Job title: Project Officer- Monitoring and Knowledge Management

Annual Salary: BDT 1,066,741– BDT 1,311,649 gross per annum plus medical reimbursement, provident fund, gratuity and medical insurance.

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh with travel to field

Contract Status: Open Ended Contract

Closing date: April 15, 2017

About us

Poverty is an outrage against humanity.  It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid has a vision – an end to poverty – and we believe that vision can become a reality.  We are striving to bring lasting change to the lives of the poorest communities.  We work wherever there is great need, helping people to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion, caste or creed.  If you’re passionate about positive change across the world, then this job might be for you.

Christian Aid is working with its partners in Bangladesh to achieve its goal of ending poverty. We are committed to expose scandal of poverty and to help in practical ways through our program, partnerships, campaign and advocacy to root it out from the world. We work with our partners to challenge and change in system that favors the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalized. We are implementing programs to build civil society movement to make government and other institution accountable to communities, to ensure resilient and thriving livelihoods for marginalized communities to face disaster more effectively, by transforming unjust and unsustainable economic policies and practices, and working towards creating a more inclusive world by reducing structural and gender based inequality.

About the role

The Project Officer- Monitoring and Knowledge Management will be responsible for overall development and monitoring of different programs of CA Bangladesh. S/he will be responsible for Christian Aid knowledge management plan following a defined knowledge management framework. S/he will closely work with programme team and partners in documenting program successes and processes to guide implementation of the interventions at scale. The post holder will also contribute towards the smooth administration of the programme including fund disbursement, effective communication, and capacity building for the partner.

The role will work within the International Programmes role family positioned within Project Officer-Monitoring. The role is a key in providing the core team a structured knowledge management system and work with the programme team to ensure partnerships and programmes are managed effectively. The post holder will provide important critical inputs for development and implementation of strategic branding of CA work.  The role will work within the country office and regular communication is required with the partner and regional office.

Ideal candidates should be educated to a minimum Master’s degree in Administration, Information Management, Project Management, Engineering, Finance, Communications , Social Science or any related field. Substantial knowledge of supporting programmes and programme staff in international and national agencies will be required for this position.

Competency Questions:

Please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions. Using the guidance notes may help you formulate your answers.

Building partnerships 
Tell us about a time when you had to develop working relationships with different individuals or other organisations to further your own organisation’s goals

Innovation and creativity 
Please tell us about a time when you adapted or amended your original decision because it did not produce the expected or desired result?

Effectiveness and accountability 
Tell us about a time when you evaluated both the benefits and risks to your team, department or organization of implementing a new idea or way of working and paid particular attention to ways of reducing risk. Also please ensure how you have ensured the accountability within the team.

Further Information 
You will require current and valid permission to work in the country. We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organization, so you can expect a range of rewards and benefits that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Job reference:  1165 
Please note CVs will not be accepted.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  If you have not been contacted by April 15, 2017 please assume your application was unsuccessful.

How to Apply

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For queries related to the role and online applications please contact us on: dhakarecruitment@christian-aid.org

Planned Interview date:  April 25, 2017

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.  We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of caste, race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.  We encourage applications from socially excluded communities, ie SC, ST, religious minorities, people living with disabilities and especially women candidates to apply.