SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is an international humanitarian organization based in Paris, France, which provides aid and assistance to victims of war and natural disasters. For the past 35 years, the organization’s vocation has been to meet the three vital needs - drinking, eating and sheltering – of vulnerable populations around the world. Our programs mainly focus on emergency relief actions related to water and sanitation but also related to food security as well as shelter and infrastructure rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Food Security & Livelihood (FSL) Officer

Affectation: Teknaf, Bangladesh
Possible Start of the activities: October 30, 2018
Number of positions: 01 (Female Only)
Duration of the contract: up to June 30, 2019 (with possibility of extension), Based on the implementation of new ISR, duration and terms of conditions of the position may change.

Responsibilities and description of tasks:

The FSL Officer will support to set up Monitoring and training, the cash or in-kind support to targeted bnf's for small scale livelihood supporting activities, ensuring that solidarités international technical recommendations and procedures are followed. He/She ensures that all activities are implemented and carried out to a high standard and, if necessary, proposes adjustment or improvements to guarantee a high standard.

His/ her main responsibilities in below:

Activity relevance, quality and creation

  • Implement activities in accordance with Solidarités International technical requirements and financial donor criteria
  • Collect information and assist in the quality analysis of the activities carried out
  • Ensure that the activities for which s/he is responsible reach the required results

Implementation and operational monitoring

  • Plan the implementation of the activities for which he is responsible, in accordance with the deadlines and technical specificities that have been set
  • Use management, monitoring and evaluation tools in the activities-assessment formats, follow up sheets, harvest report etc.
  • Assist in creating groups/committees, training and monitoring them (if needed)
  • Follow up FSL activities upon guidance by His/Her supervisor.
  • Pre-empt any difficulties linked to carrying out the activities and facilitate problem solving
  • Ensure that activities are adapted to the context and its evolution
  • Ensure compliance with national and international norms and quality standards related to his/her activities
  • Provide necessary technical support to the selected farmers regarding small scale gardening, sack gardening etc.

Reporting / communication

  • Pass on to the Line Manager any information on the security context, or any event that may have potential consequences on Solidarités International activities and team security
  • Write up reports on the progress of activities for which s/he is responsible
  • Collect information for case study, success stories & lesson learning reports
  • Fill out and update the activity sheet provided in the Tool box
  • Archive his/her monitoring tools and files in the Solidarités International office, where they can be accessed by the line manager
  • Communicate with other team members on activity results
  • Write up handover and transition reports before the end of his/her employment contract, and pass these on to those parties concerned on the mission

The above list is a non-exhaustive one, nor limitative.

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • Higher Secondary School certificate or any other relevant educational background
  • At least two years' experience in NGO/INGO or in similar sector
  • Significant experience on FSL activities
  • Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Good understanding of the national and regional DRR related structures
  • Fluency in Chittagonian language can be an added value
  • Ability and willingness to field travel for work
  • Ability to work independently in a team and the community.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill

Salary Range: Monthly consolidated salary BDT 38,300/- and other benefits as per HR policy of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL.

ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)
Line Manager: Program Supervisor-FSL

Application dead line: Wednesday Wednesday 17th October, 2018.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for test and interview.
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