Swiss Red Cross -এ নিয়োগ বিজ্ঞপ্তি

The Swiss Red Cross invites application for the following positions for the “Strengthening Community Capacity on DRR and WASH for Sustainable Development in Gaibandha” project in Gaibandha District.

Position: Project Manager based in Gaibandha Sadar – 1 position (Salary range per month from BDT 40,000 to 45,000 consolidated – subject to eligibility)

Key Responsibilities:
The Project Manager has primary responsibility for defining, planning, tracking and managing the project assigned, to ensure qualitative achievement to accomplish the project objectives within the project period. The PM will be responsible for managing overall activities of the project according to the logframe and planning with the supervision from the Coordinator of SRC-BDRCS Partnership of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society. S/he shall be assisted and guided by the Manager DRR of SRC.

The PM will supervise activities of the Project Officers, and work closely with the project’s Admin and Finance Officer. The PM will liaise with Unit Committee, RCY, UDMC, the UP, Contractors and other stakeholders; follow-up on the activities, organise and supervise training programmes at community and UP level.


  • post graduate degree from a reputed University, preferably in Social Science, or Disaster Management or related field
  • minimum 5 years’ experience in managing community development activities – preferably disaster risk reduction activities, with good understanding of disaster management and risk reduction policies of the government
  • financial/budget management skills
  • ability to and experience of writing reports in English is a must
  • ability to prioritise own workload, and to work independently and follow deadlines
  • good verbal and written Bangla and English Language skills
  • ability to work in and contribute to team building environment
  • excellent motivational, and leadership skills
  • good computer and IT skills including Office software (Ms Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • commitment to Red Cross / Red Crescent Principles
  • willingness to travel in the field at short notices
  • live and work in remote and stressful conditions
  • must have a valid driving licence and willing to ride motor cycles, and motor boats
  • Age limit: maximum 45 years
Position: Community Facilitators (CF) for Kamarjani and Mollar Char Unions – 2 positions (Salary range per month from 20,000 to 25,000 consolidated – subject to eligibility)Key Responsibilities:
CF will carry out community mobilisation, co-facilitation of health sessions, organise DRR and WASH related trainings, selection of user group, monitoring during the construction and other field level activities along with local volunteers and other relevant stakeholders. Assist the Project Officers to ensure that a reliable volunteer workforce is trained, deployed and managed following BDRCS guidelines. They are accountable to the Project Officers.


  • minimum graduate (preferably social science), in case of more than 3 years of experience, educational qualification may be relaxed
  • minimum 3 years field experience in a similar position working with an NGO/Development agency in rural communities with proven Community Development experience – preference will be given to those with experience of working in DRR and WatSan projects
  • good verbal and written Bangla and English Language skills
  • familiar with Office software (Ms Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and ability to capture GPS reading using mobile phone
  • ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically, stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
  • experience of facilitating training programme at the community level will be an advantage
  • commitment to Red Cross / Red Crescent Principles
  • willing to stay at Union level offices and take on frequent visits to the remote villages regularly
  • must have a valid driving licence and willing to ride motor cycles, and motor boats
  • Age limit: maximum 36 years
Interested candidates who fulfil the requirements should submit application with a detailed CV including experience, two professional references, and other particulars to [email protected] to the Country Representative, Swiss Red Cross, on or before 31 May 2016. Only the short listed candidates will be called for written test and interview.