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Job Opportunity

Last date of submission: 20 December 2014

Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is a registered social development organization working in greater Chittagong division including Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) since 1985 (International Youth Year). YPSA is implementing component 2 ‘Alternative livelihood to support forest communities (ALSFC)’ of Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project’ financed by the Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BCCRF) managed by the World Bank as a partner of Arannayk Foundation. Under the project, YPSA is working with forest dependent communities in 16 Upazillas under Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar Districts.

Job Title: Project Manager

No. of vacancy: 01

Job description/Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of the field level implementation of ALSFC component including financial management
  • Supervising and monitoring activities implemented by the regional and Site offices
  • Coordinate and liaise with BFD, Co-management organizations, local government institutions, government line agencies and the authority of the NGO
  • Preparation and submission of technical and financial progress reports (quarterly, annual) to AF
  • Provide timely logistic and procurement support to the project team
  • Organizing logistics (including procurements) for the project staff, consultants and other missions relating to the project.
  • Planning, designing and organizing implementation of project activities after coordination with AF Management.
  • Maintain good coordination with YPSA management and project team members

Educational Requirements:  M. Sc. in Forestry/Agriculture/Masters in Social Science or related subjects.

Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum 11 years job experience and at least 07 years of experience on forestry sector project.
  • Should have at least 07 years experience on project management & implementation in National /International level NGOs.
  • Conversant in common IT applications (word processing, spread analysis, power point presentation, internet browsing, e-mail communications)

Additional Job Requirement:

  • Good verbal and written communication skill in English and Bangla
  • High interpersonal communication skills
  • The candidates should be preferably 40 years of age and age limit may be relaxed for highly competent candidate.
  • Has analytical and conflict regulation capacity.

Salary and benefit:

  • Monthly consolidated salary Tk. 65,000
  • Other admissible benefits as per organizational or project policy.

Job Level: Senior mid level.

Job location:  Regional office at Chittagong.

If you think that your are competent for the position having required qualification and experience, please send your CV with a cover letter, along with two copies of recent passport size photographs, name of two references with cell/phone no. and email ID, Photocopy of all certificate, experience & related certificates/documents, National ID (voter ID) on or before 20/12/2014 to The Chief Executive, YPSA, House # F10 (P), Road # 13, Block # B, Chandgaon R/A, Chittagong- 4212. Please mark position name on top of the envelope.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any persuasions and lobby will be treated as disqualified for an applicant. The smokers are discouraged to apply for the position.

YPSA Human Resource Management and Development Department

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