Area Specialist, BNA Project – Jagorani Chakra Foundation

Job Context
Jagorani Chakra Foundation (JCF) is a national voluntary social welfare organization. JCF is going to implement `USAID/Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity Project` supported by Abt Associates. To ensure the quality implementation of the project, JCF is inviting applications to recruit project staff from qualified candidates.

Job Responsibilities
Primary Responsibilities:
Oversight of two Upazilas in respect to the proper implementation of the project and reporting to TD.
To organize inception workshops at Upazila/union level for the effective beginning of the project.
To ensure work plan is delivered on time.
To implement interventions with rural market actors and community groups.
Effective implementation of SBC and market development strategy.
Closely work with Market Management Committee (MMC), School Management Committee (SMC), Islamic Foundation, Mobile vendors, women groups, existing adolescent groups, SKNF, Agro-input Retailers and with the Government Agriculture Officer & Government Livestock Officer.
To assist in organizing training with mobile sale agents, Hat/Bazaar vendors, women groups and adolescents, etc.
To assist in designing and driving activities towards sustainability.

Secondary Responsibilities:
To assist in conducting situational and audience analysis
To facilitate the partnership between hat/Bazar vendor and mobile sales agents.
To organize and conduct training, meeting, workshop at Upazila, union and community level in consultation with BNA Technical Leads and TD.
To arrange exchange/learning visits, field days on updated technology for skills development of the community.
To monitor, collect, compile, process and analysis data and report to the management. Similarly, support other team members to do the same in order to ensure the quality and reliability of the data.
To organize linkage meetings among the farmers, producer groups, input & output actors including other stakeholders to ensure better market access.
To prepare quantitative & qualitative reports as per need.
To perform any other duties/responsibilities assigned by the concerned authority and as and when requires.
Employment Status

Educational Requirements
Masters in Nutrition/ Agriculture/ Social Science.
Experience Requirements
At least 5 year(s)
Additional Requirements
Age at most 45 years
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the field of public health, Agriculture, livelihood & climate change or working on programs of similar scope.
Good skill in report writing in English and Bengali. Require basic computer skill on MS-Office.
Motorcycle driving skills with valid license
Job Location

Tk. 60,000/- per month, Consolidated and other admissible benefits as per organizational policy as well as the project.

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