Project Manager

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World Vision Bangladesh – Cox’s Bazar Special Zone

Job Context

    Providing overall leadership and management to implementation of WFP funded Self Reliance project (agriculture/gardening component) under WV Bangladesh`s Rohingya Refugee Response, Cox`s Bazar, Bangladesh ensuring donor and government compliance requirements. Providing guidance and backstopping to the field staff to ensure the quality of project implementation, thus promoting gardening and fostering self-reliance, food security, dietary diversity, and accessing to fresh foods. Comparing the actual income or expenditure to planned income or expenditure to identify whether or not corrective action is required. Maintaining mutually beneficial relationship with WFP through showing appreciation, responding to donor queries promptly and valuing follow up, reporting results, sharing success stories and pictures and keeping donor posted with activity or event alerts. Facilitating documentation of quantitative and qualitative project achievements and shares progress of implementation with line management and WFP.

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership to agriculture/gardening component of WFP funded Self Reliance project including technical guidance for staff and backstopping the implementation of planned activities, monitoring and reporting.
  • Providing technical expertise and support to improve capacity of the Response staff and partners in order to effectively deliver Self-Reliance projects camp level implementation.
  • Advocating for the scaling-up of evidence based project models and multiply impact across initiatives/projects under the FSL sector of BRCR.
  • Manage & Strengthening food security through urban agriculture
  • Ensure all program designs are based on needs assessment findings (primary & secondary data) and Technical analysis, targets the most vulnerable/chronically vulnerable youth and is operationally viable
  • Ensure all programs refer to technical standards, consider government standards and are aligned with Strategic Guidance and Do-Assure Don’t Do (DADDs) for the Emergency Responses and Sector Packages
  • Ensure Cash Transfer/CBT Summery statements are submitted to the following month
  • Maintain and create strategic partnerships and networks with CIC, Site-management, donors, UN, and others stakeholders in camp level
  • Actively participate in FSS Cluster meetings to ensure WV programming information is shared and request for cluster mechanisms are responded to
  • Foster formal government at all levels and community engagement and coordination
  • Provide technical advice in the grant acquisition, design and implementation of FSL programme
  • Be part for the negotiation with donors and Support Offices in new opportunity
  • Lead the development of detailed budget and negotiate acceptable fee / rate with donor
  • Lead the development of detailed distribution plan and reflect it in the budget
  • In coordination with the Programme team, design the food security and livelihood programme to ensure it fits with the overall response strategy.
  • Develop budgets connected to food assistance projects/initiatives in coordination with finance
  • Provide opportunity for training related on the food sector to direct reports
  • Represent the BRCR in response forums as advised by FSL management
  • Liaise with government and other stakeholders and represent world vision on issues related to information management systems, beneficiaries’ data and as delegated by his/her supervisor.
  • Develop and lead a collaborative approach for organizing joint Lessons Learned workshops across all FSS partners

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (crops or related fields)



Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with NGOs or international development organisations in food security/nutrition/emergency project or programme.
  • Must have practical working experience knowledge on innovative farming to carry forward homestead gardens in little place for vulnerable.
  • Knowledge on climate-resilient agriculture which will be contribute to the biodiversity and environmental restoration
  • Working experience on homestead gardening in camp land for Robingya people and camp level working experience will be preferable
  • Understands seasonal crop calendar.
  • Understanding of the permaculture, quick growing vegetables and fruits, community gardening.
  • Strong understanding of local economic development and ability to diagnose and assess local economies
  • Experience in conducting workshop, training including cash transfer programs and provide agricultural inputs-seeds, tools etc
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing and monitoring large food security and livelihood programmes. This includes designing all necessary formats and training staff in the implementation
  • Basic computer literacy using of Microsoft Office Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Power Point, SPSS & other database program
  • Strong presentation and communication skills to individuals and groups
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving ability is essential
  • World Vision is committed to first do no harm to children or adult beneficiaries, to respect the rights of all beneficiaries, and to uphold the best interests of children as a primary consideration in all actions and decisions; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy. Essential
  • World Vision Bangladesh has zero tolerance towards incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. World Vision Bangladesh as Child Safe Organization discourages anyone to apply with prior record of conviction related with child neglect, abuse and exploitation.

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)



Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance

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*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : 21 Mar 2021

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