JOB OPENING

PROJECT SUPPORT OFFICER (1) - COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH

The role
Project support officer will provide support in the day to day activities for Primary Health Care Center (PHCC) to enable it functional for 24 hours. S/he will assist to set up of PHCC and health post staff accommodation/housing/transport, support in national recruitment, budget holder to effectively manage budgets on a timely basis with proper cash flow plan & spend tracking system. S/he will also support and assist in ad hoc procurement and other administrative requirement having a positive relationship with all the internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications and experience

  • Graduate of management, accounting or human resource or related discipline.
  • At least 2 years’ experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail
  • A very flexible approach to work
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and to respond to requests and demands with speed and precision
  • Ability to solve problems and work under own initiative and see tasks through to completion
  • An understanding of team work and the willingness to be an active and supportive member of the team
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to deal with others tactfully and effectively over the telephone, in writing and in person
  • Excellent computer literacy, including fast and accurate word processing, good presentation skills and use of e-mail and electronic diaries
  • Demonstrative administrative and general office experience, including knowledge and experience of developing administrative systems, databases and experience of arranging overseas travel
  • An awareness of the challenges of distance support and the ability to work in a collaborative and participatory way with colleagues

Contract length: 06 months, possibility of extension depending on availability of funding and performance

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

If you are interested, send your CV at career.bangladesh@savethechildren.org      
(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: September 22, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview