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  • Posted: Apr 5, 2022
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    FilmAid is an international development and humanitarian communications organization that harnesses the power and influence of media and the arts to respond to emergencies as well as promote social change through dialogue in order to protect the wellbeing of displaced and vulnerable populations by building stronger, healthier, and more informed communities a...
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    Community Engagement Officer

    Job Function:

    To support the Implementation of community outreach work in accordance to trusted social change communication methods.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Lead field implementation of all outreach activities using mobile cinema, theatre, bulk SMS broadcasts and radio and in a refugee camp.
    • Design, maintain and implement detailed work plans to ensure all outreach activities are completed in a timely manner.
    • Implement participatory approaches that ensure community consultation and feedback that will inform about community trends and validate program response.
    • Develop the capacity of outreach teams to deliver long-term Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) strategies for social change.
    • Understand and promote the use of traditional forms of communication preferred by different communities in the refugee programme to promote contractive dialogue on health, rights and protection.
    • Write internal progress reports, donor reports and participate in proposal development.
    • Lead and or participate in the design of SBCC materials (video, video facilitation guides and handbooks, posters, fliers, fact sheets).
    • Work closely with the camp team leaders and other relevant program outreach staff in discussing various issues of concern and also identifying approaches to addressing these problems within the communities.
    • Support the program and production staff to select actors, interviewees, and locations, and organize with the community stakeholders for films to be produced within the target locations. They program are expected to work in a participatory manner to ensure timely and efficient execution of the program.
    • Together with the Senior Programmes Officer/Outreach Team leader, organize for advisory meetings at the community level to ensure that final video products are pre-viewed, accepted and approved by both the messaging and advisory committees.
    • Supervise the camp based outreach staff and work closely with the monitoring and evaluation assistants in keeping accurate statistics of Film based trainings, awareness campaigns, mobile screenings and other outreach activities as prescribed in work plans.
    • Take part in monthly BVA meetings with the Senior Programmes Officer as needed for activity progress and monitoring purposes
    • Drafting and translation of Education messages for bulk SMS system distribution
    • Provide technical leadership in FilmAid’s curriculum related material dissemination, implementation, monitoring and tracking of learning outcomes
    • Represent FilmAid in key technical coordination meetings with partners in refugee camps and report back
    • Extend technical support, where needed, to teachers – Kenyans and refugee teachers –on implementation of Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC), instructional materials, methodologies and evaluation of instruction
    • Co-ordinate and facilitate the organization and implementation of activities in schools in line with the Ministry of Education (MoE)
    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Senior Programmes Officer

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Community development, Humanitarian/Development work, Programme /Project Management, Communications, Social Sciences or relevant related field
    • 3-4 years of experience with a local or international NGO in similar capacity
    • Proficiency in MS Office Applications
    • Articulate in command of English language (written & spoken)
    • Self-organization and planning skill
    • Good communication skills
    • Good coordination and planning skills
    • Very good English writing and speaking skills
    • A proper understanding of humanitarian principles
    • Good supervision skills
    • Good interpersonal skills & people management skills
    • Good report writing skills
    • Planning and execution of laid down plans
    • Sufficient understanding of population of interest
    • Conflict management and communication skills
    • Ability to develop and make presentations
    • Good understanding of M&E
    • Good understanding of security procedures
    • Attention to detail
    • Basic photography skills

    before 10th April 2022 , 5pm EAT 

    Method of Application

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