Assistant Project Officer

Job Description

Title: Assistant Project Officer

Company Name: Islamic Relief Bangladesh

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Khulna (Dumuria)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree in any discipline

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Effective Project operations/implementation and ensuring Community mobilization. (60%)
∎ Prepare a business plan at the community level and execute it 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 supervisor.
∎ Developing work plan and carrying out all activities accordingly.
∎ Selection of beneficiaries, community needs assessment, and skill capacity analysis of the beneficiary.
∎ Ensuring group development training on leadership, savings and financial management, linkage development, and giving technical support.
∎ Providing technical support and coordination for asset/cash transfer, procurement of different project material following IRB policy.
∎ Developing awareness material and ensuring awareness sessions according to the plan.
∎ Carrying out group-based and community-based awareness sessions on different social issues.
∎ Arranging a different meeting with different stakeholders, service providers, and duty bearers.
∎ Organizing the training session in different categories on selected vocational trade.
∎ Report writing and documentation of the project
∎ Tracking the progress of project activities
∎ Prepare/compile progress reports (quantitative and qualitative) regular basis
∎ Coordination and communication with project stakeholders, GOs, NGOs, Private Sectors, CBOs, Service Providers and IRCO
∎ Communication and coordination among internal & external parties/stakeholders for the project interest.
∎ Building network with different duty bearers and rights holders.
∎ Survey and select target project beneficiaries
∎ Facilitate community consultation meetings, CBO meetings, awareness sessions, and SHG/REG meetings
∎ Establishment of APEX body function, facilitation of community development planning process, and community-led initiatives.
∎ Formation of SHG/REG's & guiding them for using their potentiality in a development manner
∎ Facilitate self-help savings and financial management
∎ Capacity development training & Supervision, effective and appropriate networking, and coordination with different stakeholders. (20%)
∎ Capacity development training facilitation for all the project participants and CBO/SHG/REG leaders
∎ Training follow up, hands-on training at HH level, and training refreshers
∎ Support CBO/SHG/REG leaders to carry out their routine work effectively
∎ Support to organized inception meetings at a different level.
∎ Formulation of the project implementation committee.
∎ Ensure the NOC after selection of scheme with relevant stakeholders.
∎ Involve UDMC & other Project implementation teams for implementation of the project
∎ Coordination & networking with stakeholders
∎ Documentation & reporting (10%)
∎ Prepare and submit planning of the weekly activities to the line manager
∎ Support for the Procurement of materials like requisition, quotation collection, etc.
∎ Ensure proper documentation and record-keeping of project events/ activities.
∎ Ensure the compliance of all manuals and organizational policies for the project team with proper practice and record.
∎ Qualitative and quantitative report writing (monthly, quarterly, annually, project completion, and need-based)
∎ Prepare qualitative & quantitative reports of different project activities
∎ Others (10%)
∎ Manage and ensure the integration & compliance of IR policies and other relevant sector codes of good practices including administrative, health, safety, and security policies and frameworks at field level;
∎ Contribute to other project activities and any other tasks as required by program management;
∎ Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation, Fraud, Bribery & Money Laundering to achieve the program's goals on safeguarding implementation and as well as Act as a key source of support, guidance, and expertise on the safeguarding of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation, Fraud, Bribery & Money Laundering for establishing a safe working environment
∎ Responsible for seasonal (Ramadan & Qurbani) & emergency response programs if require.
∎ 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 Livelihood related interventions.
∎ Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/ Excel/PowerPoint/Adobe Photoshop/ Basic Internet/ etc.
∎ Excellent Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening skills for English & Bengali
∎ Social Mobilization Skill
∎ Facilitation Skill
∎ Coordination/Advocacy/Networking/Communication Skill
∎ Reporting & Documentation
∎ Monitoring & Evaluation Skill
∎ Financial management
∎ Decision-making skill
∎ Conflict resolution skill
∎ Leadership skill
∎ Self-development
∎ Problem-solving skill
∎ Planning, analytical and organizational skills
∎ Strategic Management skill
∎ Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively
∎ Supportive, effective, and good team player
∎ Have a valid driving license for motorbikes and are willing to travel and work in the most remote areas of Bangladesh.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 36805 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Provident fund, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Festival Bonus: 1
∎ Other Benefits will be provided as per organizational HR policy

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 27 Nov 2021

Company Information:
∎ 15 Nov 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 race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, disability, class, caste, or religion.

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