Network Coordinator - Port Harcourt

Monday, 8 April 2013
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City: Port Harcourt, Rivers

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Contact name Kabiru Muhammed
Phone 08186141888

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Vacancy
Job Location – Port Harcourt
Partners for Peace (P4P) is project of the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND). P4P project is designed to identify and facilitate a network of organizations and individuals committed to promoting peace, reducing violent and conflict in the Niger Delta. The project has 3 components: Voices, Network and Action, through this it seeks to build social capital around peacebuilding in the Niger Delta through amplifying the voices of positive actors, building a network of self-identified agents of peace, and leveraging that network through facilitation, small grants, and capacity building.
The foundation is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below;
Network Coordinator
Responsibilities
•Support, implement and maintain Partners for Peace network
•Ensure that membership represents a broad range of stakeholder groups
•Gather incident reports from diverse reliable sources to be included in web map
•Establish mechanism for environmental scanning on threat and report accordingly.
•Prepare monthly and quarterly report from data and information gathered, and forecast targets for key indicators of change.
•Liaise and collaborate with different stakeholders
•Conduct Participatory stakeholder evaluation.
•Build social infrastructure for people to easily link and join the network.
•Ensure the governance of the network is highly democratic and representative of diverse groups.
•Ensure a wide demographic range of members use the website and digital media.
•Ensure established networks are producing newsletters and social media content.
•Ensure the network established are meeting regularly and conducting peacebuilding activities.
•Set up and strengthen P4P networks in the Nine Niger Delta States
Educational Qualification
A bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or any relevant field. A Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage
Knowledge, skill and experience
•Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative, judgment and a bridge builder.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with communities, network members and the general public.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Experience of involving the community and other stakeholders in service design and delivery
•Consensus-builder, while still results-oriented and commitment focused
•Good knowledge of information technology and ability to use social media for effective communication.
•3-5 years progressive experience working in community based organizations.
•Experience with peace building organizations is an added advantage.
•Highly motivated, responsible, self-directed, resourceful and flexible
•Ability to produce good reports is essential
Method of Application Application and CV with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail should be sent to; admin@rhizomeng.com. Only Application and CV sent electronically (i.e. by email) with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the email will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants from any of the 9 states in the Niger Delta will be given a priority over other applicants
Deadline for Application: Thursday, March 28th 2013