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Community Mobilization Officer (Ogun) New
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Duration:
Department: Programme Operations
Job Category: Programme Operations
Posted: 18-02-2021
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Requirements
Minimum Education: Diploma (OND)
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Experience: 1 Year - 3 Year
Age: -
Job Status
Job Status: Interviewing
Start Publishing: 18-02-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing: 11-03-2021
Description

We particularly encourage applications from women as they are currently under-represented within MSION at the management level.

 

About the Organisation

 

Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is a result-oriented Social enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services.

MSION is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 37 countries worldwide. 

The core responsibility of this post is to use your:

 

■ initiative      ■ energy        ■ persistence           ■ results orientation

■ drive           ■ integrity      ■ enthusiasm           ■ commitment to personal development       

To further MSI’s partnership mission: enabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.

 

About this Role

The post is part of the programmes/operations team, delivering high impact result across project states.  It plays a key role in creating demand for MSION’s services raising awareness of the types of services available, disseminating information about the services and their importance and stimulating interest in clients to use them.  Using a range of techniques, they reach different segments of the market (adolescents, married, unmarried, younger, older, men, women) and inform MSION’s delivery teams of the specific needs of these groups so that services can be amended accordingly.  MSION Mobilisation Officer work with Social Franchise outlets, MSION’s clinic and Outreach teams. They also link with the MSION sales teams.

Key duties in relation to the responsibilities:

  1. Community mapping, Analysis and identification of key targets for MSION services from the population
  2. Conduct mobilisation activities with target groups that will result in them using MSION services (O/R, SF, SM, clinic)
  3. Ensure that all channel/cost center targets are achieved
  4. Identify, train and and supervise a team of community volunteers to support and sustain mobilisation in communities
  5. Report on activities conducted showing impact /results while highlighting challenges, solutions and recommendations on service improvement
  6. Data reporting

 

Responsibility

KPI

1.     Community mapping and identification of key targets for MSION services from the population

·              Identify key influencers, partners and antagonists

·                Develop database of contacts. This will include local leaders (Govt, non-government, religious, community etc)

·              Develop plan on whom to target when, why and how

·              Establish and maintain relationships with all key stakeholders, the media and other partners that can impact our work

1.            Active and growing database/directory  with contacts and information  of key stakeholders at community, LGA and State

 

2.             Annual workplan/schedule of activities/locations

 

3.            Community acceptance and support for MSION interventions

 

4.            CYP achieved

 

5.            PAC

 

6.            Income (for income generating channels)

 

7.            % of youth reach

 

 

8.            Monthly activity report submitted to RM/M&SC at support office

 

9.            100% reporting rate of all facilities

 

 

2.     Conduct mobilisation activities with target groups that will result in them using MSION services (O/R, SF, SM, clinic)

·              Monthly activity plans developed and shared

·              Meeting and collaboration with key government stakeholders at local and state levels – Reproductive health coordinators, officers in charge at PHCs, HODs for Health etc.

·              Advocacy Meetings and engagement with key groups - Stakeholder engagement, traditional and religious leaders, youth and women’s group engagement, use of town criers, door to door,

·              Brand promotion

3.     Ensure that all channel/cost center targets are achieved

4.     Identify, train and and supervise a team of community volunteers to support and sustain mobilisation in communities

·              Select, train, mentor and manage community volunteers

5.     Report on activities conducted showing impact /results while highlighting challenges, solutions and recommendations on service improvement

·              Routine monitoring and reporting of all activities and their impact

·              Documentation of case studies

·              Client satisfaction surveys

·              Meetings with service providers to report feedback

·              Recommendations to management and colleagues on adjustments needed to services

6.     Data reporting

MSION Behaviours / Core Values / Statement

Behaviours

Successful performance at MSION is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are key behaviours that MSION expects in all employees. Performance is measured against these. They are defined below

  1. Initiative: Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution
  2. Innovative: Thinking creatively so that ideas generated create a positive outcome
  3. Effective Communication: Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.
  4. Team Player: Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other
  5. Responsive: Being responsive to changing priorities and demands
  6. Working Efficiently: Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met
  7. Sharing Information: Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality
  8. Commitment: Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements
  9. Driven: Drive and determination to deliver results, regular reporting will indicate ability to conceive, design and deliver on results
  10. Accountable: Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate
  11. Embracing Change: Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly
Qualifications

Knowledge/Qualifications

  • Minimum of OND/HND in any discipline
  • MO must be able to speak with authority and confidence about community attitudes and family planning. They must therefore have knowledge gained through study or equivalent professional experience on modern contraception, health services and local community organisation
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to communicate fluently in the local Language
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
Prefered Skills

Skills/Experience

  • Demonstrated drive and creativity to find new ways of communication and engaging with potential clients across a range of market segments with specific examples of when you have found new ways to resolve a project issue. (Essential)
  • Demonstrated empathy in working in underserved communities and working to impact on the lives of women (Essential)
  • Networking skills are (essential)
  • Experience in managing volunteers (essential)
  • Strong organizational abilities that enable you to manage your workload, follow through on objectives and meet deadlines (essential)
  • Proven communications, presentation and negotiation skills. You must be able to “sell” the services that MSION offers in a way that attracts support and report clearly and without prejudice on outcomes (desired)
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