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Social Accountability Organizer

Job Summary

: 01
Job Nature
: Full Time
: Any
: At least 3 year(s)
: Both
Job Location
: Satkhira
Salary Range
: 22,000
: Jan 03, 2019
: Jan 13, 2019

Job Context

  • Shushilan - a national NGO is inviting application from qualified candidates for the `Nobo Jatra Project` supported by World Vision. `Nobo Jatra, a five year USAID Food for Peace Title II Development Food Aid Project commenced in September 2015 and will come to end in September 2020. Led by World Vision Bangladesh (WVB), Nobo Jatra is a shared commitment with World Food Programme (WFP) and Winrock International (WI) as sub grantees and is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) of the Government of Bangladesh. Project implementation is in the south west coastal areas of Bangladesh, in four Upazilas (sub districts) under two districts; Dacope and Koyra in Khulna; Shyamnagar and Kaliganj in Shatkhira covering 856,116 direct beneficiaries. As a sub grantee (local partner NGO), Shushilan implements a portfolio of activities under the gender, good governance and savings group components of the Nobo Jatra project.
  • Job Location: Any Union of Shyamnagor or Kaliganj Upazila under Satkhira District

Job Description / Responsibility

  • To facilitate and implement Good Governance and Advocacy component of the USAID funded Nobo Jatra Program in the respective Union, the Social Accountability organizer will be working at the Union level and responsible for execution of local partner's activities at Union level. SAO will be responsible for the implementation of the local level governance and advocacy activities of the Nobo Jatra Program, including strengthening village, Union and Upazilla Committees, supporting Community facilitator and Community based CVA groups. The Social Accountability organizer will be assisted with technical support and guidance by Technical Officer-Social Accountability at the Upazila level.
  • Key responsibilities of Social Accountability Organizer are -
  • Plan and implement various activities related to Social Accountability activities within assigned Union
  • Ensure to Implement social accountability activities effectively and efficiently at respective area
  • Build and maintain effective relations with community stakeholders
  • Ensure civic engagements through group processes
  • Facilitate and support training for community stakeholders
  • Facilitate Local level advocacy for social accountability
  • Ensuring Community level facilitator are effectively working and supporting village and union level committees
  • Area wise Specific Task are -
  • Form and functioning of Village Development Committees effectively
  • Community level facilitators effectively mentoring and supporting VDC and CVA group
  • Relevant activities effectively integrated/ coordinated with other sectors
  • UP Standing Committee reactivated and functioning
  • Local Service Providers (WASH and Agriculture) and govt. service providers to provide services to the vulnerable communities
  • Increased knowledge of VDC members on the entitlements and access to services at local level
  • Implementing CVA
  • Facilitate VDC at Union level performing their role effectively
  • Facilitate VDC to develop action plan
  • Facilitate VDC members to represent in the UP Standing Committee
  • Community voices and concerns raised in various meeting with service providers at Ward, Union and Upazilla level
  • Households satisfied with the services of LSPs and Govt. service providers
  • World vision model the CVA successfully piloted
  • Documentation & Reporting:
  • Work properly documented
  • Reports submitted on time
  • Important information and learning shared with relevant colleagues
  • Collect case study and significant story
  • Lesson learnt and best practices are reported and shared in the program management
  • MIS data collection and entry in system properly
  • Effective working relationships established with VDCs, CVA groups, UPSCs and Local Government Institutions including market based LSPs
  • Effective coordination with NGOs undertaking governance activities in the program area
  • Effective working relationships establish with the Village Development Committees, community clinic support group, WATSAN committee and Community Water Management Committees
  • Government bodies engaged by communities resulting in improved services for the citizens
  • Effective working relationships established with community members, religious leaders, teachers, business owners, etc.
  • Coordination work with another component
  • Improved capacity through self-learning and consultation with colleagues
  • Of professional development events attended
  • An understanding of Nobo Jatra program's design and implementation strategy in regards to work and relationships
  • Work and Life balance

Job Nature

Full Time

Educational Requirements

At least Bachelor degree.

Experience Requirements

At least 3 year(s)

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three years' working experience related Village Development Committee, UP Standing Committee and Local Government Institutions (Union Parishad). Experience on USAID funded project implementation will be added advantage.
  • An understanding of project implementation
  • Extensive knowledge related to Social Accountability, Good Governance and Advocacy understanding
  • Computer literacy, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Extensively field oriented, positive attitude and committed to work hard
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to self-learn
  • Ability to assess what is involved to complete a task and adapt knowledge to suit the situation
  • Ability to assess the effectiveness of activities and if required to adapt approach
  • An evaluating and questioning mind
  • 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
Gender: Both
Age: Any

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Company Information

House # 614, Road # 12, Baitul Aman Housing Society, Adabor, Dhaka-1207

Shushilan - a non-profit organization has been working in the field of Livelihoods, Environmental Resource Management, Health & Nutrition, Human Rights & Good Governance, Disaster Management and People organization development in Bangladesh since 1991.