Project Manager

Job Description

Title: Project Manager

Company Name: Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Jamalpur

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor/Master’s degree in any discipline; preference will be given most relevant and well experienced candidate.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 15 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 273 upazilas under 49 districts of Bangladesh covering over 10 million poor and vulnerable people.
∎ As partnership with CARE Bangladesh, ESDO is implementing the Northern Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness (NOBADIP) Project in Jamalpur District. ESDO is inviting applications from interested qualified candidates for the position.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Will be responsible for the timely and quality implementation of all deliverables on behalf of the organization: plinth raising at HH and community level, FPP volunteers’ selection and capacity building; Community Mobilization; Local Coordination and Donor Reporting.
∎ S/he will supervise all field level activities to ensure that all staffs are working according to the project workplan. S/he will be responsible for local level coordination to ensure community and administration’s buy-in; provide systematic feedback for smooth implementation of program activities in all the targeted Unions and Upazilas.
∎ He will also be responsible for supporting the preparation and full implementation of the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Plan and Environmental Mitigation and Management Plan (EMMP) and Climate Risk Management Plan (CMP).
∎ S/he will be responsible for timely reporting (narrative, financial and MEL) and ensuring environmental, quality control and administrative/ financial compliance of the donor.
∎ S/he will maintain regular liaison with the Program Manager-NOBADIP to plan and implement all activities and timely and adequate donor reporting.
∎ Day to day coordination and monitoring of project activities
∎ Guide the project team in organizing communities and support community based organizations for their organizational and technical capacity building;
∎ Guide the project team in the plinth Raising activities maintaining quality and Environmental Compliance
∎ Management capacity development of project staffs and volunteers through mentoring and coaching;
∎ Coordination and maintain liaison with government bodies and key stakeholders;
∎ Any other tasks assigned by management

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 52 years
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ At least 15 years’ working experience in any National/International NGO;
∎ At least 07 years’ experience in similar position.
∎ Experienced in developing annual, quarterly and monthly plans, budget and reports;
∎ Able to provide technical guidance to, and mobilize logistic supports for, and supervise the project staff for effective implementation of project activities;
∎ Familiar with bio-physical and socio-economic condition of Northern Char Districts particularly Jamalpur district.
∎ Skills in project cycle management;
∎ Good understanding on issues of Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change; gender equity, protection and multicultural intervention.
∎ Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point);
∎ Good verbal and written communication skills in local language, English and Bengali;
∎ Pro-active and participatory decision-making and problem-solving;
∎ Ability to communicate with people from different cultures and backgrounds;
∎ Willing to drive motorcycle and should have valid driving license.

∎ Monthly Consolidated salary BDT. 42,128/-

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per program design

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 23 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 15 Jul 2021
∎ Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)
∎ Address : Collegepara (Gobindanagar), Thakurgaon-5100 Bangladesh
∎ Web :

Category: NGO/Development