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Category: NGO/Development

Upazila Coordinator




Job Context
    Shushilan - a national NGO is inviting application from qualified candidates for the `Nobo Jatra Project` supported by World Vision. `Nobo Jatra, a five year USAID Food for Peace Title II Development Food Aid Project commenced in September 2015 and will come to end in September 2020. Led by World Vision Bangladesh (WVB), Nobo Jatra is a shared commitment with World Food Programme (WFP) and Winrock International (WI) as sub grantees and is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) of the Government of Bangladesh. Project implementation is in the south west coastal areas of Bangladesh, in four Upazilas (sub districts) under two districts; Dacope and Koyra in Khulna; Shyamnagar and Kaliganj in Shatkhira covering 856,116 direct beneficiaries. As a sub grantee (local partner NGO), Shushilan implements a portfolio of activities under the gender, good governance and savings group components of the Nobo Jatra project.`
Job Responsibilities
  • Upazila Coordinator (UC) will shoulder the following key responsibilities:
  • Coordinate achievement of programmatic objectives; planning, implementation and review of progress/DIPs, budget Utilization and ensure managers approval and endorsement of all plans
  • Coordinate regular planning, accountability and follow up of key performance indicators and overall quality assurance matters
  • Coordinate and follow up external engagement, collaborations and advocacy matters
  • Coordinate resource acquisition matters as agreed upon with the manager.
  • Coordinating Upazila field office managements & logistics
  • Track progress and make necessary adjustments periodically.
  • Ensure team approach for planning and implementation of the project.
  • Necessary & effective coordination with GO, NGOs, Ups, Donors and relevant stakeholders
  • Prepare qualitative periodical report & documents of the project.
  • Update project financial implication and have necessary approval.
  • Ensure budgetary control and provide justification of budget variance
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly work plan & reports to accomplish the targeted project activities.
  • Provide necessary guidance to field staffs on social accountability, gender, livelihood graduation activities and associated tools & techniques.
  • Share the update project information and receive necessary feedback/suggestion to implement the project effectively.
  • Initiate appropriate disciplinary measures as and when necessary
  • Area wise Specific Tasks are -
  • Project Management:
  • Assists in the preparation of proposals and project plans for all phases of systems planning, development and implementation
  • Prepares business cases for selected projects
  • Prepares, monitors, and analyzes the budget
  • Maintains, develops and provides reports for projects and budget analysis
  • Coordinates and communicates development activities with Programmer Analysts and end-users
  • Tracks and monitors progress of issues through interpretation of policies, standard practices, procedures and collective agreements to identify interventions and resolutions
  • Coordinates and manages, within assigned area, and in consultation with Campus Management, the assignment of office space and computer technology including furnishings, renovations, and maintenance as necessary.
  • Team Management & Development:
  • Facilitated project staffs understanding of organization's values, vision, mission statements and partnership standards, project directions, goals etc.
  • Regular meeting with the project/program staffs and give feedback for their performances.
  • Regular coaching to Project Staffs and Facilitators.
  • Conducted staff performance evaluation as and when required
  • All team members have individual, team plans and goals.
  • Technical Areas of DME processes, Finance & Peace Building:
  • Demonstrate leadership in DME
  • Conduct primary data collection processes and Analyze primary data
  • Apply learning from DME processes
  • All transactions comply with field financial standards
  • Advocate for greater integration of peace building and conflict sensitivity in projects
  • Evaluate and improve peace building and conflict sensitivity
  • Share learning from internally and externally
  • Documentation & Reporting:
  • Work properly documented
  • Reports submitted on time
  • Important information and learning shared with relevant colleagues
  • Collect case study and significant story
  • Lesson learnt and best practices are reported and shared in the program management
  • MIS data collection and entry in system properly
  • Networking & Advocacy:
  • Effective working relationships established with consortium partners, local partners and colleagues
  • Establish and sustain working relationships with Government Departments and Agencies relevant to the Program's focus area at the Ward, Sub County and County levels
  • Participate in the Annual County Government's Planning and Budgeting process and influence resource allocation to the priority needs of the most vulnerable groups within the Program Area
  • Work with community groups to utilize advocacy approaches such as Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) and Child Protection Advocacy (CPA) to enable service users and local partners to engage directly with local government service providers to improve the quality of government services for children and to generate information and evidence for use in national level advocacy work.
  • Effective coordination with NGOs undertaking governance activities in the program area
  • Coordination work with another component
  • Professional and Personal Development:
  • Improved capacity through self-learning and consultation with colleagues
  • Of professional development events attended
  • An understanding of Nobo Jatra program's design and implementation strategy in regards to work and relationships
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • Masters in any discipline from a reputed university
Experience Requirements
  • At least 10 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
Additional Requirements
  • At least 10 years' experience on development sector and minimum 05 years working with project management under USAID funded projects as coordinator level. Strong understanding of public policy, government decision-making processes (especially at the sub-national level) and other civil society networks and coalitions. Demonstrated knowledge of successful project management, communication and training. Strong skills in facilitation of development processes, including organization, mobilization and influence of partners and networking among different development partners (especially at sub-district level).
  • Strong understanding of key aspects of community-led development work
  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions;
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking capabilities skill
  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in English and Bengali
  • Computer literacy, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Achieving quality results and service
  • Practicing accountability and integrity
  • Communicating information effectively
  • Learning for growth and development
  • Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness
  • Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly
  • Understanding the Humanitarian Industry
  • Practicing innovation and creativity
  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Practicing gender and cultural diversity
  • Influencing individuals and groups
  • Able to drive motorcycle and have valid driving license
Job Location

Khulna (Dacope, Koyra), Satkhira (Kaliganj, Shyamnagar)

    Tk. 48950 (Monthly)
Job Summary

Published on: Dec 2, 2019

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 10 year(s)

Job Location: Khulna (Dacope, Koyra), Satkhira (Kaliganj, Shyamnagar)

Salary: Tk. 48950 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: Dec 12, 2019

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If you are interested and meet the criteria, please send your application along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of all academic and experience certificates and two (02) copy passport size photographs, copy of national ID to Head of HR Cell, Shushilan, Head Office: 155 Jalil Sharoni, Commercial cum Residential Area, Rayermohol, Boyra, Khulna 9000.
Application Deadline : December 12, 2019
Company Information
Shushilan Address : 155 Jalil shorani, Commercal cum Residential Area, Rayermohol, Khulna-9000 Business : Shushilan - a non-profit organization has been working in the field of Livelihoods, Environmental Resource Management, Health & Nutrition, Human Rights & Good Governance, Disaster Management and People organization development in Bangladesh since 1991.