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Development Facilitator-Education

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years


(17 positions available)

Purpose of the position: The position will be responsible for implementation of (MLEARN, WASH, MHFS&R, MMNeCH) project activities, community level coordination and fostering partnerships within the sector in the Area Programme.


Project Planning and Implementation:

  • Facilitate community engagement in planning and developing detailed annual implementation plans for the sector aligned to the Technical Programme.

  • Facilitate efficient and timely implementation of planned activities.

Project Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Regular data collection under the sector for reporting and evaluation.

  • Developing and submitting reports as required.

  • Conduct community monitoring visits and review meetings.

  • Documenting lessons learnt, promising practices and change stories.

  • Report RC participation in sector related activities.

  • Produce and share evidence of project impact on children including RC.

  • Conduct home visits for RC households.

  • Build the capacity of community groups in monitoring.

Community Engagement and Capacity Building:

  • Identify technical and organizational capacity gaps among community groups, volunteers and stakeholders.

  • Organize and implement capacity building initiatives at community level.

  • Provide mentorship and coaching of trained groups (volunteers, committees and stakeholders).

  • Mobilize and engage communities in sector specific issues using participatory methodologies (e.g. campaigns).

  • Build the capacity of the community in disaster risk management.

Networking & Advocacy:

  • Facilitate linkages between community groups and relevant technical sector platforms.

  • Identify sector related issues for advocacy.

  • Build the capacity of community groups in advocacy using Citizen Voice and Advocacy (CVA).

  • Represent the program in relevant forums at local level.

  • Facilitate interface meetings between service providers and community groups.

  • Build partnerships with the church and FBOs within sector related activities.


  • The incumbent should have at least a diploma in TP relevant field (i.e. Health & Nutrition, Environmental Health, Food Security, Irrigation, Education, Water and Sanitation, Development Studies, Community, Rural Development).

  • At least three years’ experience in program management at community level working with different partners including government, community structures and other CSO’s.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

  • Very good oral and written communication skills in English and ability to write quality report.

  • Good facilitation skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Three years’ experience working in the NGO sector.

  • Motor cycle rider with a clean riding licence.

  • Knowledge about sector related approaches and policies.

  • Working in a cross cultural environment.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically outside the duty station up to 20% of the time.