Field Coordinator, Agriculture Insurance; Microfinance Programme (Project Staff)

Job Description

Title: Field Coordinator, Agriculture Insurance; Microfinance Programme (Project Staff)

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: --

Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Experience:
∎ 5 to 6 years

Published: 10 Jun 2024

Education:

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ At-least 5- 6 years of job experience preferably in the field of agriculture marketing, agriculture insurance, agro-industries & input, agriculture value chains & market systems development, and agri-finance with any renowned NGOs, MFIs, companies or donor projects.
∎ Agriculture Insurance experience is strongly preferred, experience and skills in formation of farmers groups, conduct need based assessment, follow up farmer’s practices in crop production.
∎ Strong communication skills and dealing with private, public, NGO sector in agriculture;
∎ Experience in collecting field data, monitoring and prepare project reports;
∎ Good computer skills on MS Office (word, excel, power point) and emailing.
∎ Good written and oral communication skills in English and Bangla.
∎ Excellent Interpersonal skills: ability to work in a team; and achieve the targets and deadlines.
∎ Ability and willingness to drive motorcycle and must have a valid driving license.
∎ Experience Requirements:
∎ At-least 5- 6 years of job experience preferably in the field of agriculture marketing, agriculture insurance, agro-industries & input, agriculture value chains & market systems development, and agri-finance with any renowned NGOs, MFIs, companies or donor projects.
∎ Additional Requirements:
∎ Agriculture Insurance experience is strongly preferred, experience and skills in formation of farmers groups, conduct need based assessment, follow up farmer’s practices in crop production.
∎ Strong communication skills and dealing with private, public, NGO sector in agriculture;
∎ Experience in collecting field data, monitoring and prepare project reports;
∎ Good computer skills on MS Office (word, excel, power point) and emailing.
∎ Good written and oral communication skills in English and Bangla.
∎ Excellent Interpersonal skills: ability to work in a team; and achieve the targets and deadlines.
∎ Ability and willingness to drive motorcycle and must have a valid driving license.

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Ensure project implementation is on time; coordinate, manage, monitor and support field team for facilitating project activities effectively and efficiently.
∎ Prepare implementation plan, schedule consultation with project team and implementation partners, searching outside farmers group for involving agriculture insurance (Crop, Livestock and Fisheries) activities.
∎ Manage and assist day to day project activities: delivery of agriculture insurance products; awareness creation activities for smallholders; capacity building of field teams; manage pilot-testing; deliveries of support services (e.g., agricultural inputs, weather information, market linkage, etc.) to the smallholders.
∎ Maintain liaison with the project partners, public and private entities representative at field level.
∎ Build strong relationships with relevant private sector and other like-minded projects for enrolling farmers in agriculture insurance products (Crop, Livestock and Fisheries).
∎ Prepare FGD survey reports, conduct training & workshops in the field.
∎ Continues field visit and monitor assigned areas and extension officers’ work; Provide regular feedback to Extension Officer for capacity improvement.
∎ Manage project expenses and control over finance and admin at field level.
∎ Support project team in planning, designing, reviewing project activities, and providing input/ recommendations for further improvement and taking new initiatives.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.
∎ Generate enrollment and sales report and showcase success stories.
∎ Any other specific areas of responsibility shall be assigned from time to time by the manager and BRAC Head Office Team.
∎ Job Description/ Responsibilities:
∎ Ensure project implementation is on time; coordinate, manage, monitor and support field team for facilitating project activities effectively and efficiently.
∎ Prepare implementation plan, schedule consultation with project team and implementation partners, searching outside farmers group for involving agriculture insurance (Crop, Livestock and Fisheries) activities.
∎ Manage and assist day to day project activities: delivery of agriculture insurance products; awareness creation activities for smallholders; capacity building of field teams; manage pilot-testing; deliveries of support services (e.g., agricultural inputs, weather information, market linkage, etc.) to the smallholders.
∎ Maintain liaison with the project partners, public and private entities representative at field level.
∎ Build strong relationships with relevant private sector and other like-minded projects for enrolling farmers in agriculture insurance products (Crop, Livestock and Fisheries).
∎ Prepare FGD survey reports, conduct training & workshops in the field.
∎ Continues field visit and monitor assigned areas and extension officers’ work; Provide regular feedback to Extension Officer for capacity improvement.
∎ Manage project expenses and control over finance and admin at field level.
∎ Support project team in planning, designing, reviewing project activities, and providing input/ recommendations for further improvement and taking new initiatives.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.
∎ Generate enrollment and sales report and showcase success stories.
∎ Any other specific areas of responsibility shall be assigned from time to time by the manager and BRAC Head Office Team.
∎ Job Location : BRAC Field Office

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Company Information:
∎ BRAC
∎ BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212
∎ BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.

Address::
∎ BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212
∎ BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.

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

Application Deadline: 26 Jun 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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