|Description||Desired start date: 13/01/2020
Duration of the mission: 6 months renewable
ABOUT THE MISSION…
SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) opened its mission in Bangladesh at the end of 2007, following cyclone SIDR.
SI’s intervention and strategy in Bangladesh is to address primary needs of crisis affected people in terms of food security, livelihood, disaster risk reduction (DRR), water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH) by making use of inclusive approaches and by taking into account the effects of climate change, whilst working in parallel on mid-long term resilience strategies.
SI supports displaced people and affected communities immediately after a disaster through the distribution of various kits, cash for work, emergency access to safe drinking water) and in the early recovery phase by livelihood activities, reconstruction of dwellings, etc. SI’s programs build the communities resilience towards future hazard events, this includes how to evacuate people and possessions as soon as possible, how to protect villages and fields by building small-scale infrastructures (dykes, causeways), and how to incorporate adaptive coping strategies for farmers by establishing agricultural practices and livelihoods that are less vulnerable to natural disasters. Furthermore, SI’s 2020 strategy for Bangladesh has a three-pronged approach focusing on:
The development and changes within Bangladesh require a variety of interventions. SI will need to retain its capacity to respond rapidly in the face of an emergency whilst focusing on mid-term and longer-term development goals.
ABOUT THE JOB
The Deputy Field Coordinator for Programs (Program DFCO) will manage and support the Project Managers in the Teknaf Upazila for the implementation of activities under the emergency and post-emergency response projects, will ensure the relevance of the activities implemented in line with SI annual country strategy, and will propose new interventions in line with both this strategy and the evolution of the humanitarian situation in the area. The Program DFCO will pay specific attention to the development of strategies. The Program DFCO will help the FC to represent SI programs to partners and stakeholders in Cox’s Bazar.
ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)
Line manager: Field Coordinator
Line report(s) on base: Program Managers
Functional manager: Program Deputy Country Director
Functional report(s): Program managers
Main challenges for the position
The DFCP will have to oversee a significant sized portfolio of activities, around 6.000.000 E, support daily operations, address stakeholder challenges in a politically charged context and increasingly hostile situation among the camps, be able to identify and prioritize what additional responsibilities need attention given the current gaps on the mission, and selectively prioritize among the many additional responsibilities assigned to the PMs, and if possible, work towards improving program quality and mission strategy.
In this sense, we are looking for a profile experimented in multi-grant and/or big volume program management, project managers’ supervision and support, program strategical analysis and mid/long-terms vision, with high competences and proven achievements in internal and external coordination and with a marked aptitude for problem solving in program implementation.
Moreover, DFCP will have to provide the program team adequate support amid the following challenges:
Education: Bachelor (or Master’s) Degree preferably in project management, humanitarian aid, international development, emergency response, social sciences, or any related field
Technical skills and knowledge:
SI WILL OFFER YOU…
A salaried post: according to experience from 2420 euros gross per month (2200 base salary + 10% annual leave).
Per Diem of 450 USD.
Social and medical cover: International staffs benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.
Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. Our policy was just modified: from now on, Solidarités offers you 7 working days ever three months, with a 850 USD allowance for each break. In addition to these regular break, SI adds a day off per worked month. These days off as well as the breaks are not deducted from the paid leaves that are paid every months with your salary as they are offered by the organization.
For further information about Solidarités International, please consult our website: http://www.solidarites.org/en/
Security context and living conditions:
The office and guesthouse in Dhaka, Cox and Teknaf are comfortable, well located in terms of security, adapted to SI team’s needs, and assuring to international staff the minimum standard in terms of privacy and comfort. The working environment is positive and the context, differently in each location, give some opportunities of social life, especially in Cox’s Bazar, one of the most touristic cities of the country, hosting the majority of humanitarian actors.
Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered.
NB: The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension
|Experience||3 à 5 ans|
|Fonctions||Gestion de projets/programmes|
|Secteurs d’activité||Eau et assainissement, Gestion crise / post-crise|
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|Date de fin de validité||21/01/2020|