Field Officer

Job Description

Title: Field Officer

Company Name: Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Program (OKUP)

Vacancy: 1

Location: Satkhira (Shyamnagar)

Maximum Salary: Tk. 29867 (Monthly)

Experience:
∎ 3 to 5 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO

Published: 5 Jun 2024

Education:
∎ Master’s degree in social science disciplines from a reputed university.
∎ Master’s degree in social science disciplines from a reputed university.

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ 3-5 years of demonstrated experience and capacity as a field officer/ project officer
∎ Good understanding of climate change, labor migration, social safety net and human rights issues.
∎ Highly organized, reliable attention to detail and ability to work independently when needed
∎ Excellent inter-personal skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working atmosphere
∎ Good working relationships with colleagues, partners, external actors and allies and satisfactory communication and inter-personal skills.
∎ Advanced computer skills;
∎ Analytical skills and decision- making ability even in complex and sensitive situations
∎ Experience in working on climate change, migration, human rights, and social safety net projects/programs.
∎ Experience in adaptive management.
∎ Have a valid driving license
∎ Essential Qualifications:
∎ 3-5 years of demonstrated experience and capacity as a field officer/ project officer
∎ Good understanding of climate change, labor migration, social safety net and human rights issues.
∎ Highly organized, reliable attention to detail and ability to work independently when needed
∎ Excellent inter-personal skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working atmosphere
∎ Good working relationships with colleagues, partners, external actors and allies and satisfactory communication and inter-personal skills.
∎ Advanced computer skills;
∎ Analytical skills and decision- making ability even in complex and sensitive situations
∎ Desirable Qualifications:
∎ Experience in working on climate change, migration, human rights, and social safety net projects/programs.
∎ Experience in adaptive management.
∎ Have a valid driving license

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Develop and execute detailed plans for project activities, including spouse group orientations, outreach campaigns, door-to-door campaigns, courtyard meetings, life-skills training sessions, and exchange meetings at both the upazila and national levels.
∎ Ensure that all project activities are completed within the stipulated timelines and meet the project's objectives.
∎ Unity members in courtyard meetings and other project-related activities.
∎ Conduct outreach to mobilize participants and raise awareness about the project goals and activities.
∎ Organize and manage the logistical and material needs for awareness-building and skill development programs for youth groups.
∎ Assist the Project Manager during field visits, ensuring smooth operations and providing necessary support.
∎ Manage and track the financial aspects of field activities, ensuring proper allocation and utilization of resources.
∎ Coordinate with vendors and suppliers to procure materials and arrange logistics for various programs and events.
∎ Ensure 100% standards in financial and logistical management to meet accountability and transparency.
∎ Regularly monitor the progress of field activities and provide detailed reports to the Project Manager.
∎ Identify and address any challenges or issues that arise during the implementation of project activities.
∎ Build and maintain strong relationships with local stakeholders, including community leaders, government officials, and other relevant organizations.
∎ Represent the project at local meetings and forums to advocate for project goals and share updates on progress.
∎ Represent OKUP when and where necessary,
∎ Any other activity required and directed by the
∎ Facilitate and ensure active participation of community members in courtyard meetings and other project-related activities.
∎ Conduct outreach to mobilize participants and raise awareness about the project goals and activities.
∎ OKUP is a right based migrant organization. OKUP promotes and protects human rights, labour rights, justice and dignity of all migrant workers irrespective of gender, across borders, through putting migrants’ perspectives at the center of migration discourse at all levels through unity and empowerment of migrant workers themselves. OKUP invites applications for the Field Officer position.
∎ Contact address: Shawdagor Garden, 466, Donia Post Office Road, Jatrabari, Dhaka-1236, Bangladesh, www.okup.org.bd
∎ Project/Program: OKUP
∎ Job Location : Dhaka (with frequent field visit)
∎ Probation Period: 3 months
∎ Job Type: Contractual – Initially for One Year. (Extendable based on performance and available fund)
∎ Reported to : Project Manager
∎ Overview: The Field Officer (FO) is a position under the Climate induced migration and modern slavery in the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh (CIMMS) Project, based at Shyamnagar Upazila of Satkhira district. The FO is going to be responsible for the field-level activity planning and implementation of the project at the designated working area. He or she will be responsible to the Project Manager.
∎ Activity Planning and Implementation:
∎ Community Engagement:
∎ Support and Coordination:
∎ Financial and Logistical Management:
∎ Monitoring and Reporting:
∎ Collaboration and Networking:
∎ Additional Responsibilities:
∎ This list of duties and responsibilities is by no means exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as required.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per organizational rules
∎ As per organizational rules

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Satkhira (Shyamnagar)

Read Before Apply:

Only suitable candidates are requested to submit a cover letter explaining how your experience meets this position and a CV

N.B. OKUP is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate between sex, religion, age, ethnicity, HIV status and disability. Candidates from migrant family are encouraged to apply. Internal candidates may apply as well.



Apply Procedure:

Email your CV:
∎ Send your CV to the given email [email protected]

Company Information:
∎ Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Program (OKUP)
∎ Swadagar Garden (4th Floor), 466, Nayapara, Post Office Road, Donia, Dhaka -1236
∎ OKUP promotes and protects human rights, labour rights, justice and dignity of all migrant workers irrespective of genders across borders through putting migrants` perspectives in the centre of migration discourse at all levels through unity and empowerment of migrant workers themselves. OKUP?s mission are - reduce migration related risks and vulnerabilities with the focus of labour trafficking through pre-departure interventions; provide direct assistance for social reintegration of the vulnerable migrant through repatriation, family reunification, shelter, health (particularly Sexual and Reproductive Health), Legal and paralegal support and services; espouse sustainable livelihoods and economic reintegration of the returnees and the communities for sustainable development; organise migrant worker and the families for unity, empowerment and flag their voice and perspective into migration discourse; carry out Action Research and evidence based advocacy at all levels.

Address::
∎ Swadagar Garden (4th Floor), 466, Nayapara, Post Office Road, Donia, Dhaka -1236
∎ OKUP promotes and protects human rights, labour rights, justice and dignity of all migrant workers irrespective of genders across borders through putting migrants` perspectives in the centre of migration discourse at all levels through unity and empowerment of migrant workers themselves. OKUP?s mission are - reduce migration related risks and vulnerabilities with the focus of labour trafficking through pre-departure interventions; provide direct assistance for social reintegration of the vulnerable migrant through repatriation, family reunification, shelter, health (particularly Sexual and Reproductive Health), Legal and paralegal support and services; espouse sustainable livelihoods and economic reintegration of the returnees and the communities for sustainable development; organise migrant worker and the families for unity, empowerment and flag their voice and perspective into migration discourse; carry out Action Research and evidence based advocacy at all levels.

Application Deadline: 18 Jun 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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