Social Mobiliser, HDPRP

Conscious Society for Social Development (CSSD) is a non- political, non-partisan, profitless secular local level human welfare non- governmental organization. It was founded in 2000 AD. From the time of its establishment, CSSD has undertaken various projects in some of the remotest parts of Kailali district. In particular, CSSD has a lot of experiences on disaster risk reduction, preparedness, and response (disaster management), education, child protection and advocacy, livelihood and nutrition. 

Conscious Society for Social Development (CSSD) in partnership with World Vision International Nepal is implementing Household Disaster Preparedness Project (HDPP) with the support of USAID TAYAR funding. The project major focus is on  enhancing the capacity of the individual households and communities for better disaster preparedness and response along with preparing the HHs level disaster preparedness and response plan after an extensive vulnerability assessment carried out at each HH of the targeted community followed by community, ward and of local level. CSSD Nepal is seeking qualified, dynamic and motivated Nepali citizens on following position for smooth implementation of the project with potential candidate.

Conscious Society for Social Development (CSSD) is a non- political, non-partisan, profitless secular local level human welfare non- governmental organization. It was founded in 2000 AD. From the time of its establishment, CSSD has undertaken various projects in some of the remotest parts of Kailali district. In particular, CSSD has a lot of experiences on disaster risk reduction, preparedness, and response (disaster management), education, …

Social Mobiliser, HDPRP

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kailali
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Oct. 18, 2020 17:00 (6 days, 3 hours ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Intermediate
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years
Professional Skill Required : Problem Solving Technical Ms Office Data Collection Communication

Job Description

Reporting to: PNGO – PC 

Purpose of the Position:

Conscious Society for Social Development (CSSD) in partnership with World Vision International Nepal is implementing Household Disaster Preparedness Project (HDPP) with the support of USAID TAYAR funding. The project major focus is on  enhancing the capacity of the individual households and communities for better disaster preparedness and response along with preparing the HHs level disaster preparedness and response plan after an extensive vulnerability assessment carried out at each HH of the targeted community followed by community, ward and of local level.

The social mobiliser must have good understanding of the DRR, proven strong coordination skill with local government, mainstreaming DRM into development plan, ability to conduct the VCA of each HHs using the mobile based applications (online and offline data collection, survey conduction) and work closely with Local Government, Local Disaster Management Committee, Ward Disaster Management Committee and with targeted community households. With the support of the Project Coordinator, Social Mobiliser need to orient and capacitated the community HHs on DRM issues and prepare the Household Disaster Preparedness Plan (HDPP), facilitate on the formation and functionalization of the CDMCs and LDMCs and play crucial role for mainstreaming the prepared HDPP with the ward and municipal plans. 

The SM must have DRR project implementation experience of at least three years and expected to spend 90% of the time in the proposed working area and 10% of time in district headquarter. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and support in the formation of Community Disaster Management Committee (CDMC) Ward Disaster Management Committee (WDMC) in target area;
  • Facilitate and lead the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA) process for the formulation of Household Disaster Preparedness Plan. The SM is also expected to lead the data collection process for the VCA which will be done using a mobile based digital platform. Ensure that capacity development activities such as DRR orientation, information sharing and awareness raising activities to reach target community;
  • Support to conduct the CDMC and WDMCs to organize meeting and be part of it. 
  • Organize the local ward level trainings, meetings and events in coordination with the government and community groups as require; 
  • Participate in the ward/municipal level meetings organized by the local government and influence on the HDPP and DRR mainstreaming into the regular developmental process;
  • Prepare and compile the success stories and case studies and also document the learnings; 
  • Ensure photographs are secured for key events in order to track progress over various time intervals
  • Maintain close coordination, relationship and communication with targeted community, ward and local level stakeholders

Minimum Qualification and Experience require

  • Intermediate (Bachelor preferred) in relevant discipline with at least 3 years experiences on DRR projects having strong social mobilization/influencing skills; 
  • Previous data collection experience using mobile based data collection platforms ( for example Kobo Toolbox) 
  • Comfortable operating android based cellular phones/ tablets and applications like google maps, maps.me, google earth etc. in a phone/tablet.  
  • There are also a number of qualities that candidates are expected to display:

  1. A technical, logical thought process
  2. Problem-solving skills
  3. An ability to stick to strict deadlines
  4. An ability to prioritize 
  5. A keen eye for detail


Applying Procedure

Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit a motivation letter, updated CV with two referees through email: [email protected] by 18th October 2020 by 5 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. CSSD Kaiali reserves the right to reject any or all applications. Telephonic enquiries will not be entertained.

CSSD Kailali is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, Dalits, Janajatis and members of other disadvantaged groups are highly encouraged to apply.

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