Technical Officer - Migration

Job Description

Title: Technical Officer - Migration

Company Name: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Bangladesh

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Khulna

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's degree in social science discipline, preferably in Sociology, Development Studies/ Climate Change and Development/ Economics, and any other relevant field.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 5 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Design and support quality implementation of the climate-induced migration component of the CCSD program that improves the conditions and social position of climate-vulnerable women, girls, and youths.
∎ Build excellent partner relations with local organizations, local government, and the private sector, ensure smooth collaboration processes, and appropriate corrective measures where needed for the implementation.
∎ Elaborate annual plans and budgets for the climate-induced migration component of the program and project as per donor requirements and Helvetas guidelines.
∎ Lead capacity needs assessment of the migration component of the project for the implementing partners, design and develop capacity building plan jointly with the project management team of implementing partners.
∎ Hands-on support and technical advice to the project team for implementation of the activities on the migration component of the project.
∎ Monitor activities per the log frame and take corrective measures in collaboration with the MEAL Expert and the project team. Support in timely and sound reporting following donor and HELVETAS guidelines.
∎ Link community/grassroots initiatives with sub-national level institutions and liaise with local and regional research institutions, youth platforms, and Climate Change networks.
∎ Identify advocacy and policy dialogue issues and opportunities at local and sub-national levels to promote Climate-induced migration.
∎ Document and share lessons learned and best practices from the ground, connect and engage with networks, platforms, and stakeholders at local and sub-national levels that are relevant and important in climate-induced migration.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at least 23 years
∎ A minimum of 3-5 years experience in the Climate Change/ Environment/ Disaster Risk Reduction sector with reputed national and international organizations working in Bangladesh.
∎ Experience in partnership management/ working with partners on technical aspects.
∎ Experience in capacity-building, understanding the adult learning process, education and training methodologies, and excellent facilitation skills.
∎ Oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with organizational management and staff, volunteers, relevant government agencies, and donors.
∎ Willing to undertake regular field visits and interact with stakeholders, especially primary ones.
∎ Good in both written and spoken English.
∎ Experience of working in migration/ climate-induced migration will be a valuable advantage.

∎ Helvetas offer attractive salary package along with other benefits as such seniority bonus, festival bonus, provident fund, gratuity, medical insurance and communication allowance. Additionally, Helvetas has 2 days weekend, 25 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave yearly, maternity/ paternity leave, public holidays as per the policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 30 Sep 2023

Company Information:
∎ 21 Sep 2023
∎ HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Bangladesh
∎ Address : House 30 CWN (A), Road 42/43, Gulshan - 2, Dhaka - 1212
∎ Business : Helvetas Bangladesh is part of a network of independent development organizations. With head offices in Switzerland, Germany and the USA, Helvetas is working in 29 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. We bring about real change in the lives of over three million disadvantaged people every year. We implement development projects in the areas of water and sanitation, agriculture and nutrition, education, economic development, democracy and peace, and climate and the environment. Helvetas also provides emergency response after disasters.

Category: NGO/Development

: We encourage the qualified candidates to apply through online who has relevant experience, education and skills. Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position. Note that HELVETAS Bangladesh does not charge any fee for the recruitment process and does not provide TA/DA for interview.