has been overcome and people live in dignity and security
Food Security for Sustainable Household Livelihoods (FoSHoL)-CARE project operates in three Barind tract districts namely, Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj and Naogaon. The overall goal of the project is to bring sustainable improvements in livelihoods and food security of around 20,000 resource-poor households, who primarily depend on agriculture. Applications are invited from suitable candidates to fill up the following positions. The first two positions will be based at CARE Rajshahi Field Office with frequent field visits to project sites. The successful candidates will be offered a contract appointment up to 15 April 2009. The third position will be based at upazila level with a contract period up to 31st December, 2008.
1. Technical Coordinator-Group Development (TC-GD)
Job Summary: TC-GD is entrusted with the overall responsibility of capacity building of project staff and farmers on group formation, dynamics and leadership, participatory decision making, conflict resolution and on developing systems and procedures to ensure transparency and accountability within farmers' groups.
2. Technical Coordinator-Monitoring & Evaluation (TC-M&E)
Job Summary: TC-M&E is entrusted with the overall responsibility of developing M&E system, tools and formats of the project and staff capacity building with regard to M&E. S/he is responsible for ensuring accurate data collection, analysis and interpretations as well as preparing M&E reports.
Qualifications and Competencies: a) Master's degree in Agricultural Economics/Statistics or Social Science; b) A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in M&E including at least 3 years in developing M&E framework, methodologies and tools; c) Strong understanding of PRA techniques and tools, conducting sample survey, sampling techniques and qualitative aspects of M&E; d) Strong conceptual understanding of the underlying causes of food insecurity and its gender dimensions; e) Strong analytical and problem solving skills; f) Excellent report writing skills; g) Strong computer skill ( MS Word, Excel, Access, SPSS).
Compensation: Monthly gross salary for the above positions is TK. 45,000.00 plus other admissible benefits. Salary is negotiable for highly qualified and competent candidate.
3. Field Officer
Job Summary: The incumbent is responsible to ensure effective and successful implementation of FoSHoL project through an institutional partnership support with local development organization in the Rajshahi region. S/he should assist in the participatory need assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluation of project components and make recommendation for further improvements. FO shall be placed at PNGO office. The office timing and some administrative and logistic matters will be followed as per the policy of PNGOs.
Qualifications and Competencies: a) Bachelor degree, preferably in Agriculture relevant discipline; b) A minimum of 4 years of relevant experiences; c) Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; d) Must have a motorbike driving license and willing to undertake extensive visits; e) Understanding of local agro-ecological, economic and social context of Barind Tract areas will be an added advantage.
Compensation: Monthly gross salary for the position is TK. 14,500.00 plus other admissible benefits.
Interested candidates who fulfill the above requirements are requested to drop or mail their CVs (with cover letter, recent passport size photograph, and names/addresses of two non-relative referees) to: CARE-Bangladesh, 20-21, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka addressing Section ManagerHRM, HRD&M Department or send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before September 07, 2008.Note: • Women are particularly encouraged to apply. • Applicants who have relatives in CARE are discouraged to apply. • Any persuasion will disqualify the candidates. • Only short listed candidates shall be invited for the interview. • Please write the position applied for at the top right hand corner of the envelope.Visit CARE web-site on: www.carebd.org