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Caritas Bangladesh (CB) Jobs Circular

Caritas Bangladesh (CB) is a national and non-profit development organization operating in Bangladesh since 1967. It has its Central Office in Dhaka and eight Regional Offices in Barishal, Chattogram, Dhaka, Dinajpur, Khulna, Mymensingh, Rajshahi and Sylhet. CB is implementing 87 on-going projects covering  185 upazila focusing on six main priorities i.e i) Social Welfare for Vulnerable Communities (SWVC), ii) Education and Child Development, iii) Nutrition and Health Education, iv) Disaster Management, v) Ecological Conservation and Food Security (ECFS), and vi) Development of Indigenous Peoples. . Also in cox’s bazar Caritas implementing Emergency Response Program (ERP) for camp area and Host communities.

Caritas Bangladesh is inviting applications from eligible candidates (men and women) for the positions Project Coordinator for the WFP-DRR HC interventions Projects which is based at its Cox’s Bazar Project, Office, Cox’s Bazar. The Project Coordinator will lead and Coordinate activities pertaining to WFP-DRR HC intervention, to achieve objective improved community access to Cyclone Shelters through Cash for Work activities for the target participants at Ukhiya Upazila under Cox’s Bazar district. S/he will work in close coordination with Head of Program-ERP, Head of Operation and Central Office DM Team of Caritas to implement high-quality activities and WFP compliance.   S/he will supervise the Site Engineers, Monitoring and Reporting officer, and Finance/Admin/Logistic officer at field level to undertake Cash for Work related activities as per the Detailed Implementation Plan. The details of the positions including Educational Qualification and other qualities/competency are given below:

Details of Position

Required Qualifications and Competencies

Job Responsibilities

Position: Project Coordinator

Position: one (1)
Age: 25 – 45 years (as on 31/03/2021)

Salary Range: TK. 1, 30,000/- consolidated per month.

Reporting to: Head  of Program -ERP

Job Nature: Temporary

 

Job location: The position is based in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar but 50% field visit at different union of Ukhiya.

Educational Qualification: BSc/MSc in Civil Engineering from any recognized University including relevant experience on DRR/CFW.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Minimum 05 years of relevant experience on DRR including CFW
  • Experience in working with local communities, civil society, partners, LGIs and governments officials both in urban and rural settings
  • Experience of working in Cox’s Bazar especially in Ukiya is preferable
  • Experience and skills in community Led approach
  • Commitment to the humanitarian principles and standards
  • Listening skills; Cultural sensitivity; Flexibility & adaptability; Teamwork; Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to inspire others; to pass his/her skills to others and to motivate them to put them into practice;
  • Ability to adapt various concepts and tools to the particular environment and needs of the relevant National Society.

 

  • Lead for overall project management for implementation of all activities of WFP-DRR HC interventions.
  • Oversees budget management, CB/WFP compliance and program quality aspects with robust coaching, mentoring to the field team.
  • Provide technical support to all CFW schemes and construction-related works (drawing, designing, budgeting including all measurement).
  • Provide technical support to Site Engineer to carry out pre & post-survey and estimate of viable schemes
  • Provide technical support to Site Engineer to ensure support to contractors (mason groups) at Upazila, union and para level
  • Ensure that implementation of schemes is done in accordance with the drawing, design
  • Update the progress of activities on weekly basis to management.
  • Ensure quality of work through effective monitoring
  • Ensure the engagement of local Govt and relevant department for approval and implementation CFW schemes
  • Collect and preserve required No Objection Certificate (NOCs) from concerned authorities.
  • Coordination with PD, HoP, HoO, central DM team, WFP team and respective partner’s representatives to mobilize administrative as well as technical support.
  • Determine all the tools (guidelines, SOPs, etc.) necessary to implement CFW.
  • Establish a systematic approach for technical supervision (scheduling, work planning, reporting, tool design and roll-out, mentoring and coaching).
  • Accountable for monitoring, gender and protection related intervention in that project.
  • Day to Day supervision of financial activities and ensure budget burn rate of the project.

 

The selected candidates will be appointed on temporary basis initially for 6 months which may be extended for future project based subject to the satisfactory performance and requirements of the Organization.

If you feel you are the right person for the above position, you are invited to apply through Online (https://caritasbd.org/career/job-career/). Please note that no hardcopies is required. The last date of submission is 14/04//2021. Contact for technical support if needed: 01713384003 or visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfOPcLZ1qts

The candidates who are presently work under Caritas Bangladesh should apply through proper channel with approval of the Regional/Central Management.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and Interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered and the organization reserves the right to reject any application or to cancel or postpone the recruitment process for any reason whatsoever. Applicants are requested to visit www.caritasbd.org/ or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Caritasbangladesh2016 to know about Caritas.

ANY KIND OF PERSONAL CONTACT AND OR PERSUASION WILL BE TREATED AS THE DISQUALIFICATION OF THE CANDIDATE

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