Christian Aid Bangladesh


Project Assistant

Compensation: BDT 8,52,091/- to BDT 9,28,734/- gross per annum
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Contract Status: Fixed Term (till 30th November 2018)

Closing date:  26th June 2018

About us

More than half the world lives in poverty.  Poverty is an outrage against humanity.  It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives.  Christian Aid has a vision – an end to poverty – and we believe that vision can become a reality.  We are striving to bring lasting change to the lives of the poorest communities.  We work wherever there is great need, helping people to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion, caste or creed.  If you’re passionate about positive change across the world, then this job might be for you.

Christian Aid is working with its partners in Bangladesh to achieve its goal of ending poverty.  We are committed to expose the scandal of poverty and to help in practical ways through our programme, partnerships, campaign and advocacy to root it out from the world.  We work with our partners to challenge and change the system that favours the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalized. Christian Aid (CA) has been working in Bangladesh since 1972. We are recognized for our work on emergency response programme, climate change, disaster risk management, gender equality and human rights issues. Our emergency programmes promote access to just and equitable resources and support the creation of resilient and thriving livelihoods for disaster and crisis affected communities. This role is for ensuring emergency support to the Rohingya as part of Christian Aid’s emergency programme.

About the role

Christian Aid is seeking a motivated Project Assistant to provide provides administrative, logistics and programme development support to the Fondation Hirondelle project in Bangladesh. The will lead on creating relationships with organisations within the Jamtoli camp to support the development and monitoring of the project. Will support the Head of Project in accessing feedback from local organisations, as well as camp residents, including setting up focus group discussions and providing written documentation when/where necessary.  The role will contribute in updating the weekly workplan, as well as providing weekly updates to the Head of Project. 

About you

You will possess degree or equivalent in relevant technical discipline. Candidates need to have demonstrated experience of working with providing administrative, logistics and programme development support and working in radio/audio production in community-led development projects. You should have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).  You will demonstrate knowledge, understanding, experience and practice of humanitarian values and principles and able to motivate others to achieve results in complex situations without much supervision. You will have good understanding of basic human rights and meeting the needs of the camp population.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We encourage applications from socially excluded communities, i.e SC, ST, religious minorities, people living with disabilities and especially women candidates to apply.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a competitive holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Due to limited resources and high volume of applications only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  If you have not been contacted by 30th June 2018, please assume your application was unsuccessful.

How to Apply

To apply for this post please logon to: CHRISTIAN AID JOBS and submit your updated resume and statement of interest clearly explaining your suitability and interest in the role. For queries related to the role and online applications please contact us on: