Project Officer -Youth Engagement

Job Description

Title: Project Officer -Youth Engagement

Company Name: RDRS Bangladesh

Vacancy: 01

Age: at most 35 years

Location: Cox's Bazar

Maximum Salary: Tk. 55000 (Monthly)

Experience:
∎ At least 3 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO

Published: 27 Feb 2024

Education:
∎ Masters

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 35 years
∎ Master’s in development studies, Social Science or any other relevant subject.
∎ Having understanding about all RDRS policies and Manuals.
∎ Knowledge in rights-based community development, Education, Income Generation/ Livelihood, Market Linkage, WASH, Protection, DRR/Tree plantation and other related areas, or willingness to learn.
∎ Experience on community mobilization, linkage and liaison.
∎ Influencing skills, Polite & Reasonable.
∎ Ability to ride motorcycle with valid driving license.
∎ Ability to coordinate and cooperate with existing and potential development partners/ donors.
∎ Master’s in development studies, Social Science or any other relevant subject.
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
∎ Experience in Rohingya Crisis Response and development field, Protection, youth engagement, women empowerment, and disability inclusion.
∎ Having understanding about all RDRS policies and Manuals.
∎ Knowledge in rights-based community development, Education, Income Generation/ Livelihood, Market Linkage, WASH, Protection, DRR/Tree plantation and other related areas, or willingness to learn.
∎ Experience on community mobilization, linkage and liaison.
∎ Influencing skills, Polite & Reasonable.
∎ Skills:
∎ Ability to ride motorcycle with valid driving license.
∎ Ability to coordinate and cooperate with existing and potential development partners/ donors.
∎ • Excellent interpersonal skills and solution-focused approach to professional relationships.
∎ • Ability to consult and negotiate with Management Team and donor partners.
∎ • Active listening skills and the ability to deal with sensitive situations with integrity.
∎ Gender Sensibility
∎ • Have good understanding on Gender and organizational Gender Policy and act accordingly.
∎ Safeguarding Awareness
∎ • Aware and abide by the organizational Child Safeguarding and PSEAH Policy and practices.
∎ Money Laundering and Terrorist financing
∎ • Abide by organizational Money Laundering Policy. S/he should be abstained from money laundering activities and any kind of terrorist financing.
∎ Abide by the Code of Conduct and other policies
∎ • The incumbent will abide by the Code of Conduct along with all policies and practices of RDRS.


Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Design and implement effective youth engagement interventions.
∎ Establish and support youth clubs to create a platform for positive activities and community involvement.
∎ Collaborate with the community and local institutions to develop and maintain a library for youth.
∎ Facilitate skill development training to improve the economic prospects of youth and adolescents.
∎ Ensure youth participation in cash-for-work opportunities.
∎ Contribute to DRR initiatives by raising awareness among youth on disaster preparedness and response.
∎ Facilitate youth involvement in community-level initiatives to enhance resilience to natural disasters.
∎ Support initiatives related to plantation activities in refugee camps to address environmental degradation.
∎ Conduct awareness sessions on social issues involving youth and influential community members.
∎ Work towards mitigating tension and promoting peaceful coexistence between the host community and Rohingya refugees.
∎ Prepare reports, case studies and relevant documents.          Assess and identifying risks, vulnerabilities, and gaps in existing youth engagement mechanisms through FGD, KII and survey.
∎ Conduct capacity building activities project staff and community people.
∎ Represent RDRS in coordination meetings with stakeholders.
∎ Ensure effective communication and coordination with external partners to enhance the synergy of efforts in the field. Any other responsibilities assign by the Team Leader
∎ Summary of Project:
∎ RDRS Bangladesh, in partnership with Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Geneva has been implementing an emergency response programme titled “LWF-RDRS Emergency Programme (LREP)” in Rohingya camps and nearby host communities in Cox’s Bazar district since 2019. The LREP contributes to international efforts to meet the humanitarian and protection needs and increase self-reliance and resilience of the Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMNs) and host communities through Income Generating Activities (IGAs), tree plantation, life-skills with livelihoods and leadership development training. LREP also works on capacity building of youth and creates market linkage to improve their living standard. This programme also aims at cultivating social cohesion, ensuring social inclusion, promoting reforestation and providing humanitarian support (i.e., foods and non-food items, WASH, health, protection, etc.) to the FDMNs as well as the nearby host communities.
∎ Summary of Position:
∎ Under the overall responsibility and control of the Team Leader (LREP), The Project Officer (Youth Engagement) will be responsible for implementing and coordinating youth-focused initiatives within the of diverse project functions of RDRS Bangladesh. The primary responsibility will be to implement programs that address the unique challenges faced by youth and adolescents in the Rohingya camps and the host communities. The role involves collaboration with community mobilizers, volunteers, and other stakeholders to ensure effective implementation and positive outcomes. This job is contractual based.
∎ Description of Responsibilities:
∎ Major responsibilities of this position are as follows:
∎ She/he will -
∎ Design and implement effective youth engagement interventions.
∎ Establish and support youth clubs to create a platform for positive activities and community involvement.
∎ Collaborate with the community and local institutions to develop and maintain a library for youth.
∎ Facilitate skill development training to improve the economic prospects of youth and adolescents.
∎ Ensure youth participation in cash-for-work opportunities.
∎ Contribute to DRR initiatives by raising awareness among youth on disaster preparedness and response.
∎ Facilitate youth involvement in community-level initiatives to enhance resilience to natural disasters.
∎ Support initiatives related to plantation activities in refugee camps to address environmental degradation.
∎ Conduct awareness sessions on social issues involving youth and influential community members.
∎ Work towards mitigating tension and promoting peaceful coexistence between the host community and Rohingya refugees.
∎ Prepare reports, case studies and relevant documents.          Assess and identifying risks, vulnerabilities, and gaps in existing youth engagement mechanisms through FGD, KII and survey.
∎ Conduct capacity building activities project staff and community people.
∎ Represent RDRS in coordination meetings with stakeholders.
∎ Ensure effective communication and coordination with external partners to enhance the synergy of efforts in the field. Any other responsibilities assign by the Team Leader

Skills & Expertise:

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per RDRS Bangladesh Policy and Project Budget.

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Company Information:
∎ RDRS Bangladesh
∎ RDRS Bangladesh, House no.43, Road no. 10, Sector 6, Uttara, Dhaka

Address::
∎ RDRS Bangladesh, House no.43, Road no. 10, Sector 6, Uttara, Dhaka

Read Before Apply: Please apply only who are fulfilling all the requirements of this job

Application Deadline: 9 Mar 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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