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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 Manager

YPSA is implementing a project on “Child-centered anticipatory Action for better preparedness of communities and local institution in Northern & Coastal area in Bangladesh” in Chattogram district (Chattogram City Corporation & Banshkhali Upazila) in partnership with Save the Children.  YPSA is inviting application from the experienced professionals with proven track record for the following position for the Project.

Job Title: Project Manager

Job location: Chattogram

Duration: 1st March 2024 to 31st August 2026

No. of vacancy: 01

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the project through maintaining project cycle management for achieving project goal and objectives
  • Develop project plan & budget, program & training guideline and project reports
  • Conduct the Child-centered community-based risk and vulnerability assessments and integrate into the local governmental disaster management committees (DMCs) for maximum efficacy.
  • Work for improving Early Response initiatives through disseminating Early warning messages to the vulnerable and affected populations
  • Capacity building of vulnerable communities, volunteers, district-level resource pool, DMCs, children and youth forums and interpretation groups, meteorologists/hydrologists on Anticipatory Action.
  • Ensure all deliverables of the project through periodic reviews and disseminate findings among relevant stakeholders
  • Maintain linkage with related GO, City Corporation, Disaster Management Committees, NGOs, civil society and other stakeholders
  • Facilitate different training, meeting, workshop and orientations with different stakeholders
  • Provide direction and support to project team to ensure the standards of project activities
  • Ensure that the project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor and the organization
  • Supervise, monitor and evaluate the project, work and performance of staff and take concrete steps to improve job performance.
  • Maintain gender-sensitive approach in all stages and maintain safeguarding measures
  • Any other task assigned by the Management

Qualifications and experience:

  •  Master’s Degree in any subject; preferably in Development Studies / Disaster Management / Environmental Science/Geography and Environment from a recognized University
  • At least 5 year experiences in the development field along with 4 year experiences in project management.
  • Knowledge and experience to work in Anticipatory Action, DRR, and emergency response
  • Demonstrate very strong leadership and management skills and ability to work in the team.
  • Sound knowledge of project cycle management
  • Excellent planning, analytical, organizational and decision making skills
  • Good working relationships with colleagues, partners, external actors and allies
  • Excellent communication skills including a high level of written and spoken English
  • Conversant in common IT applications (MS word, MS power point, internet browsing & e-mail communications)
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work under pressure and meet deadlines

Monthly consolidated Salary: 75,000/-

If you are interested and competent for this position and have the required qualifications and experience, apply through bdjobs Apply Online on or before 26/02/2024.

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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