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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is an organization for sustainable development and NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Project Coordinator

YPSA is going to   implementing a project titled “Resilient Homestead and Livelihood Support to the Vulnerable Coastal People of Bangladesh (RHL) Project supported by PKSF.

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Duration: Initially for one year with the possibility of annual renewal up to project periods

No. of Vacancy: 01

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership and management for the RHL project implementation.
  • Prepare project work plan, ensuring efficiency and overseeing the performance of the IE-PMU team and actively coordinate with other team members to implement the project activities and strengthen the Climate Change Adaptation Group (CCAG) sustainably.
  • Ensure the quality of activity implementation and establish good communication with the project beneficiaries as well as CCAG.
  • Monitor progress against the project’s logical framework.
  • Identifying challenges and addressing possible measures.
  • Ensure efficient coordination with PKSF & IE Management, like-minded organizations, and other stakeholders.
  • Liaise with relevant government agencies and local communities to facilitate project implementation.
  • Prepare and submit regular progress reports, financial reports, and other required documents.
  • Organize knowledge-sharing events, exposure visits, meetings, workshops, seminars, etc., and represent project and project activities efficiently.
  • Manage project budget and ensure sound financial management practices.
  • Identify and implement strategies to ensure project sustainability beyond the project period.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by PKSF & IE Management.
  • At least 60% of the time spent on field visits in the project areas

Education, Age and Experience:

  • Education: Master’s degree in any subject from a UGC-approved university. Preference will be given to the candidate having a science background in bachelor/honors and masters level.
  • A professional/advanced degree in Project Management will be preferred.
  • Having 3rd division/class/equivalent CGPA in any examination will incur ineligibility.
  • Work experience with government agencies, partner organizations of PKSF, international development partners, and coastal communities in Bangladesh is an asset.

Age limit: Maximum 45 years.

Experience: Minimum 7 years with at least 3 years of professional project management experience in the field of climate change adaptation/mitigation.  Experience in climate change adaptation or mitigation projects funded by PKSF or GCF will get preference.

Other Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in team leadership, communication, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Excellent analytical, reporting, and presentation skills.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies and principles.
  • Needs to have expertise in MS Office Word, MS Office Excel, and MS Office PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with KoboToolbox and GIS will be a valuable asset.
  • Fluency in English and Bengali languages is essential.
  • Must have a valid motorcycle driving license.

Salary and other admissible benefits.  

  • Gross salary (monthly): BDT 60,000/-
  • Religious festival bonus (yearly): 100% of a monthly gross salary.
  • Bangla New Year allowance (yearly): 10% of a monthly gross salary.
  • Phone bill allowance (monthly): BDT 800/-
  • Other allowance (monthly): BDT 9,000/- per month for motorcycle rent, fuel, and maintenance.

Job location: Ramu, Cox’s Bazar

If you are interested and competent for this position and have the required qualifications and experience, apply through bdjobs Apply Online on or before 31/03/2024.

YPSA is an equal opportunity employer and is sensitive to child protection and gender. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion or lobby will be treated as a disqualification for an applicant. Smokers are discouraged from applying for the position.


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