Municipal Focal Point


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Overview of position:

  • Monitor & facilitate program activities liaising with local stakeholders (i.e., local authorities & communities), implementing partners & other local / international actors in the 4 selected municipalities in the South of Libya.
  • The main role of the Municipal Focal Point is to assist the Technical Secretariat in monitoring the progress of the Baladiyati program’s activities on the ground as well as in liaising with the local stakeholders, implementing partners (i.e. CIHEAM Bari, INGOs, local CSOs etc.), suppliers & service providers in order to ensure that relevant information is shared at all implementation levels.
  • Key context updates related to conflict risks generated by the program as well as on possible security threats in the target areas should be periodically reported to the Technical Secretariat of the program, with a particular focus on conflict sensitivity & do no harm principles.

Role objectives:

  • Act as focal / liaison & information point of the Baladiyati program for the local authorities, communities & implementing partners in the assigned municipalities, in coordination & under the supervision of Baladiyati’s Technical Secretariat.
  • Coordinate with UNDP’s & UNICEF’s Municipal Focal Points, in order to ensure an integrated delivery approach of the program at municipality level & sharing of any relevant information.
  • Assist our client’s implementing partners in the establishment of Baladiyati’s inter communal committees with key representatives from the local authorities & communities & participate in their periodical meetings to supervise the implementation of the activities.
  • Act as liaison between local stakeholders & INGO’s / CIHEAM Bari, in the field assessment as well as in the implementation phase of the awarded grant projects.
  • Collect & analyse information on conflict risks that are / could be generated by the program as well as on possible security threats in the target areas & make recommendations to the Technical Secretariat on how to enhance prevention & mitigation strategies.
  • Provide immediate & timely information in case urgent response is needed to solve a conflict situation.
  • Attend any relevant municipal council meeting & inform the Technical Secretariat onthe outcomes, producing briefing notes & minutes.
  • Support the program in establishing safe, accessible & contextually appropriate channels to receive sensitive feedback related to program’s activities, informed by good practice & community consultations.
  • Maintain a list of any actor working in the target municipalities & gather information on activities, promoting synergies, dialogue, avoiding duplication of efforts through regular information sharing.
  • Assist in the data collection activities performed by our clients 3rd party monitoring service provider.
  • Volunteer by facilitating meetings & interviews with local authorities, communities & implementing partners, when necessary.
  • Support our clients PMU in direct monitoring missions through site visits on the ground in target locations & interviews with relevant stakeholders.
  • Travel regularly to assigned municipalities for meetings, events, focus group meetings & program’s related activities / trainings & ensure effective working relations with implementing partners, local authorities & communities throughout the program roll out.
  • Please note that a minimum of one mission per municipality per month must be ensured.
  • Ensure preparation / completion / submission of monthly reports to the Technical Secretariat in agreed standardized format.
  • Any other related duty as required by the Technical Secretariat.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies:

  • Relevant professional work experience at the national & / or international levels in program / project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation or administration, community mobilization.
  • Emergency response management, work on internally displaced persons and durable solutions, community mobilization, experience in contingency planning & preparedness analysis.
  • Excellent knowledge of the local context & main conflict risks in the target municipalities.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

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

How to apply