Company Name: USAID Ag Extension Project (Dhaka Ahsania Mission)
Job Title: District Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 2
Job Category: NGO/Development
Deadline: 26 Jan,2017
Master's degree in agriculture (agricultural economics, agri-business, agriculture extension is preferable)
- 5 to 7 year(s)
- The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
Field or Project Organizer, Monitoring, Project Coordinator/ Officer, Supervision, Communication/Public Relation/Media, Micro Credit
- The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
Agro based firms (incl. Agro Processing/Seed/GM), Animal/Plant Breeding, NGO
- Ability to work in a big diversified team.
- Good analytical skills in agricultural extension data.
- Sound knowledge about quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques.
- Excellent planning, interpersonal communication, organizing abilities.
- Proficiency in both Bengali and English languages.
Anywhere in Bangladesh
- Health and Group Insurance coverage as per organization policy.
Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.
Application Deadline : Jan 26, 2017
USAID Ag Extension Project, Dhaka Ahsania MissionAddress : House No# 7, Road No# 2/1, Banani, Dhaka - 1213Web : www.aesabd.org
USAID Agricultural Extension Support Activity is looking for a competent and motivated candidate for the above position.
Duration of Contract: The initial contract will be upto June 30, 2017, renewable up to October 22, 2017 and onward subject to satisfactory performance and project requirements.
Job Description / Responsibility
A. Smooth implementation of project activities under the area of operation.
Participate in preparation of an Annual Operating Plan (AOP) for implementation of the USAID-AESA project activities covering the area of operation.
Ensure that the monthly schedule is prepared for all the staffs under supervision and activities are done as per schedule.
Ensure that the activities are done in a qualitative and quantitative way within the stipulated timeframe.
Participate in proper planning, designing, organizing and facilitation of the orientation/discussion sessions, meetings, workshops, seminars etc. at the Upazila and District level.
Ensure visibility of the donors and other partner organizations as applicable.
B. Budgeting and budgetary control and logistics support
Provide necessary input in preparing budget for the project.
Control over expenses.
Ensure that the staffs are getting necessary logistics support on time for smooth implementation of the project activities.
C. Monitoring and Evaluation of the project activities and reporting.
Participate in planning of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities for the project.
Ensure that the staffs are doing monitoring activities in a qualitative way using the appropriate tools as applicable.
Participate in internal audit/evaluation process and take corrective measures as per findings of the audit/evaluation report.
Submit monthly project activities implementation status report to the Program Manager.
D. Liaison/ Coordination with all concern.
Ensure that project staffs under supervision establish and maintain liaison/coordination with the local level stakeholders.
Establish and maintain liaison/coordination with the partner organizations including GOs, NGOs and Local Government Development Programming.
Establish and maintain liaison/coordination with local administration at the district, Upazila and Union level.
Maintain regular communication with the partner organizations and local administration and LGIs for smooth operation of the program activities.
Participate in the Senior Management Meetings of USAID-AESA project in absence of the any other staff to share project updates and ideas/views for the development of project
E. Staff development and management.
Undertake staff development training as part of the related project activities and undertake orientation, discussion sessions etc. to address the staff development needs thereby ensuring effective implementation of the project activities.
Supervise the staffs and assist them for their career development and improving performance.
Plan and implement staff performance appraisal as staff development mechanism.
Ensure that the staffs are well aware of the gender policy, child protection policy, human rights, and governance issues and following those in dealing with the colleagues and project partners including the project participants.
Ensure that an enabling environment is prevailing at the work place and staffs are working well enjoying equal opportunities irrespective of male and female.