Category: NGO/Development

Project Officer (Bangladesh National)

Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System



Job Context

  • Background: The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia
  • (RIMES) is an international and intergovernmental institution, owned and managed by its Member States, for the generation and application of early warning information. RIMES evolved from the efforts of countries in Africa and Asia, in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, to establish a regional early warning system within a multi-hazard framework for the generation and communication of early warning information, and capacity building for preparedness and response to trans-boundary hazards. RIMES was established on 30 April 2009, and was registered with the United Nations on 1 July 2009. RIMES operates from its regional early warning center located at the campus of the Asian Institute of Technology in Pathumthani, Thailand.
  • Position Description: The Project Officer supports RIMES projects in Bangladesh in the following areas: support to project activities at national and field levels; provide technical support in tool/application development, assist in recording and reporting of project expenditures; assist in research, documentation, and periodic reporting of project implementation; and assist in project evaluations. The Project Officer also supports the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) and Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) as per requirement.
  • Duty station: Any Office of RIMES in Dhaka. RIMES has right to change duty station whenever necessary.
  • Type of Contract: Full-Time Contract
  • Contract Duration: The contract will initially be for one year and will be extended upon satisfactory completion of a six-month probationary term and each annual performance review.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support implementing projects:
  • Uptake research, provide technical support in model development, application development
  • Coordinate with partners at national down to local levels to facilitate implementation of project activities
  • Gather data and information required to support tool development, risk and user need assessments
  • Assist in assessments, meetings, training workshops, forums, conferences, and related preparatory events
  • Assist in processing for activity budget; record and report expenditures against budget, with proper support documentation, at completion of project activity
  • Undertake field visits to monitor implementation of activities as required, as well as receive local level feedback
  • Assist installation of equipment, such as automatic rain gauges, tide gauge, etc.
  • Assist in the facilitation and management of field visits by donors and partners
  • Assist in the documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learnt
  • Support to monitoring and evaluation of projects:
  • Keep track of project deliverables and timelines to ensure timely delivery
  • Assist in identifying constraints and problems in efficient project delivery, and suggest corrective actions
  • Gather data and information on progress of implementation against project targets and performance indicators
  • Assist in periodic review of project logical frameworks, and provide inputs for revision of performance indicators as necessary
  • Assist in impact assessment studies
  • Others:
  • Support FFWC/BMD in areas of need, as assigned by immediate supervisors
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisors

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors, degree in water resources or civil engineering, environmental management

Experience Requirements

  • At least 2 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 31 years
  • Skills and Abilities: Efficient in at least one programming language, hydrological/hydraulic modelling, strong organizational skills; excellent English proficiency in communication, presentation, and report writing; demonstrated research skills.
  • Personal Qualities: Excellent interpersonal skills; team-oriented work style; pleasant personality; strong desire to learn and undertake new challenges; a creative problem-solver; willingness to work hard; interest and experience in working in a multi-cultural environment.

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Job Summary

Published on: 4 Aug 2022

Vacancy:  1

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 2 year(s)

Age: Age at most 31 years

Job Location: Dhaka

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: 30 Aug 2022

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Interested candidates should send your application letter, resume, salary expectation and 2 references to and cc to by midnight of 30 August 2022, Bangkok time. Please state " Project Officer (Bangladesh National) : Your Name " the Subject line of the email. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Ms. Dusadee Padungkul
Head-Operation Support Department
Application Deadline : 30 Aug 2022

Published On

4 Aug 2022

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Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System