Project Assistant (MHPSS)

Job Description

Title: Project Assistant (MHPSS)

Company Name: Enroute International Limited

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Completed degree in psychology, anthropology, pedagogy, psychosocial support, or social work. Professional chartered status in psychology and/or social work an advantage.
∎ Qualification in counselling is an asset.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Establish PSS mobile teams who will provide level 2 and level 3 MHPSS interventions at the IOM 13 Health facilities.
∎ Provide administrative support to MHPSS component to coordinate logistics to deliver services in the camps.
∎ Assist in coordinating work of PSS mobile teams. This includes monitoring activities, organizing weekly team meetings, addressing gaps and providing overall support.
∎ Liaise and provide technical support to the PSS mobile team supervisor, especially with regards to weekly reporting mechanisms.
∎ Support the PSS mobile team supervisor to implement community based PSS activities including community initiated activities and discussion groups with an specific focus on women, girls, elderly and youth.
∎ Assist in the identification of gaps and opportunities for MHPSS and assist in the development of interventions addressing the identified needs, this may include organizing refresher trainings as necessary.
∎ Provide regular reports to the MHPSS coordinator on activities to date and indicators achieved in line with the Monitoring and Evaluation tools developed.
∎ Support the organization of relevant trainings for the PSS mobile teams, humanitarian actors, key community members and others as relevant.
∎ Ensure maintenance of confidential documentation and records of all psychosocial activities implemented.
∎ Collaborate with other agencies on the ground and participate in meetings on behalf of IOM and in the interest of the beneficiaries.
∎ Coordinate safe custody of IOM items and equipment on the ground including maintaining an up to date inventory.
∎ Be on the lookout for MHPSS related empowerment areas in the interest of beneficiaries.
∎ Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 3 years of field-based experience in community-based psychosocial support programmes in refugee and IDP camps and/or in humanitarian settings in emergencies. Bangladeshi nationality.
∎ Previous work with Rohingya community
∎ Experience and qualification in counselling is an asset.
∎ Familiarity of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health Psychosocial Services in Emergency Settings is an asset.
∎ Field-based experience in working with humanitarian agencies in emergencies in low- and middle income countries;
∎ Understanding of cultural diversity and cultural diversity competence.
∎ Knowledge of United Nations and Non-Governmental Organizations humanitarian community.
∎ Experienced in written report writing and use of Excel.
∎ Previous experience in Bangldesh, the region and in L3 emergencies is an asset.
∎ Languages Fluency in Bangla and English is required.
∎ Fluency in Local Language will be an advantage
∎ The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values competencies: takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism;
∎ works effectively with all beneficiaries and stakeholders;
∎ promotes continuous learning; communicates clearly;
∎ takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management;
∎ plans work, anticipates risks and sets goals within area of responsibility;
∎ displays mastery of subject matter;
∎ contributes to a collegial team environment; creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA);
∎ incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation;
∎ displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
∎ Works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
∎ effectively applies knowledge of psychosocial issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level;
∎ maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work; is aware and applies appropriate and relevant international guidelines and minimum standard;
∎ Effectively applies knowledge of community based capacity building techniques, tools, processes and principles.

∎ Monthly gross salary for this position is BDT 96,687.92.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 30 Sep 2022

Company Information:
∎ 17 Sep 2022
∎ Enroute International Limited
∎ Address : ranks business center | house # ka-218/1 (4th floor) pragati sarani | kuril | dhaka-1229
∎ Web :
∎ Business : A leading consulting firm with certified and an experienced business team working closely with national and international strategic partners. emc is unique to provide a complete solution through managing business growth.

Category: NGO/Development

: Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. No intermediary is allowed to expedite or facilitate such process. There is no cost involved with applying for positions with Enroute. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.Interested candidates are requested to apply within September 30, 2022 with a complete CV with contact mobile/telephone number and a copy of recent passport size photograph. Please mention “Project Assistant (MHPSS)” at subject line of the e-mail. (Selection will be based on early application). Applications should be sent to [email protected];

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