Programme Officer – Advocacy – WaterAid Bangladesh

Job Context
Reportable to : Head of Policy and Advocacy
Contract Nature : Fixed term – extendable subject to availability of funding
Working hours : Full time (05 days a week with minimum 37.5 hours per week)

Job Responsibilities
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Educational Requirements
Masters/equivalent degree in Public Health/ Economics/ Development Studies/ Statistics or graduation in Civil/Environmental Engineering.
Experience Requirements
At least 3 year(s)
Additional Requirements
At least 03 (three) years working experience in the relevant field preferably with reputed development organization
The above requirements can be relaxed in case of excellent academic attainment or higher studies from renowned universities at home/abroad; and for demonstrated leadership skills
Clear conception, updated knowledge on equity and rights issues on WASH
Analytical ability to analyze policies, strategies and can extract advocacy and influential agenda for the WA
Experience in, policy/ strategy/ action plan formulation, report/article writing and documentation
Work/Research experience with Government/ Development Partners and INGOs and/or good understanding of Government and Development Partner’s work environment would be an added advantage
Understanding of Rights Based Approach and knowledge of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene issues of Bangladesh is preferred.

Strong interpersonal communication, networking and campaigning skills
Excellent public presentation skills in both Bangla and English
Ability to establish good relationship and rapport with stakeholders and partners allure cooperation from other teams and maintain networks outside the organization
Skills to use different technological resources (computer, multimedia projector, internet, email, computer aided systems, widely used software etc)
Courage for multi-tasking ability to produce results individually or through teamwork within tight deadlines
Organised and problem- solving mindset, capable of working under pressure and juggling with multiple priorities
Able to identify priorities, design programmes and produce deliverables to a high-standards with minimal supervision.
Able to perform in a multi-sectoral environment.
Must be a team player with mutual trust and demonstrates gender and cultural awareness
Must be passionate about engagement with people from all backgrounds
Job Location

Competitive salary package
Compensation & Other Benefits
Admissible benefits that include provident fund, gratuity, festival bonus, life insurance, hospitalisation insurance scheme for spouse and children, cell phone allowances etc

Apply Procedure
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Application Deadline : April 22, 2020