Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) invites applications from Bangladeshi nationals for the following position for it’s Strengthen civil society and public institutions to address combating gender based violence and build community resilience to adopt climate change impacts Project.

Deputy Program Manager (DPM – Climate Change) Post: 1


Deputy Program Manager-(Climate Change) is responsible for providing support and information to the management to make decisions regarding partnership projects on Climate Change Adaptation.  DPM is also responsible to provide support to the partner organization to implement the project activities at field level. He/she is responsible to select the partner organization and train them for their capacity development. He/she is responsible to monitor the partner activities on Climate changes issue.

The DPM will be in constant touch with the partner organizations and will provide feedback on program planning, monitoring and technical support and strengthening networking among them. The DPM is responsible for report preparation and dissemination of the best practices in implementing programs. He/she must be able to establish and maintain contracts with key actors as well as make use of available sources for gathering and distributing key information.

Qualification and skill:

Qualification and Experience: The incumbent must have:

  • Masters in climate change/disaster management/environmental science or any relevant discipline related to climate change and disaster risk reduction
  • Minimum 08 years’ of working experience in development sector of which at least 3 years in management position related to climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, early warning and preparedness, integration of climate change in agriculture and rural/urban development etc;
  • Proven experience on designing, budgeting, monitoring and managing partnership projects on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction;
  • Demonstrable understanding, experiences, knowledge of General development and specific on rights based approach;
  • Good understanding of gender
  • Excellent skill in advocacy and influencing; and drive for achieving results;
  • Ability to manage process effectively, and to work under pressure and maintain strict deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English and Bangla and also computer skill on MS Word, Excel;
  • Experience in training/workshop facilitation;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skill and ability to work on a team.

Remuneration- Attractive Salary will be offered for the deserving candidates.

The position is based in Dhaka with minimum 60% of time travel outside of Dhaka in remote locations of Bangladesh

Interested candidates who fulfil the above requirements are requested to submit their detailed curriculum vitae along with a cover letter to the following address by 31st July, 2017.

The Coordinator-HR & Admin, Manusher Jonno Foundation, House # 22, Road # 04, Block – F, Banani, Dhaka – 1213

Note:  Women are particularly encouraged to apply for this position ◪ Any persuasion will disqualify the candidates ◪ Only short listed candidates shall be invited for the interview ◪ Please write the position applied for at the top of the envelope.