Assistant Project Officer-Livelihood (Child Rights)

Job Description

Title: Assistant Project Officer-Livelihood (Child Rights)

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

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Implementation & Management of Field Level Activities-55%
∎ Ensure the implementation of all livelihood-related components of the project;
∎ Assist the project team to provide technical support on livelihood-related activities;
∎ Collect and analyze information on the context for livelihoods;
∎ Assist the project participants to open an individual bank account;
∎ Conduct livelihood analysis at the village and household level;
∎ Develop individual, need-based, and appropriate household business plan;
∎ Design individual, need-based, and appropriate IGA training plan;
∎ Provide IGA training for project participants;
∎ Follow up IGA of each project participant;
∎ Prepare a service map of the area;
∎ Design and develop new IGA training as per the need of project participants;
∎ Assist in vocational training for 15+ girls;
∎ Facilitate to form SHGs;
∎ Facilitate quarterly/ monthly sessions/meetings;
∎ Mobilize SHG-led savings;
∎ Conduct community consultation and need assessment for economic productivity;
∎ Build capacity of SHG leaders on leadership, SHG management, and financial management;
∎ Ensure the numeracy and literacy education of SHG members;
∎ Advocacy, Networking, and Communication-25%
∎ Create linkages with Union Parishad & Upazila to bring the project participants under various Govt. social protection schemes;
∎ Create linkage with employers & entrepreneurs for job placement of the selected girls;
∎ Establish networking with local GO, NGO bodies and link their facilities with our project participants;
∎ Establish linkage with local service providers;
∎ Enhance market linkage and value addition;
∎ Stimulate civil society members;
∎ Strengthen existing community groups & networks
∎ Reporting and Documentation-10%
∎ Ensure accurate record-keeping and systematic documentation & filing;
∎ Provide information for monthly, interim and final reports;
∎ Collect case stories from the field;
∎ Document lesson learnings;
∎ Maintain proper process documentation - event reports, success stories, education reports, etc
∎ Materials Development-5%
∎ Develop livelihood-related materials;
∎ Develop a training module on IGA training;
∎ 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, Girls
∎ Livelihood Intervenitons.
∎ 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 :
∎ 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 ( 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.