05 September, 2016

6489 Community Engagement Officer

Save the Children

Non Government Organisation 
Santo, Vanuatu
Job Hour:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description:
Save the Children is a high profile international organisation and the world’s largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to children’s lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.
We have an immediate opening for a Community Engagement Officer for our Santo Office. 

Key Purpose of these positions
The Community Engagement Officer will work closely with the Community Training Officer, Field Manager and Program Management Team to ensure quality Nutrition programs are implemented for selected groups in Santo. The Community Engagement Officer will also work closely with Field Teams to ensure timely follow up after trainings to ensure that positive nutrition behaviours are retained. The Community Engagement Officer will be based in Save the Children Office in Luganville and will be managed by the SANMA Field Manager.

For a copy of the Position Description or for more information about this role contact the Human Resources Manager on telephone 22794 extension 24. 

  • Completed High School Level – Year 12
  • Diploma in Community Services an advantage
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical skills in community level training and capacity building
  • 3 years’ experience involvement in community level activities for example youth activities, sports, church or developmental programs, including liaising with community leaders
  • Some knowledge of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in both Bislama and English
  • Ability to communicate sensitive health messages surrounding Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
  • Ability to plan and organize self and others to ensure the timely completion of tasks while working to deadlines
  • Willing and able to travel to and work in remote communities.


        Not Stated


        English, Bislama

        How To Apply:
        Forward your application with your CV addressing how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria. Email your application to hillary.sogari@savethechildren.org.vu before 16 September 2016Only those applicants who are successfully shortlisted will be contacted.

        All staff are required to undergo a police check before commencement of employment.
        We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.  All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct. 

        Contact Person:

        Hillary Sogari


        (+678) 22749
        Save the Children Australia in Vanuatu, Titanium Building, Tassiriki Road, PO Box 283, Port Vila, Vanuatu

         Not Stated
                     05-September-16 Direct from Employer

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