Assistant Technical Officer – Community Mobilization at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer - Community MobilizationRequisition: 2019201693Location: Boki, Cross RiverSupervisor: Project CoordinatorJob Type: Full timeBasic FunctionThe Community Mobilization Assistant will ensure effective mobilization and engagement with the various stakeholders at community, LGAs and state level for successful project implementation.Essential Job FunctionsSupport community-driven approaches to primary health care service delivery.Facilitate stronger linkages and partnerships between the project and other implementing partners.Develop and implement project community engagement strategies.Lead advocacy efforts to mobilize political and social commitment and human resources for the project at all levels.Establish/strengthen referral systems for health service deliveryProvide guidance for social mobilization efforts at all levels as well as work closely with various partners and broad range of stakeholders that include TBAs, Faith Based Leaders, Traditional and Paramount Leaders, Youth, CSOs and LGA PHC units to conduct mobilization activities at all levels in order to increase uptake of primary health care services.Coordinate mapping exercises and documentation of community resources (TBA/FBO/CSO/CBO relating to PHC in order to ascertain positive engagementProvide technical guidance and leadership for appropriate training for social mobilization team to build their competence mobilization techniques.Identify community issues/challenges and develop strategies to address these issues/challenges for effective implementation of the campaign portfolioConduct regular coordination meetings with the LGA social mobilization team to ensure an integrated and comprehensive approach to community mobilization, advocacy, and networking.Prepare regular reports and other briefs on mobilization activities to HNIR Community Mobilization Officer.Other duties as may be assigned periodically. 

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