Dangote Group Recruitment for Graduate Community Liaison Officers (CLO)

Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.


Job Title: Community Liaison Officer (CLO)

Description 

  • The primary role of the CLO is to support the Community Relations Manager in the implementation of a community development and engagement strategy.
  • The CLO will work as part of a team in managing community relations strategy within the Project target areas that will assist local people to:
  • Identify issues and find solutions to their own needs.
  • Work together in taking action on the issues identified, which affect their lives.
  • Support the development of local governance within the community

Responsibilities
Implementation of community development strategy:

  • Work with the Community Relations Manager (CRM) in implementing a community development strategy that has clear guidelines, maintains confidentiality, a mechanism for follow up work and clearly fits in with the aims, objectives and actions for implementation over a 5-year period.
  • Support the CRM during outreach programmes and in developing relations with key individuals and groups in the target areas in the Project host communities.

Qualifications

  • A degree or HND in Sociology, Community or Rural Development, Political Science, Humanities or related fields.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and written skillsGood facilitation skills.
  • Fluency in English is a must.
  • Ability to speak local language is essential (Yoruba and Ijebu dialect)
  • At least five years working experience in similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with rural communities & community groups especially in troubled areas.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
10th March, 2017



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