Project Manager

Job Description

Title: Project Manager

Company Name: Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Program (OKUP)

Vacancy: 1

Location: Dhaka

Maximum Salary: Tk. 51084 (Monthly)

Experience:
∎ 3 to 5 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO

Published: 5 Jun 2024

Education:
∎ Master’s degree in social science disciplines from a reputed university.
∎ Master’s degree in social science disciplines from a reputed university.

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ 3-5 years of demonstrated experience and capacity as a Project Manager/Officer/Coordinator in reputed development NGOs/INGOs.
∎ Good understanding of climate change, migration, social safety net and human rights issues.
∎ Excellent working experience with government structures and key stakeholders at national and district levels, with proven experience in advocacy.
∎ Experience leading a diversified team and a strong understanding of the rights-based approach and pursuing rights for disadvantaged groups.
∎ Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
∎ Experience in working on climate change, migration, human rights, and social safety net projects/programs.
∎ Experience in adaptive management.
∎ Essential Qualifications:
∎ 3-5 years of demonstrated experience and capacity as a Project Manager/Officer/Coordinator in reputed development NGOs/INGOs.
∎ Good understanding of climate change, migration, social safety net and human rights issues.
∎ Excellent working experience with government structures and key stakeholders at national and district levels, with proven experience in advocacy.
∎ Experience leading a diversified team and a strong understanding of the rights-based approach and pursuing rights for disadvantaged groups.
∎ Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
∎ Desirable Qualifications:
∎ Experience in working on climate change, migration, human rights, and social safety net projects/programs.
∎ Experience in adaptive management.

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Coordinate and complete all activities, including field operations, in accordance with OKUP and partners' guidelines and policies.
∎ Plan and ensure the implementation of project activities (spouse group orientations, outreach campaigns, door to door campaigns, courtyard meetings, life-skills training, various exchange meetings upazila and national level) within the stipulated timeline.
∎ Ensure the incorporation of Social Safety Net programs into project activities.
∎ Monitor, guide, and regularly follow up with project staff, incorporating their suggestions and feedback for smooth project implementation.
∎ Prepare relevant modules and reports on project activities.
∎ Compile data for progress reports and provide ready access to all experimental data for Program Coordinator/Director.
∎ Ensure monthly and other periodic report to Program Coordinator/Director.
∎ Develop research protocols, data collection procedures, and documentation standards.
∎ Support the development of interview questionnaires, contact potential stakeholders, and arrange interviews in accordance with predetermined interview protocols.
∎ Travel to field areas to collect and record data and/or samples as appropriate to the specific objectives of the study.
∎ Review and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy; follow up with research participants to resolve problems or clarify data collected.
∎ Advocacy at policy levels with a focus on social safety nets, labor migration and climate change issues
∎ Represent OKUP at meetings, seminars, and when required by management.
∎ Advocate at policy levels with government structures and key stakeholders at national and district levels.
∎ Attend project meetings and seminars and respond to emails related to project activities.
∎ Write articles and reports, prepare presentations, and contribute to publications.
∎ Assist with the preparation of audiovisual materials and website content.
∎ Financial and Logistical Management:
∎ Ensure 100% standards in financial and logistical management to meet accountability and transparency.
∎ Represent OKUP when and where necessary,
∎ Any other activity required and directed by the management if necessary
∎ This list of duties and responsibilities is by no means exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as required
∎ OKUP is a right based migrant organization. OKUP promotes and protects human rights, labour rights, justice and dignity of all migrant workers irrespective of gender, across borders, through putting migrants’ perspectives at the center of migration discourse at all levels through unity and empowerment of migrant workers themselves. OKUP invites applications for the Project Manager position.
∎ Contact address: Shawdagor Garden, 466, Donia Post Office Road, Jatrabari, Dhaka-1236, Bangladesh, www.okup.org.bd

∎ Project/Program: OKUP
∎ Job Location: Dhaka (with frequent field visit)
∎ Probation Period: 3 months
∎ Job Type: Contractual – Initially for One Year. (Extendable based on performance and available fund)
∎ Reported to : OKUP Management
∎ Field Visit Requirements: Monthly field visits to different project areas, especially Khulna region


