Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Volunteer - Process Documentation at Oxfam as part of NARRI

Position: Volunteer - Process Documentation (DIPECHO VI project)
Deadline: 28th September 2011

Oxfam as part of NARRI (National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives) consortium with funding support of ECHO under DIPECHO VI action plan have been implementing the project “A Disaster Resilient Future: Mobilizing Communities & Institutions for Effective Risk Reduction Initiatives” since mid March 2011. The project is being implemented in 33 char (low lying river island) villages in rural areas of district Faridpur vulnerable to floods and river erosion and 4 urban wards in Sylhet city vulnerable to earthquake. Two local NGO partners have been implementing this project. The project intends to support and complement strategies that enable local communities and institutions to better prepare for, mitigate and respond adequately to natural disasters. This shall be achieved through enhancing their capacities to cope and respond to disasters thereby increasing their resilience and reducing vulnerability.

We invite application from interested individuals (fresh graduate / post graduate) to undertake this Interesting assignment. The duration of this assignment is initially 06 (Six) months

Volunteer (process documentation) will work under the direct supervision of Programme Officer DIPECHO project, Oxfam. He / she will seek need based guidance and support from Programme Manager (DIPECHO), Oxfam Bangladesh.

Qualifications or specialised knowledge experience required

  • Fresh graduate / post graduate in relevant discipline who want to develop their career in the development / humanitarian sector
  • Should have excellent writing skills (English)
  • Should be able to interact with different stakeholders (villagers, local elected members, local level government officials) in Bengali
  • Willing to travel to field specially in char areas
  • Should have proper understanding on process documentation of development and Disaster Risk Reduction programmes and human interest stories
  • Preference will be given to those who have similar work experience
  • IT literacy - Should have excellent command over MS office
  • Having a laptop will be an added advantage

How to apply:
Please refer detailed TOR (Click here) for this assignment and submit your application (Soft copy) mail to by 28th September 2011.

Please note that your application must consists followings:

  • You have attached only one document (1st page explaining your suitability for this assignment & from 2nd page detailed CVs)

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ActionAid Bangladesh is looking for Programme Officer - Research

Position: Programme Officer - Research
Type of Contract: Short Term (Up to July 31, 2012)
Deadline: October 01, 2011 on or before 5:00 PM

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

ActionAid Bangladesh is looking for suitable candidate for the following position:
Programme Officer - Research
Scaling up Community-Based Adaptation with Local Government in Bangladesh (CBA-LG) Project

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the drafting of overall research plans; contribute to strategic and action plans; formulate, develop and continually update research strategies to secure effective implementation
  • Assist in the design/implement models for research projects; gather information for ongoing projects
  • Prepare concept notes, draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications; ensure quality control of translation/adaptation of documents in English
  • Review and analyse issues and trends, prepare impact evaluation or equivalent studies etc.
  • Provide technical assistance to local partners and Gonogobeshona (community research) teams in conducting research on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction using participatory tools
  • Coordinate the preparation and convening of expert meetings relative to research projects and responding to internal and external research queries from colleagues and stakeholders
  • Build strategic relationships with key international institutions, government officials and local partners organisations to contribute to in-country and international research
  • Expand and maintain a network of specialist researchers, research assistants and supervise Field Research Assistants

Required qualifications & competencies:
  • Masters degree in Development Studies/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Geography/ Environment Science/ equivalent
  • At least 3 years of work experience in ‘applied research’ in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction
  • Good knowledge in qualitative and qualitative research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadline
  • Willingness to extensive field visit
  • Publication on or related to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction is desired

How to apply:

Only those who meet the above requirements are requested to apply. Please follow the apply instructions below:

Last date of application is Thursday October 01, 2011 on or before 5:00 PM
  • Please click this link to find a prescribed Job Application Form & send the filled in form to
  • Mention the name of the position applied for in subject of the e-mail
  • Attach a cover letter addressing Head – Human Resource & Organisation Development

[ActionAid aims to attract and select a diverse workforce with the skills and capabilities to fulfil the requirements. Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature.]

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Be a Lecturer and Reseach Officer at University Of Chittagong


Applications are invited from Bangladeshi and overseas candidate for the following positions.

1. Lecturer (Ophthalmology)
2. Lecturer (Optometry)
3. Research Officer
Deadline: 5th October, 2011

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Field Research Assistant at ICDDR,B

Position: Field Research Assistant with the Matlab Health Research Centre under the Public Health Sciences Division (Re-Advertisement #264/11)
Salary - Tk.18,173/-(consolidated) per month inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances. No other benefit is admissible.
 Deadline: 24 September 2011

Monitoring - Reporting Coordinator: Concern Worldwide

Position:  Monitoring & Reporting Coordinator
Salary : Taka 50,790/= per month with other regular benefits (if applicable). 
Deadline: September 19, 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Project Officer Job at Concern Worldwide

Position: Project Officer
Starting Salary for this position: Taka 24,336 per month with other regular benefits (negotiable for highly competent candidates)
Deadline: September 13, 2011

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