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  • Posted: May 23, 2022
    Deadline: May 27, 2022
  • Creative Associates International provides outstanding, on-the-ground development services and forges partnerships to deliver sustainable solutions to global challenges. Its experts focus on building inclusive educational systems, transitioning communities from conflict to peace, developing sustainable economic growth, engaging youth, promoting transparen...
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    Short-Term Technical Assistant (STTA) - Community Mobilization Officer (Peace Dialogue PPPP)


    • Creative Associates International (Creative) through United States Agency for International Development Nigeria Mission (USAID/Nigeria) funding is implementing the Nigeria Northeast Connection (NE Connection) program: Building Community Resilience to Violent Extremism and Conflict in Northeast Nigeria.
    • This program aims to strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to violent extremist infiltration and conflict in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe (BAY) states in northeast Nigeria.

    Program Description

    • Program activities will be implemented directly by NE Connection staff or through local actors (i.e., grantees), with close oversight and technical assistance from program staff. In Adamawa state, Northeast Connection has identified Demsa, Guyuk, Lamurde, Mubi North, Mubi South, and Numan as target Local Government Areas (LGAs) for intervention.
    • The objectives of the NE Connection program are to ensure that:
      • Resilience of communities vulnerable to violent extremist infiltration and conflict enhanced.
      • Local capacity to respond to emerging threats developed.
    • As earlier presented, the program is implemented primarily through small grants at the community level, designed to address specific problems or requests hinging on learnings and recommendations from quarterly research. 
    • Activity processes are as important as activity outputs in contributing to the program’s strategic goal. 
    • Program objectives are not met solely by performing tasks under an activity, but also through an inclusive locally led process that brings the community together to realize goals and foster positive engagement.

    Position Summary

    • The STTA Community Mobilization Officer will support the mobilization of stakeholders and participants within the LGA to participate in Community Townhall Meeting, Capacity Building and Strategy Development Workshop, and Community Peacebuilding Dialogue Sessions in either Demsa, Guyuk, Lamurde, and Numan LGAs.
    • The STTAs will report to Northeast Connection Program Officer and work closely with STTA Facilitators and Rapporteur.
    • The STTAs will work from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily and the consultancy is expected to be for a period of 20 days in the entire life of this implementation.

    Reporting & Supervision:

    • The STTA shall report to the STTA Facilitator, supervised by the Nigeria Northeast Connection Program Officer under Adamawa state portfolio.

    Tasks to be Performed
    Primary responsibilities of the STTA will include but are not limited to the following:

    • Mobilization of stakeholders and participants in the LGA of focus to participate in a community town hall meeting
    • Mobilization of stakeholders and participants in the LGA of focus to participate in Capacity building and strategy development workshop
    • Mobilization of stakeholders and participants in the LGA of focus to participate in Community Peacebuilding Dialogue  
    • Work with Rapporteurs and facilitators to ensure activity attendance during all training sessions.  

    Results and/or Deliverables

    Deliverable             #Days Due Date Amount
    Submission of detailed note, clear minutes of meetings and proceedings during the planning meetings and kick-off meeting 2 June 15, 2022 20
    Submission of detailed reports on all townhall meetings conducted in each of the focus LGAs. This should also include signed attendance sheets, pictures and photographs. 6 July 22, 2022  30
    Submission of detailed reports on all central peace dialogues in the focal LGAs. This should include signed attendance sheets, pictures and photographs. 4 August 10, 2022 20
    Submission of detailed reports on peacebuilding novelty football match to hold in Numan LGA. This should include signed attendance sheets for football participants and stakeholders, pictures and photographs 3 August 25, 2022 20
    Submission of detailed reports on expanded peace dialogue to hold in Numan LGA. This should include signed attendance sheets, pictures and photographs 5 August 30, 2022  10
    TOTAL 20 Days    100%

    Desired Skills & Qualifications

    • Diploma in any Social Science / Public Administration or any related field required.
    • Three (3) years of working experience in community service or leadership in a specific target LGA
    • Must be based in the specific LGA of focus
    • Spoken in English is required
    • Thorough knowledge of specific LGA of focus with a proven relationship with stakeholders within specific target LGAs
    • Multi-tasking with a positive attitude is required
    • Knowledge and understanding of local languages spoken in the project area (Hausa and any other local tribe within the LGA).
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet datelines is required.

    Estimated Total Cost
    Daily rate should be around NGN13,482.00.

    Method of Application

    All Correspondence and / or Inquiries regarding this Request for Quotations (RFQ) must reference the above RFQ number and be directed via email to: Creative intends to award afixed price consultant agreement but reserves the right to make multiple awards or no award.

    Application Documents
    Please submit the following documents to provide a Quote in response to this RFQ:

    • Confirm that you have the qualifications and experience to perform the work as defined in the scope of work AND are available to perform the work during the period of performance required.
    • An updated CV that reflects the education, skills, and experience required in Attachment 1, and demonstrates the ability to carry out the scope of work.
    • Confirm that you can perform the work within the not-to-exceed level of effort (LOE) stated in the scope or provide an alternate LOE and justify.  Also include any non-labor costs expectations.

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