Field Coordinator

Title Field Coordinator 
Reporting to Head of Programme Implementation
Direct reports Field Facilitator, and Officers
Groups Programme delivery team
Relationships Donor agencies, partner organizations, Bangladesh Management and other units
Financial scope As assigned as delegated
Location Ukhia, Cox’s Bazaar
Nature of contract Short Term
Grade N/A
Salary & benefits Monthly consolidated BDT 80,000 – 1,00,000 including all other benefits and allowances.  Experienced and skill candidates would be offered with appropriate packages.
Travel Frequent visits to project sites and regular travels between Ukhia and Cox’s Bazaar

About the role

Based in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazaar the Field Coordinator is responsible for managing the field implementation of Humanitarian Response Project of Practical Action in the camps for displaced Myanmar nationals, along with the coordination with local authorities, development partners and other organisations in the area. 


  • S/he will play the leadership role in implementation of emergency safe sanitation, hygiene and waste management support for the displaced Rohingya communities in selected locations of Cox’s Bazar
  • S/he will coordinate with donor agencies, local partner organizations and different stakeholders for successful implementation of the planned activities.
  • S/he will maintain liaison with camp authorizes, local govt, and other relevant organizations as a local representative of Practical Action
  •  S/he will supervise and manage a project team consisting of multiple skill sets
  • S/he will take initiatives for building capacity of the project team-members and relevant service providers
  • S/he will collect, process and compile information and reports in line with the reporting requirement of the project
  • S/he will provide critical inputs and opinions to the senior management in determining the strategic positioning and work plan of the organisation in that region

About you

  • Master degree in any university from a recognized university, preferably Development Studies, Disaster Management
  • Minimum of 08 years of professional experience (preferably in international development organizations and emergency responses projects).
  • Excellent facilitation, coordination, team management, reporting and presentation skill; 
  • Ability to work and lead a diversified team and meeting deadlines
  • Fluency in English language and proficiency in computer application
  • Understanding about safe guarding
  • Understanding about programme and financial management

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 80,000 – 1,00,000 including all other benefits and allowances.  Experienced and skill candidates 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 20 July 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.