Community Mobilization Officer (General).

Job Description

Title: Community Mobilization Officer (General).

Company Name: National Development Programme - NDP

Vacancy: 2

Age: at most 30 years

Location: Naogaon

∎ At least 2 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO, Restaurant, Travel Agent, Immigration and Education Consultancy Service

Published: 24 Mar 2024

∎ • Diploma in AgricultureorBachelor's degree in any field with 2 years of experience of working on a GCF-funded project.


Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 30 years
∎ • Experience is not mandatory for candidate with Diploma in agriculture. Demonstratedenthusiasm and eagerness to learn about climate change adaptation, communitydevelopment, and rural outreach are highly valued.
∎ • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and facilitation skills are essential.
∎ Additional Job Requirements:
∎ • Experience working with community groups and building local institutions is an asset.
∎ • Fluency in Bangla language and local dialect is essential.
∎ Age limit: Maximum 30 years. Can be relaxed for the candidates with 2 years’ experience in GCF Funded project.

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Name of Project: Extended Community Climate Change Project-Drought (ECCCP-Drought.
∎ Name of Post: Community Mobilization Officer (General).
∎ Job context: National Development Programme (NDP) is going to implement GCF & PKSF Funded ECCCP-Drought project at Sadar Upazila of Naogaon District. The main objective of the project is to increase the resilience of climate vulnerable- communities in drought-prone areas of Bangladesh. This objective is expected to be achieved by implementing activities covering three main components: i) improved institutional and technical capacities to address climate change-induced drought, ii) increased availability of surface and ground water for irrigation and drinking, and iii) drought-resilient livelihoods created through sustainable agricultural production.
∎ For implementing the project NDP is seeking qualified candidate for the position of the “Community Mobilization Officer (General)” in its Project Management Unit (PMU) of the ECCCP-Drought project. She/he is primarily responsible for Identify and engaging key community members to establish Climate Change Adaptation Groups (CCAGs) in assigned village/area.
∎ Job responsibilities:
∎ • Identify and engage key community members to establish Climate Change AdaptationGroups (CCAGs) in assigned village/area.
∎ • Facilitate monthly meetings of the CCAGs, ensuring active participation and discussion ofclimate change challenges, adaptation strategies, and project activities.
∎ • Empower the CCAG to play a lead role in community mobilization and decision-makingrelated to project implementation.
∎ • Organize and conduct awareness campaigns and training sessions on climate changeimpacts, drought mitigation strategies, and sustainable practices.
∎ • Work with the CCAGs to identify beneficiaries and participants for various projectactivities like rooftop MAR, pond MAR, pond and canal re-excavation works, drought-tolerant crop and fruit cultivation.
∎ • Provide on-site guidance and support to community members during activityimplementation.
∎ • Promote adoption of climate-smart practices and sustainable livelihoods within thecommunity.
∎ • Encourage positive behavioral change toward water conservation, responsible wastemanagement, and other adaptation strategies.
∎ • Assist with collecting data on community demographics, livelihoods, climateperceptions, and project impacts.
∎ • Prepare regular reports on community engagement activities, awareness campaigns, andbeneficiary selection processes.
∎ • Liaise with the Technical Officer (Engineer}, Monitoring Officer and Project Coordinatorto ensure efficient data sharing and reporting.
∎ • Perform any other duties assigned by the PC as per instruction from PKSF & IEManagement.

Skills & Expertise:

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Salary Range: Monthly gross salary will be BDT 30,000/- (including alltaxes). Eid bonus (50% of gross salary) and Nobo Borsho bonus (10% of gross salary) are provided annually. Mobile phone bill allowance of BDT 600 per month is provided. Travel allowance of BDT 5,000 per month is provided.
∎ Job Location: Sadar Upazila of Naogaon District

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Naogaon

Company Information:
∎ National Development Programme - NDP
∎ NDP Bhaban, Bagbari, Upazila-Kamarkhand, District: Sirajgonj

∎ NDP Bhaban, Bagbari, Upazila-Kamarkhand, District: Sirajgonj

Read Before Apply: Please apply only who are fulfilling all the requirements of this job

Application Deadline: 5 Apr 2024

Category: NGO/Development


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