Project Officer - Supporting Disaster Risk Reduction (SDRR) Project funded by USAID

Job Description

Title: Project Officer - Supporting Disaster Risk Reduction (SDRR) Project funded by USAID

Company Name: World Vision Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Khulna (Koyra)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master’s Degree in Geography/Disaster Management/Environmental Science/Social Science or any other subject with training and professional background in the area of disaster and climate risk management.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Climate Risk Reduction, Disaster Management
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO

Job Context:
∎ The position holder has overall responsibility to implement Disaster Management and Risk Reduction activities and coordinate with disaster management committees at ward, union and Upazila level.
∎ The purpose of this position is to facilitate disaster management committees to continue developing their disaster management guidelines, including preparedness, risk reduction, disaster response plans and recovery capabilities as well as coordinate with all relevant stakeholders.
∎ Ensure that all disaster management and risk reduction activities are implemented in a timely manner. S/he will need to ensure gender and youth integration and social inclusion in the implementation stages.
∎ Closely coordinate with Nobo Jatra II project staff to ensure integrated approach and coordinate activities during emergencies.
∎ The Project Officer will work with the Upazila team to establish appropriate networking and advocacy for effective collaborative efforts for program sustainability while ensuring community participation.
∎ This position will report to the Project Manager of this project with dotted relations with the HEA Manager -NO. S/he is also accountable to the leaders of World Vision Bangladesh.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ In the event of disasters, work with and provide technical support to facilitate areas of assessments, planning, implementation and coordination with different disaster management committees.
∎ With the support of the Project Manager, develop project detail implementation plans, work plans and procurement plans.
∎ Facilitate technical field based support and capacity building of different structures of disaster management committees and community groups.
∎ Document and ensure monitoring and evaluation activities are implemented according to USAID/BHA standards, including documenting lessons learned and organizing after action reviews for each activity.
∎ Support and coordinate with other sectors of the project and implement set DIP activities accordingly.
∎ Coordination with local actors and government for strengthening collaboration of action implementation.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at least 28 years
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Knowledge of disaster management, terms and strategies, standing orders, humanitarian principles, HAP and SPHERE standard, area-based coordination model and nexus strategy in DRR programing.
∎ Training facilitation skills and ability for presenting disaster risk reduction and learning agenda related critical/technical phenomenon in poorly educated village audience.
∎ Have a clear understanding of USAID branding and marking plan and inclusion issues
∎ Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
∎ Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Bengali
∎ Ability to work in a team and under pressure in adverse situation
∎ Good time management skill and ability to work with minimum supervision.
∎ Basic computer literacy of MS office -Word, Excel, Power Point
∎ Expert in motorcycle driving and have valid driving license
∎ More than 5 years of relevant work experience in the area of disaster management and climate risk reduction in a complex, multi-cultural environment preferably in INGO context.
∎ Candidate previously worked in USAID funded BHA, FtF and RFSA project will get preference
∎ Problem solving, decision making and high skill on presentation and using digital platform for facilitation and reporting
∎ Able to create a working environment where team members have equal rights to listen, speak up and contribute to achieve a common goal of the project
∎ Must live in the project working area and ready to accept the challenges and cope with the changes.

Salary: Tk. 50000 - 60000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ T/A, Mobile bill, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Gratuity
∎ Festival Bonus: 1
∎ As per Organizational Policy

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 24 Sep 2022

Company Information:
∎ 18 Sep 2022
∎ World Vision Bangladesh
∎ Address : Abedin Tower (2nd floor), 35 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka - 1213, P.O. Box: 9071
∎ Web :
∎ Business : World Vision (WV) is an established international Christian humanitarian development and advocacy organization dedicated for working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their fullest potential by tackling the causes of poverty & injustice. It serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender or ability.

World Vision is committed to first do no harm to children or adult beneficiaries, to respect the rights of all beneficiaries, and to uphold the best interests of children as a primary consideration in all actions and decisions; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy.

World Vision Bangladesh has zero tolerance towards incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. World Vision Bangladesh as Child Safe Organization discourages anyone to apply with prior record of conviction related with child neglect, abuse and exploitation.

Female are specially encourage to apply.

Category: NGO/Development

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