JOB ADVERT: Field Agent at APDEL


Job title

Field Agent

 Direct supervisor

 Community Engagement Officer

Number of person under his responsability


 Duty station

 Dschang, Bamenda

type of contract

Short-term - contract


6 months, renewable

Date of entry



APDEL is an association under Cameroonian law with its headquarters in Dschang in the Western region. APDEL's mission is to fight against social inequalities that hinder the participation of the population in development, particularly that of youth and women. It carries out its activities in 3 regions of Cameroon (Center, North-West and West). The organization's interventions are focused on socio-economic integration, health, social cohesion, human rights and local governance. More details: www.apdel.cm

As part of its activities, APDEL is looking for two (02) motivated and dynamic Field Agents. The Field Agent assigned to Dschang will have the Bamboutos Department as his or her area of intervention and occasionally the Menoua Department. The Field Agent assigned to Bamenda will have the Mezam Department as his/her area of intervention.


1. Community Mobilization

  •  Participate in the identification of communities and beneficiaries of the association's activities;
  •  Ensure the involvement and participation of traditional, religious and administrative authorities and other opinion leaders in community activities;
  •  Ensure that community partners understand the association's intervention principles;
  •  Ensure that the principles and policies of the association are respected by community actors;
  •  Accompany project beneficiaries in the implementation of their activities in the community.

2. Supervision and reporting

  •  Supervise the work of the community-based groups;
  •  Monitor the activities of the beneficiaries in the different communities;
  •  Coach the beneficiaries;
  •  Produce periodic reports to his/her hierarchy.


  • To be a holder of a driver's license category "A" and to know how to drive a bike (motorcycle);
  •  GCE-A level  + 2 in economic sciences, or agricultural sciences;
  •  Experience of at least one year in monitoring agricultural projects;
  •  Experience in monitoring income-generating activities;
  •  Experience in the identification and monitoring of beneficiaries;
  •  Bilingual (French, English);
  •  Knowledge of Pidgin is an asset.
  •  Previous experience in civil society is an asset;
  •  Good team player;
  •  Good team spirit; Good adaptability;
  •  Ability to work in a multicultural context.


  • Motivated;
  •  Rigorous
  •  Curious ;
  •  Proactive;
  •  Synthesis spirit, team spirit and initiative;
  •  Diplomacy and negotiation;
  •  Flexibility.


  • A letter of motivation addressed to the Executive President of APDEL
  • A cv (2 pages maximum)
  • Photocopy of driver's license, receipt, or any other document proving it

Candidates interested to this offer should send their application to the email address recrutement.apdel@apdel.cm no later than 06th August 2021Subject: Application for the position of Field Agent. For all applicants, please specify the place of assignment requested (Dschang or Bamenda).

APDEL is an independent organization, without any cultural, political, religious and ethnical affiliation. Regards to its institutional policy, with equity in competence, female and/or youngest applicants will be prioritized.

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