Vaga para Mobilizador comunitário- (Várias posições)

Organizational Context  

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is the operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.  With over 8,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

Background Information – Project

The project ‘Mozambique Northern Crisis Recovery Project’ will be based in Cabo Delgado Province supporting the resettlement of IDPs in  20 relocation sites. The project will support both IDPs and Host communities to improve access to basic services and economic opportunities. The project comprises of 4 main objectives related to the

● Component 1: psychosocial social support and community peace building; and enhancing State-society trust and confidence.
● Component 2: provision of agriculture and fisheries inputs, cash for work programs for youth and women and the provision of kits for micro and small business development; and training on entrepreneurship and business management.

● Component 3: the restoration of basic services, small works for agriculture production, education and health infrastructure and the construction or rehabilitation of school and health infrastructure and community services and amenities in temporary and relocation sites and host communities.

● Component 4: strengthening of technical capacity of government authorities and local governments for conflict management. This component will also support project implementation, financial management, procurement, safeguards, reporting, and monitoring and evaluation.

The project will be implemented in collaboration with government authorities and will be guided by the various programme guidelines provided by the World bank- as the funding source.

The project team is expected to contain Programme management staff, Safeguards staff, Monitoring and Evaluation staff and infrastructure staff and will require significant stakeholder and partner participation, engagement,  coordination and management.

Local Context:

While UNOPS has an established presence in Mozambique, this new project requires establishment of operational presence in the North, particularly the provincial capital of Pemba.  UNOPS will support the National Government PIU to deliver this project and ensure adequate support is provided to build sustainable capacity in relevant institutions

Background Information – Job Specific

The Community Mobilizer will be a key member of the  project under the guidance of the Project Manager, and direct supervision of Lead Engineer and the Environment and Social Safeguards Officers. S/he will be tasked to assist in the implementation of the various community led initiatives, stakeholder consultations and engagements  and plans and help ensure that outputs/deliverables as spelled-out in their plans are delivered on time and contribute to the achievement of outcomes, and prepare reports/feedback for management’s actions and decisions.


  • Provide assistance in designing the community awareness strategy and materials to be used for/by the IDPs and Host Communities and direct the communication of information to project affected persons/ communities identified by the project teams.
  • Provide assistance in terms of coordination with appropriate IDP and host community representatives and other relevant stakeholder to coordinate NCRPs Component 1, 2 and 3 activities and get their engagement, support participation and advocacy;
  • Provide support in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation, monitoring and follow-up the implementation of project activities and community led initiatives and compliance with the provisions and tasks and responsibilities under the project’s Component 1, 2 and 3.
  • Provide assistance in implementation of all aspects of the community awareness operations in the project area.
  • Assist the project team for the identification of beneficiaries and ensure their active participation in project activities
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of youth, women and other vulnerable groups to participate in planning, monitoring and implementation and evaluation of community development initiatives
  • Collect relevant data and information necessary for NCRP project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as undertake regular monitoring and evaluation of project plans, activities and targets
  • Assist in the implementation of the awareness and information activities through close coordination with community liaison teams.
  • Facilitate grievance redress management for project components as stipulated in the ESMF including setting up of local grievance redress committee and capacity building them into using the available channels including the Dialogue and Grievance Mechanism (MDR)
  • Notify the Community Development Specialist (CDS)  about anticipated delays or any project related community concerns, build the capacity of youth, women and vulnerable groups within IDPs and host community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.
  • Assist in operations management; transportation, security, internal communications, planning checking land ownership/property documentation and agreements of selected beneficiaries or selected sites.
  • Assist in drafting and preparing press releases, documentation of evidence based impact stories of the project and other communication materials for onward approval by the Community Development Specialist, also the briefs and talking points for discussions with partners in relation to the project.
  • Any other duties requested by the CDS, PM and Lead Engineer and the Environment and Social Safeguards Officer .


  • Completion of secondary school with five (5) years of experience is required;
  • Diploma Certificate in Community Development, Community mobilization or equivalent disciplines will be an added advantage with 3 years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of respective years of experience.;
  • First University Degree in Community Development, Community mobilization or equivalent disciplines with 1 year of relevant experience will be an added advantage.


  • At least 5 years of experience in community coordination/ community mobilization/engagement is required.
  • Previous working experience in development projects with NGO/UN experience is an advantage.
  • Experience in working with Local authorities and local communities is an added advantage.


  • Excellent command of Portuguese language (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of local languages is recommended. Knowledge of English language is an asset.


Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.


  • UNOPS – KEMCO is recruiting for Community Mobilizers through an Emergency Recruitment process (EPP).
  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization – UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • For retainer contracts, you must complete a few Mandatory Courses (around 4 hours) in your own time, before providing services to UNOPS.
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.



  • Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement
  • Contract level: ICS 5/ LICA 5
  • Contract duration: Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’

This position is NOT based in a family duty station
This is a local post. As such, it is only open to Mozambique Nationals or persons with valid residence permits.

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:


UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.


With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.
Kenya Multi-Country Office (KEMCO)
UNOPS Kenya Multi Country Office is located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This includes transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and island states.

Integrated Northern Development Agency (ADIN) is a public institution that promotes socio-economic development in the Provinces of Niassa, Cabo Delgado and Nampula. Its Headquarters is in the Province of Cabo Delgado., and Its mandate encompasses articulation and coordination of programmes, promoting business development, investments, and employment in northern Mozambique. ADIN is also active in the areas of resource mobilization, multi form assistance to conflict affected populations, it promotes socio-cultural and sporting events.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.



Location: Pemba (Mozambique)

  • Closing Date: 2021-11-22


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