Project Officer - Literacy Program

Job Description

Title: Project Officer - Literacy Program

Company Name: Room to Read

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Cox's Bazar Sadar)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's Degree in Education/ Project Management/ Social Science/Child Development or any other relevant subject;

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ To be based in Cox`s Bazar Sadar to support program implementation in Chakaria,Ramu,Teknaf & Pekua under Cox`s Bazar district
∎ Initially the contract will be end on 31st March 2022 with possibility of extension.
∎ Position Overview: The Project Officer- Literacy Program works as technical lead on literacy skills and the habit of reading at upazila level and coordinates closely with the district field office to ensure successful implementation of the Project on Reading Advancement activities. This position reports to the Project Manager and provide technical supervision to the Literacy Facilitators of Room to Read.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Be responsible for implementing reading improvement activities under Project on Reading Advancement to a certain number of schools;
∎ Coordinate and facilitate upazila level workshops, training and other events for field level staff, Head teachers, Teachers, SMC members, as per program design and implementation calendar;
∎ Provide support to Literacy Facilitators in organizing, training and events at upazila and school level;
∎ Coordinate to ensure timely distribution of learning materials to the schools;
∎ Make regular visit to the schools and provide technical feedbacks on improvement of program quality to the Literacy Facilitators and to the teachers;
∎ Take initiative for professional development of Literacy Facilitators;
∎ Report timely implementation of the project targets;

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum of 5 years' related work experience;
∎ Strong planning, budgeting, supervisory, training management and facilitation skills;
∎ Good knowledge and understanding of education issues and priorities;
∎ Strong interpersonal communication, language and computer skills.
∎ Personal:
∎ A professional appearance and good demeanor
∎ Strong attention to detail
∎ Strong written and verbal communication skills in English & Bangla
∎ Ability to travel frequently to districts throughout the country.
∎ To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:
∎ Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic non-profit organization
∎ Be an innovative and creative thinker - not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
∎ Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
∎ Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
∎ Work well independently as well as part of a team
∎ Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

∎ We offer competitive salary.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Provident Fund
∎ 13th Month Allowance
∎ Gratuity
∎ Health coverage including spouse and children
∎ Insurances
∎ Professional Development opportunities. The most significant benefit is the opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing international organizations, which has sole focus on education & continuously innovating efficient & effective social entrepreneurship

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 8 Apr 2021

Company Information:
∎ 29 Mar 2021
∎ Room to Read

Category: NGO/Development