up of document approvals by concerned authority is done timely
& consistently.

·       
Ensure
that communities are kept abreast of the project developments &
communication channels remain open with the communities.

·       
Respond
to community concerns by ensuring that they are brought to the attention.

·       
Assist
in the identification of potential implementation problems & bottlenecks
about both community & local govt. relationships.

·       
Report
to the supervisor on a daily & weekly basis on community issues & the
project’s performance in relation to those issues.

·       
Keep up
with the weekly & daily developments of the project.

·       
Mediate
issues between the community members & the project / contractor’s staff.

·       
Forward
questions about the project from community leaders & residents to
appropriate govt. authorities.

·       
Communicate
community concerns to the supervisor & act as a liaison assistant to ensure
that CTG & other govt. authorities communicate the status of the project to
the community & the donor.

·       
Attend
project board & donor meetings as required.

·       
Perform
other duties as may be assigned.

Monitoring &
reporting responsibilities:

·       
Monitor
& QA spot checks during the public works on project sites.

·       
Monitor
project sites administered on agreed parameters.

·       
Verification
of the identification process of the beneficiaries preselected by local
authorities.

·       
Prepare
& submit a verification report on the beneficiaries’ selection process.

·       
Prepare
& submit to a monitoring report on weekly, monthly & quarterly basis.

·       
Monitor
the small projects during their implementation & report on the status of
implementation.

Project reporting  

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in in a relevant discipline.

·       
Prior
experience working in country is critical & strong knowledge of local
customs, dialect, traditions is essential.

·       
Experience
working with national & international organizations that are contributing
to the development of local community is desirable.

·       
A
minimum of 2 years of experience in communication & liaison, interpreting /
translation related fields required.

·       
Prior
experience with UN agency is desirable.

·       
Minimum
of 2 years of experience in Africa.

·       
Fluency
in English is essential.

·       
Knowledge
of languages spoken locally are essential.

·       
Proven
ability to work independently with minimal supervision & direction.

·       
Capable
of working with others in a participatory & capacity building manner.

·       
Ability
to establish & maintain excellent contacts with colleagues, govt.
officials, community representatives & contractors.

·       
Self-motivated,
versatile, adaptable to different cultures & people.

·       
Ability
to multitask & prioritize work schedules.

·       
Strong
community liaison, mobilization & negotiation skills required.

·       
Working
knowledge of MS Office applications required.

·       
Good
analytical skills, resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment.

·       
Strong
communications skills & ability to work with a team to achieve
organizational goals.

·       
Good
negotiation skills & the ability to bring consensus among people.

·       
Effective
report & writing skills essential.

·       
Team
management     

·       
This
role does not have team management responsibility.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 30th April 2021

 

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