Career Opportunity in NGO

A Dhaka based leading national level NGO engaged in socio-economic development since 1974 invites application from suitable candidates for the position of Program Officer-Basic Education (Community Outreach) for its Save the Children supported Shishuder Jonno Integrated Child Development Program (SJICDP) being implemented in urban area of Dhaka.

POSITION: Program Officer-BE (Community Outreach)

Vacancy: 01

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
The eligible incumbent for Program Officer-BE (Community Outreach) position will be the person who will be responsible for-

A. Program Planning and Development:

  1. Develop overall operational plan/training plan/materials development and supply plan of BE community activities.
  2. Identify the gap of teaching learning methodology and support to the supervisors to overcome those gaps in the sessions.

B. Program Monitoring Supervision and Support in Implementation:

  1. Regular on-site monitoring of the regular session and support implementation of jointly developed plans.
  2. Support to the Community Educator, Community organizer, animators in implementing monthly/bi-monthly learning and reflection discussions to improve the teaching learning activities. 
  3. Provide on-site supports to ensure proper uses and preservation of materials at centers.
  4. Assist in developing appropriate tools to measure the impact of training on learning aids/toy making.
  5. Prepare report on training, field observation and others when necessary.

C. Training and Materials Development:

  1. Design/assist in developing different training courses and training materials for the program in the areas of BE.
  2. Facilitate training for staffs and stakeholders.
  3. Follow up training at field level for smooth implementation and finding gaps between session and field.
  4. Develop training/refreshers courses based on the observation findings and learner’s progress.
  5. Design and prepare age appropriate learning aids/toys for children aged 7-10 years using low cost raw materials.
  6. Prepare guideline for proper uses of learning materials
  7. Identify effects of learning materials on children’s development.
  8. Identify and process natural and junk materials for making relatively durable and safe learning aids/toys.

D. Research and Documentation:

  1. Assist to initiate research/studies in your areas of work and assist in other research / studies as stated in program proposal.
  2. Support in documenting program success stories and case studies.
  3. Contribute regularly in preparation of periodical program narrative reports.

E. Liaison/external relations:

  1. Keep informal learning network with other organizations doing education program in urban slum areas.
  2. Keep relationship with GO & NGO relevant stakeholders.

F. Budget and Logistical Support:

  1. Review the budget for BE activities.
  2. Review the materials/learning materials & using plan for BE activities.
  3. Track and follow up BE centers learning materials at center/field level. 
  4. Support in ensuring necessary materials are timely available with quality and quantity and properly utilized.
  5. Support in organizing different events of the program.

G. General:

  1. Willing to work in any natural disaster or emergency situation anywhere in Bangladesh
  2. Attend trainings, meetings, and workshops to update knowledge and skills as assigned and disseminate new knowledge/ information/lessons learnt.
  3. Any other tasks assigned by the Supervisor.

Attitude:

  • To work in team approach.
  • Conscious of child protection issues.
  • To be non-discriminatory and gender sensitive.

Job Nature: Full time

Educational Requirements
Master degree in Social Science/ Non-formal education/ urban development or relevant area.

Experience Requirements
At least 3 years of working experience including at least 2 years in basic education program in which training facilitation skill is mandatory.

Job Requirements

  • Age at most 40 years
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having experience and knowledge on urban program implementation on basic education.
  • Clear understanding on learning outcomes improvement for slum-dwellers having knowledge on formal and non-formal education inter-linkages will be a plus for the candidate.
  • Good skills on training design and facilitation, report writing ability both in English and Bangla
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency on computer using, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet etc.

Job Location: Dhaka

Salary: Tk. 32,000 per month

Apply Instructions:

Interested candidates fulfilling the above requirements are requested to send their CVs along with a cover letter (in one MS word file) to: sshrd74@gmail.com on or before 12 December 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview.