Project Officer- Strengthening Forecast – Cordaid – Patuakhali

Job Responsibilities
Orient the project activities at local level stakeholders:
Organize union, upazila and district level workshop and consultation meeting to orient the project activities and strategy
Support in Formation/reformation and activation of CBOs (Women’s Committees, women led organizations, Youth volunteer groups & youth led organizations, Adolescent clubs/groups and capacity development of CBOs
Establish network with the GO & NGO at local level
Closely work with the team members to organize different workshop at local specifically disaster management committee, GO-NGO
Implement the project activities in time:
Develop the detailed implementation plan (DIP) in close collaboration with project Manager
Develop the capacity of the community mobilizers to implement the project activities in time.
Staff capacity building training, orientation and meeting to implement the project.
Play the key role to organize project Inception meeting with local authority at District, Upazila and Union level
Facilitate the community mobilizers to sensitize and mobilize CBOs (Women committee, youth groups and adolescent clubs) to create a culture of preparedness at community level through meetings, training and workshops.
Enhance the capacity of Shelter Management Committee (SMCs) on shelter readiness to face shock and stress
Enhance the capacity of DMCs, CBOs and local stakeholders to develop risk informed early action plan at local level.
Support to conduct the context specific study through stakeholder’s consultation to enable and guide forecast based early actions
Support local level relevant stakeholders to establish networking and promoting risk informed forecast based early action protocol at local level.
Organize dissemination workshop at Upazila and District level.
Implement the small-scale FbF option (Pilot financing) to test the effectiveness of the forecast based early action system.

Monitoring and Reporting:
Closely monitor the achievements against target.
Provide the feedback to achieve the target in time.
Assist to develop the monthly, quarterly and annual report preparation.
Support M& E officer for updating internal databases/MIS with key Cordaid recording mechanisms on project progress, key documentation etc.
Employment Status

Educational Requirements
At least Bachelor in any discipline
Experience Requirements
At least 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements
At least 3 years’ experience in the development field and preference will be given on DRR, humanitarian and resilience livelihoods work in cyclone prone area in coastal districts.
Basic knowledge on disaster management system at local level specifically UDMC and UzDMC
Experience in capacity building of the disaster management committee at union, upazila and district level
Good team member and skill team management and coordination skill with the government and other disaster relevant stakeholders.
Good in communication skills specifically presentation and capacity building of the staff
Experience working with government/governance stakeholders at a local level
Experience working within the NGO context at a field level.
Willingness to drive motorcycle and local transport in remote areas.

Apply Procedure
Please submit your application details three pages CV and cover letter The subject line should be “ Project Officer – STEP Project “. Only shortlisted candidate will be notified for the interview.
Joining date: 1st week of February 2023
Application Deadline : 18 Jan 2023