Project Officer

Job Description

Title: Project Officer

Company Name: Islamic Relief Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Thakurgaon

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters degree in any discipline, Master of Development Studies (MDS), Master of Social Science (MSS), Master of Arts (MA) in Education

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 6 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Coordination with local Stockholder-20%
∎ Advocate for the project interventions at different levels (Union, Upazila, district).
∎ Liaise with partners, government representatives, national and international NGOs to ensure smooth implementation of the project activities
∎ Participate in the different meetings at Upazila and district levels. (NGO Coordination etc.)
∎ Involve with relevant local administration and committees
∎ Work alongside staff to build their capacity in program planning and design; program management; monitoring and evaluation
∎ Ensure transparent coordination mechanisms and regular information-sharing between IR Staffs.
∎ Attend Programme Review Meeting and coordinate with the other IRB staff based in Dhaka and others.
∎ Organize lesson learning workshops for further organizational development.
∎ Organize project exit meetings at the community level and with LGIs.
∎ Support to Collect successful project completion letters from relevant authorities.
∎ Ensure strong accountability to provide the necessary support to the beneficiaries as outlined in the PP
∎ Conduct Inception meeting with Union, Upazila, and District administration.
∎ Follow up in the different meetings and training.
∎ Coordination & networking with local stakeholders.
∎ Supervise to conduct meeting with UNO, DC, and endorse the selected location of intervention and beneficiaries.
∎ Develop need-based IEC training materials, leaflets, billboards, etc as effective communication materials
∎ Coordination & communication with project stakeholders, GOs, NGOs, private sectors, CBOs, Service providers & IRCO representatives.
∎ Facilitate other NGOs in the working area/region for replication and exchange learning sharing.
∎ Organize & conduct the meeting, seminar, workshop with project stakeholders, GOs, NGOs at local levels
∎ Conduct rights related advocacy & networking with relevant stakeholders
∎ Planning for project Activities-20%
∎ As the leading position, the person has to have strong leadership, management, coordination, representation & expertise in reporting skills.
∎ Prepare a Project activity plan to complete the project in time
∎ Responsible for all field management/operations and implementation of project interventions.
∎ Organize and supervise the staff field movement to achieve the project goal in time.
∎ Ensure the effective complaint, response, and feedback mechanism to ensure transparency and accountability.
∎ Technical support to the project staff is required with documentation, implementation and to enhance quality reporting.
∎ Regular follow up & track the progress of different project interventions
∎ “Do no harm” policy in the aspect of tools, guidelines, models, rules & regulations, donor guidelines, and other compliances as well.
∎ Playing as a Project focal point of the program like gender, safeguarding, safety security, and media and communication.
∎ Project Implementation-40%
∎ Prepare implementation plan following the PP and allocated budget
∎ Supervise the school and student selection procedures in the project location
∎ Undertake initiatives for the implementation of different types of activities at the school level
∎ Monitoring project activities at the school level
∎ Ensure the quality of project activities following with approved monitoring checklist
∎ Estimate and budget for implementing project activities in the field
∎ Assist to supervisor to conduct donor visit
∎ Support for the Procurement of materials like requisition, quotation collection, etc
∎ Ensure hygiene facilities at targeted schools
∎ Provide educational materials for the students at the selected schools
∎ Ensure establishing child – the club at the selected schools
∎ Undertake necessary initiative for organizing and ensuring necessary training for the scout leader
∎ Ensuring indoor play materials and books for the school-based child club
∎ Arrange child rights, protection, and safeguarding training for teachers and students
∎ Undertake initiative to revitalize the SMC to ensure their participation in school improvement activities
∎ Provide support to arrange a regular meeting with teachers & SMC
∎ Ensure vocational training for all inattentive student
∎ Conduct Training sessions accordingly to the project requirement
∎ Establish CFM process for getting suggestions/to complain etc
∎ Ensure community and parents/ guardians participation in school level activities
∎ Ensure support to the school to organize cultural functions, sports, and other co-curricular activities at the school level
∎ Ensures comprehensive and effective monitoring and reporting
∎ Prepare and submit planning of the monthly activities to the line manager.
∎ Support to line manager to prepare donor reports.
∎ Prepare the monthly progress report to the line manager.
∎ Supervise and monitor each stage of the activities. Ensure that standards and instructions are given by the line manager, as well as Islamic Relief Bangladesh procedures,
∎ Submission of daily, weekly, and monthly activity and progress report to line manager.
∎ Involve different stakeholders & other Project implementation teams for implementation of the project
∎ Ensure visibility of the project.
∎ Propose some methodology, according to the proposal, and provide it with the experience and lessons learned from the other organizations.
∎ Functional the complaint & feedback mechanism (CFM) and feedback system-5%
∎ Ensure the CFM process at all stages of the project.
∎ Maintain continuous orientation of staffs on CFM process Ensure complain log and register at project office level
∎ Ensure the visibility of the project in different stages and level
∎ Other Requirement-5%
∎ Manage and ensure the integration & compliance of IR policies and other relevant sector codes of good practices including administrative, health, safety, and security policies and frameworks at field level;
∎ Contribute to other project activities and any other tasks as required by program management;
∎ Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods and to remote areas of the projects.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation, Fraud, Bribery & Money Laundering to achieve the program’s goals on safeguarding implementation and as well as Act as a key source of support, guidance, and expertise on the safeguarding of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation, Fraud, Bribery & Money Laundering for establishing a safe working environment
∎ Responsible for seasonal (Ramadan & Qurbani) & emergency response programs if require.
∎ Being a member of Islamic Relief as a child-friendly organization, it is the core responsibility and obligation of each staff member to understand and obey IR Child Protection & PSEA Policy and respond accordingly as and when required.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by Supervisor/Country program management

Additional Requirements:
∎ Experience in working with, Educational interventions to ensure the right of the children particularly in secondary school & Formal and non-formal educational interventions at the school level
∎ Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/ Excel/PowerPoint/Adobe Photoshop/ Basic Internet/ etc.
∎ Excellent Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening skills for English & Bengali
∎ Social Mobilization Skill
∎ Facilitation Skill
∎ Coordination/Advocacy/Networking/Communication Skill
∎ Reporting & Documentation
∎ Monitoring & Evaluation Skill
∎ Financial management
∎ Decision-making skill
∎ Conflict resolution skill
∎ Leadership skill
∎ Self-development
∎ Problem-solving skill
∎ Planning, analytical and organizational skills
∎ Strategic Management skill
∎ Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively
∎ Supportive, effective, and good team player
∎ Have a valid driving license for motorbikes and are willing to travel and work in the most remote areas of Bangladesh.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 49325 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Provident fund, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Festival Bonus: 1
∎ Other Benefits will be provided as per organizational HR policy

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 27 Nov 2021

Company Information:
∎ 15 Nov 2021
∎ Islamic Relief Bangladesh
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House # 10, Road # 10, Block-K, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) - founded in 1984 and based in Birmingham, UK - is an independent humanitarian and development organization. It supports the world’s most vulnerable people in their fight against poverty & sufferings regardless of race, political affiliation, gender, or belief, and without expecting anything in return. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
IRW has a presence in 45 countries across the globe. Some funds of the organization come from individual donations and others from institutional donors such as the DFID, EU, SIDA, CIDA/IDRF, Forum Syd, WFP, UNDP, and ECHO.
Islamic Relief(IR) started working in Bangladesh in 1991 in order to help the distressed survivors of the devastating cyclone by providing emergency relief and supporting communities to rebuild in the wake of that cyclone. Initially, it focused on emergency relief & disaster preparedness activities. Later on, it expanded its programs on both humanitarian and development challenges. Now it works in an integrated manner combining emergency humanitarian assistance, short-term work opportunity, shelter support, awareness & training on different DRR, climate change, development, health & hygiene and social issues, cash grant, IGA means, health & nutrition, safe water & sanitation, education, advocacy and linkage with different service providers. As a registered charity, IR is open and transparent; it continually assesses its work and operational methods to improve impact and effectiveness.
Islamic Relief values and commitment to safeguarding: IRB is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults, and beneficiaries with whom IRB engages. IRB expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.
In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

Category: NGO/Development

: For more details Job information, Please download the job description from our official websites ( Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply. However, Islamic Relief Bangladesh considers diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, disability, class, caste, or religion.

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