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Concern is in consortium with 4 other agencies implementing a DFID funded project titled “Integrated Emergency Humanitarian Response to the Rohingya and Host Community Population in Cox’s Bazar” with a focus on Protection, Food Security and Livelihood, Nutrition and WaSH implemented in the Rohingya Camps within the Consortium, Concern will be implementing the Nutrition and the Livelihood components.

Currently, Concern is looking for suitable candidates for the following positions under the said project:

PROJECT OFFICER – MARKET DEVELOPMENT: S/he is responsible for all the market related activities including project implementation supervision, field monitoring and team management. At the field level s/he will be in-charge of all the market related activities including close liaison with the private sector partners, producers and the quality control volunteers.

No. of Posts: 01
Duty Station: Ukhiya
Salary & Benefits: As per Organisational Policy

Major Areas of Responsibility:

Programming:

  • Lead in beneficiary targeting according to specific selection criteria in liaison with other project staff and the wider nutrition department in Emergency Response Program.
  • Support in the identification of private sector agency/consultant to deliver capacity building activities around market development, financial literacy, skills development.
  • Develop modules, organize and oversee the training to staff and quality control volunteers with co-coordination from the PC and the private sector partner depending on the program needs.
  • Conduct home visits to targeted beneficiaries and provide hands on support on the different aspects of the project including replenishment of raw materials in liaison with other players involved in the supply chain.
  • Conduct home visits to beneficiaries to constantly monitor that needs and demands are being met, and to assess accountable fair trading practices in all aspects of the project implementation.
  • Organize trade fairs and other related events geared at creating demand for the produced goods to a wider market both within and outside the camps.

Coordination:

  • Participate in Camp level coordination with other stakeholders supporting similar initiatives and highlighting Concerns’ works as well as picking best practices for adoption with concern programming.
  • Support the PC in seeking relevant government approvals to initiate the project and assist in planning kick-off workshop where applicable.

Monitoring and Evaluation: Work closely with the MEAL/Accountability team to ensure that relevant tools are available across all sites as well as database to compile project deliverables.

Reporting: Submit to the Project Coordinator weekly and monthly progress reports

  • Promote and ensure compliance with the requirements of Concern’s HR policies, Concern’s Code of Conduct and its associated safeguarding policies and Core Humanitarian Standards of Accountability to ensure maximum protection to programme beneficiaries, and to welcome feedback.
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Emergency Director or the line manager.

Key Requirements:

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Business Management or related subject
  • At least 4 years of experience working on market system development in livelihoods.
  • Previous experience in private sector engagement, supply chain, market development, life skills trainings, vocational training is  preferable
  • Considerable understanding and knowledge of the livelihood programming framework within the Rohingya response
  • Demonstrated experience in Livelihoods programming
  • Experience in team management, capacity building and supervision
  • Proven training and facilitation skills
  • Excellent organisational, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English is desirable

 

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If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please email the completed Job Application Form with your updated CV, photograph and National ID to recruitment.bgd@concern.net.

Closing Date of Application: 17 August  2019

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

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Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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