Project Manager

Job Description

Title: Project Manager

Company Name: Dhaka Ahsania Mission

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Jhenaidah

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Postgraduate/Graduate in Social Sciences/Developmental Studies or any other relevant discipline from a reputed institution;

Experience Requirements:
∎ 5 to 8 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is a non-government development organization founded in 1958 by Khan BahadurAhsanullah, an eminent educationist, reformer, and Sufi with the aim of social and spiritual development of entire human community. DAM has been contributing for the betterment of the disadvantaged population through operating 35 institutions and also 8 sectors of development. Rights & Governance (R&G) is considered as one of the cross-cutting sectors of DAM dedicated toward the right-based developmental approach. R&G Sector is flourishing through its multidimensional projects & institutes based upon rights oriented causes.
∎ "ASHSHASH (Phase-II) is a project of WINROCK International which is implemented by DAM through a partnership agreement. The Ashshash (Phase-II) is funded by the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh through WINROCK International. The main objective of the project is to ensure that "women and men who have escaped trafficking will restore their dignity and well-being and become self-sufficient". The survivors will be provided psychosocial counselling support along with other social services and facilitated opportunities for skill-development and entrepreneurship training. Upon completion of the training survivors will be placed in either wage-based and or self-employment. Furthermore, Ashshash will reach people in the project`s working areas; either directly or indirectly, through awareness-raising activities on factors that make people vulnerable to human trafficking, and to ensure the prevention of human trafficking.
∎ Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is looking for suitable candidate for an immediate appointment as well as to prepare a panel list for the different position for ASHSHASH Phase-II project under Jhenaidah District.
∎ Job Location: Jhenaidah District.
∎ Job Nature : Full-time, Contractual
∎ Reporting to : Team Leader, R&G Sector, DAM
∎ Job Duration : Project Period
∎ The details of the position including job responsibilities, educational qualification and other qualities /competency required for the above position are given below for your information:

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Lead a Project team and provide professional and technical support to project staff and other stakeholders of Ashshash project.
∎ Overall management of project implementation and activities based on the operational plan to achieve project target in time.
∎ Ensure that project activities are implemented in time complying with donor requirements;
∎ Day-to-day supervise and monitor the activities of project team including social services, economic empowerment, finance and monitoring to ensure effective project implementation;
∎ Coordinate the overall case management (identification to reintegration) system of Ashshash;
∎ Ensure social protection services to each survivor through need assessment, psychosocial counselling, health and legal support;
∎ Secure economic empowerment support to each survivor through comprehensive career counselling, soft skills, skills development, assessment, certification, entrepreneurship training, employment including Wage and Self with follow-up support;
∎ Ensure private sector engagement through partnership for sustainable wage and self-employment of the Ashshash beneficiaries;
∎ Coordination with other government and non-government service providing organizations to ensure service through referral;
∎ Coordination with Government, Local Government, Counterparts, Donors, NGOs, other related stakeholders and Projects;
∎ Prepare quarterly and annual narrative report, financial report and variance report;
∎ Develop and implement procurement plans and provide audit responses timely and accurately;
∎ Actively manage to ensure baseline, mid-line and final evaluation accurately done considering Winrock's and donor's requirements;
∎ Attend regular basis in Government meeting and other coordination meeting in working districts;
∎ Assist to monitor survivors' progress through regular field visits using a prescribed schedule.
∎ Monitor program components at field along with training, workshop, meetings at different levels and provide feedback;
∎ Organize performance appraisal of staff as per their job description and design necessary action plan for staff development and implement it accordingly;
∎ Set-up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured;
∎ Manage survivors' database and ensure managing of Ashshash MIS with all require data in timely manner;
∎ Build and maintain liaison with Local Administration, Law enforcing agency, court and networks in line with human trafficking issues; and
∎ Maintain the confidentiality of project document and organizational regulations and implement it at his/her jurisdiction.
∎ Required Languages: Strong written and oral command in English/Bangle is required.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 50 years
∎ Age at most 50 years(Flexible for highly experienced candidates);
∎ Minimum Five (5) to Eight (8) years' of practical experience in leading managing development projects for vulnerable groups/communities at grass roots-levels;
∎ Having extensive knowledge and skills in Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks of development organizations;
∎ Experience with detailed case management systems and reintegration services for human trafficking survivors, or vulnerable and at-risk groups and should have practical experience of managing Human Trafficking Project;
∎ Experience with the detailed documentation of providing social and economic support-services to trafficking survivors or vulnerable and at-risk groups, and detailed reporting mechanisms;
∎ Having extensive knowledge and skills in Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks of development organizations;
∎ Demonstrate positive attitude and sensitivity to support vulnerable and at-risk groups, and communities; and able to handle multiple tasks managing priorities.
∎ Strong understanding of gender and diversity issues;
∎ Demonstrate strong interpersonal organizational and communication skills.
∎ Basic computer proficiency: i.e. MS Office, database management, coordination via email, project-specific management information systems, etc.
∎ Should be self-driven and positive to work in a team.
∎ Should be committed to work following organizational aims, values, principal and policies.
∎ Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.

∎ Consolidated Salary : 40,000 BDT (consolidated) per month (Yearly 4% inflation)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival / Prorata Bonus : As per organizational policy

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 7 Dec 2023

Company Information:
∎ 29 Nov 2023
∎ Dhaka Ahsania Mission
∎ Address : House # 19, Road # 12 (New), Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1209.
∎ Business : Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is a large well-known NGO established in 1958 and works in the fields of education, livelihood, health and human rights thus serves the disadvantaged groups of population towards their improved living.

Category: NGO/Development



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