Technical Operation Officer (MHPSS)

Job Description

Title: Technical Operation Officer (MHPSS)

Company Name: Enroute International Limited

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Completed a Post-graduate studies in psychology or psychiatry with five years of relevant professional experience
∎ Post graduate studies in emergency psychology an asset

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ To contribute to the development of the IOM strategy in Cox’s Bazar for provision of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services as per IASC guidelines and community-based approach in MHPSS for refugees and host communities
∎ To participate and when needed to facilitate relevant coordination technical initiatives, including MHPSS WG in Cox’s Bazar, other MHPSS subgroups and to build effective relationships with partners from humanitarian sector and government
∎ Identify training needs, areas of improvement in the implementation of the activities to ensure adequate capacity building to IOM staff and other stakeholders in the priority areas of Ukhiya and Teknaf
∎ To provide technical guidance and facilitation on community-based approaches in MHPSS and focused mental health services through developing a training/supervision programme in coordination with the Government and academia
∎ To design and implement capacity building programme to equip health staff, other humanitarian workers and affected population with the skills to provide minimum response on MHPSS as well to promote a “do no harm” approach.
∎ To contribute to the MHPSS system strengthening efforts to support Government of Bangladesh and other relevant service providers to ensure sustainability and exit strategy of IOM MHPSS programme in Cox’s Bazar
∎ To ensure follow up, refresher sessions and technical supervision for trainees to contribute to sustainability of capacity building initiatives
∎ Ensure at any given time MHPSS program, including its capacity building component is driven by a sound MEAL framework and qualitative and quantitative indicators are always relevant and updated
∎ To maintain appropriate records/database of capacity building initiatives undertaken, and collect information for further analysis and timely reporting
∎ To conduct assessments and analyse the context and propose interventions to enable expansion of both IOM geographic coverage to the host community in Ukhiya and Teknaf and thematic coverage within the camp sides
∎ If requested, to undertake missions in other key locations of the Country and explore potential to apply the IOM strategy for system strengthening and provide technical support to direct service providers
∎ To perform and other duties as may be needed and agreed with the MHPSS Officer (Capacity Building Liaison)

Additional Requirements:
∎ Five years (5) of relevant professional experience
∎ Experience in coordination of MHPSS response in humanitarian settings
∎ Experience in psychological and psychotherapeutic interventions in emergencies
∎ Experience in providing services to displaced populations, migrants, refugees or conflict affected populations
∎ Significant experience in providing coaching, and mentoring to national staff and non-specialists
∎ Experience in capacity building activities and curriculum development
∎ Experience and knowledge of UN and international agencies structures is an advantage
∎ Previous experience in international organization is an advantage
∎ Strong oral and written communication and presentations skills in English
∎ Ability to travel up to 90% time
∎ Skills
∎ Technical Skill, Accountability, Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity and Initiative, Leadership and Negotiation, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Resource Mobilization
∎ The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
∎ Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values: Inclusion and respect for diversity, Integrity and transparency, Professionalism
∎ Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3: Teamwork, Delivering results, Managing and sharing knowledge, Accountability, Communication
∎ Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3: Leadership, Empowering others & building trust, Strategic thinking and vision

∎ Monthly gross salary for this position is BDT 208,340.67

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 30 Sep 2022

Company Information:
∎ 17 Sep 2022
∎ Enroute International Limited
∎ Address : ranks business center | house # ka-218/1 (4th floor) pragati sarani | kuril | dhaka-1229
∎ Web :
∎ Business : A leading consulting firm with certified and an experienced business team working closely with national and international strategic partners. emc is unique to provide a complete solution through managing business growth.

Category: NGO/Development

: Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. No intermediary is allowed to expedite or facilitate such process. There is no cost involved with applying for positions with Enroute. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.Interested candidates are requested to apply within September 30, 2022 with a complete CV with contact mobile/telephone number and a copy of recent passport size photograph. Please mention “Technical Operation Officer (MHPSS)” at subject line of the e-mail. (Selection will be based on early application). Applications should be sent to [email protected];

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