Assistant Project Officer (Child Rights & Networking)

Job Description

Title: Assistant Project Officer (Child Rights & Networking)

Company Name: Islamic Relief Worldwide Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Rangpur (Mithapukur)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor of Social Science (BSS), Bachelor degree in any discipline, Bachelor of Social Science (BSS), Bachelor degree in any discipline, Bachelor of Social Science (BSS), Bachelor degree in any discipline, Bachelor of Social Science (BSS), Bachelor degree in any discipline

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Implementation & Management of Field Level Activities-45%
∎ Assist the project team to provide technical support on Child Rights/Child Protection.
∎ Develop a community-based child protection committee (CBCPC).
∎ Facilitate and support CBCPC to prevent early marriage;
∎ Conduct workshop/training for community women, men, girls, and boys including male & female faith- leaders
∎ Support to develop child clubs at the community level
∎ Conduct training/workshops on child rights, life skills (focusing on SRHR), child participation, child protection, self-defense, leadership, and psycho-social for child club members
∎ Monitoring early marriage & GBV incidents and reporting to relevant offices/departments;
∎ Conduct monthly meetings with Village motivator and child protection committee members to follow early marriage issues in communities
∎ Receive and verify information on early marriage from the communities.
∎ Assign, monitor, and evaluate the progress of the work with community members and Village motivator.
∎ Attend meetings, workshops at a different level
∎ Advocacy, Networking, and Communication-30%
∎ Assist to conduct advocacy workshop on existing laws & policies on preventing early marriage with duty bearers (LGI representatives, government officials, journalists, teachers, marriage registrar, etc.) at Upazila level;
∎ Advocacy with education Dept. & educational institutions to establish girl-friendly and early marriage-free institutions;
∎ Develop a school-based child protection committee;
∎ Advocacy with relevant office/department for ensuring authentic birth registration;
∎ Organize day celebrations on child rights, women's rights, etc.
∎ Organize awareness campaign on child rights/protection, early marriage, GBV at the community level
∎ Develop networks on child rights at the Upazila level to stop early marriage;
∎ Reporting and Documentation=10%
∎ Provide information for monthly and Interim reports to Project Coordinator
∎ Collect the most significant case stories from the field and prepare a learning document;
∎ Maintain proper process documentation including event reports, success stories, education reports, etc.
∎ Materials Development-10%
∎ Assist to develop a training module on child rights, life skills (focusing on SRHR), child participation, child protection, leadership, and psycho-social
∎ Assist to develop awareness campaign materials on early marriage
∎ Develop a guideline for community-based child protection mechanism and ToR for CBCPC
∎ Others-5%
∎ Responsible for following the compliance of IR policies and other relevant sector codes of good practices including administrative, health, safety, and security policies and frameworks project implantation area.
∎ Regularly review the existing guidelines and adding new ones as necessary to ensure compliance with legislation or where desirable as good practice.
∎ Responsible for seasonal (Ramadan & Qurbani) & emergency response programs if require.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by Supervisor
∎ Being a member of Islamic Relief as a child-friendly organization, it is the core responsibility and obligation of each staff member to understand and obey IR Child Protection & PSEA Policy and respond accordingly as and when required.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Experience in working with:
∎ Children, girls, and young people. With the component of Child Marriage Protection, Related Law and Policy, Governance, Advocacy, Community Mobilization, etc.
∎ Analysis, implementation, International agreement (treaty, covenant, and convention), legal framework.
∎ Rights-based approaches for bringing together the best for the children and ensure the existing good practices in relief and development work with children
∎ Project Implementation Skills.
∎ Social Mobilization Skill
∎ Facilitation Skill
∎ Coordination/Advocacy/Networking/Communication Skill
∎ Reporting & Documentation
∎ Monitoring & Evaluation Skill
∎ Basic Photographic Skill
∎ Financial management
∎ Decision making
∎ Conflict resolution
∎ Leadership
∎ Self-development
∎ Problem-solving
∎ Planning, analytical and organizational skills
∎ Strategic Management
∎ 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 of Microsoft Word/ Excel/PowerPoint
∎ Working knowledge-Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening for English & Bengali
∎ Have a valid driving license for motorbike and willing to travel and work in the most remote areas of Bangladesh
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 27527 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Gratuity
∎ Other Benefits will be provided as per organizational HR policy

Application Deadline: 24 Nov 2020

Company Information:
∎ 14 Nov 2020
∎ Islamic Relief Worldwide Bangladesh
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House # 10, Road # 10, Block-K, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212
∎ Web : islamicrelief.org.bd
∎ Business : 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 programmes 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.


Category: NGO/Development

: For more details Job information, Please download the job description from our official websites (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, age, disability, class, caste, or religion.