VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Community Mobilizer (2 Position)


Job Title :

Community Mobilizer(2 Positions)

Location :


Application Deadline :



Languages Required :


English and Somali

Duration of Initial Contract :


1 Year

Expected Duration of Assignment :


With further extension based on performance results



Y-PEER Puntland is embarking on implementing new approaches to sustainable development. Today’s development challenges are getting increasingly complex and interconnected. Often, they cannot be addressed by traditional sector approaches. Innovative approaches and solutions are thus called for, and the organization is starting work differently.

The overall objective of the Community Mobilizer is to ensure, under the responsibility of the supervision team, the implementation of activities related to the community and their involvement in our key areas of focus (SRHR, GBV, Peace-building and Economic development).

Community Mobilizers fall under the supervision of the Project Officer. The two community mobilizers will work together as a team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize communities meetings, awareness sensitization and share project activities information.
  • Lead community discussions and the formation of the committees, training of the committees and providing them with the necessary support for the effective delivery of the project activities.
  • In liaison with the Project Officer plan the project activities and provide day-to-day supervision of the activities at the sites level.
  • Work with the Project Officer in the field project data collection.
  • Provide weekly project progress update.
  • Lead all community forums, including continuous progress updates within the community on the project activities, address early concerns and ensure the community participate the activities implementation.
  • Conduct regular community meetings in the project targeted communities.
  • Ensure the target beneficiaries have received the entitlement and address any concerns with the project officer and other relevant project team.
  • Work with the project officer and other team in continuous needs assessment, related data collection and managing surveys process at the community levels.
  •  Conduct activities monitoring, data collection and reporting.
  •  Develop weekly updates and monthly reports on community mobilization activities.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project areas at short notice.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Project Officer.



  • takes responsibility for quality of own work;
  • uses resources, methods, partners, and information effectively;
  • identifies opportunities and challenges and recommends options;


  • analyzes complex technical materials (including data) and makes concise, relevant recommendations;
  • contributes reliable production of knowledge services and transactions;
  • adapts deliverables to meet community needs;


  • learns to relate constructive knowledge to others;
  • adds rigor and technical expertise to discussions;
  • represents self and work with appropriate professional standards;
  • eager to voice new ideas;
  • productive in challenging situations;
  • respects difference of opinion;
  • finds common ground to solve problems;
  • gains trust of peers, partners, clients;

Required Skills and Experience

  • University degree in the Development Studies, Social Science, Public health or related fields;
  • At least 2 years of work experience in public or private sector;
  • Strong experience in community based approach;
  • Experience in community mobilization or proven experience of running educational activities.
  • Experience in community mobilization and conducting outreach activities.
  • Good communication and social skills to establish relationships with different community.
  • Ability to work in team and co-run activities.
  • Strong organizational and reporting skills.
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work.
  • Good experience in communication with communities and awareness campaign.
  • Excellent command of English and Somali.


Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their Cover Letter & CV to before 26-December 2022 (11:59 PM).


Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Y-PEER Puntland is committed to achieving workforce diversity and inclusion in terms of gender. Y-PEER Puntland does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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