Upazila Coordinator

Upazila Coordinator




Job Context

    Shushilan – a national NGO has been working in the field of Livelihoods, Environmental Resource Management, Health & Nutrition, Education, WASH, Human Rights & Good Governance, Disaster Management and People organization development in Bangladesh since 1991. Shushilan is implementing a project entitled “Improved Education Environment and Quality Project” with assistance from Penny Appeal, Canada. The goal of this project is to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) No 4: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” by improving infrastructure, quality education and life skills at Dumuria Upazila in south-West coastal areas of Bangladesh.

Job Responsibilities

  • Upazila Coordinator (UC) will report to Deputy Director Program, Shushilan (Focal Person);
  • Preparation of detail implementation plan (DIP) through engaging project staff and considering local context and project outcomes.
  • Ensure that project targets are achieved as per planned schedule and design specification.
  • S/he will look after the day to day activities of all level of project staff and monitor individual performance, and provide guidance to improve their performance as and when necessary.
  • Coordinate in achieving programmatic objectives; planning, implementation and progress monitoring, budget utilization and ensure approval and endorsement of all plans;
  • Responsible for managing the program, admin, logistics and finance team in implementing the project;
  • Prepare narrative periodical reports and documents the project outcomes;
  • Responsible for preparing budget and taking lead to control all resources under his jurisdiction;
  • Ensure internal control of budget and provide justification of budget variance;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual work plan and reports to accomplish the targeted activities;
  • He/she will ensure the process and method of structured participatory monitoring and evaluation system of the project;
  • Provide support to the Training Officer and Project Engineer in implementing the project activities at field level;
  • Manage staffs and organize all staff meeting;
  • Ensure all resources mobilization and proper utilization following the Shushilan and donor’s compliance;
  • Provide guidance to Training Officer for conducting ToT and trainings
  • Provide high level supervisory and managerial support to the project team for developing their technical skills and professional competencies;
  • Conduct need based and periodical meetings with the staff and other stakeholders and ensure record keeping and dissemination;
  • Organize monthly/quarterly meetings for reviewing progress, staff performance and ensure support to overcome gaps in achieving project results, document and share meeting notes to relevant stakeholders.
  • Capture field information, prepare case-studies, update database and prepare reports for internal and external sharing.
  • Regular monitoring of expenditure, analysis of financial report, truck and maintain co-relation between budget and program plan.
  • Maintain gender and equality following the organizational policy and practice.
  • Respect, maintain and monitor code of conduct practice;
  • All kind of positive motivation to support and response in emergency;
  • In addition to that any other duties and responsibilities may assigned by the authority / organization which need to be carried out.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor/Masters’ degree in any disciplines

Experience Requirements

  • At least 8 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):

Additional Requirements

  • Age at least 30 years
  • Minimum of 8 years working experiences in management position in the field of life skills development, civil construction/renovation work, Education environment, education quality improvement and development project in Bangladesh with NGOs.
  • Demonstrated capacity in project management with conceptual understanding
  • Understand and experienced on life skills education in high schools/Madrasa
  • Strong understanding of key aspects of education environment, quality improvement and school management
  • Strong understanding on civil construction/renovation work
  • Team building capacity
  • Ability to meet deadline
  • Extensively field oriented, positive attitude and committed to work hard
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different age, gender, education and background
  • Ability to communicate information effectively
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with stakeholders Friendly, approachable personality
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking capabilities
  • Written and oral communications skills in English and Bengali
  • Computer literacy, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Practicing gender, PSEA, Safeguarding, code of conduct and cultural diversity
  • Ability to drive a motorbike with valid motorbike license

Job Location

Khulna (Dumuria)


    Tk. 50000 (Monthly)

Job Source

Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Published on: 18 Jun 2023


Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 8 year(s)

Age: Age at least 30 years

Job Location: Khulna (Dumuria)

Salary: Tk. 50000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: 25 Jun 2023

Published On

18 Jun 2023

Company Information


Address : Head Office: 155, Jalil Shorani, Commercial Cum Residential Area, Rayermohol Boyra, Khulna-9000

Web : www.shushilan.org

Business : Shushilan – a non-profit organization has been working in the field of Socio-economic development, Education & ICT and Health & Nutrition Program, Disaster, Climate Change and Environmental Resource Management, Human Rights and Good Governance and Sustainable Peoples Organization in Bangladesh since 1991.

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