The IRC is seeking two Urban Resilience Assistant to support it’s From Response to Resilience project in Maiduguri, Nigeria.
Through the project, we will build the resilience of the people, neighborhoods, and governmental systems of urban Maiduguri to address the risks the city currently faces.
We will implement this project while supporting the local integration of internally displaced persons wishing to reside within Maiduguri permanently.
As Community Engagement Assistant, you will assist the Community Engagement Officers to collaborate with Maiduguri’s communities, ensuring that the project is effectively implemented on schedule and to maximum benefit for Maiduguri's residents, in tune with their needs and preferences.
You will support the implementation of the three-year Area Based Approach project, including the establishment and oversight of community-
based feedback and complaint mechanisms, mobilizing local communities, and organizing community engagement sessions .
The Community Engagement Assistants will be based in Maiduguri.S / he reports to the Senior Urban Resilience Manager.The Community Engagement Assistant shall carry out any other tasks as required by supervisors.
Major Responsibilities Project Strategy and Quality
related documents, tracking purchase and payment requests, etc.
Bachelors degreee in Social science, economics, international affairs / Relations or related field is required. Masters degree in Internationl Development, Urban Planning or public policy related field is a plus. Work Experience
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