Published On :2017-01-05 No. of Vacancies : 1 Job Nature : Full Time Experience : At least 8 year(s) Age : Gender : Any Job level : 1 Job Location : Dhaka Salary Range : Negotiable Application Deadline : 2017-01-29
About Welthungerhilfe South Asia: Welthungerhilfe, originally founded in the sixties as the National Committee of the FAO Freedom from Hunger Campaign and earlier called `German Agro Action`, is a secular, non-profit, non governmental organization in the field of international development cooperation and emergency aid, dedicated to rural development, food security and eradication of root causes of poverty. Since over 50 years Welthungerhilfe, with its headquarters in Germany, supports voluntary and civil society partner organizations in South Asia. (www.welthungerhilfeindia.org).
Term: 2 years
The Programme Manager - Climate Resilience and Livelihoods, will be mainly responsible for the development and monitoring of programmes with components related to sustainable agriculture, natural resource management, climate change, skill development and market participation for youth and smallholder farmers.
The Programme Manager will be based at Dhaka and will report to Welthungerhilfe India. S/he will work closely with NGO partners and will be required to travel frequently to project areas for monitoring and programme development.
The Programme Manager will have specific responsibility for the project- `Promoting climate smart villages for improved food and nutrition security in Char and Haor regions`. The project aims to contribute to increased food and nutrition security in these two regions through participatory village micro planning, climate information services, climate smart technologies, extension services on ecological agriculture and behaviour change in child care and nutrition practices.
Coordinate projects and provide backstopping, advisory support and assistance to partners in project implementation with the objective of achieving clearly defined and measurable outputs.
Undertake field level monitoring visits on a regular basis and develop well documented analytical monitoring reports of those visits;
Prepare periodical progress reports to reflect achievement of project targets, document lessons learnt and record project activities.
Prepare consolidated reports on partner programmes for submission to head office and donor agencies;
Facilitate adequate liaison and linkages with relevant networks, government departments and relevant agencies to support programme implementation and advocacy initiatives by the partners;
Ensure identification of training needs at all levels and organize capacity building of partner staff and community on programme components.
Facilitate support to partners in developing quality publications as IEC materials, reports, workshop documents and brochures.
Draw up terms of reference for consultancy and negotiate contractual agreements.
Work closely with the Finance Officer to ensure timely and effective fund disbursement in accordance with contractual compliances.
Contribute to relevant WHH organisational and country policy discussions;
Contribute to and support in developing project proposals and their submission to donors. A good understanding of designing and managing budgets is essential.
Moderate and facilitate workshops and seminars and ensure proper documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt;
Assist in setting up WHH office in Bangladesh and identify suitable local NGOs for future cooperation;
Represent Welthungerhilfe at different platforms, meetings, seminars and consultations.
Others: Undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade and as communicated by Welthungerhilfe.
Degree in agriculture, natural resource management, livelihoods, development management or related disciplines.
At least 8 year(s)
Additional Job Requirements
Minimum 8 years of work experience in the development sector on results based project management at mid and senior management level.
Exceptional written and verbal communications skills in English and Bengali;
Strong understanding of food and nutrition Security, Natural Resources Management and livelihood issues
Skills and experience in micro and macro advocacy initiatives, networking skills and capacity building;
Ability to think strategically and develop creative approaches and solutions to complex problems;
Previous experience of managing donor supported projects and rights and entitlements based projects will be an advantage
Excellent computer skills in packages including Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to work independently and within a team;
Highly motivated and willingness to travel across the country, participate in meetings even during weekends as and when necessary.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Interested candidates should write to email@example.com with their latest CV and a write-up on how they meet the position requirements.
Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly welcome application from women candidates.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please enclose Photograph with CV.
Application Deadline : 2017-01-29
Address : Welthungerhilfe
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