Senior Officer- Faecal
Sludge Management

Title Senior Officer- Faecal Sludge Management
Reporting to Project Lead
Relationships Programme Delivery unit
Financial scope As assigned as delegated
Location Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar
Salary & benefits Monthly consolidated BDT 60,000-70,000 including all other benefits and allowances.  Experienced and skilled candidate would be offered with appropriate packages
Nature of contract Short Term

About the role

Based in Ukhiya, the Senior Officer- Faecal Sludge Management will be responsible to implement faecal sludge management services under the FSM extension project.


  • Leads the field facilitator- FSM.
  • Leads and Organizes training in FSM promotion (for the staffs, volunteers, health workers, WASH committee members)
  • Assists to develop IEC/BCC materials on promotional activities
  • Leads and facilitates FSM activities for categorical groups/populations which include interventions like awareness raising campaigns, focus group discussions etc.
  • Leads the FSM activities and tracks performances against the deliverables timeline
  • Assists to Project Lead and senior management in preparing various reports and documents with qualitative and quantitative information on the ongoing construction works of the project
  • Arranges and coordinates weekly or monthly coordination meetings including camp level WASH agencies meeting and attend sectoral meetings to update the project activities and situation at the camp
  • Represents Practical Action in different forums, meeting, workshop and other events.
  • Assists the project lead in preparing the budget proposal and logistics for FSM activities: making and follow-up of core purchase order, quality control of material delivered by suppliers etc. 
  • In addition, s/he will be responsible to act according to the Project Lead.

About you

Essential experience, knowledge and skills:

  • Relevant Master’s degree with minimum 05 years of relevant working experience preferably with INGOs.
  • Well conversant in English
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Good writing skill

Why join us?          

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

In addition, the compensation and benefit details are mentioned below:

Salary & benefits:
Monthly consolidated BDT 60,000-70,000 including all other benefits and allowances.  Experienced and skilled candidate would be offered with appropriate packages.

About us

Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. We are a registered charity.
Improving harvests through planet-friendly farming innovations. Transforming lives through affordable, renewable energy. Reducing vulnerability created by climate change or disaster. Demonstrating sustainable ways to improve clean water access and sanitation. Unlocking economic opportunities that allow whole communities to thrive.
Just a few of the ways we help people unleash their potential and protect our world for future generations.

How to apply

Please apply online through uploading your CV mentioning two referees by 18 May 2019.

We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as disability, race, age, religion, gender, gender reassignment or sexual orientation. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Practical Action are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.