Project Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Project Coordinator

Company Name: Uttaran

Vacancy: 1

Age: at most 50 years

Location: Faridpur, Khulna ...

Minimum Salary: Tk. 55000 (Monthly)

∎ At least 7 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO

Published: 8 May 2024

∎ Master's degree in public health, Sociology, Disaster Management, Water and Sanitation, Environmental Science, or relevant subjects from a reputed university.


Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 50 years
∎ Minimum 7 years of experience in managerial positions including 5 years' experience as a project lead.
∎ Proven experience in program planning, implementation, budgeting, financial management, staff management, and report writing.
∎ Strong management skills including the ability to provide strategic guidance, technical oversight, mentor staff, build strong teams, develop work plans, and manage budgets and project expenditures
∎ Excellent communication and report-writing skills in English
∎ Knowledge on climate change adaptation, community resilience building
∎ Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other computer skills
∎ Experience in working with government departments.
∎ Experience in delivering training for a variety of state and non-state actor audiences (local NGOs, government authorities, etc.)

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ The individual in this role will be responsible for ensuring that all project components under the ZCRP are implemented on time and with high quality. This includes regular monitoring and follow-up activities, managing donor organization, Community mobilization support to Field Facilitator and Field Supervisor.
∎ Ensure the proper and timely execution of the project implementation plan (PIP) and the establishment of an accountable service mechanism in alignment with the project's Theory of Change.
∎ Implementation of the ‘climate resilience measurement for communities’-CRMC tool (training, overseeing quality of data collection and analysis, feedback/validation, grading to interventions) implementation and oversee implementing team of CRMC generated interventions.
∎ The project coordinator will also play a crucial role in developing contextual climate-adaptive solutions to address specific innovation challenges in consultation with Practical Action team. These solutions will support communities with sustainable Nature-based Solutions (NbS), effective early warning system (EWS), and insurance as risk transfer mechanism, enhanced food systems and food security, livelihood, local governance among others.
∎ Oversee and manage field activities under the Zurich Climate Resilience Programme in different location.
∎ Supervision of all field-level activities to ensure that all staff members are following the project work plan.
∎ The Project Coordinator will also oversee the preparation of high-quality and timely reports to be submitted to relevant stakeholders. To support reporting against the alliance MRL to ensure Zurich donor compliance.
∎ Facilitate to formulate project implementation plan together with team and other relevant stakeholders and execute as well.
∎ Training and capacity building support, development of the training packages based on the training need assessment of different groups of stakeholders.
∎ Coordinate and organize exposure events, workshop for capacity building of relevant national and local stakeholders.
∎ Responsible for gender responsive behaviour in all actions and decisions. Ensure non-discriminative behaviour based on gender, age, sex, race, ethnic background, culture, disability, nationality, religion, and marital status. Is sensitive and adaptable to gender and social inclusion.
∎ Provide necessary support to project team.
∎ Ensure improved risk knowledge and practice across key sectors of livelihoods and wellbeing in targeted communities.
∎ To improved Upazila plans, policies, and regulations including land use planning and management to support climate resilience that are adequately financed and fully implemented.
∎ Develop the Early Warning and Early Action for climate induced hazards to avert and minimize loss and damage at household level.
∎ Ensure organization and facilitation support to different committee.
∎ Provide operational guideline for UDMC/ UzDMC, Group/youth group and CBO.
∎ Follow up Advocacy/Coordination/Networking/collaboration with union/sub-district and (national level if required) line department.
∎ Maintain effective liaison with representatives of private sectors, extension officials, Union Parishad and community leaders to ensure their supports in project implementation.
∎ Ensure timely logistic support to the team members and adherence with the financial and HR policy of the organization.
∎ Take initiative to improve the capacity of staff members and facilitate the team members to internalize different conceptual and methodological documents as well as processes.
∎ Regular coaching, mentoring, guiding, and accompanying project members for successful implementation of project interventions.
∎ Develop and share effective monthly, quarterly, and annual plans of operation and reporting as per donor guidance.
∎ Prepare and review the budget according to the work plan, ensure stick adherence to the organizational financial policies and guideline in project expenditures.
∎ Engage and participate in other activities as will be deemed necessary for project implementation.
∎ Uttaran
∎ Zurich Climate Resilience Programme (ZCRP)
∎ Job Context
∎ Uttaran is an NGO working in Bangladesh since 1985 to uphold rights and entitlements and to improve the socio-economic condition of the poor and disadvantaged community people. Uttaran is a people-centered organization using a rights-based approach to alleviate poverty, diversify livelihood opportunities and empower poor communities of Bangladesh.
∎ Uttaran invites applications for the vacant position titled- Project Coordinator for the " Zurich Climate Resilience Programme (ZCRP)" supported by Practical Action.
∎ Job Title: Project Coordinator
∎ Reports to: Head of Climate Change Programme
∎ With funding from Zurich Foundation and technical and thematic support from Practical Action, Uttaran is going to implement a project titled “Zurich Climate Resilience Programme (ZCRP)” in Faridpur, Khulna and Satkhira District.
∎ Employment Status: Contractual- Fixed Term Contract
∎ Job Location: Satkhira, Khulna and Faridpur District
∎ Duration: May 2024 to Oct 2027

∎ Job Description:

Compensation & Other Benefits:

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Faridpur, Khulna, Satkhira

Read Before Apply: Please send your resume/CV with a photograph latest by 15th May 2024. Application should be sent via bdjobs online application only. Only properly complete applications will be considered for short-listing and will be contracted for the Interview Join Uttaran to make a difference in the lives of poor and disadvantaged communities in Bangladesh! Note - Uttaran is dedicated to creating a secure and equitable environment that is free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. This applies to employees, partner organizations, participants, and other stakeholders, who are all entitled to be treated with respect and dignity and have equal opportunities at every level. Regardless of age, sex, gender, religion, ethnicity, color, physical and mental ability, we believe that everyone has the right to live free from sexual abuse, exploitation, and harassment. To achieve this goal, we have a zero-tolerance policy towards any conduct that is incompatible with the objectives of Uttaran, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. All candidates who are selected for a position with Uttaran will be expected to adhere to our safeguarding policies, code of conduct, child protection guidelines, and other procedures. They will be subject to rigorous reference and background checks, which may involve verifying their academic credentials, employment history, and obtaining police verification if deemed necessary. Additional information may be required from selected candidates to facilitate the background check process. Uttaran's contact address is House # 32 (Flat-B1), Road # 10/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209, and our website is Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Company Information:
∎ Uttaran
∎ Uttaran Dhaka Office: Flat-B1, House-32, Road-10/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 1209
∎ Uttaran is a national development organization working in the southwest Bangladesh since 1985 to uphold rights and entitlements and to improve the socio-economic condition of the poor and disadvantaged. Uttaran facilitates in getting access to and control over resources by the poor and disadvantaged to improve agricultural productivity and economic empowerment.

∎ Uttaran Dhaka Office: Flat-B1, House-32, Road-10/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 1209
∎ Uttaran is a national development organization working in the southwest Bangladesh since 1985 to uphold rights and entitlements and to improve the socio-economic condition of the poor and disadvantaged. Uttaran facilitates in getting access to and control over resources by the poor and disadvantaged to improve agricultural productivity and economic empowerment.

Application Deadline: 15 May 2024

Category: NGO/Development


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