Project Manager

Job Description

Title: Project Manager

Company Name: AGRAJATTRA (An Organization for Integrated Social Development)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar, Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master of Development Studies (MDS)

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 7 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Budgeting, External Communications, Project Management, Project Proposal, Staff Management
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Develop overall project implementation strategy (incl. the transition/phase-out strategy), systems, approaches, tools, and materials;
∎ Identify and plan technical skills and requirements to implement the project as per relevant standards;
∎ Develop the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to organize the various project deliverables and the work required to complete them into smaller and more manageable parts (work package);
∎ Create the work schedule by sequencing the work packages and related tasks;
∎ Prepare the work plan to serve as a comprehensive and detailed model map for the successful implementation of the project;
∎ Organize, plan and lead project kick-off and end of project transition planning meetings, and follow-up on the project-related action points originating from these meetings.
∎ Control the work plan, monitor the implementation status of the project and update the project progress on a daily basis;
∎ Document implementation progress and challenges by regularly updating the Project Management Framework (PMF) and sharing it with Organization President & Executive Director.
∎ Ensure that relevant technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project implementation;
∎ Operate following the “do no harm principles” in order to ensure projects are safe for communities;
∎ Anticipate and mitigate risks and issues, and trouble-shoot any unforeseen challenges during the project implementation;
∎ Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team members.
∎ Ensure project records and documents, in particular documents that proof completion of activities (beneficiary list, donation certificates, attendance sheets, etc.) are adequately prepared, compiled and filed according to Agrajattra procedures and donor specific procedures;
∎ Maintain a beneficiary master database containing all beneficiary registration and baseline information as well as the activities from which the beneficiaries benefitted ensure the data is protected from misuse in line with Agrajattra’s data protection policy;
∎ Ensure staff awareness of and respect Agrajattra’s code of conduct, FLATS procedures and donor requirements.
∎ Oversee the appropriate, achievable and acceptable selection of project beneficiaries;
∎ Develop a communication strategy with communities so that factual, objective and actionable information is provided to project stakeholders;
∎ Organize regular project coordination meetings with the project team;
∎ Support, facilitate or undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project design and implementation;
∎ Coordinate and collaborate with others by cultivating good relations with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and non-state actors, through regular attendance at technical meetings and bilateral meetings;
∎ Identify opportunities to collaborate and coordinate efforts with other organizations to ensure our activities build upon - rather than replicate - the work of others;
∎ Ensure project stakeholders have a good image of Agrajattra thus increasing the acceptance of Agrajattra’ s presence and activities in the project implementation area;
∎ Manage the movement of the project implementation team and ensure that the movement SOPs are strictly respected by the team members;
∎ Plan and organize internal qualitative assurance checks by the project team;
∎ In close collaboration with the Program Development Unit, manage contractual obligations and ensure the adherence to donor procedures;
∎ Contribute to drafting of (external) project progress reports, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided;
∎ Participate in new proposal development processes through the provision of expert programmatic advice related to contextual knowledge;

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at least 28 years
∎ Ability to exercise discretion and consistently apply professional judgement; maintain confidentiality and impartiality at all time
∎ Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar position
∎ Demonstrated excellence in oral and written English
∎ Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence
∎ Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines.
∎ Computer skills demonstrating competency of Microsoft office: Excel, Word and Power point
∎ Ability to work independently and to exercise independent judgment
∎ Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization

Salary: Tk. 86300 - 86313 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ T/A, Mobile bill
∎ Salary Review: Yearly

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 25 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 15 Jan 2023
∎ AGRAJATTRA (An Organization for Integrated Social Development)
∎ Address : Head Office : AGRAJATTRA, 126 (3rd Floor), Opposite of CTG Press Club, Jamal Khan Road, P.S: Kotwali, Chittagong Cox's bazar Office : Hoque Tower 02 (2nd Floor), Alr'r JAHAL, Main Road, Cox's bazar. Bangladesh.
∎ Web : www.agrajattra.org.bd
∎ Business : AGRAJATTRA is a non-profit and non-political voluntary organization which is recognized & awarded by nationally (Best Youth award, Best SME Award) & internationally (Commonwealth Award) in dedicated to enhance women empowerment through providing hands-on skills on various trades for the young people. It came into existence on November 15, 1998 with the dedication to assist the unprivileged urban, sub-urban and rural youths of specially Women of Bangladesh in particularly RMG sectors, Shrimp ind sectors, Agra based field development, Women Empowerment, Livelihood development, DRR, Poverty Eradication, Women Leadership Development, Wash, Technical Skill development, Violence against Women & Girls Program etc.

Category: NGO/Development

: Must have sound knowledge and long experience of Computer, Internet browsing, especially on Microsoft Office application, Software/other relevant applications. Excellent skills in IT tools: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc and good knowledge of KoBo, toolbox, etc. and good experience in using databases. Qualified and required Female candidates will be prioritized for the position. Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered and the organization reserves the right to reject any application or to cancel or postpone the recruitment process for any reason whatsoever.(If you Interested join with us please apply early, we need started immediately.) AGRAJATTRA is an equal opportunity employer.

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