Project Manager

Job Description

Title: Project Manager

Company Name: Global Unnayan Seba Sangstha (GUSS)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's Degree in Social sciences, Development Studies, or any subject from a recognized University or B.Sc in Civil Engineering.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 5 to 6 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Emergency response, Rohingya Camp

Job Context:
∎ Job Title: Project Manager - Shelter Assistance for Forcibly Displaced Rohingya and Host Populations in Bangladesh.
∎ Responsible to: Head of Program/Program Director/ CEO
∎ Project Duration: 1 November 2021 to 31 March 2022 (5 Months)
∎ Job Location: Ukhiya, Cox`s Bazar.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Planning and Leadership
∎ Develop project plan, budget projection, project implementation guideline & training module, Facilitate staffs capacity development initiative through meeting, training, and workshop and on job training
∎ Provide day to day strategic and technical guidance and support to the project team members to implement the standard shelters and facilitated the process monitoring
∎ Provide need-based support to Finance officer, provide leadership and support in problem solving, key decision making, quality control, technical input and advice as well as planning, executing, monitoring of the project activities.
∎ 70% time given to field for activity monitoring and provide supportive supervision when and as required for quality delivery of the activities.
∎ Supervise, monitor and evaluate the project work and performance of staff and take concrete steps to improve job performance
∎ Participate in different studies i.e. baseline survey, mid-year survey, progress measurement survey and final evaluation etc. and other stakeholders' studies in this relevant field.
∎ Project Management
∎ The Project Manager will be responsible for managing and facilitating the activities of the project at the field level, and ensuring an integrated approach in project implementation in achieving the project objectives.
∎ Ensured effective mechanisms for information sharing and cooperation among project team at field level, including active participation in coordination meetings in field locations and sector level.
∎ Ensured the effective input and support the project technical team to construct the quality shelters according the drawing and design
∎ Provide positive feedback on staff performance and project activities when appropriate.
∎ Ensure budget management for effective execution of the projects as stipulated in the project documents and provide technical support to the team in implementation
∎ Coordination, Collaboration and Networking
∎ Maintain effective communication, coordination and collaboration with GoB/NGOs officials like RRRC Office, CiC, Site management, DC/UNO office, relevant government departments (Under Ministry of MoDR, MoSW and DSS etc.) and local representative.
∎ Participate in different meeting, training workshop organized by GoB, UN agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders.
∎ Maintain effective coordination and communication with donor agencies
∎ Organize and conduct regular staff meetings (weekly, Monthly and need base
∎ Ensure good relations with govt. agencies and other relevant stakeholders in the project locations.
∎ Monitoring and Supervision:
∎ Develop the monitoring tools and monitor overall project implementation and propose adaptations needed to achieve objectives, improve integration of approaches, or improve coordination with external stakeholders
∎ Monitoring of the project funds are spending correctly and as per wok plan and ensured inventory management.
∎ Develop monitoring tolls in line with project proposal and ensure the quality for each shelter
∎ Guide field team in procurement of goods and equipment's as per specification mentioned in the Project Proposal.
∎ Financial Management:
∎ Ensure proper and smooth financial management in the project in compliance with (Org Name) , Human Relief Foundation policy and standards.
∎ Monitoring of the project funds are spending correctly and as per wok plan and ensured inventory management.
∎ Provide need-based support to Finance officer, provide leadership and support in problem solving, key decision making, quality control, technical input and advice as well as planning, executing, monitoring of the project activities
∎ Mitigate financial risks through appropriate management of funds and supervise accounting activities.
∎ Accountability and Safeguarding:
∎ Represent the organization to key stakeholders and provide them with information about project objectives, risks, constraints and progress.
∎ Support the development and implementation of the organizational advocacy strategy in line with the goals and objectives of the project and the wider aims of the organization.
∎ Maintain gender-sensitive approach in all stages of programme implementation.
∎ Maintain programmatic sensitivity to cultural norms of Rohingya and Host society.
∎ Ensure active consultation and engagement with beneficiary communities and community leaders.
∎ Create CRM for all areas of programme activity.
∎ Integrate protection safeguarding measures throughout programme design.
∎ Branding, Documentation and Reporting
∎ Prepare some special report as and when required such as incident reports, harassment report and generate case story and success story etc.
∎ Produce clear and quality project reports in English, prepare all events report, and weekly monthly, quarterly and annual reports and submit to the line manager as well as Human Relief Foundation as per reporting calendar and within deadlines.
∎ Produce presentation/briefings of field level data/information for the different visits made by donor agencies, relevant Govt. officials and other stakeholders.
∎ Any other tasks assigned by the management

Additional Requirements:
∎ Only males are allowed to apply
∎ At least 5 years' experience in managerial position at the humanitarian and development field along with similar project management experience.
∎ Good understanding & knowledge about Humanitarian architecture of the Rohingya Response its operating and regulatory environment.
∎ Sound knowledge of project cycle management and implementation of shelter construction related project at Camp and Host Community level in Cox's Bazar
∎ Familiar with local level coordination with Government cluster and site management agencies
∎ Excellent planning, analytical, managing and decision-making skills
∎ Excellent monitoring, documentation and reporting skills
∎ Good working relationships with colleagues, partners, external actors and allies
∎ Excellent communication skills including a high level of written and spoken in English
∎ Conversant in common IT applications (MS word, MS power point, internet browsing & e-mail communications)

Salary: Tk. 65000 - 75000 (Monthly)

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 19 Oct 2021

Company Information:
∎ 12 Oct 2021
∎ Global Unnayan Seba Sangstha (GUSS)
∎ Address : House-2/16 (7th Floor), Block-B, Lalmatia, Dhaka-1207
∎ Web :
∎ Business : GUSS brief: Global Unnayan Seba Sangstha (GUSS) is a National NGO established under the registration of Social Welfare Directorate, Bangladesh in 2012 and also registered by NGO Affairs Bureau, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in January 2017. GUSS opened its o?ce in Dhaka on February 2017 and expanded its work in Dhaka, Sylhet, Sunamgonj, Cox’s bazar, Rajshahi, Bhola, Patuakhali, Rajbari, Barguna and Kurigram to run its Emergency and Humanitarian programme, Inclusive Education, Maternal and Child Care, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene and Livelihood programmes to the mostly needy communities in Bangladesh. Over these years, it has implemented various development and relief activities in the country and this has remarkably changed the lives of the vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. GUSS developed a longer-term strategic partnership with British Bangladesh Regeneration Trust – BRTUK to ensure its commitment to deliver the humanitarian and development programming to the farthest behind people in Bangladesh. GUSS works in collaboration and partnership with the Government of Bangladesh, Community Based Organizations, Development Partners, International Organizations, Civil Society Groups and UN Organizations focusing on Sustainable Development Goals.

Category: NGO/Development