Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. With its head quarter in Ireland, Concern has been working in Bangladesh since 1972.

Concern Worldwide, Bangladesh is implementing a project titled “Coastal Community Resilience - Reduced Vulnerability and Enhanced Resilience of Coastal Communities to Prepare for and Adapt to shocks Induced by Climate Changesince March 2018.

Currently, Concern Worldwide invites applications for the following position under the Coastal Community Resilience Project:

Title of the Position: Project Coordinator – Coastal Community Resilience
Number of Position: One (01)
Type of Contract:  Fixed Term Contract
Contract Duration Up to 28 Feb 2021
Salary and Benefits: As per organisational policy
Duty Station: Dhaka with frequent field visit to the project sites

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Ensuring that as per the Project Implementation plan the project is delivered timely and effectively to ensure sustainability of the project interventions with high standards.
  • Facilitating effective coordination and joint planning between the partners and other key stakeholders towards achieving objective and specific results outlined in the project documents.
  • Ensuring that work is planned and organised in a way which will meet the needs of the people engaged in the Resilience project in the most cost effective manner possible; ensuring that team members are given appropriate workloads and are working efficiently.
  • Ensuring budgets and financial resource planning are in place for all activities within the Resilience project and develop new project designs to meet the future requirements
  • Ensuring timely production of quality reports for donors and Senior Management on project outcomes.
  • Ensuring the mainstreaming issues of CCA and DRR, Programme is addressed within project activities.
  • Ensuring that the project M&E system in place and activity review take place with a systematic way for visualising the project progress.
  • Contribute to the process of implementing quality programmes by ensure that the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability are effectively implemented throughout the organisation, and at the country programme level.

Key Requirements:

Educational:

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Agriculture, Forestry, Marine Science, Natural Resources Management (NRM), Disaster Management, Geography, Development Studies or Social Science or related discipline and has worked for a minimum of 07 years in a national or an international organisation in the area of ecology, environment and humanitarian assistance with a focus on Climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction. Familiarity with relevant policies and working experience with coastal context will be an added advantage.

Job related experience and knowledge:

  • At least 7 years progressively responsible professional work experience in participatory programme planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation, within a development organisation/NGO.
  • Experience of managing financial resources and budgets.
  • Significant experience of project planning, monitoring, evaluation and developing proposals
  • Previous Experiences and Technical Knowledge on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster risk reduction Programme.
  • Strong programmatic and operational experiences in leading multi-theme development programme for coastal people.
  • Experience in managing partner NGOs and engaging with institutions and private sector for linkage.
  • Representing an organisation at high level forums/networks in a professional and sensitive manner.

Job Description: Click here to download

Job Application Form: Click here to download

Qualified, skilled and experienced professionals are requested to forward the completed Concern Worldwide Job Application Form along with an updated CV, NID and photograph to: recruitment.bgd@concern.net. Please use the prescribed Concern Worldwide Job Application Form. BDJobs Profile will not be accepted as an application.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Closing Date for Applications: 21 September 2019

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