Recruitment Notice in Bourem (Gao)

Peacebuilding program  

 

Job Title: Community Coordinator

Place of employment: Bourem

Starting date: June 2018.

Type of Contract: Malian law service contract.

Duration of the contract: 7 months renewable.

 

The Malian Association for Survival in the Sahel ( AMSS ) is a national non-governmental organization that promotes and supports sustainable solutions to the problems of vulnerable people in northern Mali. Since 2012, she has been developing numerous projects and  assistance programs for populations affected by conflicts through actions including food security, economic recovery, drinking water supply and sanitation, emergency assistance, peacebuilding and social cohesion . It participates in strengthening the resilience of grassroots actors against various forms of threats to peace and security.

  

As part of the implementation of the Peacebuilding Program in Mali (PCP), funded by  The American Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by a consortium, the NGO AMSS is looking for candidates for the recruitment of one (1) community coordinator for the communes of Bourem, Bamba , Tarkint and Soni Ali Ber from the cercle of Bourem in the region of Gao.

"  Applications from women are strongly desired ”

1. MISSIONS RELATED TO THE POSITION :

Working under the supervision of the Regional Program Manager (RRP) of the Gao area, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:

  • Mobilize communities and encourage their active participation in project activities;

  • Organize consultations with communities in the process of identifying and prioritizing activities based on continuous and transparent dialogue;

  • Work in close collaboration with the various entities of local authorities and technical sectors for the implementation and monitoring of activities;

  • Work in frank collaboration with the technical staff of the program;

  • Identify solutions to the difficulties encountered in the field  ;

  • Ensure regular monitoring of activities in its geographical area of responsibility;

  • Provide regular activity reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly report) and other reports of training or meetings with the communities;

  • Organize and information and awareness sessions on peace themes

  • Any other task that may be requested by the Program teams.

 

2. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES:

  • University degree (minimum BAC + 3) in social sciences, development, law, governance, or any other similar field  ;

  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in community mobilization, social approach and conflict management  ;

  • Ability to work in a team  ;

  • Good writing, analysis and synthesis skills  ;

  • Ability to adapt to security constraints,

  • Have a good knowledge of collaborative approaches with community organizations;

  • Belonging to one of the communities of the municipalities mentioned above is a preponderant asset.

 

3. DESIRED SKILLS

  • Be diligent, punctual, proactive and reactive;

  • Be from the middle and master the Songhai language  ; Arabic or Tamasheq is an asset;

  • In-depth knowledge of administrative structures in Mali  ;

  • Ability to understand and analyze the local and regional political context  ;

  • Ability to complete large volumes of work in a very fast-paced environment;

  • Strong personal commitment; results oriented; efficient and flexible; respectful of cultural diversity; very detail oriented;

  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

  • Have a good command of French (oral and written).

 

4. COMPOSITION OF APPLICATION FILES

  • A motivated handwritten request addressed to the Director of Programs of the AMSS in Timbuktu  ;

  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae comprising 3 reference persons;

  • Certified copies of diplomas and / or certificates;

  • A criminal record

  • A certificate of visit and against visit

 

You can consult these terms of reference for the position on the site www.ong-amss.org , at all AMSS NGO offices in Timbuktu, Gao, Mopti, and Bamako.  This recruitment notice is also announced on malipages.

5. DEPOSITS OF APPLICATIONS

Applications must be submitted to the following addresses no later than Friday May 26, 2019 at 4 p.m. sharp  :

 

In hard copies  : At the offices of the NGO AMSS in the Château de Gao district, Cell  : 76 02 33 50  ; Timbuktu, Mopti, Bamako

To the following email address  : amss@ong-amss.org

 

It is imperative to mention in the subject of your e-mail or on the cover, the following term: "Application for the post of the Community Coordinator of the PEACE CONSOLIDATION PROJECT (USAID MALI / PCP)" , Only preselected candidates will be invited for a written test and / or interviews. No file will be returned to candidates. Therefore, only attach legalized copies.

 

The deadline for submitting applications is  on 05/26/2019 at 4 p.m.