Site Improvement Team Leader

handicap international (humanity & inclusion) in Bangladesh



Job Context
  • HI has been working in Bangladesh since 1997, with a focus on creating sustainable changes in terms of ensuring rights and inclusion of people with disabilities in society. In response to the massive influx in Cox`s Bazar district in 2017 HI has established an emergency intervention through multi-sectorial mobile teams providing services in rehabilitation, health, protection, and PSS. HI works not only with people with disabilities and other vulnerable populations, but also with their families, their communities, and the society, in order to provide sustainability in its action.
  • In Cox Bazar`s district, HI has a strong knowledge and experience in chronic emergency response. HI is providing services in rehabilitation, protection and PSS, with an inclusive mainstreaming approach to refugees and host population
  • In response to the massive influx of refugees, HI also set-up an emergency intervention responding to the needs of thousands of refugees. Multi-sectorial mobile teams are currently working in the “mega camp”, providing services in rehabilitation, health, protection, PSS and camp cordination and camp management.
  • This position is part of the Camp Cordination and Camp management team.
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Under the line management of the Deputy Project Manager, the Community Engagement Officer is responsible for carrying out community engagement activities on site with various population groups and ensuring an inclusive, and protection-based programmatic approach, while in compliance with Handicap International’s internal regulations as same as donors a legal requirements. S/he is responsible and accountable to:
  • Planning and organization
  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her supervisor:
  • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers…)
  • Plan tools and material needs (request from stock)
  • Anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance)
  • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means…)
  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her supervisor
  • Implementation
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of Site Improvement activities including technical assessment, works, and other activities as specified
  • Ensure that the community is involved in all stages of the activities, including all groups of population.
  • Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her supervisor, as well as HI procedures, are followed
  • Ensure that all works are compliant with RRRC, government, sector minimum standards
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her supervisor
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the activities and suggest operational solutions
  • Logistics / Administration / HR
  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her Deputy Project manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site
  • To conduct regular appraisal for the staff under his/her responsibility in collaboration with his/her supervisor.
  • Reporting, monitoring and follow-up
  • Take part in weekly program meetings and any relevant field meeting on request from his/her supervisor
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the HI office, accessible to his/her supervisor
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her supervisor
  • Ensures that templates used for BoQ and other forms are coherent, up to standard, and in compliance with HI’s internal procedures
  • Ensure that all technical assessments, BoQs, designs and other documents are appropriately filed and in compliance with internal procedures
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program report and the CCCM report
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants, communities (populations) in the operational fields, RRRC representatives and contractors/workers
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her supervisor any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of HI teams
  • Coordination
  • At the request of the Site Management PM and/or Deputy PM attend relevant technical working groups coordination meetings, forums and other
Job Nature


Educational Requirements
    National/University Diploma in a relevant field (Engineering or architecture)
Experience Requirements
  • Na
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Field or Project Organizer, Program Officer/ Manager, Supervision
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
    Engineering Firms, Architecture Firm
Job Requirements
  • Language skills: Fluent in English, Fluent in Bengali (including knowledge of Chitagoian)
  • Computer Skills: Excellent knowledge of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Education degree: National/University Diploma in a relevant field (Engineering or architecture)
  • Work experience:
  • Proven experience in construction and installation of site improvement works on the field or otherwise (3+ years)
  • Previous experience with NGOs/INGOs is a strong asset
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian work an asset
  • Previous experience in data collection an asset
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of emergency programming and minimum standards in emergency contexts
  • Other requirements
  • Commitment to the NGO values and principles
  • Detail oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Adaptability
  • Stress Management and flexibility
  • Strong problem solving
  • Strong people and interpersonal skills
Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

Job Source Online Job Posting

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The deadline to receive the applications is 7th May 2018 until 12h A.M. Please indicate the name of the position in the subject line of the email. Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Any sort of persuasion by person, phone, email or other means in this regard will automatically disqualify the candidate. The selected employee should clearly understand that all final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful reference check, pre- employment screening will be performed for all selected applicants.

Application Deadline : May 7, 2018

Company Information

handicap international (humanity & inclusion) in BangladeshAddress : House # SW (F) 1/A, Road # 04, Gulshan – 1, Dhaka-1212.Business : handicap international (humanity & inclusion) is an independent international aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We are currently operating in over 60 countries and have more than 3500 employees worldwide.

Over the years, our organisation has developed considerable expertise and a wide range of activities for addressing the essential needs of people with disabilities and other vulnerable people, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.এক্সক্লুসিভক্যারিয়ারSite Improvement Team LeaderSite Improvement Team Leader handicap international (humanity & inclusion) in Bangladesh View all jobs of this company Vacancy 01 Job Context HI has been working in Bangladesh since 1997, with a focus on creating sustainable changes in terms of ensuring rights and inclusion of people with disabilities in society. In response to the massive...Think + and get inspired | Priority for Success and Positive Info of Chittagong University