A Reputed National NGO

Project: Suchana
Position: Union Coordinator (UC)
No. of Vacancies: 5  
Joining Date: 1 August 2019

Suchana: Ending the Cycle of Malnutrition in Bangladesh project is led by Save the Children with the support of DFID and the EU. The Union Coordinator reports to the Upazilla Coordinator in close coordination with Suchana technical managers. S/he will be overall responsible for supervision of Field Facilitator as well as for implementation of program activities at community/Union level. UC will assist and maintain liaison with relevant GoB officials, local NGOs, Union Parishad Chairman and Member and other stakeholders.

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Act as a primary point of contact at the Union level for the Upazilla and Dhaka Suchana teams including task managers and cross cutting technical managers
  • Keep liaison with Union Parishad key personnel to ensure smooth implementation of project
  • Conduct and coordinate day to day field facilitation for successful implementation of Suchana projects planned under Pillar 1 through 5 including cross cutting issues
  • Ensure financial and administrative supports for the Union teams for smooth and successful implementation of field activities within stipulated timeframe
  • Coordinate and ensure technical supports from the Upazilla and District for the Union teams
  • Leading community mobilization and beneficiary selection process at union level
  • Liaison and communication with different stakeholders at Union level
  • Ensure all the Suchana activities carry out according to work plan deliverables, following organizational procedures, and with quality
  • Ensure, organize, and conduct different trainings, workshops and communication and outreach events, etc.
  • Regular and routine visits at the project beneficiaries under Suchana
  • Ensure and support Union teams for day to day field facilitation for successful implementation of grants projects funded to the beneficiaries; monitor progress of the said projects and ensure timely submission of technical reports and grants deliverables
  • Ensure maintenance of electronic and hardcopy files, documents of Suchana and grantees
  • Any other activities as assigned

Job Nature:  Full-time

Educational Requirements: Bachelor/Masters in relevant discipline

Experience Requirements: At least 3 years working experience relevant including 1 year on supervisory level in relevant field.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Good communication, Facilitation and motivational skill.
  • Understanding of local cultural languages.
  • Abilities to undertake extensive travel to village level 
  • Effective computer literacy
  • Having problem solving and prompt decision making capacity.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Having non-discriminatory and gender sensitive perception
  • Willingness and ability to drive motorcycle in the field as and when required and should have valid driving license
  • Efficient computer literacy (especially MS Office applications)

Salary Range:  BDT 25,000/month

Job Location:  Any Union of Moulvibazar District.

Apply Instruction

Applicants should apply to HR Manager at hiring.nngo@gmail.com  referencing “Union Coordinator” in the subject line by 14 July 2019. Applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter stating his/her competency for the position; otherwise the application may not be considered for further processing. Applicants must enclose his/her Photograph with CV. Women are encouraged to apply. We would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet aforesaid requisite criteria, and are short listed will be contacted.