Project Officer, Soil Testing, Bhasan Char, LSD, HCMP

Job Description

Title: Project Officer, Soil Testing, Bhasan Char, LSD, HCMP

Company Name: BRAC.

Vacancy: --

Location: Noakhali (Hatiya)

Minimum Salary: Negotiable

Experience:
∎ At least 2 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO, Development Agency

Published: 11 Jun 2024

Education:

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ Sound academic knowledge in relevant subject
∎ Knowledge and experience on soil sampling and soil analysis
∎ Show adeptness in report writing and presentation skills
∎ Good understanding on organizational safety and safeguarding issues
∎ Knowledge on people management
∎ Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders in a sensitive environment
∎ Effective communication and presentation skills
∎ Have computer skills with all Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, Power Point, and Excel)
∎ Excellent influencing, negotiating and communication skills
∎ Ability to take challenges in any adverse situation
∎ Demonstrated ability to think technically, prioritize and meet deadlines in a challenging environment; must be culturally sensitive.
∎ Sound academic knowledge in relevant subject
∎ Knowledge and experience on soil sampling and soil analysis
∎ Show adeptness in report writing and presentation skills
∎ Good understanding on organizational safety and safeguarding issues
∎ Knowledge on people management
∎ Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders in a sensitive environment
∎ Effective communication and presentation skills
∎ Have computer skills with all Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, Power Point, and Excel)
∎ Excellent influencing, negotiating and communication skills
∎ Ability to take challenges in any adverse situation
∎ Demonstrated ability to think technically, prioritize and meet deadlines in a challenging environment; must be culturally sensitive.

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Provide technical support to implement the plan
∎ Perform comprehensive soil tests to determine soil composition, pH levels, nutrient content, contamination, and suitability for various uses
∎ Regularly monitor soil conditions to detect changes over time and ensure they remain conducive to agricultural activities
∎ Provide assessments on soil fertility to support agricultural initiatives aimed at improving food security for the Forcibly Displaced Myanmar National (FDMN)
∎ Collaborate with other humanitarian agencies, government bodies, and NGOs to ensure a coordinated approach to soil management and environmental sustainability
∎ Advise on the use of fertilizers, compost, and other soil amendments to enhance productivity while ensuring environmental sustainability
∎ Educate the FDMN communities on sustainable farming practices that maintain or improve soil health
∎ Analyze soil properties to determine the Good Agricultural Practices
∎ Test for and identify potentially hazardous contaminants in the soil that could pose health risks to the agricultural activities of the FDMN communities
∎ Implement strategies to prevent soil erosion, which can lead to environmental degradation and pose risks to GAP
∎ Help management creating easy-to-understand educational materials on soil conservation and management practices
∎ Keep detailed records of all soil tests and analyses conducted, including data on soil quality trends over time
∎ Prepare regular reports summarizing findings and providing recommendations for actions to be taken by the humanitarian organization and other stakeholders
∎ Attend and contribute to inter-agency meetings and forums on environmental and agricultural issues
∎ Ensure the safety of Programme Participants, people who come into contact with the organisation and team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation including sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) to achieve the programme's goals of safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do so.
∎ Project Officer- Soil Testing is responsible for the overall implementation responsibility of soil testing intervention of TNF funded project on Bhasan Char (BC). He will ensure technical and managerial supervision and support to contribute to increase productivity, and implement project activities in the field according to plan & proposal. This position will support Program Manager in project reviews, activity planning, staff supervision, budgeting and coordination with government and other agencies to ensure communities receive appropriate level of services
∎ Provide technical support to implement the plan
∎ Perform comprehensive soil tests to determine soil composition, pH levels, nutrient content, contamination, and suitability for various uses
∎ Regularly monitor soil conditions to detect changes over time and ensure they remain conducive to agricultural activities
∎ Provide assessments on soil fertility to support agricultural initiatives aimed at improving food security for the Forcibly Displaced Myanmar National (FDMN)
∎ Collaborate with other humanitarian agencies, government bodies, and NGOs to ensure a coordinated approach to soil management and environmental sustainability
∎ Advise on the use of fertilizers, compost, and other soil amendments to enhance productivity while ensuring environmental sustainability
∎ Educate the FDMN communities on sustainable farming practices that maintain or improve soil health
∎ Analyze soil properties to determine the Good Agricultural Practices
∎ Test for and identify potentially hazardous contaminants in the soil that could pose health risks to the agricultural activities of the FDMN communities
∎ Implement strategies to prevent soil erosion, which can lead to environmental degradation and pose risks to GAP
∎ Help management creating easy-to-understand educational materials on soil conservation and management practices
∎ Keep detailed records of all soil tests and analyses conducted, including data on soil quality trends over time
∎ Prepare regular reports summarizing findings and providing recommendations for actions to be taken by the humanitarian organization and other stakeholders
∎ Attend and contribute to inter-agency meetings and forums on environmental and agricultural issues
∎ Ensure the safety of Programme Participants, people who come into contact with the organisation and team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation including sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) to achieve the programme's goals of safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do so.

Skills & Expertise:

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ Health & Life Insurance
∎ Health & Wellness Facility
∎ Paternity/ Maternity leave and
∎ Others as per Organisation policy
∎ Health & Life Insurance
∎ Health & Wellness Facility
∎ Paternity/ Maternity leave and
∎ Others as per Organisation policy

Workplace:
∎ Work at office

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Noakhali (Hatiya)

Read Before Apply:

BRAC believes that everyone we work with including our staff, programme participants, partners, and the communities have the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation including sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA). We uphold human dignity and inclusion for all, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability, ethnic origin, or socio-economic condition. As an equal-opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from gender-diverse individuals and people with disabilities.

Selected candidates will have to go through a rigorous reference and background checking process which may include police verification.



Company Information:
∎ BRAC.
∎ BRAC 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
∎ brac is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.
Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.

Address::
∎ BRAC 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
∎ brac is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.

Application Deadline: 21 Jun 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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