Location: Ukhiya/ Teknaf, Cox`s Bazar Reports to: Head of Humanitarian Programmes
Nature of Job: Full time Level: Senior level position
In Cox`s Bazar we are implementing a number of projects in self-reliance, livelihoods, food assistance, social enterprise, environment protection and DRR with both the host community and the Rohingya population. In Cox`s Bazar, we are looking for an experienced and ambitious professional for the position of Project Manager (PM) to implement WFP funded Farmers Market and Self Reliance projects with the Rohingya population and the host community farmers in camps and host communities of Ukhiya and Teknaf. Through the Farmers Market component, we intend to provide safe, nutritious and fresh food to the Rohingyas by engaging local farming communities resulting in enhanced social cohesion. For this purpose, market hubs will be established in different camps to create the space for host community farmers, small traders and vegetable aggregators to sell their products to the Rohingya community. The main objective of the Self Reliance project is to strengthen the resilience of Rohingya men, women, at-risk youth, elderly and persons with disability through upscaling of waste materials along with re-skilling of Rohingya beneficiaries. As a part of this wider objective, we would be developing capacity of both Rohingya men and women to collect waste materials from WFP distribution centres and upcycle them to reusable products. The PM has the overall responsibility for programmatic and administrative management of both these innovative projects in order to achieve the overall program goal. S/he is an individual, committed to maintaining transparency and accountability in managing relations with the staff members, supervisors and two-way communication, based on mutual trust and respect. S/he ensures output-based monitoring and lessons learnt that lead to improvement and development of the program at all levels. Working Conditions:
Working days from Sunday to Thursday, 40 hours per week. This position may be required to work some overtime hours.
Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
Yearly renewable contract based on fund availability and performance.
Project Manager maintains a functional / productive relationship with HR, Finance and Communication teams and other projects of organization, donors, CiCs, GoB-NGOs stakeholders, participants, counterparts and liaison with other official as appropriate.