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Community Development Supervisor (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Community Development
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP/ Area Development Programme Balochistan
Khuzdar / Balochistan
Posted On:
23 April, 2009
Last Date to apply:
15 May, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 7 years practical experience in community development work. At least 5 years of work experience with any international agency or project of national significance on community development through a participatory process.
Knowledge about participatory survey techniques, data analysis & report writing & qualified to train other in participatory community development.

Fluent knowledge of English, local language and culture of the area assigned is essential.


Under the overall guidance of the National Programme Director and the direct supervision of the National Programme Coordinator, Community Development Supervisor in close cooperation with the other programme staff, local communities , line departments and NGOs while spending 70% of his / her time in the field will perform the following tasks:

Contribute to formulation, establishment & operation of a successful participatory development process and shall be the main link between head office & field offices / staff for the implementation of programme interventions in accordance with the agreed work plan & getting feedback of the communities.

Supervise, guide & support Social Mobilizers by actually spending around 70% of his / her time in the field & compile reports of the participatory surveys & activities.

Provide leadership to Social Mobilizers carrying out their assignment. Shall regularly monitor the performance & inspect on going PSI schemes in the field & report on these activities. Ensure that proper record of all activities i.e demonstration activities, trainings, PSI & other programme related activates is maintained at SM level.

Train effectively field Social Mobilizers under his/her supervision working directly with the people in the villages for social mobilization & organization of community based organizations.

Provide all logistical support for the community development activities & prepare communities for interventions to be made by other specialists of the programme.

Identify suitable government officers & NGOs for training in social mobilization, needed for the success of their participation, as the programme expands into other areas.

Serve as the main conduit between the communities and the specialist bringing deserving communities to the attention of specialists for sustainable development.

Regularly collect gender disaggregated data related to social development for documenting the outputs / outcomes / impacts of the programme interventions.

Establish and manage the field office including personnel, petty cash and the operation and maintenance of field vehicles.

Effective management / organization of staff and utilization of financial / logistical / human resources at the regional and district level in accordance with PCOM.

Submit a consolidated monthly progress report of the region based on individual district / SM report with specific analysis / recommendations. Undertake any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the National Programme Coordinator /UNDP.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelors Bachelors Degree (2-3 Years)Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences/ Community development / Rural Development