∎ Overview: The Project Manager will coordinate and complete all project activities in alignment with OKUP and partner guidelines and policies. This role involves project management, planning, implementing, monitoring, and reporting on various project activities focused on climate change, migration, and social safety net programs.
∎ Key Roles and Responsibilities:
∎ Project Coordination and Implementation:
∎ Coordinate and complete all activities, including field operations, in accordance with OKUP and partners' guidelines and policies.
∎ Plan and ensure the implementation of project activities (spouse group orientations, outreach campaigns, door to door campaigns, courtyard meetings, life-skills training, various exchange meetings upazila and national level) within the stipulated timeline.
∎ Ensure the incorporation of Social Safety Net programs into project activities.
∎ Monitoring and Reporting:
∎ Monitor, guide, and regularly follow up with project staff, incorporating their suggestions and feedback for smooth project implementation.
∎ Prepare relevant modules and reports on project activities.
∎ Compile data for progress reports and provide ready access to all experimental data for Program Coordinator/Director.
∎ Ensure monthly and other periodic report to Program Coordinator/Director.
∎ Research and Data Management:
∎ Develop research protocols, data collection procedures, and documentation standards.
∎ Support the development of interview questionnaires, contact potential stakeholders, and arrange interviews in accordance with predetermined interview protocols.
∎ Travel to field areas to collect and record data and/or samples as appropriate to the specific objectives of the study.
∎ Review and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy; follow up with research participants to resolve problems or clarify data collected.
∎ Advocacy and Representation:
∎ Advocacy at policy levels with a focus on social safety nets, labor migration and climate change issues
∎ Represent OKUP at meetings, seminars, and when required by management.
∎ Advocate at policy levels with government structures and key stakeholders at national and district levels.
∎ Attend project meetings and seminars and respond to emails related to project activities.
∎ Communication and Documentation:
∎ Write articles and reports, prepare presentations, and contribute to publications.
∎ Assist with the preparation of audiovisual materials and website content.
∎ Financial and Logistical Management:
∎ Ensure 100% standards in financial and logistical management to meet accountability and transparency.
∎ Additional Responsibilities:
∎ Represent OKUP when and where necessary,
∎ Any other activity required and directed by the management if necessary
∎ This list of duties and responsibilities is by no means exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as required

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per organizational rules
∎ As per organizational rules

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Dhaka

Read Before Apply:

Only suitable candidates are requested to submit a cover letter explaining how your experience meets this position and a CV

N.B. OKUP is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate between sex, religion, age, ethnicity, HIV status and disability. Candidates from migrant family are encouraged to apply. Internal candidates may apply as well.



Apply Procedure:

Email your CV:
∎ Send your CV to the given email [email protected]

Company Information:
∎ Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Program (OKUP)
∎ Swadagar Garden (4th Floor), 466, Nayapara, Post Office Road, Donia, Dhaka -1236
∎ OKUP promotes and protects human rights, labour rights, justice and dignity of all migrant workers irrespective of genders across borders through putting migrants` perspectives in the centre of migration discourse at all levels through unity and empowerment of migrant workers themselves. OKUP?s mission are - reduce migration related risks and vulnerabilities with the focus of labour trafficking through pre-departure interventions; provide direct assistance for social reintegration of the vulnerable migrant through repatriation, family reunification, shelter, health (particularly Sexual and Reproductive Health), Legal and paralegal support and services; espouse sustainable livelihoods and economic reintegration of the returnees and the communities for sustainable development; organise migrant worker and the families for unity, empowerment and flag their voice and perspective into migration discourse; carry out Action Research and evidence based advocacy at all levels.

Address::
∎ Swadagar Garden (4th Floor), 466, Nayapara, Post Office Road, Donia, Dhaka -1236
∎ OKUP promotes and protects human rights, labour rights, justice and dignity of all migrant workers irrespective of genders across borders through putting migrants` perspectives in the centre of migration discourse at all levels through unity and empowerment of migrant workers themselves. OKUP?s mission are - reduce migration related risks and vulnerabilities with the focus of labour trafficking through pre-departure interventions; provide direct assistance for social reintegration of the vulnerable migrant through repatriation, family reunification, shelter, health (particularly Sexual and Reproductive Health), Legal and paralegal support and services; espouse sustainable livelihoods and economic reintegration of the returnees and the communities for sustainable development; organise migrant worker and the families for unity, empowerment and flag their voice and perspective into migration discourse; carry out Action Research and evidence based advocacy at all levels.

Application Deadline: 18 Jun 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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