Project Manager of Water – Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Sector – Dhaka – Dhaka Ahsania Mission

Job Description / Responsibility
Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is a Bangladeshi NGO with Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC and UNESCO. Founded with the motto of ‘Divine and Humanitarian Service’, over last 57 years DAM has been serving the human community for improved living conditions enhancing people‚Äôs capacities to maximally utilize their inner potentials. DAM’s current diversified works encompass multi-dimensional field programmes and self-governing institutions in education, health and economic development sectors in Bangladesh. More about DAM is available in the website
Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) is an important sector programme of DAM complementing broad-based Health sector. In WASH sector, diverse water, sanitation and hygiene concerned issues are addressed focusing on increased access to safe water for household use by diversifying hardware technology and promoting water enterprises at the local level and intensifying hygiene promotion and cleanliness campaign in the schools, communities and townships. The WASH programme is gradually being expanded in new urban settlements, secondary towns, and growth centres.
DAM is now looking for an experienced energetic Bangladeshi professional for employment as Project Manager of WASH sector. This is a senior management level core position in DAM to provide leadership and guidance to the teams in the sector.
Position Summary:
Project Manager of WASH will provide programmatic leadership of the sector. S/he will be supervisory personnel of the projects. The Project Managers will report to Head of WASH. S/he will ensure proper implementation of the projects as per project design and to the level of expected project outcome. Project Manager will maintain liaison with donor organizations, submit reports on regular basis.S/he will maintain close relationship with other sectors, divisions, institutions and projects in DAM to increase collaboration.
This position is based in the Head Office of DAM in Dhaka with requirements of regular travel to field offices.
Reportable to Head of WASH sector, DAM Head Office

Job Nature

Educational Requirements
The candidate must have a Masters Degree in any social science;
Post-graduate professional degree in any WASH related discipline would be considered as added qualification.

Experience Requirements
Minimum 7 year(s)

Additional Job Requirements
Age below or equal to 40 year(s)
At least 7 years job experience of which 5 years in senior management position of WASH related programmes.
Demonstrated understanding of the national and regional context relating to WASH policy, programmes, training and resource materials.
Explicit experience of programme leadership and management of multiple teams.
Demonstrated ability to write reports and submit reports to the government and donors.
Demonstrated ability to work and coordinate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, including government, donors, community-based organizations, and the private sector.
Demonstrated ability manage cooperative relationships and motivate team members.
Experience in integrating gender and inclusion into water, sanitation and hygiene programmes.
Spoken and written fluency in both English and Bangla.

Other Benefits
Salary: Negotiable; Candidates are requested to mention their expected salary in the job application

Interested persons are requested to apply with a complete CV mentioning contact mobile telephone number and a recent passport size photograph, copy of National ID. Applications should be sent to Head of HR & Admin, Dhaka Ahsania Mission, House 19, Road 12, Dhanmondhi-R/A, Dhaka-1209 or
DAM is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy.