Community Engagement Officer job at Focus Africa

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Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  26 October 2021  
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 12-10-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Community Engagement Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Focus Africa

Deadline of this Job:
26 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Summary:
Assist Adhere to the recruitment strategy and work closely with community stakeholders in executing community related engagements.

• Assist Adhere to the recruitment strategy and work closely with community stakeholders in executing community related engagements.
• Work with community engagement Lead to facilitate dialogue between the stakeholders and the project.
• Work closely with the Community Engagement Lead and the Study Coordinator to address emerging community concerns.
• Deliver proper and adequate information to community level stakeholders on project activities and ensure promotion of maximum trust of the study among the community
• Pay attention to community concerns related to the project and ensure provision of well informed and appropriate feedback.
• Preside over stakeholders’ meetings to discuss community related issues.
• Participates in the risk management interventions of the study, especially those related to the community stakeholders and study participants.
• Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports to the Community Engagement Lead about field related operations and dynamics for further support.
• Timely reporting of any study related issues to avoid escalation and apply appropriate mitigation measures.
• Any other duties that may be assigned.


• The applicant should have a minimum of a Diploma in Social Work and Administration, Business Administration, Development studies, Guidance and Counselling and other related fields from a reputable institution.
• Ability to speak Kiswahili and English is desired
• Ability to work under minimum supervision.
• Experience working with communities.
• Computer skills.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
• At least 2 years’ experience in research in an organizational setting.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Application Procedure:
Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae to [email protected]   received by 24/10/2021
NOTE: Please make Application to only ONE job position, Double Applications will be disqualified.

Please note:
• Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis and Focus Africa reserves the right to fill this position before the deadline;

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