Chief Field Activation Officer (CFAO)

Job Description

Title: Chief Field Activation Officer (CFAO)

Company Name: A Growing Development Organization

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Jashore

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor/Master's degree

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 12 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Job Station National position, primarily based in Jashore
∎ Starting Date August, 2021
∎ We are inviting applications from the experienced and proactive talents to join our meritocracy. The Chief Field Activation Officer (CFAO) will be responsible for regional office initiation, management, administration, coordination, communication and successful implementation of the project across the field offices.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The responsibilities of the CFAO include but are not limited to the descriptions below:
∎ Play an active role as senior management team (SMT) member to design and implement the program
∎ Ensure effective execution of the project interventions/activities under the area of regional office that will include supervision of project staff, administration and coordination with stakeholders, relevant market actors, public and private organizations
∎ Ensure program implementation through results-based management, good coordination and communication amongst the team members implementing different activities and also implementing realistic and consistent work plans established in consultation with the program team
∎ Oversee budgetary control of expenditure in line with organizational requirements and regulations
∎ Ensure appropriate, effective and efficient utilization of resources, logistics and project materials to field staff and others, following the administrative, financial, vehicle and other policies and regulations properly
∎ Assist field level staff in program oversight, technical, administrative, operational, and logistical management of the activity
∎ He will provide leadership in planning and implementation of field operation by building and motivating team members to achieve the results adhering to the milestones
∎ Establish and develop relationships with private sector actors and business development services providers to identify and promote enterprise development lead in planning, market assessment and programmatic guidance for the project staff, partners, and other stakeholders according to project guidelines and requirements
∎ Oversee project monitoring & MIS, and ensure adherence to reporting requirements; Monitor progress and capturing best practices, critical analysis and generate reports as required; provide feedback to the field team and updates the senior management team regularly
∎ Facilitate to promote the positive image of the project initiatives through capacity building, employment creation including generating support from local & national stakeholders and connecting with local media
∎ Support to prepare field progress report and other reports regularly, document the key learning & findings

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 12 years of development work experience including Livelihood/SME/MFI/Enterprize/Market/Entreprenurship/Agricultural Extension development projects with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial position
∎ Proven track record with reputed national NGO/INGO/company
∎ Core Competencies:
∎ Clear understanding and knowledge of small enterprise development, micro finance, rural markets, trading relationships, rural service provision, and market value chain approaches to market development, sub-sector analysis, the role of the private sector, government and civil society/NGOs in creating a small enterprise service oriented market
∎ Ability to manage financial and administrative systems, excellent project management skills, leadership and operational capabilities
∎ Prior experience working in the context of various donor-funded livelihood/SME/MFI development projects
∎ Ability to coordinate and collaborate effectively with various stakeholders including government agencies, research and private sector service providers
∎ A high level of attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
∎ Advanced level user of MS Office suite, Google apps etc. and English language proficiency
∎ Self-reliant, ability to work independently and effectively in a multi-talents environment and willing to work under pressure in remote areas
∎ Key Assets:
∎ Good analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to think creatively and encourage field staff to take initiative.
∎ Prepare to undertake frequent field visits and extensive travel all over the country (70%+)
∎ Motorcycle driving skill
∎ Respectful to human dignity

∎ Competitive package based on salary history with industry level other staff benefits. Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the really deserving candidate

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 16 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 17 Jul 2021
∎ A Growing Development Organization

Category: NGO/Development

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