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CERD, a national humanitarian organization intend to hire the services for the following positions for its Project (AAWAZ II) to be implemented at District Swabi.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

AAWAZ II managed by the British Council in Pakistan, is a Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) funded programme, which will work with local communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab provinces to promote the rights of children, women, youth, persons with disabilities (PWDs), minorities and transgender persons and other marginalised groups, to strengthen their control over their own development.

AAWAZ II Programme has four pillars and the British Council is leading on the delivery of the community pillars relating to community dialogue, awareness and social cohesion. As part of the delivery of these pillars, AAWAZ II will provide information referrals, facilitate citizen-state engagement for uptake of services and enhance capacities of local communities. In Phase I (Jan 2020- Dec. 2021) Aawaz II will work with civil society organisations to implement the community-based interventions in 22 selected districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, setting up Aawaz Aagahi Centres (AACs) and Village Forums (VFs). The thematic focus of the programme is on child labour, early and forced marriage, gender-based violence (GBV) and social cohesion and tolerance.

ABOUT THE ROLE (Community Outreach Officer)

The Outreach Team Member will be part of the two-member team (female/male) who will be responsible for community mobilisation, establishing village forums, facilitating dialogue with stakeholders, disseminating information and raising awareness, managing referrals, facilitating village level mechanisms of EWS/ERM and supporting capacity development of  Aawaz Change Agents/youth volunteers and village forum members.

ABOUT THE ROLE (Resource Person)

The AAC Resource Person will be part of the three-member team of Resource Persons (two females and one male) who will be managing the Aawaz Aagahi Center (AAC) and developing and delivering on the centres’ agreed action plans/workplans. They will provide information and referral guidance to women, men, youth, minorities, persons with disabilities, transgender persons and other marginalised members of the community. They will closely coordinate with the Community Outreach Teams to support their work of mobilising and engaging with communities, disseminating information, and managing referrals. They will work together with the district team to promote networking with key stakeholders and linkages with the government institutions and service providers.  

Each AAC Resource Person will contribute to the overall AAC tasks and results as well have their defined responsibilities.

To be successful as an AAC Resource Person, you need to have a strong understanding of the local governmental systems and services provided by different institutions at the local level.

Sr.NoPositionsNo of PositionsGenderQualificationExperienceDuty Station
1Community Outreach Officers18M/FMaster or Bachelor in  Social Sciences or equivalentMinimum two years’ experience in the development sector in the same capacitySwabi
2Resource Person09M/FMaster or Bachelor in  Social Sciences or equivalentMinimum two years’ experience in the development sector in the same capacitySwabi

Candidates with strong academic backgrounds, having previous NGO/INGO working experiences are encouraged to apply. Please send your soft resumes with at least 02 professional references till Oct 2, 2020 on email hr@cerdpakistan.org                                               

Clearly mention the position name in the subject line of email. Preference will be given to local qualified candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. No TA/DA will be admissible for interviews.

The organization is equal opportunity employer & females are encourage to apply.