The Community Mobilization Officer (CMO) will work with target communities, female and male associations, pregnant women and health institutions and other community structures in the framework of community PMTCT.
The role of the CMO is to build and maintain partnership relationships and stakeholders’ support, especially at the state and local government levels and mobilize efforts to deliver expected results.
CMO will be a “catalyst” for raising community awareness, participation and ownership of the PMTCT Program, building the capacity and empowerment of the CBO partners, arid all other major stakeholders including the state ministry of health and relevant state health agencies.
The CMO will provide continued on-the ground support to all community stakeholders helping to organize and deliver project activities
Relevant University degree;
Extensive work experience in social work with a focus on community development and mobilization. Proven experience record of community mobilization in Rivers or Bayelsa state
Excellent organizational skills. High level of maturity, responsibility and accountability;
Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for diversity. Capability to create strong partnerships among all program stakeholders;
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
Fluency in local language both spoken and written of selected communities is a plus.
Salary attached to this position will be based on cognate experience