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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:

 

COMMUNITY MOBILISER-MARKET DEVELOPMENT: S/he is responsible for community mobilisation activities of the project including; liaison and coordination with quality control volunteers  (QCV) for field work, capacity building of community volunteers, community level meetings, identification of skills gaps, co-development and facilitation of trainings and sensitization sessions with targeted beneficiaries. S/he will support to ensure that the activities are implemented as stipulated in the program design.

No. of Posts: 02
Duty Station: Cox’s Bazar
Salary & Benefits: As per Organisational Policy

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Lead in the identification and targeting of beneficiaries as stipulated in the project design while working in close liaison with the PO-Markets and the Project Coordinator.
  • Mobilize community leaders and community members for successful market assessment and scoping exercises as detailed in the project design.
  • Assist in undertaking the market assessment in liaison with other PO and the consortium partners.
  • Supervise a team of volunteers, producers, master trainers and other program participants engaged in the supply chain to ensure timely achievement of program goal.
  • Develop good working relationship and create networks at camp level among host and Rohingya community members, community leaders, community volunteers, and the local market system actors, for project success.
  • Organize the community level trainings ensuring that capacity building initiatives on the market approach reach all the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Support liaison with relevant camp authorities for approvals of the proposed interventions.
  • Facilitate and supervise extension services, demonstration, and viable income generating activities developed or adapted during the project
  • 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.
  • In liaison with the PO and the Project Coordinator contribute to the planning on trade fairs showcasing to potential consumers the different products produced in the Camps.
  • Prepare and submit to the PO monthly requests for raw materials required for the different handicraft work as prescribed in the project design.
  • Work closely with the MEAL team to support complaints and response mechanisms systems, and strive to promote and adhere to strong accountability and transparency standards in all aspects of the project implementation including team management.
  • Orient volunteers on the Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM) within Concern World wide’s programming
  • 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:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Management or any business related course
  • 3 years’ relevant experience in Food Security and Livelihoods programming
  • Previous experience on private sector engagement, supply chain, market development, life skills trainings and vocational training.
  • Technical knowledge on community based livelihoods and life skill  interventions
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable collaboration with
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, plan effectively and meet deadlines
  • Proficient knowledge of standard computer software (desired)
  • Considerable understanding and knowledge of the livelihood programming within the Rohingya response

 

Job Description: Click here to download                     Job Application Form: Click here to download

 

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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