District Project Coordinator
Faruq M&E Consultants
- Field staff management, farmer group formation & motivational meeting, monthly target achievement, demo plots, ChookChook Use (CCU), ChookChook organo-chemical fertilizer, soil fertility improvement.
- Designation of the position is District Project Coordinator (DPC) under Faruq Fertilizers Ltd. (FFL).
- Positions required for Sirajgonj district to work with prominent partner NGO & MFI for a project titled `Promotion of Customized Agriculture (PCA) through IPNS Farming`. Through this project works farmers will be motivated to use ChookChook organo-chemical fertilizers under IPNS farming practices.
- The project is for 5 years and covers 5 Upazilas of the district. The project is partially funded by IFC- a sister concern of World Bank. We have completed the pilot phase (2015-2016) of the project and is extended for the remaining four years.
- This is a profit making sustainable partnership project between private enterprise and NGOs where Faruq Fertilizers Ltd. is a Lead Partner. The successful candidate has the opportunity to continue with the job beyond the project`s current timeline and has a chance to get promotions with more responsibilities provided he continuously exceeds monthly ChookChook Use (CCU) target.
Job Description / Responsibility
- This is a monthly target oriented job and involves formation of farmer groups and motivate them to adopt IPNS technology in farming practices by using high quality government approved “ChookChook” brand organo-chemical fertilizers. A short term agricultural micro-credit is available to farmers from the partner MFI. There will be adaptive field trials and demonstration plots, field days, group meetings, result demonstrations etc. The project requires managing a team of Field Facilitators, project planning, program writing, project accounting, time bound implementing skill, networking with partner GO/NGOs, International NGOs, market development, budget preparation, budget monitoring, report writings, and monthly target achievements etc. The main challenge of the District Project Coordinator (DPC) is to get the monthly target (number of farmers using ChookChook organo-chemical fertilizers per month) achieved by Field Facilitators (FF). Initially, project will have one FF in each of the Upazilas. Partner NGO shall provide all kinds of assistance to DPC to achieve monthly target.
- DPC must have interactive communication skill, experience in assigning daily works to Field Facilitators (FF), collecting daily output data from FF, maintaining a district office and ability to strongly steer the project during crisis period.
- The key daily output of the project is how much kilograms of ChookChook organo-chemical fertilizer is added to the soil by farmers.
- Minimum B.Sc. in Agriculture from a reputed University
- At least 12 year(s)
- The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
Program Officer/Manager, Project Coordinator/ Officer, Micro Credit
- The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
Development Agency, NGO
- Age 40 to 45 year(s)
- Only males are allowed to apply.
- Extensive knowledge in computer Excel & Word, email handling and graphical analysis of projects.
- Past experience in community led development, livelihood project, crop demonstrations, market linkages, value chain development, farmers’ group formation, FGD, participatory planning, monitoring & evaluation etc.
- Daily allowance of Tk.100 per working day.
- One month salary as bonus after completing 12 months work.
- Monthly target achievement bonus
- Mobile & internet monthly bills
- Travel allowance etc.
Candidate having experience working under stress and pressure should only apply. This is a profit making project and as such the candidate should have an open mind to work on monthly target achievement process.
Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.
Application Deadline : Dec 5, 2016
Faruq M&E Consultants
Address : 57/D (Ist Floor), Road-5, Old Dohs, Banani
Business : Manufacturing & Marketing organic fertilizer