Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED)job circular on April 2017

Project Officer

Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED)

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Job Context
    SOCIETY FOR HEALTH EXTENSION AND DEVELOPMENT and SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL working in partnership for the implementation of selected activities under the project titled «Improving living conditions of vulnerable Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMNs) and host communities through WASH and DRR activities in rural and urban areas of Teknaf Upazila, Cox`s Bazar District». Specific objectives of the project: SO1: To improve access to water, sanitation and hygiene practices in the targeted communities and SO2: To reduce the disaster vulnerability of UMNs and marginalized host communities living in disaster-prone areas.
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Job description: The Project Officer (PO) is responsible for overall implementation of WASH and DRR activities in a Upazila Level. Project Officer (PO) will be responsible for community consultation, mobilization, sensitization and CAP Follow-up for the WASH Groups. He/she will be responsible for successful implementation of project Component as well as WASH, IGA at Homestead level and Community base Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) activities. He/She will organize and facilitate different type of Training at different level of Stakeholders. He/she will conduct regular field level monitoring of project activities and report accordingly. This is a short term duration, up to June’17 and have possibility to extend the duration in further.
  • Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist the project team members in planning of activities, training and monitoring of field activities.
  • Ensure and monitor the daily work schedule of Field Facilitators (FF).
  • Ensure the regular CAP follow-up and Updates at community level.
  • S/he will guide and ensure the Field Facilitators (FF) to organize meetings, workshops, trainings, day observations at field level.
  • Ensure and achieve monthly and quarterly target outputs of WASH beneficiaries under his/her rules.
  • S/he had to develop and maintain a good collaboration and coordination with Department of Upazila Public Health Engineering, ULO, UFO, UAO and different GO-NGOs, private sector and other stakeholders.
  • Regular linkage with Solidarities International (SI)’s focal persona and other colleagues for a effective coordination.
  • Supervise daily field activities and guide the Field Facilitators.
  • Coordination and reporting:
  • Coordinate with Project Coordinator and Executive Director for ensuring necessary support on implementation of planned activities.
  • Ensure necessary reports and documents to Project Coordinator.
  • Proper documentation at Project Office level and administrative support to Accounts and Admin Officer.
  • Any other assignment required by SHED management.
Job Nature
  • Full-time, Contractual
Educational Requirements
    Minimum Masters Degree in Social Science/ Agriculture/ Veterinary or any others discipline.
Experience Requirements
  • At least 3 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Field or Project Organizer, Monitoring, Program Officer/Manager, Project Coordinator/ Officer, Trainer, Supervision
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
Job Requirements
    At least 3-4 years of working experience in NGO sectors especially on Project activity Planning, Monitoring, Market linkage and Value chain management, Upazila level GO-NGO Coordination, Training Facilitation and Coordination, and Regular Reporting in a WASH/DRR or livelihood programme and worked in Cox’s Bazar District will be preferable. Sound and practical knowledge on Computer operation, Email, Internet and especially skills on Data processing and reporting.
Job Location
  • Cox’s Bazar
Salary Range
    Tk. 30000
Other Benefits
    As per SHED Policies.
Job Source
  •  Online Job Posting
Apply Instruction
Send your CV to or Click here to Email CV from MY BDJOBS account.
Interested candidates are invited to send hard copies (must) of following documents: Updated CV (not more than 4 pages), two recent passport size photographs and a cover letter, copies of educational and experience certificates, Photocopy of National ID, contact number and two referees addressing to: The Executive Director, Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED), Marin Fishery Road, KK para, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar- by 20 April, 2017. If your carrier profile is not relevant with position, will not be considered in shortlist.
Note: I) Applicant should mark on top of the envelope position applied for II) only shortlisted candidates will call for interview, III) Any canvassing will result in disqualification and IV) Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.

Application Deadline : Apr 20, 2017

Company Information

Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED)

Address : icddr’B Campus, Main Road, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar.Web : www.shedbd.orgBusiness : SHED – the Society for Health Extension and Development is a renown organization of Bangladesh especially in Cox`s Bazar District was established as the successor to the ICDDR,B Teknaf Station following the closer of the former in September, 1989. The organization has flourished and stepped into one of the reputed Non-Government National Organizations in Bangladesh and engaged in transforming the lives of the community people towards positive changes in selected areas of the country. Currently SHED has been implementing eight more projects with DWA of GoB, UN-WFP, ACF, CARE Bangladesh, USAID, Aroynak Foundation, GIZ in different upazilas of Chittagong and Cox`s Bazar District

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