Project Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Project Coordinator

Company Name: Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dinajpur

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters/Graduation degree in public health/nutrition or agricultural science

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO) started its journey in 1988 with a noble vision to stand in solidarity with the poor and marginalized. Being a peoples` centered organization, ESDO envisioned for a society which will be free from inequality and injustice, a society where no child will cry from hunger and no life will be ruined by poverty. Near about three decades of relentless efforts to make this happen, ESDO has embraced new grounds and opened up new horizons to help the disadvantaged and vulnerable people to bring meaningful and lasting changes in their lives. During this long span, ESDO has adapted with the changing situation and provided the most time-bound services especially for the poor and disadvantaged. A community focused and people centered approach has been adapted by ESDO while consideration was given to the national policy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its guiding principle. ESDO is one of the most dynamic organizations expanding its development interventions across 283 upazilas under 49 districts of Bangladesh covering over 10 million poor and vulnerable people.
∎ As partnership with Syngenta Foundation, ESDO is implementing the Nutrition in City Ecosystems (NICE) Project in Dinajpur District. ESDO is inviting applications from interested qualified candidates for the position.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ S/he should have sound knowledge and understanding on nutrition, health and project’s technical components and its implementation process.
∎ S/he should have skills in managing a team and ensure the quality implementation of project activities following the guidance of SFSA B field team and maintain deadline and technical integrity.
∎ Serve as liaison person to city corporations/municipalities, coordinate with development partners working in Nutrition at city levels (such as SUN, UNDP, WFP, FAO) e.g. to communicate and arrange steering committee meetings, with support as necessary;
∎ Assist in implementation of activities involving women and youth to improve the production and availability of diverse, local, nutritious, agro ecological foods;
∎ Facilitate the implementation of activities to increase knowledge and demand for diverse local, nutritious, agroecological foods;
∎ Oversee project monitoring and reporting, including that attention is paid to gender and inclusion;
∎ S/he will be responsible for overall coordination of implementing project activities and linkages with SFSA B.
∎ Stationed at NM project office, s/he will lead the project team and act as a mentor for the team members (PO).
∎ PC, having a valid driving license must be willing to do extensive field visits by motorcycle in rural areas.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 40 years
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ At least 3-5 years practical experience in agriculture and market development projects as mid-level position.
∎ Candidate must have analytical skill & Computer skill
∎ S/he will have report writing skill both in Bengali and English
∎ Must have attractive presentation and facilitation skills.
∎ Willing to drive motorcycle and should have valid driving license.
∎ Skill in MS word, excel, PowerPoint, internet browsing is mandatory.
∎ ESDO Management may revise the job description as and when feel necessary to do so

∎ Monthly Consolidated salary BDT. 50,000/-

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus: 2(two) yearly equivalent of one month gross salary.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 14 Oct 2021

Company Information:
∎ 6 Oct 2021
∎ Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)
∎ Address : Collegepara (Gobindanagar), Thakurgaon-5100 Bangladesh
∎ Web :

Category: NGO/Development