Stakeholder Engagement Facilitator

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Last update: Sep 23, 2022 Last update: Sep 23, 2022


Deadline: Oct 3, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Yemen Yemen
Sectors: Media and Communications Media and Communications
Job type: Contract, up to 4 months
Arabic Arabic
Work experience: From 2 years
Date posted: Sep 23, 2022
Expected starting date: Nov 1, 2022


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CTG overview:

  • CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
  • CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
  • Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
  • Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position:

  • Our client is an operational arm of the UN, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian & development projects around the world. Their mission is to help people build better lives & countries achieve sustainable development.
  • Their areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management & human resources.

Planning, delivery & performance:

  • Support the implementation of our clients project stakeholder engagement plans in the north of Yemen.
  • Support our clients project management in organizing & managing meetings & workshops with its local / national stakeholders, when requested.
  • Support in managing a proper & effective follow up on our clients requests with relevant authorities in Sana'a for staff & goods in land movements & tax exemptions.
  • Disseminate information & conduct outreach to local authorities in Sana'a on matters relating to the implementation & logistics of our clients projects in the north of Yemen.
  • Establish & maintain robust working relationships with relevant key local & national stakeholders in the north of Yemen.

Event management:

  • Carry out administrative tasks associated with this work, such as obtaining all relevant local security permissions from the national authorities, attending group management meetings & reporting on activities.
  • Facilitate the planning, coordination & on site execution of our clients project stakeholder engagement plans in the north of Yemen.
  • Document attendance, participation & provide social skills instructions to attendees.
  • Coordinate & assist the local travel & event arrangements for our clients staff across the country.
  • Traveling to the area that needs event management facilitation.

Monitoring & reporting:

  • Support in drafting, editing & coordinating communications materials (correspondence, communiqués, press releases, talking points etc.).
  • Coordinating the drafting & dissemination of knowledge products (reports, newsletters, policy briefs, website content, workspace entries, speeches, presentations etc.).
  • Support in reporting on the findings from evaluation of engagement activities, when requested.
  • Adhere to the agreed reporting cycles & requirements.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to the Project Manager.

Key competencies:

  • Bachelor Degree in Communication, Social Science, or any relevant fields with 2 years of relevant working experience.
  • 2 years working experience in relevant areas.
  • Strong written & oral communication skills.
  • Experience in outreach to local & community stakeholders.
  • Experience working within the UN system is an asset.
  • Strong local network in Sana'a.
  • Extensive knowledge of local rules & procedures.
  • Be experienced in community engagement & partnership.
  • Experience of building & maintaining partnerships with relevant stakeholders.
  • Capacity to build strong relationships.
  • Foster trust & cooperation among local stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing & communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts, both in written & multimedia presentation forms, in a clear & persuasive style, tailored to match different audiences.
  • Ability to collate, coordinate & integrate information from a wide range of sources in the production of written outputs & communication materials.
  • Communicates effectively with staff at all levels of the organization & is comfortable in handling external relations at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to act as focal point for event coordination.
  • Aility to represent our client in a professional manner in all interactions with partner agencies, govt. bodies, national groups, private sector organizations, CSO's organizations & other stakeholders.
  • High level of responsibility & ability to handle sensitive issues in a responsible & mature manner.
  • Capacity to plan, prioritize & manage time efficiency & flexibly while working under pressure.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a culturally diverse team to achieve organizational goals.
  • Promotes the vision, mission & strategic goals of the UN.
  • Openness to change & ability to receive & integrate feedback on performance.
  • Excellent Arabic oral & written communication skills (English language is a plus).
  • Strong interpersonal skills & ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong personal capacity to work under pressure.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.