Project Officer

Job Description

Title: Project Officer

Company Name: The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Professional/academic qualification at master's level in social science, international relations or development studies

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 4 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Duration of contract : 6 months (with possibility of extension).
∎ Reportable to : Response Manager (COVID-19) in close coordination with Operational Coordinator.
∎ Duty station : National Head Quarters (NHQ), Moghbazar, Dhaka.
∎ Starting Date : As soon as possible.
∎ Job purpose: The primary purpose of the job holder to Support on-going COVID-19 operations and program operation team, as required. The Program officer will ensure effective implementation of field activities with regular field monitoring and fulfil other requirements of the program. S/he will identify gaps and work in manner that coordination needs are addressed. Reporting to Response Manager the post holder will ensure operational support to ensure effective running of program and finance. Work in close collaboration with Unit offices and build capacity for performance improvements and reporting.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Work with the Response Manager (COVID-19) and in efficient and timely program implementation.
∎ Liaison with team members (communication, finance officer, response coordinator, medical officer, field officer etc.) to meet the project deadlines and workplan.
∎ Ensure quality programme implementation through regular monitoring and technical inputs to the respective branch official and branch volunteers.
∎ Monitor and review the operational plan to ensure that these are realistic, both in terms of budget and implementation plan of Project.
∎ Liaison with relevant department (finance, logistics, HR, P&D etc.) for project implementation and better coordination.
∎ Support the branches to implement the COVID-19 related activities.
∎ Follow up on challenges and opportunities for the implementation of planned activities in various projects and coordinate the mitigation and adaptation with BDRCS and its partners.
∎ Support the COIVD-19 response program implementation with relevant departments (DR, Health etc).
∎ Support communication officer to coordinate with communication agency to ensure all the public communication of the projects are well coordinated and delivered on time.
∎ Organize coordination meetings and forums, involving national authorities, national and international partners, and donors, if necessary
∎ Ensure that accurate and timely reporting are maintained as per requirements of the donor and partners.
∎ Participate in the procurement Committee for the procurement processes and ensure all project procurement activities are maintained as per BDRCS policy and procedures.
∎ Carry out any assigned task need to be accomplishing within the due time as instructed by Line Manager or competent authority.
∎ Carry out any assigned task need to be accomplishing within the due time as instructed by Line Manager or competent authority.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Excellent computer skills (MS Office package, Word, Excel).
∎ Excellent communication and negotiation skills (oral and written)
∎ Excellent analytical, team working and communication skills
∎ Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines
∎ Willing to travel and operate in a demanding working environment
∎ Knowledge and experience of accounting software packages
∎ Ability to work in demanding situations and sometimes under pressure and meet deadlines
∎ Languages: Excellent written and verbal communication skill in English and Bangla

Salary:
∎ Up to 60,000 BDT (other benefits as per organization’s policy).

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Jan 2022

Company Information:
∎ 30 Dec 2021
∎ The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Category: NGO/Development

: Departmental clearance will be required for internal candidates.If you think you are competent enough for the position, please apply online

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