Upazila Facilitator

Job Description

Title: Upazila Facilitator

Company Name: RDRS Bangladesh

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Panchagarh

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in any discipline.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ RDRS Bangladesh is going to implement a new project called "Promoting Rights and Entitlements to improve the living condition of poor and marginalized people through increasing public sector accountability and transparency (SASGP)" Project funded by Asia Foundation. RDRS Bangladesh is inviting applications to fill up the position of "Upazila Facilitator" under this Project. The position is based at any upazila under Panchagarth District.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The Upazila Facilitators will responsible to implement the project activities at upazila level as well as Union level;
∎ Formation of Community Group and Organize day long Training for Marginalized Groups on Rights and Responsibility;
∎ Initiate and ensure technical and management support in effective planning and proper implementation of the project activities relating to advocacy, Capacity building of communities and CBO leaders to achieve the project outputs;
∎ Organize and conduct upazila/district level workshop with GO/NGO and training, orientation, campaign, gathering, day observance, exchange/exposure visit etc.;
∎ Monitor and evaluate project progress to reach the target within the life of the project;
∎ Maintain necessary liaison at upazila and union level with government line agencies, local government authorities and other related stakeholders in connection with project activities, information sharing and field implementation;
∎ Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual report both numeric & narrative, produce case study and success story and send to Project Officer;
∎ Regular and frequent field visit to find out possibilities, identify problems, assess and follow-up activities being implemented;
∎ Organize Mass gathering/Road show / Folk song/People’s theatre/Documentary video show;
∎ Organize Training for Federation Leader on Governance, SA tools, Advocacy, RTI and Civic Responsibilities at upazila/union level;
∎ Facilitate Federations to identify, mobilize and establish the rights of the poor, marginalized and vulnerable community in local government resources, conducting Union based PRA and CAP;
∎ Work for promoting social accountability assisting common people in having access to information and services from local institutions and agencies.
∎ Facilitate process to ensure regular activities of Union Federation's such as meeting, local
∎ resource mobilization, focusing the excluded and indigenous community by the Union Federations etc.
∎ Maintain necessary liaison with donor and government line agencies in connection with project activities, information sharing and field implementation;
∎ Facilitate ward level meeting with the help of Union Parishad & Union Federation for assessing grassroots people's needs and preparing ward-based plan;
∎ Facilitate interactive meetings with different service providers;
∎ Any other duties to be assigned by the Project Officer.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 02 years experience to work in NGO/Development field particularly with CBOs.

Salary: Tk. 18630 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ As per Company Policy and Project's Budget.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 19 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 12 May 2021
∎ RDRS Bangladesh
∎ Address : RDRS Bangladesh, House no.43, Road no. 10, Sector 6, Uttara, Dhaka
∎ Web : www.rdrsbangladesh.org
∎ Business : RDRS Bangladesh is a national development NGO works for rural development by empowering the rural poor in northwest Bangladesh. RDRS was formally established as the Bangladesh field program of the Geneva-based Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) on 8 February 1972. Its development aim is to achieve sustainable increases in their living standards. With this aim, RDRS enables those who participate in its program to gain the necessary skills, understanding, confidence, institutions and services; and ensure that the rural communities have the necessary economic, social and environmental resources. RDRS employees approximate 3,700 staff and works with a further approximately 1,000 volunteers and daily paid workers. The vast majority of staff are in field positions, with specialist sectoral and support units in Rangpur and Dhaka.

Category: NGO/Development

: Eligible and deserving candidates are requested to apply only through online. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature. Women are especially encouraged to apply. RDRS is a non smoking working environment. RDRS reserves rights to finalize any application.