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Category: NGO/Development

Project Coordinator

RDRS Bangladesh



Job Context
    RDRS Bangladesh, a reputed national NGO is inviting eligible and deserving candidates to apply for the position of Project Coordinator to create a panel for future employment. Interested candidates are requested to apply for the position.
Job Responsibilities
  • The position will be the key person of project deliverable on the ground for successful implementation of the project activities in the project working area;
  • The position will be responsible for planning, budgeting, and implementing all the activities related to the project in line with the results. Achievement of the project’s outputs as measured by the log frame indicators.
  • Responsible for the management of project inputs including staff, financial resources and equipment.
  • Lead the team and guide them in finding out the solutions to overcome prevailing constraints and challenges;
  • Prepare and review the operational plan periodically for smooth implementation with quality output;
  • Coordination with government, local government counterparts, donors, NGOs and other related departments.
  • Maintain necessary liaison with donor and government line agencies in connection with project activities, information sharing and field implementation;
  • Coordinate and plan field visits for important visitors including donor representatives and organize briefing for and sharing feedback from them;
  • Ensure better coordination with RDRS management and Partners
  • Regular and frequent field visit to find out possibilities, identify problems, assess and follow-up activities being implemented and provide appropriate suggestion to field staffs;
  • Maintain day-to-day management for ensuring the staff members to abide by the rules and regulations of the organization;
  • Capacity building of community and project staff to achieve project outputs.
  • Ensure that project activities are implemented according to established principles with adequate community participation;
  • Provide professional and technical support to project staffs and other stakeholders of project;
  • Initiate and ensure technical and management support in effective planning and proper implementation of the project activities, advocacy, awareness raising, networking, civic engagement, governance etc.;
  • Provide adequate direction and support to different offices of the respective projects;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial report and variance also narrative report;
  • Manage resources, prepare and oversee budgets, procurement plan and provide audit responses;
  • Monitor and evaluate project progress to reach the target within the life of the project;
  • Monitor program components at field along with training, workshop, meetings at different level and provide feedback;
  • Organize performance appraisal of staff as per their job description and design necessary action plan for staff development and implement it accordingly;
  • Plan and conduct orientation for staff on new and critical issues and provide technical guidance to staff on a regular basis;
  • Take necessary steps to maintain congenial and sound working environment as per the policy and guideline.
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • Masters degree in any discipline
  • Educational qualification is relaxed for the candidates who are otherwise experienced and have extraordinary track record in any discipline
Experience Requirements
  • At least 5 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Communication/ Public Relation/ Media
Additional Requirements
  • 5 – 7 years experience to work in any reputed NGO of which 3 – 5 years in Project Management;
  • Knowledge in overall program designing, implementation including staff management and development, financial management, budget preparation, donor reporting, preparing training modules, designing and conducting training, workshop/seminars and experience in monitoring and reporting.
  • Sound knowledge on development issues and approaches, laws and policies related to development issues, Governance, Advocacy, Community Mobilization, etc.;
  • Have good understanding and knowledge on Agriculture/ Education/ Civil empowerment/ Health related issues/ Gender/ Youth empowerment/ Employment generation/ Training and Vocational Education etc;
  • Capable to prepare narrative and numerical reports;
  • Fluency in English and Bengali language (spoken and written);
  • Proven analytical ability;
  • Have understanding on budget and budgetary control, compliance issues
  • Documentation skills;
  • Proven leadership quality;
  • Experienced in managing different projects, procurement, reporting, finance, visibility and external audits.
  • Experienced to work with local Government Institutions, CBOs, Educational Institutions, Professional Groups, Folk-song and Cultural groups, Religious and Social leaders, Media and other Social pressure groups will be an added advantage;
  • Have good understanding on project management cycle/ log frame/ theory of change/ KPI;
  • Strong managerial and leadership qualities, ability to work in a team, participatory planning, good interpersonal skill, planning, organizing and problem solving abilities, coaching and mentoring, monitoring and supervising;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Willingness for extensive field visit.
Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

  • Negotiable
  • Salary will be negotiable for otherwise experienced or extraordinary candidates
Job Source Online Job Posting

Read Before Apply

Only short listed candidates will be called for interview. Women are especially encouraged to apply. RDRS is a non smoking working environment. RDRS reserves all rights to short list and select deserving applicant(s).

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedure

Qualified applicants are requested to apply to the Head of HR, RDRS Bangladesh, Jail Road, Radhaballav, Rangpur with detailed CV including contact telephone/ cell phone number/ email account, 3 copies of recent passport size photographs, copies of all certificates. Applicants are requested to write the name of position applied for on the top of envelope.
Application Deadline : November 25, 2018
Company Information
RDRS Bangladesh Address : RDRS Bangladesh, Jail Road, Radhaballav, Rangpur Web : Business : RDRS Bangladesh is a national development NGO works for rural development by empowering the rural poor in northwest Bangladesh. RDRS was formally established as the Bangladesh field programme of the Geneva-based Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) on 8 February 1972. Its development aim is to achieve sustainable increases in their living standards. With this aim, RDRS enables those who participate in its programme to gain the necessary skills, understanding, confidence, institutions and services; and ensure that the rural communities have the necessary economic, social and environmental resources. RDRS employees approximate 3,000 staff and works with a further approximately 3,000 volunteers and daily paid workers. The vast majority of staff are in field positions, with specialist sectoral and support units in Rangpur and Dhaka.
Job Summary

Published on: Nov 8, 2018

Vacancy:  Undefined

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 5 year(s)

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: Nov 25, 2018

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