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Senior Social Organizer (Male) (NIM Service Contract)

Job Category:
Social Organizers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II Project of UNDP
City/Location:
DIU Jhang
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
15 September, 2010
Last Date to apply:
13 October, 2010
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 5 years experience in participatory rural development. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be an advantage.

Description:
 

Bio Saline II (October 2006 – March 2011) 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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
§   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 resource
§   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.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master Degree preferably in social sciences.Masters Degree Master Degree preferably in social sciences.