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Want to build your career in social development sector? YPSA is an organization for sustainable development working in greater Chittagong division including Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). YPSA is an equal opportunity employer.
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Vacancy Announcement 1 (Last date of submission 22/10/2019 )

YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) <www.ypsa.org> is an organization for sustainable development working in greater Chittagong division including Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) since 1985 (International Youth Year). YPSA is implementing a project at Chattogram City Corporation area title “Advance Program for Improved Lifestyle of the Urban Poor (APILUP)” project (A4I) which supported by ActionAid Bangladesh.

Job Title: Program Officer (PO)

No. of vacancy: 01

Job responsibility:

  • Assist Project Manager to prepare effective monthly, quarterly and annual plan of operations.
  • Provide orientation & guidance of the staff members for better implementation of project activities at the field level.
  • Supervise the field staffs of regular basis for smooth operation of the project.
  • Generate new and innovative ideas for effective implementation of project activities.
  • Support staffs to take initiatives for capacity building related to forum development.
  • Facilitate the team members to internalize different conceptual and methodological documents as well as process.
  • Provide accompaniment support to make the team members more confident in order to facilitate different events at community level.
  • Conduct need assessment of team members and take initiatives to improve the capacity of staff members.
  • Assist staffs of the project to develop effective and coordinated work plan and maintain smooth coordination and team spirit within the team.
  • Organize training and seminar with stakeholders and team members in relation to project interventions.
  • Ensure regular sharing among the team members about achievements, experiences and learning.
  • Maintain liaison with different governmental officials and NGO officials to ensure service provision for target population as well as with others.

Educational Qualification: Post Graduation from any discipline

Experience Requirement:

At least 2-3 years of relevant working experience in NGO, especially in following areas

  •     Livelihoods development activities
  •     Facilitating of grassroots levels planning process
  •     Agriculture marketing and IGA aspects

Additional requirements:

  • Excellent facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work for poor people in slum areas with extensive field visit
  •  Knowledge and skills of analytical report preparation and staff development
  •  Skill of resource management
  •  Networking and liaison with local counterparts
  •  Understanding and experience on budget preparation and budget management
  •  Good command in Bangla and English.
  • Good communication skill on ICT

Month Gross Salary: Monthly salary BDT. 18,700/-

If you are interested and competent for the position, having required qualification and experience, please download CV format from this link and submit the relevant documents including CV (in specific format) with a cover letter, along with two copies of recent passport size photographs and photocopies of all academic, experience related certificates, NID copy on or before 22/10/2019 to Chief Executive, YPSA, House # F10 (P), Road # 13, Block # B, Chandgaon R/A, Chattogram- 4212. Please mark title of the position & name of project on the top of the envelope.

YPSA is an equal opportunity employer and ensure child safeguarding. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion or lobby will be treated as disqualification for an applicant. The smokers are discouraged to apply for the position.

YPSA Human Resource Management and Development Department

Vacancy Announcement 2 (Last date of submission 24/10/2019 )

YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) www.ypsa.org is an organization for sustainable development working in greater Chattogram division since 1985 with a vision to build a society without poverty where everyone’s basic needs and rights are ensured. YPSA is implementing a project title “Proyash’Phase – II” with the financial support from C&A Foundation and Save the Children with the aim to increase preparedness and resilience of urban slum communities in Chattogram to cope with shocks and stresses.

Now YPSA invites application from the experienced professionals with proven track record for the following position for its Proyash’Phase -II Project.

Job Title: Documentation Officer

Job location: Chattogram

No. of position: 01 (One)

Job Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Assist to prepare donors reports, develop concept notes for the relevant stakeholders through organizing and producing relevant information
  • Collect and provide necessary information from the field as per the requirements
  • Develop all event reports, meeting minutes, case studies, press release and activity materials.
  • Assist the Project Coordinator for preparing project report as per donor and organization’s requirements
  • Provide guidance to the project team members to organize and conduct different community events as per project guideline
  • Collect, develop and distribute all types of advocacy and IEC materials
  • Ensure and manage the social media campaign like facebook, instragram, youtube and website
  • Assist to develop proposal and action plan for the project
  • Assist to develop guideline for implementing different training, workshop, meeting etc.
  • Maintain regular coordination with the regional, national and local level stakeholders.
  • Any other task assigned by the Project Coordinator and management.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Master’s Degree in any subject; preferable in Development studies/Disaster management/ Environmental science & Geography from a reputed University
  • At least 03 years experience in the development field along with 1 year experience in documentation.
  • Ability to produce reports, case study and gather lesson learns & experiences.
  • Experience of networking and mobilization of local communities
  • Ability to work in urban context
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working atmosphere
  • Good working relationships with colleagues, partners, external actors and allies
  • Conversant in common IT applications (MS word, MS power point, internet browsing & e-mail communications)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Duration: 09 Months (Extendable based on donor funding and performance)

Salary: Monthly consolidated salary BDT 38,500 with other benefits as per project budget.

If you are interested and competent for the position, having required qualification and experience, please download CV format from this link and submit the relevant documents including CV (in specific format) with a cover letter, along with two copies of recent passport size photographs and photocopies of all academic, experience related certificates, NID copy on or before 24/10/2019 to Chief Executive, YPSA, House # F10 (P), Road # 13, Block # B, Chandgaon R/A, Chattogram- 4212. Please mark title of the position & name of project on the top of the envelope.

YPSA is an equal opportunity employer and ensure child safeguarding. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion or lobby will be treated as disqualification for an applicant. The smokers are discouraged to apply for the position.

YPSA Human Resource Management and Development Department