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Community Engagement Consultant

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Published: Mar 25, 2024 (27 days ago)

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Who You Are
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
  • A Degree from college or university in Project Management or related field. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in Project and Program Management, including a minimum of Five (5) years of different donor's management experience, preferably in an NGO or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to work effectively with project teams and external stakeholders, including national, state, and LGA representatives.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Exemplary skills with leading and managing multidisciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team, and possess good problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess the ability to organize, instruct, and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Training and presentation experience is preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Google Drive, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. 
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Supervises assigned Project Management staff.
Responsibilities
Who You Are
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
  • A Degree from college or university in Project Management or related field. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in Project and Program Management, including a minimum of Five (5) years of different donor's management experience, preferably in an NGO or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to work effectively with project teams and external stakeholders, including national, state, and LGA representatives.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Exemplary skills with leading and managing multidisciplinary teams, as well as mentoring other team members.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team, and possess good problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess the ability to organize, instruct, and supervise staff while promoting group effort and achievement.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Training and presentation experience is preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Google Drive, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. 
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Supervises assigned Project Management staff.
  • The Project Manager will coordinate the planning and implementation of daily operations of the projects in accordance with company and project specific standard operating procedures (SOPs), guidelines, budget, timeliness and contracts.
  • Other responsibilities include supporting communications activities, attending meetings, and establishing and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders and partner agencies.

What You’ll Do 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Developing and implementing community engagement strategies to ensure effective communication and collaboration between community members and organizations
  • Facilitating meetings, workshops, and focus groups to gather input from community members and stakeholders.
  • Building relationships with community leaders, organizations, and influencers to promote participation and support for the project.
  • Providing training and capacity-building support to community members to enhance their involvement and decision-making skills.
  • Assist in conducting outreach activities to raise awareness about programs, services, or issues relevant to the community.
  • Collecting and analyzing data on community needs, preferences, and concerns to inform decision-making and program planning.
  • Advocating for the interests and priorities of the community and traditional institutions.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of community engagement efforts and adjusting strategies as needed.
  • Serving as a liaison between the community and project team to facilitate communication and address concerns.
  • Promoting inclusivity and diversity within community engagement activities to ensure all voices are heard and represented
  • Participates in corporate strategic planning activities and applies project management theory to the organization's business challenges
  • Consistently at work, on time & adhering to Policies and Procedures
  • Performs any other duties assigned by management.

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