Assistant Project Officer (Humanitarian & Resilience)

Job Description

Title: Assistant Project Officer (Humanitarian & Resilience)

Company Name: Islamic Relief Bangladesh

Vacancy: 4

Job Location: Jamalpur (Islampur)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree in any discipline, Bachelor of Social Science (BSS), Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Disaster Management, Geography &

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Implementation of the Project-70%
∎ Support to implement activities to understand the water gauge setup and flood bulletin mechanism in close coordination with relevant stakeholders local and Upazila level.
∎ Participate in the development and testing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), particularly by identifying relevant and effective early actions and establishing flood monitoring systems in collaboration with authorities, DMCs, and community members.
∎ Support the institutional capacity building of stakeholders to enhance their response capabilities to floods using the FbA mechanism and early action matrix
∎ Community mobilization will involve organizing and participating in community sensitization meetings, monthly planning and review meetings, and taking the opportunity to support the dissemination of appropriate information on FbA.
∎ Guide the FbA piloting/strengthening to ensure local authorities can effectively use allocated/requestion funds and SOPs to take the relevant early actions before the flood.
∎ Coordinate with local disaster management committees to collect Community Risk Assessments (CRA) and participate in developing vulnerability maps for unavailable areas and RRAP development
∎ Facilitate the establishment of threshold action matrices through multiple stakeholder community consultations.
∎ Promote local level advocacy in FbA, flood preparedness, and early warning early action.
∎ Support the achievement of gender equity regarding emergency activities.
∎ Prepare Plan and provide adequate monitoring and field visits to the project sites.
∎ Identify and facilitate the use of local resources in routine project implementation
∎ Coordination-10%
∎ Maintain close coordination with stakeholders particularly local disaster management committees to ensure their active participation in the implementation of FbA
∎ Distribute IEC materials to relevant institutional stakeholders to ensure quality technical messages and approaches are reaching all the target beneficiaries.
∎ Mobilize local support of civil society, community leaders, and other elite for quality project implementation as per procedures of IRB, ECHO, and Consortium.
∎ Promote and motivate inclusive participation by community representatives, in all project activities, taking care to assist cooperation concerning gender, etc.
∎ Effective and efficient use of project assets and resources-5%
∎ Ensure effective and efficient use of project assets and resources following IRB policies and procedures
∎ Reporting -5%
∎ Compile relevant project data, and prepare documents for the evidence base for FbA.
∎ Maintain administrative/financial files and project documentation.
∎ Provide regular updates/reports to the Project Officer and Project manager.
∎ Perform any other duties as required by the project and IRCO management.
∎ Ensuring quality through regular monitoring of activities, checking appropriate standards and procedures.
∎ Analyze data from the field and produce information/briefs to inform. interventions, strategies, projects/programs and produce maps.
∎ Assist with data collection and processing.
∎ Functional the complaint feedback mechanism (CFM) and feedback system and others -5%
∎ Ensure the CFM process at all stages of the project.
∎ Maintain continuous orientation of staffs on CFM process Ensure complain log and register at project office level
∎ Ensure the visibility of the project in different stage and level
∎ Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor as per program needs and organizational rules.
∎ Others-5%
∎ Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects.
∎ Responsible for seasonal (Ramadan & Qurbani) & emergency response programs if require.
∎ Propose some methodology, according to the proposal, and provide it with the experience and lessons learned from the other organizations.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by Supervisor
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation to achieve the program’s goals on safeguarding implementation and as well as Act as a key source of support, guidance, and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ 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 Disaster Preparedness, FBA & Flood Early Warning
∎ 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
∎ Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/ Excel/PowerPoint
∎ Working knowledge-Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening for English & Bengali
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 35052 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Provident fund, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Festival Bonus: 1

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 22 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 8 Jun 2021
∎ Islamic Relief Bangladesh
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House # 10, Road # 10, Block-K, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212
∎ Web :
∎ 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 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.

Category: NGO/Development

: For more details Job information, Please download the job description from our official websites ( 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.

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