Field Assistant

Job Description

Title: Field Assistant

Company Name: ActionAid Bangladesh

Vacancy: 40

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf, Ukhia)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ A graduate degree in social sciences or a related discipline. Education can be considered based upon experience.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Project: Homestead Gardening, Funded by WFP
∎ Types of contract: Fixed Term Contract
∎ Duration of Contract: Up to 31 December 2023 (if not extended)
∎ Job Summary: This position is responsible for the WFP funded homestead vegetable gardening project. Main responsibilities of this position are project participants selection, conduct training, field-level activity supervision, volunteers` task supervision, attendance tracking using MODA, provide day-to-day information, increase awareness of the participants about their entitlements and mobilize them to support the project activities. Especially facilitates trainings and mentoring for homestead vegetable gardening.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Ensure HG activity implementation in the camps
∎ Take lead in programme intervention in the camp level according to the project works plan.
∎ Facilitate participants selection process in the camps.
∎ Facilitate project intervention's implementation, planning and monitoring in the camps.
∎ Perform mentorship actions while contribute to establish good habit which might help in social cohesion.
∎ Assist PO and Life-skills trainer to develop life skills training curriculum based on UNICEF's guideline.
∎ Develop the details participants engagement plan in line with project works plan and execution following the quality standard.
∎ Follow up on homestead vegetable gardening, keep attendance in MODA and provide suggestions.
∎ Door-to-door visits and monitoring in camps
∎ Inform and support CBT and finance for actual attendance for the project participants etc.
∎ Provide on the spot support in the field as of need.
∎ Attend training courses, meetings, and workshops to update knowledge and skills as assigned and disseminate new knowledge/ information/lessons learnt.
∎ Ensure regular attendance with MODA and manually.
∎ Assist associate MIS and MEAL Officer while maintaining participants database and regular information.
∎ Any others task assigns by the project management.
∎ Reporting and documentation
∎ She/He will be reportable to Technical Officer
∎ Ensure daily and weekly reporting as per the project needs.
∎ Consolidate field data, good examples and lessons learnt.
∎ Maintain and compile updates and reporting according to the prescribed template for M&E and donor.
∎ Relationships
∎ The Field Assistant will report to the Technical Officer.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 2 years of work experience in a developmental organization.
∎ Experience in NGO humanitarian project implementation in Rohingya response.
∎ Excellent facilitation skills.
∎ Familiar with Rohingya and Local dialect.
∎ Working knowledge of written and spoken Bengali and English.
∎ Ability to work independently and foster a team spirit.
∎ Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
∎ Skills in report writing, documentation.
∎ Gender sensitive and familiar with humanitarian principles, Human Rights Based Approach.
∎ Good knowledge of using internet and software packages (i.e., MS Office, etc)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Monthly Gross Salary with other admissible benefits such as mobile & internet allowance, medical benefit, group life insurance etc

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 27 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 19 Jan 2023
∎ ActionAid Bangladesh
∎ Business : ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

Category: NGO/Development

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