Community Liaison Officers Recruitment at Dangote Group

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer (CLO)

Location: Lagos
Business: Refinery
Fuction/Domain: Corporate Communications

Position 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

Job 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.

Desired Qualification/Preferred Competencies

  • A degree or HND in Sociology, Community or Rural Development, Political Science, Humanities or related fields.
  • At least five years working experience in similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with rural communities & community groups especially in troubled areas.
  • 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)

Application Closing Date
10th March, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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