Project Coordinator (Child Rights)

Job Description

Title: Project Coordinator (Child Rights)

Company Name: Islamic Relief Worldwide Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Rangpur (Mithapukur)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master of Social Science (MSS), Master of Development Studies (MDS), Masters degree in any discipline

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 8 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Implementation & Management of Field Level Activities-40%
∎ Responsible for planning, budgeting, and implementing all the activities related to the project in line with the results.
∎ Initiate and ensure technical and management support ineffective planning and proper implementation of the project activities relating to child marriage protection, advocacy, awareness-raising, networking, civic engagement, governance, etc.;
∎ Maintain day-to-day management for ensuring the staff members to abide by the rules and regulations of the organization;
∎ Take the necessary steps to maintain a congenial and sound working environment as per the policy and guidelines.
∎ Select beneficiaries/project participants following the criteria mentioned in the project proposal;
∎ Monitoring & evaluation, and Knowledge Management-10%
∎ Monitor and evaluate project progress to reach the target within the life of the project;
∎ Provide professional and technical support to project staffs;
∎ Regular and frequent field visit to find out possibilities, identify problems, assess and follow-up activities being implemented, and provide appropriate suggestion to field staffs;
∎ Conduct regular team meetings and share the knowledge & findings to ensure effective program implementation;
∎ Assist the program management and MEAL team to conduct research, study, data collection, and impact assessment as per (MEAL) framework and ensure quality implementation;
∎ Develop concept notes for various events;
∎ Take initiative to make the CRM (Complaint Response Mechanism) active and monitor regularly
∎ Financial Management-5%
∎ Manage project finance & budget following organizational tools & system;
∎ Disbursement financial support to direct beneficiaries as well as other contractual aspects of the program, and provide the required support to ensure financial reports as per the requirement of program management
∎ Staff Management & Capacity Building-15%
∎ Lead the team and guide them in finding out the solutions to overcome prevailing constraints and challenges;
∎ Manage, supervise and support the field staffs in conducting their assigned responsibilities as well as play a mentoring role as required;
∎ Ensure the required capacity of respective field staffs in delivering qualitative output, and properly acknowledge their performance;
∎ Identify learning & development need, and take the required action to fill the gaps/need in coordination with program management and HRM&D unit;
∎ Conduct staff appraisal and design a necessary action plan for staff development and implement it accordingly;
∎ Ensure proper action to make the staffs accountable for their responsibilities as well as to IR
∎ Advocacy, Networking, and Communication-20%
∎ Represent IR to Govt. counterparts at field level and play role in trust-building with key Govt. agencies as per the direction of program management;
∎ Communication and liaison with local govt. authorities
∎ Build networks and collaborate with local civil society movements for local-level advocacy initiatives in coordination with program management as well as external relation and communication department
∎ Reporting and Documentation-5%
∎ Take lead to produce quality program/project progress reports as per the requirements of donors & IR
∎ Prepare monthly/ quarterly/any other reports of OSP as required by line management;
∎ Collect the most significant case stories from the field and prepare a learning document;
∎ Maintain proper process documentation including event reports, visit reports, success stories, education reports, etc.
∎ Others -5%
∎ Manage and ensure the integration & compliance of IR policies and other relevant sector codes of good practices including administrative, health, safety, and security policies and frameworks at field level;
∎ Ensure the logistics in coordination with local procurement committee and the quality of training/workshops/meetings/project-related events;
∎ Responsible for seasonal (Ramadan & Qurbani) & emergency response programs if require.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by Supervisor
∎ Being a member of Islamic Relief as a child-friendly organization, it is the core responsibility and obligation of each staff member to understand and obey IR Child Protection & PSEA Policy and respond accordingly as and when required.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Experience in working with:
∎ Children, girls, and young people. With the component of Child Rights, Child Marriage, Related Law and Policy, Governance, Advocacy, Community Mobilization, etc.
∎ Analysis, implementation, International agreement (treaty, covenant, and convention), legal framework.
∎ Rights-based approaches for bringing together the best for the children and ensure the existing good practices in relief and development work with children
∎ Project Implementation Skills.
∎ Social Mobilization Skill
∎ Facilitation Skill
∎ Coordination/Advocacy/Networking/Communication Skill
∎ Reporting & Documentation
∎ Monitoring & Evaluation Skill
∎ Basic Photographic Skill
∎ Financial management
∎ Decision making
∎ Conflict resolution
∎ Leadership
∎ Self-development
∎ Problem-solving
∎ Planning, analytical and organizational skills
∎ Strategic Management
∎ Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively
∎ Supportive, effective, and good team player
∎ Staff Management
∎ Willing to adapt to IRW’s norms and values
∎ Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/ Excel/PowerPoint
∎ Working knowledge-Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening for English & Bengali
∎ Have a valid driving license for motorbike and willing to travel and work in the most remote areas of Bangladesh
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 60093 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Gratuity
∎ Other Benefits will be provided as per organizational HR policy

Application Deadline: 24 Nov 2020

Company Information:
∎ 14 Nov 2020
∎ Islamic Relief Worldwide Bangladesh
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House # 10, Road # 10, Block-K, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) - founded in 1984 and based in Birmingham, UK - is an independent humanitarian and development organization. It supports the world’s most vulnerable people in their fight against poverty & sufferings regardless of race, political affiliation, gender, or belief, and without expecting anything in return. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
IRW has a presence in 45 countries across the globe. Some funds of the organization come from individual donations and others from institutional donors such as the DFID, EU, SIDA, CIDA/IDRF, Forum Syd, WFP, UNDP, and ECHO.
Islamic Relief(IR) started working in Bangladesh in 1991 in order to help the distressed survivors of the devastating cyclone by providing emergency relief and supporting communities to rebuild in the wake of that cyclone. Initially, it focused on emergency relief & disaster preparedness activities. Later on, it expanded its programmes on both humanitarian and development challenges. Now it works in an integrated manner combining emergency humanitarian assistance, short-term work opportunity, shelter support, awareness & training on different DRR, climate change, development, health & hygiene and social issues, cash grant, IGA means, health & nutrition, safe water & sanitation, education, advocacy and linkage with different service providers. As a registered charity, IR is open and transparent; it continually assesses its work and operational methods to improve impact and effectiveness.

Category: NGO/Development

: For more details Job information, Please download the job description from our official websites ( Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply. However, Islamic Relief Bangladesh considers diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, disability, class, caste, or religion.