Governance and Community Development Officer (GCDO)

Job Description

Title: Governance and Community Development Officer (GCDO)

Company Name: RDRS Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Sylhet (Fenchuganj)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in any discipline (Educational qualification will be relaxed for deserving candidates.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ RDRS is a leading national development organisation in Bangladesh working for the poor and underprivileged communities across the country with focus on north-west Bangladesh. Established in 1972 as the field programme of Lutheran World Federation, Geneva, RDRS became a national development organisation in 1997 under the Trust Act. RDRS provides development services to over 3 million households in 32 districts through its four broad programmes - civil empowerment, quality of life, food security & environment, and economic empowerment & opportunity.
∎ Recently, RDRS Bangladesh is seeking applications for the position of Government and Community Development Officer under SUCHANA Project.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ To assist the upazila team in preparing monthly work plan, DIP and AIP.
∎ To assist Upazila Coordinator in organizing inception workshops at upazila and union level.
∎ Provide technical support to FF in group formation, provide training and mentoring FF and SCMs to increase their capacity in quality delivery through regular field visits.
∎ Represent Suchana regularly in monthly coordination meetings organized by Upazila Health Complex.
∎ Organize and facilitate nutrition orientation events for religious leaders and influentials.
∎ Supportive supervision at field level through regular follow-up and monitoring activities of front line staffs.
∎ Process monitoring through tab based MIS system.
∎ Any other task assigned by the management.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 03 (three) years' experience in community based development activities, notably in nutrition and livelihoods areas.
∎ Must have the ability in motorcycle driving.
∎ Good communication, facilitation and motivational skills.
∎ Understanding on local culture and language is preferable.
∎ Abilities to undertake extensive travel to village level.
∎ Must have problem solving and prompt decision making capacity.
∎ Must have the ability to work under pressure.

Salary: Tk. 26000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ As per Project's Budget and Organization's Policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 23 Jun 2022

Company Information:
∎ 16 Jun 2022
∎ RDRS Bangladesh
∎ Address : RDRS Bangladesh, House no.43, Road no. 10, Sector 6, Uttara, Dhaka
∎ Web :
∎ Business : RDRS Bangladesh is a national humanitarian and development organization works for rural development by empowering the rural poor in northwest Bangladesh. RDRS was formally established as the Bangladesh field program of the Geneva-based Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) on 8 February 1972. Its development aim is to achieve sustainable increases in their living standards. With this aim, RDRS enables those who participate in its program to gain the necessary skills, understanding, confidence, institutions and services; and ensure that the rural communities have the necessary economic, social and environmental resources. RDRS employees approximate 3,700 staff and works with a further approximately 1,000 volunteers and daily paid workers. The vast majority of staff are in field positions, with specialist sectoral and support units in Rangpur and Dhaka.

Category: NGO/Development

: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview. RDRS reserves the right to cancel one or any applications at any stage of the recruitment process.RDRS believes that all people have a right to live their lives free from sexual violence and any abuse of power, regardless of age, gender, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ethnic origin or other status.RDRS will make every effort to create and maintain a safe environment, free from Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (SEAH), and shall take appropriate measures for this purpose in the communities where it operates.

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