Position: Project Officer

Number of Post: 01

Location of Posting: Anywhere in Cox’s Bazar

Contract Duration: Initially till 31st December 2023 with possibility of further extension depending on the performance and funding availability.

Job Summary

Prottyashi, A social development organization has been working for the development of disadvantaged population of the country since its establishment and currently is going to implement a project on ensuring adolescent girls’ sexual and reproductive health rights through providing lifeskill education to adolescent boys and caregivers in partnership with UNFPA. Prottyashi invites applications for the vacant position titled- CoC Project Officer for “Improving Menstrual Health Management of Adolescent Girls and Women in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh” Project.


CoC Project Officer will report to CoC Coordinator. S/He has to maintain functional relationship with his/her peers, project teams and organization’s other priority teams. S/He must be able to communicate with other teams and units both program and operational of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure successful implementation of Champion of Change (CoC) curriculum for the adolescent boys and male caregivers in accordance with anticipated workplan and timeframe.
  • Guide the CoC Facilitators on quality implementation of the CoC curriculum through direct supervision and monitoring.
  • Coordinate and communicate with school management committees for allowing and assisting in smoother implementation of the CoC curriculum in the school premise.
  • Maintain communication with CiCs in getting approval and permission of the interventions and provide update to the CiC in monthly/occasional camp meetings.
  • Organize monthly meeting at the camp and school level to analyze the progress made and the challenges faced during the month.
  • Aware community people on sexual and reproductive health rights of the adolescent girls through organizing informal meetings, discussions, day observation etc.
  • Arrange focus group discussions with the community people on the challenges faced by the adolescent boys and male caregivers in attending the CoC sessions and finding out opinions of the participants on the CoC curriculum.
  • Maintain communication and coordination with male caregivers to ensure their participation in the lifeskill education sessions under CoC curriculum.
  • Collect and Gather data and information on the progress of lifeskill CoC curriculum sessions being facilitated by the CoC facilitators all through the targeted camps and host community schools.
  • Prepare periodic and occasional qualitative and quantitative reports and provide reporting and data management support to the project and organizational MEAL department.
  • Maintain communication with relevant stakeholders at the camp and host community level through updating and strategy sharing.
  • Sorting out challenges at the field level and resolve the challenges through analyzing the situation and taking necessary actions.
Organizational values and norms towards Safeguarding and PSEA

Prottyashi is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and expects staff to promote the welfare of children, young people and adults at all times. Prottyahi expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our Code of Conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate this commitment are recruited to work with us.

Required Educational Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor/Master's degree in any discipline from any reputed university preferably in social sciences.
  • At least 03 years of professional experience in national or international organizations in implementation of the similar projects.

Technical Skills

  • Must have professional writing and speaking capacity in English and Bangla, i.e., field visit report, event report, case study/story, content writing, etc.
  • Proficient with MS office suite
  • Able to take decision in a timely manner, priorities and multi-task work seamlessly

Salary and benefits: Monthly Gross Salary will be 53,943 BDT with contributory provident fund 2,500 BDT, monthly bonus 5,555BDT and regular traveling and communication bill.

Apply Instruction

Only those who meet the above requirements are requested to apply following these instructions.

Last date of application is 03/09/2023 at 5.00 PM.


Interested applicants with relevant background have to apply with a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) along with a recent photograph to career.prottyashi@gmail.com 


  • Prottyashi aims to attract and select a diverse workforce ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion.
  • Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.
  • Prottyashi has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards discrimination, harassment and abuse. All employees are expected to abide by the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse & Child Protection Policy of Prottyashi.
  • Internal and external applicants shall be treated equally in the entire selection process.
  • To ensure transparent processes during recruitment, internal candidates should discuss potential applications with their Line Managers to ensure endorsement of their applications by respective Line Managers.
  • There is no cost involved with applying for positions with Prottyashi. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.