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Senior Social Organizers (SSO) (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Social Organizers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Community Based Project for Rehabilitation of Salt-Affected and Waterlogged Lands – Biosaline-II
Jhang, Sargodha
Posted On:
09 October, 2007
Last Date to apply:
17 October, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 4 years experience in participatory rural development. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be an advantage. He / she must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office), and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills.


Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.
The Senior Social Organizer will work under the supervision of District Manager and will get guidance from Gender & Social Sector Specialist.   
Scope of work
  • Develop strategy of community interaction for the social organisers.
  • Identify and arrange introductory meetings with the contact persons for the program expansion.
  • Hold first dialogues meetings with the communities.
  • Introduce the program concept and develop a long-term vision of the program in the organised communities.
  • Motivate villagers to organise themselves.
  • Prepare a profile of the village by collecting data on village statistics particularly on status of the village population and division into better off, well off, poor, poorest and destitute.
  • Assist communities in needs identification and prioritisation.
  • Attend coordination meeting with line agencies.
  • Introduce program packages with organised communities.
  • Give social guidance to the organised communities.
  • In collaboration with the HRD section develop training events for the Activists from community.
  • Preparation of the investment plan / portfolio of opportunities with the organised communities.
  • Link up the communities with the line agencies and banks for having access to their resources.
  • Provide on job training to the social organisers.
  • Coordination with NGOs, Banks and line agencies for creating sustainable linkages of the communities and these agencies.
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annual reports about social mobilisation activities for submission to the Project Manager.
  • Carrying out any other special assignment given by the Project Director and Project Manager within the field of his/her competence.

Equally qualified women are encouraged to apply

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesGraduation preferably in social sciencesBachelors Degree (2-3 Years)