Project Officer - DRR and EiE, MPCS Project

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates. 

The role

The Project Officer will be responsible for facilitating the direct implementation of project activities through local level implementing organizations, providing support and motivate their staffs, ensuring that they deliver high quality activities with the maximum impact on children. S/he will be also responsible for implementing of DRR and EIE activities to ensure quality as well as monitoring and reporting on project activities. Responsibility includes, s/he will play a key role in triangulating the monitoring, narrative and financial reports of the partners and provide support to the line manager in developing reports and facilitating timely implementation of project interventions. S/he will also organize and facilitate capacity building workshops/training for government, communities, School Management Committee members, partners on issues related to education, disaster risk reduction etc. 

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 3 years working experience with NGOs or other development organizations, preferably in education
  • Experience in working in partnership with government and non-government organizations
  • Experience in designing and working with impact-focused monitoring frameworks
  • Practical and extensive experience in training and facilitating meetings at various levels
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel widely in program areas
  • Ability to produce high quality reports, case studies
  • Proficiency on standard office computer software
  • Bachelor Degree, preferably in Social Sciences/Education or relevant discipline

Contract length: Regular

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

Number of vacancy: 5 (Five)

The Organisation

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.

For detailed job description and to apply online, please visit:

Application deadline: April 20, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

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