Project Officer – MEAL
Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is looking for
Project Officer – MEAL (1 Position)
Duty station Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar
Starting date 15 November 2019
Contract duration Up to February 2020
Contract type Full time
Reports to Project Manager
DAM: Project Officers-Food Security & Livelihoods/ Infrastructure/ WASH and Administration & Finance Officer
HEKS/EPER: MEAL & Grant Coordinator, Program Managers-FSL/WASH & Shelter and Communications Officer
Technical referent MEAL & Grant Coordinator, Humanitarian Aid department, HEKS/EPER, Cox’s Bazar
Direct line manager of Assistant Project Officers-FSL
Salary (consolidated) BDT. 60,000 plus other benefits according to policy
GENERAL CONTEXT AND BACKGROUND:
Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is a non-government development organization founded by Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, an eminent educationist, reformer and Sufi. The founding motto of DAM is ‘Divine and humanitarian service’. It functions since 1958 pursuing the aims of social and spiritual development of entire human community.
DAM is recruiting suitable candidates for its upcoming Humanitarian Aid project in Jamtoli refugee camp and its surrounding host communities funded by HEKS/EPER (a swiss INGO). HEKS/EPER is supporting local partner organizations with around 200 projects in 34 key countries worldwide.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
Ensure implementation of M&E plan of the project, assist in the modification of M&E systems as required.
Provide technical support to frontline staff to make them understand different M&E formats, survey tools and process of executing the M&E activities.
Develop a detailed Plan of Action (PoA) in coordination with the project team.
Measure project/programme performance using appropriate tools & techniques.
Consider of disaster-resilient features, gender sensitivity, inclusive approach as a cross-cutting issue during program planning and implementation.
Information management and reporting
Understand and ensure privacy laws and standards are implemented and adhered to; Establish data quality standards and ensure standards are met.
Lead all the assessments and surveys planned in the project.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation system.
Prepare monthly statistical and narrative reports as required and submit to the line management in time.
Maintain and update the project’s online-based data management platforms.
Collate reports, case stories and undertake field visits to gather information and results related to the project activities.
Coordination, networking, and advocacy
Establish networking with the relevant Government department at Upazila level.
Ensure a strong relationships with other agencies working in Camp-15 and its surrounding host communities.
Ensure participation in cluster meetings and working group meetings led by relevant agencies.
Assist organizational M&E department in dissemination of lessons learnt through organizing meeting, workshops etc.
Participate, organize and facilitate different types of training and workshop at Upazila/Union/Camp level to strengthen the capacity of the project team.
Provide on the job coaching to the project team on data collection and management in line with the project plan.
Train specific groups engaging community representatives on data collection tools, processes and methodologies.
Financial Management and logistics
Manage budget for the assigned activities and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet project standards regarding financial management, including accountability and good governance.
Liaise, as necessary, with the logistics, admin and finance staff to ensure relevant items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.
Safety and Security
Asses and consult other agencies to ensure security situation of planned locations is calms; Ensure risk assessment and share security information.
Provide timely incident report to the line manager as needed.
REQUIRED PROFILE AND EXPERIENCE:
Education and professional experience
Master’s in statistics/ information systems/ social science or equivalent degree with 5 years of WASH &Livelihoods project related experience.
Priority will be given to the candidates who have experience in Rohingya response project.
Proven skills in quantitative data collection, analysis, and validation.
Keep strong coordination with other implementing agencies, donor and local governmental authorities at field level.
Excellent computer skills.
Knowledge on different standards (Sphere, Core humanitarian standards, etc).
Fluent English skills (written, spoken and reading). Local language is an asset.
Willingness to accept frequent field missions. Driving motorbike with valid driving license.
Ability to establish collaborative relationships with staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders.
Strong attitude to take initiative, work autonomously and achieve results effectively; Flexibility and Stress-management.
APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE:
Candidates should apply using the online bdjobs system. Hard copy or emailed applications will not be accepted. Only short-listed applications will subsequently be called for interviews.
CVs should include names of two former supervisors to serve as references with phone and email contact info, and earliest date of availability. Recruitment procedure follows the DAM Policy.
The deadline is 10 November 2019. Any form of persuasion will be treated as disqualification.