Area Coordinator – Civic Engagement

Job Description

Title: Area Coordinator – Civic Engagement

Company Name: TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL BANGLADESH

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Applicants must have a Master’s degree, preferably in a Social Science or any other subject
∎ relevant to governance and development;
∎ Candidates with a 3rd Division/Class or a CGPA of less than 2.5 on a scale of 4 and 3 on a scale of 5 at any stage of academic life need not apply;

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 4 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Plan and coordinate implementation of civic engagement programme for the assigned area (at district/upazila level) and working closely with Committees of Concerned Citizens’ (CCC) and Youth Engagement and Support (YES) groups involved with TIB on voluntary basis;
∎ Mobilize and coordinate with CCC and YES in transformation of on-going civic engagement programing in line with goals and objectives of relevant project;
∎ Undertake stakeholder mapping to form the Active Citizens’ Groups (ACG) and where
∎ needed, CCC/YES and mobilize ACGs in respective area to conduct regular community monitoring;
∎ Facilitate community monitoring by ACGs to identify governance gaps/challenges to engage for corrective action in selected sectors, namely, social protection, health, education, land, environment, and construction with the specialized digital tool or Apps;
∎ Provide/organize/facilitate trainings for selected YES/ACG members on the use of Apps;
∎ Facilitate monthly Community Action meetings with ACG to assess progress and engage relevant authorities to initiate change;
∎ Organize coordination meetings of core actors (CCC-YES-ACG) and maintain regular and effective contact to f a c i l i t a t e proper implementation of project activities including involvement of general people in the respective area;
∎ Undertake institution mapping at the local level to capture in detail locations where public services are delivered at the district/sub district levels;
∎ Ensure effective coordination and communication with various stakeholders including the relevant authorities in selected sectors and beyond, local media, NGOs, CBOs, CSOs, professionals, youth fora/groups, community clubs, local women’s groups, etc.;
∎ Represent TIB at local level NGO coordination initiatives by relevant government authorities or other stakeholders and maintain positive and constructive relationships;
∎ Facilitate and cooperate with the work of random monitors and integrate the risks/issues identified by them in the local level advocacy plan;
∎ Organize trainings/orientations for CCC/YES/ACG on anti-corruption social movement,
∎ National Integrity Strategy (NIS), SDGs, human rights, gender issues including safeguarding against harassment and bullying among others, as and when needed and/or appropriate;
∎ Maintain regular communication with local level service delivery institutions and
∎ explore and utilise scope for evidence based-advocacy with them;
∎ Prepare periodic plans of work, review and progress reports, and compile good practice documentation in both Bangla and English;
∎ Ensure regular and updated documentation and produce reports in line with project
∎ monitoring and learning;
∎ Coordinate and manage visits by evaluation missions and development partners;
∎ Handle and maintain day to day petty cash and accounts in respective area;
∎ Follow up on audit observations/recommendations and reports regarding the performance of CCCs and assist to minimize the observations and performance deviations;
∎ Perform any other duties as and when necessary as assigned by the management.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Sound computer skills including proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, PPT etc.;
∎ Proficiency in English and Bangla, both written and spoken;
∎ Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience, of which 2 years as head/in- charge of designing, planning and implementing campaigns at the local level, especially to mobilize and engage citizens/youth groups;
∎ Understanding on rights-based approach and social movement;
∎ Basic knowledge on transparent and accountable financial management, especially in handling day to day finance and accounting;
∎ Experience in using app-based monitoring will be given preference;
∎ Knowledge of using different social accountability tools with particular relevance to corruption prevention, and experience in conducting evidence-based advocacy with local level authorities will have advantage;
∎ Experience in an anti-corruption organization will be an added advantage.

Salary:
∎ Gross Salary 87,668.00 BDT

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Festival Bonus: 2

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 28 May 2022

Company Information:
∎ 12 May 2022
∎ TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL BANGLADESH
∎ Address : MIDAS Centre (4th & 5th floors) House # 05, Road # 16 (New) 27 (Old) Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 1209
∎ Web : www.ti-bangladesh.org
∎ Business : Development organization

Category: NGO/Development

: Please visit Transparency International Bangladesh official website or visit direct to this link: https://career.ti-bangladesh.org/ for detail information.

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