Community Facilitator, Save the Children

Social Sciences and Community
Degeh Bur, Somali
Middle-Level(3-5 years)
1 week ago
Full Time


Child Safeguarding:

 Level 3: 

The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.


Be responsible for the implementation of the Accelerating and Cementing Change towards the Total Abandonment All Firm of FGM and Child Marriage (ETH Strategic Partnership to End FGM Phase 3 Plus) Project. Ensures quality and effective project activities in the respective project woredas are implemented; work closely with government and other stakeholders, monitors and follow up the implementation of activities and document, report implemented activities as per the SCI standard.   


Reports to: None

Dimensions: Save the Children works in all regions of Ethiopia with a current staff complement of approximately 1900 and current expenditure of approximately $190090+ million each year.

Staff directly reporting to this post: Child protection Officer.

Job Responsibilities

Planning and Reporting:

  • In close collaboration with the project officer seconded at regional women and children affairs bureau prepare annual and quarter action plan and ensures timely submission
  • Ensure preparation of timely and quality quarterly and annual project progress reports on the prepared formats and submits to immediate supervisor

Coordination and Management of Projects Implementation

  • Ensures the project is implemented in ways responsive to the communities, and children in line with Save the Children principles, values and strategic plan and following Save the Children compliance procedures.
  • Ensures integration of activities of government stakeholders and Accelerating and Cementing Change toward the Total Abandonment All Firm of FGM and Child Marriage (ETH Strategic Partnership to End FGM Phase 3 Plus) ‘and strengthen collaboration at the Woreda level.
  • Identify gaps and provide technical and capacity-building support for all stakeholders and government sector offices.
  • In close collaboration with the Programme officer seconded at the regional women and children affairs bureau, and other government stakeholders, facilitate on-time implementation of the project activities based on the action plan and ensure implementation of quality.
  • Ensure active participation of children and other stakeholders in the project activities implementation.

Skills and Abilities


  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages others to do the same.
  • Widely shares personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters.
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength.
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


·       Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.

·       Willing to take disciplined risks.


·       Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

Educational Qualification

  • A minimum of diploma in related social fields, health, and other development studies.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in working at community-based similar projects preferably with non-governmental organizations
  • Knowledge of the language of the duty station

Commitment to Save the Children values.

Teams, in the event of emergencies Desirable

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  The duty station of the position holder will be in Jigjiga Field Office, Somali Region, This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

How to Apply

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

Use the below link to apply:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy

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Job Summary

Published On: 20 November, 2023
Deadline: 30 November, 2023
Number of Required: 1
Category: Social Sciences and Community
Location: Degeh Bur,Somali
Type: Full Time
Experience: Middle-Level(3-5 years)
Gender: Not Specified
Salary Range: Negotiable

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