Community engagement and accountability is at the core of Red Cross and Red Crescent programming and operations. It is an approach geared towards putting people and communities, vulnerable to and affected by crisis, at the centre of what we do. It encompasses a set of activities that embed and integrate participation, communication, feedback and learning throughout the programme cycle, in service delivery and in strategy development. The goal is to enable people and communities to lead and shape positive, sustainable change in their own lives, communities, and society.
The Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) Officer will support the Manager of PMER/CEA at Sudan Red Crescentto enhance the impact, reach and efficiency of programs and operation in general and Flood response and recovery operationsspecifically, through the integration and coordination of CEA activities and approaches.
Thus the focus of the CEA Officer will be to ensurethe Sudanese Red CrescentSociety staff and volunteers are trained on the CEA approach and its tools support effective use of CEA approaches to foster community participation and feedback in all phases of the operation through mainstreaming different CEA techniques and activities across the keysectors.
The role will also be expected to work closely with Operations Manager and the branches as well under the direction and supervision of SRCS Manager of PMER/CEA to ensure all information and feedback from communities is effectively visualised, profiled within the operation, and used to inform strategic decision-making.