Job title: Project Manager

Annual Salary: BDT. 1973990.00 gross per annum with provident fund, gratuity, life and medical insurance as per organizational policy.

Location: Teknaf, Cox's Bazar

Contract Status: 30 June 2024

Closing date: 17 January 2024

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart. Christian Aid is a UK based organization partnering with others to end poverty in Bangladesh. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future.  With a diversity of contexts, cultures and practices, combined with a highly varied portfolio of programmes offers an enriching opportunity for a mid-level humanitarian professional to contribute their expertise to eradicating poverty and fighting social injustice.

The Project Manager is tasked with ensuring the timely execution of project activities in designated camps and host communities, adhering to humanitarian principles and sector guidelines. Responsibilities include data collection, maintenance for regular reporting, and addressing challenges to ensure a swift, effective, and timely response, holding overall responsibility for project achievements and outcomes.
About you

The post holder is responsible for overall implementation of Natural resources Management project in Rohingya Crisis Response and host community areas through partner organization, GUK. S/he is expected to work with initiative and innovation under the guidance of the Emergency Coordinator and in consultation with a wide range of country team and humanitarian colleagues and partner organisations. Assess and analyse key issues in humanitarian situations and formulate actions to respond to them. Analyses and exercises judgement in challenging situations in the absence of specific guidance.

If you are able to full fill the following requirements, then this job is for you;

  • Master’s degree in environmental science/Natural Resources Management/ Climate Change Adaptation/ Forestry and Environment/ Civil and Environmental Engineering or any other relevant disciplines from a reputed university. Strong research background in environmental restoration, climate change adaptation and resilience, disaster risk reduction is highly required.
  • At least 4 years of progressive work experience where at least 2 years in large scale International Humanitarian emergencies
  • Extensive project design and proposal development expertise in the humanitarian and development areas.
  • Experience in participating in CFW project implementation with proven experience in BoQ review and monitoring responsibilities.
  • Strong understanding and experience in implementing the Humanitarian Program Cycle
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding, experience and practice of humanitarian values and principles and able to motivate others to achieve results in complex situations without much supervision.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of coordination mechanisms.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of coordination mechanisms.
  • Significant proven work experience in delivering environmental safeguard and disaster risk reduction projects using Cash for Work modalities with UN/INGO/NGO. Managing a project with at least 50 million BDT that is implemented directly by CFW activities is a strong asset. Direct work exposure in WFP funded projects is desired.
  • Clear understanding on budget planning, budget utilization and quality implementation of the project activities
  • Direct WFP funded Disaster Risk reduction project implementation experience in Teknaf camps is highly desired. A well stablished communication channel with the sector agencies and government stakeholders can be an asset.
  • Excellent coordination, report writing skills and proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, ArcGis, SPSS, ODK and other software
  • Relevant experience, including strategic planning and management of a complex budget.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the phases of humanitarian response including environmental restoration, preparedness and contingency, Disaster Risk Reduction, response, and recovery
  • Knowledge of Core Humanitarian Standards, Sphere and Red Cross Code of Conduct, and HAP
  • Demonstrated understanding of UN/NGO security coordination and how to fit into it.

Further information

This role is a national position and requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance. Terms and conditions will vary depending on the location.

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How to Apply

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Interested candidates are requested to submit their supporting statement expressing their interest and suitability in the role and complete the application online form by or before 17 January 2024 For queries related to the online applications please contact us on:

Please note CVs via email will not be accepted.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  If you have not been contacted by 28 February 2024. please assume your application was unsuccessful.

Important Notice

Owing to the urgency of this recruitment, the process of shortlisting and interviewing will be ongoing during the period of the advert until a successful candidate is appointed. The position will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.