Assistant Project Officer- Agriculture, ICRA

Job Description

Title: Assistant Project Officer- Agriculture, ICRA

Company Name: Islamic Relief Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Location: Sylhet

Maximum Salary: Tk. 35720 (Monthly)

Experience:
∎ At least 3 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO, Development Agency

Published: 15 May 2024

Education:
∎ Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Agriculture
∎ Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Animal Husbandry
∎ Bachelor in Engineering (BEngg) in Agriculture
∎ Bachelor of Social Science (BSS)

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ Education with Disaster Management will get preference
∎ Resilient integrated farming, skill on Adaptive agriculture and livestock.
∎ Skills on community based adaptation, preparing risk reduction action plan, livelihood and food security.
∎ Project Implementation Skill.
∎ Social Mobilization Skill
∎ Facilitation Skill
∎ Coordination/Advocacy/Networking/Communication Skill
∎ Reporting & Documentation
∎ Monitoring & Evaluation Skill
∎ Financial management
∎ Decision making
∎ Conflict resolution
∎ Leadership
∎ Self-development
∎ Problem solving
∎ Planning, analytical and organizational skills
∎ Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively
∎ Supportive, effective and good team player
∎ Staff Management
∎ Willing to adapt to IRW’s norms and values
∎ Working knowledge in Microsoft Word/ Excel/Power Point/Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Basic Internet.
∎ No serious illness
∎ Having a valid driving license for motor bike and willing to travel and work in the most remote areas of Bangladesh
∎ Education with Disaster Management will get preference
∎ Experience in working on:
∎ Resilient integrated farming, skill on Adaptive agriculture and livestock.
∎ Skills on community based adaptation, preparing risk reduction action plan, livelihood and food security.
∎ Essential:
∎ Project Implementation Skill.
∎ Social Mobilization Skill
∎ Facilitation Skill
∎ Coordination/Advocacy/Networking/Communication Skill
∎ Reporting & Documentation
∎ Monitoring & Evaluation Skill
∎ Financial management
∎ Decision making
∎ Conflict resolution
∎ Leadership
∎ Self-development
∎ Problem solving
∎ Planning, analytical and organizational skills
∎ Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively
∎ Supportive, effective and good team player
∎ Staff Management
∎ Willing to adapt to IRW’s norms and values
∎ Working knowledge in Microsoft Word/ Excel/Power Point/Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Basic Internet.
∎ No serious illness
∎ Having a valid driving license for motor bike and willing to travel and work in the most remote areas of Bangladesh

