Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation Dedicated to work with the world's poorest people to transform their lives.

Currently, Concern is looking for suitable candidates for the following positions under the DRR, Resilience and Livelihoods Project which will be implemented in Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar

PROJECT OFFICER (01 POST): The Project Officer will be responsible for providing technical support, delivering trainings, conducting follow-up, and providing guidance to staff and targeted community members, in relation to planned DRR and livelihoods activities. S/He will ensure implementation of the community risk assessment (CRA) process, as well as the development and implementation of the risk reduction action plans (RRAPs), and contingency plans in the targeted locations. In addition, the Project Officer will ensure livelihoods trainings are implemented as per the agreed model and workplan plan. S/He will maintain close coordination with Upazila and Union level stakeholders and facilitate the day-to-day activities in Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazilas.

Duty Station: Ukhiya and Teknaf
Salary & Benefits: As per Organisational Policy

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Responsible for the implementation of the all community-level resilience and livelihoods, with a focus on implementing DRR activities in partnership with local government entities.
  • Develop and impart necessary trainings for staff, community members and partners related to DRR strategies and community based approaches.
  • Ensure follow-up of all activities and provide feedback and reports to the Project Coordinator – DRR and Livelihoods within stipulated timeframes.
  • Contribute to effective and timely implementation of Community Led-DRR interventions and initiatives with communities and Union Parishad.
  • Mobilize and sensitize representatives from line Government agencies at Upazila level and other stakeholders to proactively take part in strengthening community resilience to shocks.
  • Develop and maintain networks with external actors at the union and upazila levels on DRR, Livelihood, Early Warning/Early Action and emergency response/recovery.
  • Coordinate with the Project Coordinator and M&E Officer to ensure that monitoring and evaluation tools are in place and utilized in a timely manner
  • Develop monthly and quarterly reports for forwarding to the Project Coordinator, capturing the progress against approved work plans and budgets.
  • Regularly document success stories, lessons, key learnings/innovations
  • Orient volunteers on the Complaint Response Mechanism (CRM) within Concern Worldwide’s programming
  • Be aware of, understand and comply with all of Concern’s policies and procedures (P4, finance, logistics, HR, security management etc.)
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Country Director or line manager.

Key Requirements:

  • Master or Bachelor degree in social science with advanced training and/or professional experience in the field of Disaster Management. 
  • 3-5 years’ experience in implementing DRR, Resilience and livelihood projects & programmes. (DIPECHO experience will be considered as added value)
  • Technical knowledge on community based DRR interventions
  • Experience in facilitating CRA process
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of latest developments in DRR and food security in Bangladesh country context
  • Experience in report writing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation skills.
  • Good knowledge of conflict sensitive emergency and development programmes in refugee and host communities.
  • Good verbal and written skills in English.
  • Proficient knowledge of standard computer software if possible.

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Notice: Due to the urgent requirement to fill the position, we are also reviewing applications from different external sources and interviewing regularly. We may offer the job to the selected candidate before the closing date of application and selected candidates nee to join within a short notice.

If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please email your updated CV with photograph and National ID/Birth Certificate  to recruitment.bgd@concern.net

Closing Date of Application: 08 November 2018

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

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Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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