Community Mobilization Officer

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Company:Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)
Category:Social Development
Job Type:Permanent

Job details


The Community Mobilization Officer will report to the Program Development Officer. S/he will:

  • Support situational analysis and activity development, serving as “eyes and ears” on an as-needed basis in communities in the county.
  • Provide updates and analysis of key developments in targeted thematic areas or geographies.
  • Identify needs and opportunities and provide relevant information to facilitate the program team’s ability to develop activity ideas.
  • Under the direction of the Program Development Officer, develop and maintain relationships with organizations/ actors in key target sectors (e.g. faith organizations, youth groups, women’s organizations, CBOs/local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), media, local government officials, etc.).
  • Develop critical relationships with local partners.
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation team and partners in program monitoring, evaluation and learning by:
  1. Support in tracking of partner’s activities – by attending partner events in your county;
  2. Support partners on activity-level M&E efforts, ensuring quality, reliability, and consistency in data collection efforts using NIWETU M&E templates;
  3. Contribute to the review of all partner deliverables and milestones. These deliverables and milestones must be signed off by either the PDO or CMO before submission to Nairobi office and
  4. Help identify lessons learned from project implementation and facilitate the incorporation of those lessons into the activity development cycle



  • Strong relationships with relevant organizations/ actors in target counties (e.g. youth groups, women’s organizations, CBOs/local NGOs, media, local government officials, etc.).
  • Prior experience with USAID small grants programming preferred (but not required).
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office suite) required.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Fluency in written and oral English is required.



Applicants must specify the position name and county in the subject line of their email submission as follows “Application for CMO Garissa”. Submit their CV and application letter providing, clearly, details highlighting your relevant qualifications and experience to [email protected]. The closing date to submit the applications is July 31, 2018 at 5:00pm.


Due to the expected volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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