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Responsible for all technical activities, and climate adaptive activities at assigned location/s under the supervision of the Project Focal / Supervisor.
∎ Support Organize the project inception meeting with different-level stakeholder.
∎ Ensure the selection of beneficiaries according to criteria defined in the proposal and validate it by respective authorities.
∎ HH survey using KOBO tools.
∎ Support Prepare Community level LAPA and DM plan report.
∎ Identify and implement climate adaptive agricultural activities
∎ Support to Implementation of Co-financing activity at the Project area.
∎ Organized Upazila/City level Meeting workshop
∎ Organize Advocacy and awareness sessions.
∎ Conduction Youth Training on Agriculture
∎ Conduction Project inception and Exit meeting at project locations ▪ Ensure inclusion of gender, persons with disabilities, elderly and other vulnerable communities according to the IR Principle and guidelines during participant selection and other steps of implementation.
∎ Implementation of the assigned project’s technical activities
∎ Prepare field movement and technical activity plan, approve it with the supervisor and ensure strict alignment with the plan.
∎ Support / Participate in different need assessments, impact evaluations, post-distribution monitoring (PDM)/ need assessment, Evaluation etc.
∎ Ensure other planned activities such as various workshops and meetings.
∎ Maintain coordination and cooperation with the other team.
∎ Engage in effective community mobilization within IR guidelines and compliances.
∎ Be aligned with the agreed time, cost and quality constrains of the project to enable delivery of the agreed outputs and/or benefits.
∎ Support to ensure Complaints & Feedback Mechanism (CFM), Child Protection, Safeguarding & Gender Sensitivity issues in relation to project activities.
∎ Set up agricultural demonstration.
∎ Regular monitoring of Agriculture related activities at the beneficiary level.
∎ Regular HH visit, providing technical assistance and follow up the asset growth.
∎ Follow up using training knowledge by the SHG members
∎ Monitor the working progress & ensure the quality of project activities, materials & inform project focal / supervisor.
∎ Facilitate preparing HH adaptation plan and follow up progress ▪ Ensure collection monthly MIS data.
∎ Collection data of demonstration plot (Yield data, cost-benefit data, adaptability data etc.
∎ Organize and facilitate IGA skill training
∎ Organize and facilitate leadership training
∎ Facilitate group management training
∎ Conduction training on smart agriculture
∎ Conduction with SHG for Adaptive agriculture
∎ Technical support to SHG and beneficiary’s community level for LLA technique.
∎ Capacity development training facilitation on LLA and Adaptive agriculture related for all the project participants and DMCS and CBOS leaders.
∎ Training follow up, hands on training at HH level and training refreshers.
∎ Supportive supervision of subordinate staffs and CBO/SHG/REG leaders to carry out their routine work effectively.
∎ Ensure effective reporting, appropriate archiving and visibility according to the project need-5%
∎ Prepare bill & check the bills vouchers.
∎ Support supervisor to prepare monthly, quarterly, interim and final narrative report as per proposal and project need.
∎ Prepare, approve, organize and preserve all project related documents and ensure sending to Humanitarian & Resilience Programme department within due time.
∎ Prepare or collect media & communication materials (Photographs, Case Study etc.) required to ensure project visibility.
∎ Assist in archiving the project documents (hard copy and electronic copy) as per IR guideline.
∎ Ensure effective networking and coordination with market actors
∎ Ensure effective networking and coordination with DAE /DLS/DOF
∎ Ensure effective networking and coordination with Union and upazila office.
∎ Establish and maintain an effective coordination mechanism with key stakeholders of the project.
∎ Represent Islamic Relief Bangladesh in coordination meetings at Union and City level.
∎ Assist in the phase-out meeting and lesson learned workshop for further organizational development.
∎ Collect successful project completion letter form relevant authorities.
∎ Participate & involved with seasonal programs (Ramadan, Qurbani, Winterization, etc.) activities.
∎ Support to Implementation of the Emergency projects as per IRCO requirements.
∎ Ensure that local purchases and expenditures are done as per Islamic Relief Bangladesh policy.
∎ Maintain the stock book, inventory, and another essential registers properly and timely in an effective manner.
∎ Support in the procurement of materials like requisition, follow-up, etc.
∎ Take initiatives to ensure the security of project resources, staff and participants during the intervention.
∎ Facilitate donor/external visits and ensure that recommendations of visitors are addressed.
∎ Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by Supervisor.
∎ Implementation of the project in target location/s-60%
∎ Responsible for all technical activities, and climate adaptive activities at assigned location/s under the supervision of the Project Focal / Supervisor.
∎ Support Organize the project inception meeting with different-level stakeholder.
∎ Ensure the selection of beneficiaries according to criteria defined in the proposal and validate it by respective authorities.
∎ HH survey using KOBO tools.
∎ Support Prepare Community level LAPA and DM plan report.
∎ Identify and implement climate adaptive agricultural activities
∎ Support to Implementation of Co-financing activity at the Project area.
∎ Organized Upazila/City level Meeting workshop
∎ Organize Advocacy and awareness sessions.
∎ Conduction Youth Training on Agriculture
∎ Conduction Project inception and Exit meeting at project locations ▪ Ensure inclusion of gender, persons with disabilities, elderly and other vulnerable communities according to the IR Principle and guidelines during participant selection and other steps of implementation.
∎ Implementation of the assigned project’s technical activities
∎ Prepare field movement and technical activity plan, approve it with the supervisor and ensure strict alignment with the plan.
∎ Support / Participate in different need assessments, impact evaluations, post-distribution monitoring (PDM)/ need assessment, Evaluation etc.
∎ Ensure other planned activities such as various workshops and meetings.
∎ Maintain coordination and cooperation with the other team.
∎ Engage in effective community mobilization within IR guidelines and compliances.
∎ Be aligned with the agreed time, cost and quality constrains of the project to enable delivery of the agreed outputs and/or benefits.
∎ Support to ensure Complaints & Feedback Mechanism (CFM), Child Protection, Safeguarding & Gender Sensitivity issues in relation to project activities.
∎ Set up agricultural demonstration.
∎ Ensure effective monitoring of project intervention- 10%
∎ Regular monitoring of Agriculture related activities at the beneficiary level.
∎ Regular HH visit, providing technical assistance and follow up the asset growth.
∎ Follow up using training knowledge by the SHG members
∎ Monitor the working progress & ensure the quality of project activities, materials & inform project focal / supervisor.
∎ Facilitate preparing HH adaptation plan and follow up progress ▪ Ensure collection monthly MIS data.
∎ Collection data of demonstration plot (Yield data, cost-benefit data, adaptability data etc.
∎ Capacity building initiatives for project participants, key stakeholders, and project staff at program level-15%
∎ Organize and facilitate IGA skill training
∎ Organize and facilitate leadership training
∎ Facilitate group management training
∎ Conduction training on smart agriculture
∎ Conduction with SHG for Adaptive agriculture
∎ Technical support to SHG and beneficiary’s community level for LLA technique.
∎ Capacity development training facilitation on LLA and Adaptive agriculture related for all the project participants and DMCS and CBOS leaders.
∎ Training follow up, hands on training at HH level and training refreshers.
∎ Supportive supervision of subordinate staffs and CBO/SHG/REG leaders to carry out their routine work effectively.
∎ Ensure effective reporting, appropriate archiving and visibility according to the project need-5%
∎ Prepare bill & check the bills vouchers.
∎ Support supervisor to prepare monthly, quarterly, interim and final narrative report as per proposal and project need.
∎ Prepare, approve, organize and preserve all project related documents and ensure sending to Humanitarian & Resilience Programme department within due time.
∎ Prepare or collect media & communication materials (Photographs, Case Study etc.) required to ensure project visibility.
∎ Assist in archiving the project documents (hard copy and electronic copy) as per IR guideline.
∎ Ensures comprehensive and effective communication, coordination, and advocacy with different stakeholders- 5%
∎ Ensure effective networking and coordination with market actors
∎ Ensure effective networking and coordination with DAE /DLS/DOF
∎ Ensure effective networking and coordination with Union and upazila office.
∎ Establish and maintain an effective coordination mechanism with key stakeholders of the project.
∎ Represent Islamic Relief Bangladesh in coordination meetings at Union and City level.
∎ Assist in the phase-out meeting and lesson learned workshop for further organizational development.
∎ Collect successful project completion letter form relevant authorities.
∎ Other Requirements-5%
∎ Participate & involved with seasonal programs (Ramadan, Qurbani, Winterization, etc.) activities.
∎ Support to Implementation of the Emergency projects as per IRCO requirements.
∎ Ensure that local purchases and expenditures are done as per Islamic Relief Bangladesh policy.
∎ Maintain the stock book, inventory, and another essential registers properly and timely in an effective manner.
∎ Support in the procurement of materials like requisition, follow-up, etc.
∎ Take initiatives to ensure the security of project resources, staff and participants during the intervention.
∎ Facilitate donor/external visits and ensure that recommendations of visitors are addressed.
∎ Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by Supervisor.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Insurance, Weekly 2 holidays, Gratuity
∎ Festival Bonus: 1
∎ Other benefits will be provided as per organizational HR Policy
∎ Other benefits will be provided as per organizational HR Policy

