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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)

Technical Officer (Environment and Monitoring)

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: Technical Officer (Environment and Monitoring)

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

No. of Vacancy: 01

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the PC in planning, monitoring, and supervising the implementation of project activities.
  • Establish and monitor the Social and Environmental Management Plan for the project activities.
  • Establish and monitor the Complain Handling Mechanism in the project area.
  • Prepare environmental disclosure for each activity according to the GCF guideline
  • Develop and implement a robust monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system for the project, including data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor project progress, assess results, and identify any challenges or deviations.
  • Collect and manage data related to project activities, outcomes, and indicators.
  • Prepare regular progress reports and other M&E reports for the PC, IE and PKSF.
  • Liaise with partner NGOs, government agencies, and local communities to facilitate data collection and ensure project compliance.
  • Assist in conducting baseline surveys, interim period surveys and impact assessments to measure project effectiveness.
  • Provide technical support to the Community Mobilizer Officer on M&E and data collection methods.
  • Organize and participate in trainings on climate change and environmental issues for project stakeholders.
  • Assist the PC in ensuring quality and timely completion of project deliverables.
  • 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:


  • Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Geography, Development Studies, Disaster Management, Natural Resource Management, GIS and Remote Sensing, Coastal Engineering or any other relevant discipline along with 4 year’s Bachelor’ degree in Environmental Science from a UGC-approved university.
  • Having 3rd division/class/equivalent CGPA in any examination will incur ineligibility.

Age limit: Maximum 40 years.


  • Minimum 5 years with at least 2 years of professional experience in Environmental management activities in climate change adaptation/mitigation programs. Experience in climate change adaptation or mitigation projects funded by PKSF or GCF will get preference. Experience in working M&E system will be an asset.
  • Work experience with government agencies, partner organizations of PKSF, international development partners, and coastal communities in Bangladesh is an asset.

Other Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in team leadership, communication,
  • Knowledge or expertise in ESMP, GRM, SECAP, SMF, EMF, RBM will be an asset.
  • Excellent analytical, reporting, and presentation skills.
  • Basic understanding of climate-smart agriculture, climate change adaptation, and mitigation approach.
  • Expertise on STATA, SPSS etc. statistical analysis tools.
  • 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 55,000/-
  • 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 700/-
  • Other allowance (monthly): BDT 9,000/- per month for motorcycle rent, fuel, and maintenance.

Job location: Ramu in 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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