Assistant Project Officer-General/Technical (Humanitarian Programmes)

Job Description

Title: Assistant Project Officer-General/Technical (Humanitarian Programmes)

Company Name: Islamic Relief Worldwide Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Civil Engineering, Diploma in Engineering in Civil Engineering, Bachelor degree in any discipline

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ General Part:
∎ Implementation of the Project in target location/s.-60%
∎ Responsible for all community-level activities at assigned location/s under supervision of Project Manager.
∎ Conduct FGDs with different stockholders and communities for beneficiary selection and other information collection.
∎ Conduct door to door surveys to finalize project participants list
∎ Supervise the participant’s identification as per fixed selection criteria and by the methodology fixed by IR.
∎ Finalize the participants by ensuring endorsement and validation from relevant authorities such as UP and Upazila administration.
∎ Ensure the 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.
∎ Prepare attendance sheet, muster roll, and any other documents for audit compliances.
∎ Conducted post-distribution monitoring (PDM) preferably using KOBO software (if required).
∎ Ensure other planned activities such as various workshops and meetings.
∎ Maintain coordination and cooperation among the team members and external stakeholders for smooth team movement and uphold the organizational reputation.
∎ Ensure community mobilization.
∎ Practice and promote climate mitigations.
∎ Project intervention monitoring-10%
∎ Supervise Emergency Relief/recovery/rehabilitation/Wash distribution activities at the beneficiary level.
∎ Supervise Project-related activities especially Hygiene kits Food and CASH distribution at the beneficiary level.
∎ Supervise and monitor each stage of the activities. Ensure that standards and instructions are given by the line manager, as well as Islamic Relief Bangladesh procedures,
∎ Monitor the working progress & ensure the quality of project activities & inform the project manager
∎ Take measures to ensure security during cash/Kind distribution
∎ Effective and efficient use of project assets and resources-10%
∎ Ensure that local purchase and expenditure are done as per the Islamic Relief Bangladesh policy.
∎ Maintain the stock book, Inventory, and other essential register properly and timely in an effective manner.
∎ Checking all bill vouchers within the team and forwarded to Finance officer for necessary action.
∎ Support for the Procurement of materials like requisition, quotation collection, etc.
∎ Do effective and appropriate networking and coordination with different stakeholders-5% Formulation of the project implementation committee.
∎ Involve Union Parishad, Upazila Parishad, Union Disaster Management Committee & other stakeholders for implementation of the project.
∎ Reporting and documentation-10%
∎ Prepare and submit plan and progress of activities to the line manager weekly, monthly and as per project needs:
∎ Maintain & preserve project documents such as muster roll, attendance sheet, photographs, reports, and media coverages.
∎ Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the activities and suggest operational solutions.
∎ Others-5%
∎ Propose some methodology, according to the proposal, and provide it with the experience and lessons learned from the other organizations.
∎ Ensure visibility of the project.
∎ 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.
∎ Technical Part:
∎ Implementation of the Project in target unions and Upazilas-30%
∎ Conduct FGD with different stockholders and communities.
∎ Conduct door to door survey to finalize beneficiary.
∎ Supervise the beneficiary’s identification as per fixed selection criteria and by the methodology fixed by IR
∎ Finalize the beneficiary by ensuring endorsement and validation from relevant authorities.
∎ Prepare a beneficiary list, Muster roll, etc.
∎ Supervise construction activities at the beneficiary level.
∎ Prepare business plans at the community level and execute them as per the proposal and organizational guidelines.
∎ Supervise and monitor each stage of the activities. Ensure that standards and instructions are given by the line manager, as well as Islamic Relief Bangladesh procedures,
∎ Monitor the working progress & ensure the quality of project activities & inform the line manager.
∎ Ensure the construction / Installation work relevant to emergency humanitarian support-30%
∎ Make a plan for construction activities as per project need.
∎ Prepare design & BOQ of interventions such as earthwork, tube wells, and latrines, and other WASH Facilities.
∎ Responsible for construction activities such as WaSH infrastructures (Semi-Deep Tube wells, Sanitary Latrines, Hygiene Promotion, etc.).
∎ Identify feasible site for WASH facilities
∎ Facilitate caretaker training
∎ Conduct water quality tests of selected parameters using field kits.
∎ Prepare bills & check the bills vouchers.
∎ Conduct Technical and environmental surveys (pre-survey, post-survey, etc) as per project requirement.
∎ Prepare different IEC materials related to construction work.
∎ Ensure timely and quality implementation of the project activities.
∎ Ensure the NOC after selection of scheme with relevant stakeholders.
∎ Effective and efficient use of project assets and resources-10%
∎ Support for the Procurement of materials like requisition, quotation collection, etc.
∎ Supervise and monitor construction or technical activities.
∎ Do effective and appropriate networking and coordination with different stakeholders.-10% Formulation of the project implementation committee.
∎ Involve Union Parishad, Upazila Parishad, Union Disaster Management Committee & other stakeholders for implementation of the project.
∎ Project planning, reporting, and documentation-10%
∎ Prepare and submit the plan with Work update and related photos and report of activities to the line manager weekly, monthly and as per project needs, Quality and control cheek
∎ Maintain project documents and preserve it such as muster roll, attendance sheet, photographs, reports, and media coverages
∎ Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the activities and suggest operational solutions.
∎ Others-10%
∎ Propose some methodology, according to the proposal, and provide it with the experience and lessons learned from the other organizations.
∎ Ensure visibility of the project.
∎ 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: Small scale construction work, CFW work, WASH, Recovery, and Rehabilitation of work.
∎ 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, 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.