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Category: NGO/Development

Influx Officer

handicap international (humanity & inclusion) in Bangladesh



Job Context
  • HI has been working in Bangladesh since 1997, with a focus on creating sustainable changes in terms of ensuring rights and inclusion of people with disabilities in society. In response to the massive influx in Cox`s Bazar district in 2017 HI has established an emergency intervention through multi-sectorial mobile teams providing services in rehabilitation, health, protection, and PSS. HI works not only with people with disabilities and other vulnerable populations, but also with their families, their communities, and the society, in order to provide sustainability in its action.
  • In Cox Bazar`s district, HI has a strong knowledge and experience in chronic emergency response. HI is providing services in rehabilitation, protection and PSS, with an inclusive mainstreaming approach to refugees and host population
  • In response to the massive influx of refugees, HI also set-up an emergency intervention responding to the needs of thousands of refugees. Multi-sectorial mobile teams are currently working in the "mega camp", providing services in rehabilitation, health, protection, PSS and camp cordination and camp management.
  • This position is part of the Camp Cordination and Camp management team.
Job Responsibilities
  • Under the line Management of the Community Engagement Team Leader, the Influx Officer is responsible for keeping track and collecting information on influx into the sites and migration in general on site level, while in compliance with Handicap International's internal regulations as same as donors a legal requirements.
  • S/he is responsible and accountable to:
  • Planning and organization
  • Contribute to the community engagement schedule and work plan with the Community Engagement Team Leader
  • Feed into enhancing community engagement tools as necessary
  • Implementation
  • Using appropriate tools, collect and register information on influx and migration into the community
  • Feed into enhancing tools for data collection
  • Develop close relations with community focal points, Mahjis, community leaders and relevant actors
  • Collect any ad hoc population data in an accurate fashion
  • Ensure that collection of data is appropriate and completed with a protection-focus especially for various population groups including women, and people with disabilities or injuries
  • Carry out FGD and KIIs with various groups including children, women, people with disabilities, and injuries in a protection-focused approach
  • Develop close relations with the community
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her supervisor
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the activities and suggest operational solutions
  • Logistics / Administration / HR
  • When managing daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her supervisor manager and the administrative service
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Reporting, monitoring and follow-up
  • Feeding into updating community identified needs and gaps
  • Report any major issues, gaps to community engagement team leader
  • Provide feedback to Community Engagement Team Leader on main issues, visible trends in influx and migration, or gaps as identified from the field
  • Monitor all new developments on site and report key elements to his/her supervisor
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants, communities (populations) in the operational fields, RRRC representatives and contractors/workers
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her supervisor any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of HI teams
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • National Diploma in a relevant field (humanities, social sciences...)
Experience Requirements
  • Na
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Program Officer/ Manager, Project Coordinator/ Officer, Survey Enumerator
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
Additional Requirements
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • Language skills: Fluent in English, Fluent in Bengali (including knowledge of Chetagoian)
  • Computer Skills: Good knowledge of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Education degree: National Diploma in a relevant field (humanities, social sciences...)
  • Work experience:
  • Previous experience with NGOs/INGOs is a strong asset
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian work an asset
  • Previous experience in data collection an asset
  • Other requirements
  • Commitment to the NGO values and principles
  • Teamwork
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Adaptability
  • Stress Management and flexibility
  • Strong humanitarian imperative
  • Problem solving
  • Strong people and interpersonal skills
Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

Job Source Online Job Posting

Read Before Apply

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The deadline to receive the applications is 7th May 2018 until 12h A.M. Please indicate the name of the position in the subject line of the email. Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Any sort of persuasion by person, phone, email or other means in this regard will automatically disqualify the candidate. The selected employee should clearly understand that all final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful reference check, pre- employment screening will be performed for all selected applicants.

Application Deadline : May 7, 2018
Company Information
handicap international (humanity & inclusion) in Bangladesh Address : House # SW (F) 1/A, Road # 04, Gulshan - 1, Dhaka-1212. Business : handicap international (humanity & inclusion) is an independent international aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We are currently operating in over 60 countries and have more than 3500 employees worldwide.

Over the years, our organisation has developed considerable expertise and a wide range of activities for addressing the essential needs of people with disabilities and other vulnerable people, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Job Summary

Published on: Apr 17, 2018

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: Na

Gender: Both males and females are allowed to apply

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Application Deadline: May 7, 2018

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