Project Manager - Inclusive Cities for Nutrition (IC4N) Project

Job Description

Title: Project Manager - Inclusive Cities for Nutrition (IC4N) Project

Company Name: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Bangladesh

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's degree in any of the following discipline: Nutrition Science, Public Health,Agriculture, Food Security or equvelant

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide strategic advice and overall guidance to the project teams and partners to identify and plan strategies to implement the project at Cox’s Bazar Municipality.
∎ Support municipality to promote hygiene practice standard by the stakeholders during food transportation, food processing and food distribution
∎ Capacity building of municipality to sensitize local entrepreneurs in the food processing and food distribution sector regarding importance of a healthy and sustainable diet and promote their knowledge on measures to enhance nutritional quality of their products
∎ Support municipality to establish and promote nutrition sensitive social protection mechanisms for socio-economic vulnerable consumers.
∎ Support municipality to influence public services to make their social protection services are nutrition-sensitive and accessible to vulnerable urban consumers.
∎ Build capacity of Municipality to implement and monitor nutrition sensitive strategies based on evidence (nutrition-related data).
∎ Support municipality to establish operate multi-stakeholder platforms for food nutrition promotion in the municipality.
∎ Support municipality to develop communication strategy for promoting healthy and sustainable diets including key food hygiene practices and implement involving key stakeholders from the municipality, the private sector and civil society.
∎ Provide technical support to project team, municipality and other partners/stakeholders to develop communication materials on best practise and project innovations and disseminate to all concerned.
∎ Support project team in exchanging knowledge and learning, and take lead for experience capitalization of project;
∎ Support municipality and other stakeholders to actively participate in the key for a at multiple levels for sharing their knowledge and experiences
∎ Facilitate municipality and other stakeholders to promote joint learning culture and participate in relevant policy dialogue.
∎ Participate in relevant networks and working groups at national and international level and coordinate with media as needed for coverage of project learning in electronic media and print articles.
∎ With the guidance of Project Lead at Head Office, develop capacity and support the implementing partner in enabling the Municipality to implement project interventions and take corrective measures where necessary
∎ Participate in review, monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management processes of implemented activities/partnerships in collaboration with the Technical Officer-M&E and Knowledge Management;
∎ Provide need based orientation/training to relevant project personnel/partner NGO staff members on MRM system, data gathering and entering data into database
∎ Coordinate the technical and methodological inputs with the Dhaka and CXB based management as well as with thematic experts and project teams of Helvetas.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 50 years
∎ At least 5 years experience in lead and management of nutrition, livelihoods improvement and agricultural value chain development project.
∎ Minimum 3 years experience on working with municipality in the projects in the area of nutrition, and or livelihoods improvement.
∎ Experience on engagement of public and private sector organization.
∎ Experience in capacity building, mentoring and managing staff.
∎ Experience in managing multi-sectoral programmes and managing teams in different locations.
∎ Have knowledge on related government policies and code of conduct.
∎ Able to work independently while being a strong team player.
∎ Ability to work in unstable security environments and to adapt to basic living conditions.
∎ Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions with limited supervision.
∎ Creative and able to work with limited resources.
∎ Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
∎ Good command over written and spoken English.

∎ Attractive salary package with Festival bonus, PF, Medical and Life Insurance.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 25 Nov 2022

Company Information:
∎ 17 Nov 2022
∎ HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Bangladesh
∎ Address : House 30 CWN (A), Road 42/43, Gulshan - 2, Dhaka - 1212
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Helvetas Bangladesh is part of a network of independent development organizations. With head offices in Switzerland, Germany and the USA, Helvetas is working in 29 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. We bring about real change in the lives of over three million disadvantaged people every year. We implement development projects in the areas of water and sanitation, agriculture and nutrition, education, economic development, democracy and peace, and climate and the environment. Helvetas also provides emergency response after disasters.

Category: NGO/Development

: We encourage the qualified candidates to apply online who has relevant experience, education, and skills. In addition women and disadvantage groups are highly encouraged to apply for this position. Note that Helvetas Bangladesh does not charge any fee for the recruitment process and does not provide TA/DA for interview.

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