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Community Development Supervisor

Job Category:
Community Development
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Livelihood Recovery Programme for Earthquake Affected Areas of NWFP and AJK
Balakot and Muzaffarabad
Posted On:
03 May, 2006
Last Date to apply:
15 May, 2006
Experience in years
2 to 4

5 to7 years of proven work experience of in community mobilisation;

Willingness to work in difficult and remote regions;

Availability for numerous visits outside the base location;

Excellent communication and interactional skills;

Good writing and language skills in English


1.    Context

Pakistan was rocked by an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale. This earthquake has devastated, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and northern parts of the NWFP Province. Immediate relief phase for the most affected population of NWFP & AJK has been successfully carried out by UNDP.

UNDP has prepared an Early Recovery Framework (ERF) in accordance with the strategy established by the UN in November 2005. The ERF incorporates and builds upon the project submitted in the South Asia Earthquake Flash Appeal, and is designed to meet the needs identified by the Early Recovery Framework and Action Plan. Community Based Livelihoods Recovery Programme for earthquake affected areas of NWFP and AJK is a component of the ERF. The project aims to support immediate and mid-term livelihood recovery of the vulnerable populations in the earthquake affected areas in AJK and NWFP, directly supporting the ERF and the Action Plan. This is envisaged to be achieved through reviving the capacity of the concerned line departments, NGOs and CBOs for restoring livelihood of the affected earthquake vulnerable groups by improving agricultural production, rehabilitating critical minor infrastructure, MED, vocational skill training and preventing environmental degradation.

2.  Community Development Supervisor
Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, and in close co-operation with the other project staff, the CDS will:

Assist in the development of a strategy to proceed from one village to another and one Union Council to another within the district.

Prepare, submit and follow up on the periodic work plans of the Social Organisers;

Oversee carrying out Social Mobilization in rural communities, conducting participatory appraisals and create awareness.  Coordinate the Social Organisers’ tasks to identify problems and examine solution before incorporating them in final resolutions by the community and establishment and development of village organizations.

Ensure that the communities are involved in the design, planning, implementation and   monitoring of all development proposals.

Work closely with the extension staff of the Line Departments and NGO operating in the area and coordinate the activities with them.

Provide background data on the other development agencies and activities in the area.

Provide regular progress reports to the Project Manager on the activities in relation to the work plan and establish a well defined monitoring system for the activities within the preview of the TOR of the Social Organizers.

Perform any other duties as required by the PM within the area of his/her competence

Timing and duration: 1 Year (With Possibility of extension)

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeA master degree in a development related field;