Upazila Project Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Upazila Project Coordinator

Company Name: Friendship

Vacancy: 02

Age: 30 to 35 years

Location: Khulna (Koyra), Satkhira (Shyamnagar)

Salary: Negotiable

Experience:
∎ 6 to 7 years

Published: 28 Feb 2024

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age 30 to 35 years

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ The Upazila Project Coordinator will play a pivotal role in the successful implementation of NABAPALLAB project within the designated Upazila.
∎ S/he will be responsible to lead, manage project team and will also maintain balance relationship with NABAPALLAB consortium partner’s teams at local level.
∎ The incumbent will be responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with local government bodies, diverse stakeholders, NGOs, different sectors of the government and related organizations for harnessing support to the project.
∎ Maintain collaborate relationships with local authorities, community leaders and other stakeholders to gain support for the project activities.
∎ Coordinate with relevant agencies to obtain necessary permits, approvals, and clearances for project activities.
∎ Develop detailed project plans, including project scope, timelines, and resource allocation for the assigned project area.
∎ Timely deliveries of project interventions with quality and fulfilling the compliances.
∎ Lead the process of beneficiary/participant selection, validation, and engagement with different interventions and services as per the project plan and target.
∎ Monitor project progress, identify risks or issues, and take corrective actions to ensure project success.
∎ Collaborate with the Finance and Admin Officer to prepare regular project reports, including financial, progress, and impact reports.
∎ Work closely with the Finance and Admin Officer to ensure sound financial management and compliance with organizational policies.
∎ Monitor project expenditures, review financial reports, and identify areas for cost optimization.
∎ Facilitate transparent and fair procurement processes in compliance with relevant regulations.
∎ Support the Evaluation & Research team in organizing assessments on beneficiaries’ levels.
∎ Represent the organization in meetings, workshops, and events related to the project, ensuring effective communication and relationship building.
∎ Prepare and submit progress report, case studies and success stories following the guidance shared by senior management. Activities:
∎ Locally Lead Adaptation Plan on Sundarbans Ecologically Critical Areas.
∎ Climate Vulnerability Capacity Assessment.
∎ Implementing Community Resilient Building Interventions.
∎ Climate Resilient Homes and Infrastructure Development.Skill and Competencies Education:
∎ Master’s degree in Disaster Management, Environmental Science or Climate Change, Forestry, Development Studies or Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
∎ Seven years of experience in projects with a focus on Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and Adaptation, Environment Restoration and Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development.
∎ Experienced in team work and managing small team.
∎ Strong organizational skills to ensure timely delivery of project milestones.
∎ Ability to plan, implement, budget, provide technical and financial oversight for project activities.
∎ In-depth understanding on climate change impacts and vulnerabilities analysis in the Sundarbans area.
∎ Good understanding of issues related to climate change adaptation, ecosystem restoration, natural resource management, green protection, gender equity and multi-sectoral interventions.
∎ Familiarity with climate-resilient homes and infrastructure development and adaptation strategies.
∎ Understanding of the social dynamics and community dynamics in the Sundarbans area.
∎ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with diverse stakeholders.
∎ Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with government agencies, NGOs, and local communities and private sector entities.
∎ Ability to manage stress, multitask, problem-solving capacities and make informed decisions.
∎ Experience in conducting field visits and inspections to ensure quality control.
∎ Willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging and difficult situations in remote locations.
∎ Good verbal and written communication skills in the local language, Bengali and English.
∎ Experience in conducting workshops, training sessions, and knowledge-sharing events.
∎ Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive project information.
∎ Proficient in preparing reports, documentation and presenting findings to stakeholders.
∎ Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
∎ Responsible for:
∎ The Upazila Project Coordinator will play a pivotal role in the successful implementation of NABAPALLAB project within the designated Upazila.
∎ S/he will be responsible to lead, manage project team and will also maintain balance relationship with NABAPALLAB consortium partner’s teams at local level.
∎ The incumbent will be responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with local government bodies, diverse stakeholders, NGOs, different sectors of the government and related organizations for harnessing support to the project.
∎ Maintain collaborate relationships with local authorities, community leaders and other stakeholders to gain support for the project activities.
∎ Coordinate with relevant agencies to obtain necessary permits, approvals, and clearances for project activities.
∎ Develop detailed project plans, including project scope, timelines, and resource allocation for the assigned project area.
∎ Timely deliveries of project interventions with quality and fulfilling the compliances.
∎ Lead the process of beneficiary/participant selection, validation, and engagement with different interventions and services as per the project plan and target.
∎ Monitor project progress, identify risks or issues, and take corrective actions to ensure project success.
∎ Collaborate with the Finance and Admin Officer to prepare regular project reports, including financial, progress, and impact reports.
∎ Work closely with the Finance and Admin Officer to ensure sound financial management and compliance with organizational policies.
∎ Monitor project expenditures, review financial reports, and identify areas for cost optimization.
∎ Facilitate transparent and fair procurement processes in compliance with relevant regulations.
∎ Support the Evaluation & Research team in organizing assessments on beneficiaries’ levels.
∎ Represent the organization in meetings, workshops, and events related to the project, ensuring effective communication and relationship building.
∎ Prepare and submit progress report, case studies and success stories following the guidance shared by senior management.
∎ Activities:
∎ Locally Lead Adaptation Plan on Sundarbans Ecologically Critical Areas.
∎ Climate Vulnerability Capacity Assessment.
∎ Implementing Community Resilient Building Interventions.
∎ Climate Resilient Homes and Infrastructure Development.
∎ Skill and Competencies
∎ Education:
∎ Master’s degree in Disaster Management, Environmental Science or Climate Change, Forestry, Development Studies or Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
∎ Seven years of experience in projects with a focus on Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and Adaptation, Environment Restoration and Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development.
∎ Experienced in team work and managing small team.
∎ Strong organizational skills to ensure timely delivery of project milestones.
∎ Ability to plan, implement, budget, provide technical and financial oversight for project activities.
∎ In-depth understanding on climate change impacts and vulnerabilities analysis in the Sundarbans area.
∎ Good understanding of issues related to climate change adaptation, ecosystem restoration, natural resource management, green protection, gender equity and multi-sectoral interventions.
∎ Familiarity with climate-resilient homes and infrastructure development and adaptation strategies.
∎ Understanding of the social dynamics and community dynamics in the Sundarbans area.
∎ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with diverse stakeholders.
∎ Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with government agencies, NGOs, and local communities and private sector entities.
∎ Ability to manage stress, multitask, problem-solving capacities and make informed decisions.
∎ Experience in conducting field visits and inspections to ensure quality control.
∎ Willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging and difficult situations in remote locations.
∎ Good verbal and written communication skills in the local language, Bengali and English.
∎ Experience in conducting workshops, training sessions, and knowledge-sharing events.
∎ Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive project information.
∎ Proficient in preparing reports, documentation and presenting findings to stakeholders.
∎ Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
∎ Read Before Apply
∎ “FRIENDSHIP is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and adults, and employees, Donors, visiting Doctors, visiting Journalists, visitors, beneficiaries including communities where we work and volunteers/interns. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with, has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure fully include background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding.  FRIENDSHIP is an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in a disqualification of candidature”. Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Khulna (Koyra), Satkhira (Shyamnagar)

Company Information:
∎ Friendship
∎ K-14/2A, Baridhara North Road (Kalachadpur), Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
https://friendship.ngo/

Address::
∎ K-14/2A, Baridhara North Road (Kalachadpur), Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
∎ https://friendship.ngo/

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

Application Deadline: 5 Mar 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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