Field Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Field Coordinator

Company Name: The Hunger Project-Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Barishal, Chattogram, Cumilla, Dhaka, Jashore, Khulna, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's Degree in Social Science or Business Administration or any other related disciplines.
∎ Good command over in English and Bangla both verbal and written is necessary.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Reporting to: Area Coordinator
∎ Functional Relationship: Technical and Field Accounts Officer of the Programme.
∎ Staff Category: Project Based (MIPS).
∎ Place of posting: Field Office (Dhaka, Barisal, Jessore, Khulna, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Comilla, Sylhet, Chittagong)
∎ The Field Coordinator will mainly work for the MIPS Programme activity implementation at the field level with necessary Guidance from the Area Coordinator and in some cases from the Deputy Programme Director and Technical Experts of the Programme. S/he will maintain necessary communication and relationship with the political Parties and other stakeholders of the Programme for implementing the project activities timely. S/he will also provide Programme implementation related data (both qualitative and quantitative) to Programme M&E and provide necessary information to the Programme about the stakeholders` recommendations and the contextual changes at the ground to support the Programme to be adaptive with appropriate activities and implementation strategies.
∎ Organizational Profile: The Hunger Project (THP) is a global, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. The Hunger Project in Bangladesh was founded in 1991 to foment a volunteer-based movement for overcoming hunger and poverty sustainably. THP in Bangladesh is currently the largest volunteer-based organization in the country, with over 150,000 volunteers working toward self-reliance.
∎ In Africa, Asia and Latin America, The Hunger Project empowers millions of women and men to end their own hunger. The Hunger Project has pioneered low-cost, bottom-up, gender-focused strategies in each region where hunger persists. These strategies mobilize clusters of rural villages to create and run their own programs that achieve lasting progress in health, education, nutrition and family income.
∎ Multi-stakeholder Initiative on Peace and Stability (MIPS), is a five-year long Programme of THP. The Programme is funded by FCDO. The Programme will primarily contribute to defuse political, communal and ethnic violence. The Programme activities also relate to engage local peace volunteers and peace groups in violence prevention and conflict resolution, as well as ensure the participation of women and youth and their representation in governance structures at local level, including in CHT. The Programme will also contribute to improve political and civic space with a more collaborative and tolerant politics at local level.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide necessary inputs to the Area Coordinator for project planning, budgeting, reporting, and problem solving.
∎ Provide necessary information to the Deputy Programme Director about the stakeholders' recommendations and the contextual changes at the ground to support the Programme to be adaptive with appropriate activities and implementation strategies
∎ Formation and/or activate, and provide necessary support to the Peace Facilitator Groups (PFGs) and Peace Ambassador Networks (PANs) for preventing political, communal and ethnic violence at the project working areas.
∎ Maintain excellent working relationship with the Political Parties, Peace Ambassadors, and other stakeholders for their active engagement in the PFGs, and PFG planned activity implementation process.
∎ Provide necessary support to the Field Accounts Officer for maintaining proper accounting and documentation/ records of the Field Office.
∎ Identify innovative peace building events in consultations with the PFGs and bring those potential peace building events to Area Coordinator and/or Deputy Programme Director's attention for necessary funding support to implement.
∎ Provide necessary information about the stakeholders' recommendations, and the contextual changes at the ground to support the Programme to be adaptive with appropriate activities and implementation strategies.
∎ Monitoring and mitigating project field level risks and challenges taking necessary advises from the Area Coordinators.
∎ Arrange various training, workshops and social gathering events at the field level.
∎ Provide necessary monitoring data to the google data sheet to be prepared by the Programme, document case studies, best practices, and share those materials and learning with KM and M&E Expert to contribute the Programme Knowledge Management (KM) Process.
∎ Maintain good functional relationship with both electronic and print media at the local level.
∎ Any other tasks as assigned by the line manager for achieving project goal.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 5 years' field coordination and implementation related work experiences in the development sector of Bangladesh through National/ international NGOs with particular focus on governance and reforms.
∎ Sound knowledge in political, communal and ethnic violence in Bangladesh.
∎ Some working experience with the Multi-stakeholder Platforms for governance and reforms.
∎ Good organizing and communication skills and relation building capacity with the team and the Programme stakeholders.
∎ A socially active person having good networking skills.
∎ Challenge taker and meet the deadline.
∎ Good level competency with Microsoft word, Excel, Power point, and Outlook.

Salary: Negotiable

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 19 Mar 2023

Company Information:
∎ 12 Mar 2023
∎ The Hunger Project-Bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development


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