Workplace:
∎ Work at office

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Sylhet

Read Before Apply: For more details on Job information, Please download the job description from our official website (islamicrelief.org.bd). Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply. However, Islamic Relief Bangladesh considers diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, disability, class, caste, or religion.

Apply Procedure:

Hard Copy:

Company Information:
∎ Islamic Relief Bangladesh
∎ Bangladesh Country Office: House # 10, Road # 10, Block-K, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212
∎ Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) - founded in 1984 and based in Birmingham, UK - is an independent humanitarian and development organization. It supports the world’s most vulnerable people in their fight against poverty & sufferings regardless of race, political affiliation, gender, or belief, and without expecting anything in return. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
IRW has a presence in 45 countries across the globe. Some funds of the organization come from individual donations and others from institutional donors such as the DFID, EU, SIDA, CIDA/IDRF, Forum Syd, WFP, UNDP, and ECHO.
Islamic Relief(IR) started working in Bangladesh in 1991 in order to help the distressed survivors of the devastating cyclone by providing emergency relief and supporting communities to rebuild in the wake of that cyclone. Initially, it focused on emergency relief & disaster preparedness activities. Later on, it expanded its programs on both humanitarian and development challenges. Now it works in an integrated manner combining emergency humanitarian assistance, short-term work opportunity, shelter support, awareness & training on different DRR, climate change, development, health & hygiene and social issues, cash grant, IGA means, health & nutrition, safe water & sanitation, education, advocacy and linkage with different service providers. As a registered charity, IR is open and transparent; it continually assesses its work and operational methods to improve impact and effectiveness.
Islamic Relief values and commitment to safeguarding: IRB is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults, and beneficiaries with whom IRB engages. IRB expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.
In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.



Address::
∎ Bangladesh Country Office: House # 10, Road # 10, Block-K, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212
∎ Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) - founded in 1984 and based in Birmingham, UK - is an independent humanitarian and development organization. It supports the world’s most vulnerable people in their fight against poverty & sufferings regardless of race, political affiliation, gender, or belief, and without expecting anything in return. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. IRW has a presence in 45 countries across the globe. Some funds of the organization come from individual donations and others from institutional donors such as the DFID, EU, SIDA, CIDA/IDRF, Forum Syd, WFP, UNDP, and ECHO.Islamic Relief(IR) started working in Bangladesh in 1991 in order to help the distressed survivors of the devastating cyclone by providing emergency relief and supporting communities to rebuild in the wake of that cyclone. Initially, it focused on emergency relief & disaster preparedness activities. Later on, it expanded its programs on both humanitarian and development challenges. Now it works in an integrated manner combining emergency humanitarian assistance, short-term work opportunity, shelter support, awareness & training on different DRR, climate change, development, health & hygiene and social issues, cash grant, IGA means, health & nutrition, safe water & sanitation, education, advocacy and linkage with different service providers. As a registered charity, IR is open and transparent; it continually assesses its work and operational methods to improve impact and effectiveness. Islamic Relief values and commitment to safeguarding: IRB is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults, and beneficiaries with whom IRB engages. IRB expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

Application Deadline: 26 May 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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