A Reputed National NGO

Project: Suchana

Position: Union Coordinator (UC)

No. of Vacancies: 6

Joining Date: 1 October 2018

Suchana: Ending the Cycle of Malnutrition in Bangladesh project is led by Save the Children with the support of DFID and the EU. The Union Coordinator reports to the Upazilla Coordinator in close coordination with Suchana technical managers. S/he will be overall responsible for supervision of Field Facilitator as well as for implementation of program activities at community/Union level. UC will assist and maintain liaison with relevant GoB officials, local NGOs, Union Parishad Chairman and Member and other stakeholders.

Brief Job Description / Responsibility

  • To assist the upazila team in preparing monthly work plan, DIP and AIP.
  • Organizing inception workshops at union level.
  • Identify most vulnerable villages through union consultation meeting and transect walk as well as provide supportive supervision in different stages of BHH selection i.e. wealth ranking, HH verification, and HH registration.
  • Perform regular follow-up and provide supportive supervision to FF as well as to SCM in group and sub-group formation, specially Mother and Children Group and Adolescent group.
  • Lead and contribute in implementation of nutrition and gender integrated activities.
  • Perform financial and administrative activities required at the union level where s/he is working to ensure smooth implementation.
  • Keep close and regular communications with technical partners to assure on time guidance.
  • Maintain liaison with different stakeholders at union level.
  • Lead and guide in Identification and formation of Mother and Children Group and ensure regular courtyard sessions including cooking demonstrations are conducted by FF and SCM.
  • Ensure that specific nutrition sessions are conducted in Pusti Dol meetings by FF.
  • Ensure that GMP sessions are conducted regularly in EPI outreach and the Community Clinics.
  • Ensure regular visit to the 1000 HHs and counselling of PLW by the SCM.
  • Ensure regular visit and counselling of PLW by SCM.
  • Perform key role in organizing and participating in different day observations like World Breastfeeding Day, World Handwashing Day, Safe Motherhood Day etc.

Job Nature:  Full-time

Educational Requirements
Master’s Degree in relevant field (can be relaxed in case of experienced person)
Experience Requirements
At least three-year experience in community based development activities, notably in nutrition and livelihoods areas.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Good communication, Facilitation and motivational skill.
  • Understanding of local cultural languages.
  • Abilities to undertake extensive travel to village level 
  • Effective computer literacy
  • Having problem solving and prompt decision making capacity.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Having non-discriminatory and gender sensitive perception
  • Willingness and ability to drive motorcycle in the field as and when required; Valid driving license is an added advantage

Salary Range:  BDT 25,000/month

Job Location:  Any Upazilla/Union of Moulvibazar District.

Apply Instruction

Applicants should apply to HR Manager at hiring.nngo@gmail.com  referencing “Union Coordinator” in the subject line by 18th September, 2018. Applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter stating his/her competency for the position; otherwise the application may not be considered for further processing. Applicants must enclose his/her Photograph with CV. Women are encouraged to apply. We would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet aforesaid requisite criteria, and are short listed will be contacted.