Child Disability and social mobilization Officer –

Child Disability and social mobilization Officer

Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)

  • NGO/Development
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • Dhaka

Job Description



Job Context

  • Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO) started its journey in 1988 with a noble vision to stand in solidarity with the poor and marginalized. Being a peoples` centered organization, ESDO envisioned for a society which will be free from inequality and injustice, a society where no child will cry from hunger and no life will be ruined by poverty. Near about three decades of relentless efforts to make this happen, ESDO has embraced new grounds and opened up new horizons to help the disadvantaged and vulnerable people to bring meaningful and lasting changes in their lives. During this long span, ESDO has adapted with the changing situation and provided the most time-bound services especially for the poor and disadvantaged. A community focused and people centered approach has been adapted by ESDO while consideration was given to the national policy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its guiding principle. ESDO is one of the most dynamic organizations expanding its development interventions across 283 upazilas under 49 districts of Bangladesh covering over 10 million poor and vulnerable people.
  • As partnership with Max Foundation Bangladesh, ESDO will implement the Healthy Village in Urban Program in Lalmonirhat District.
  • ESDO is inviting applications from interested qualified candidates for the position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare the monthly plan of activities and achievements as well monthly reports for the management and donor.
  • Sensitize and engage targeted beneficiaries using social and behavior change communication methods in health nutrition.
  • Capacity building to Community Mobilization Facilitatorsto implement component considering wasting, stunted and disable children.
  • Guide Community Business Promoters (CBP) to establish themselves change maker through marketing health and sanitation product.
  • Program planning and implementation of Child Disability component at Pourshava/Union/village level.
  • Undertake initiative to organize social and behavior change campaign such as street drama, miking, postering, etc.
  • Day-to-day facilitation and progress monitoring of the activities related to social mobilisation carried out by multiple actors.
  • Keeping records of all documentations and project implementation process.
  • S/he will be working in close collaboration with DC Office, Pourshava, UNO, DSS, Union Parishad, SMC, parents, community to ensure significant benefit to the disable children of the program.
  • Coordinate with different GO/NGOs/private agencies for cooperation, collaboration and sharing programs at local level, whenever necessary.
  • Capacity building of Community Business Promotors (CBP) engaging Government and Private sector’s actors including linkage support
  • Conduct home visits for husbands and mothers in law of lead mothers to follow up the personal commitments to behavior change in their own homes.
  • Distribute project materials to target beneficiaries, and promote the utilization as per project design, to achieve project objectives.
  • Conduct community sensitization meetings with leaders and influential persons to ensure buy in and beneficiaries trust and willingness to participate in the project.
  • Participate in regular team meetings to discuss activity progress and learning.
  • Ensure that the feedback mechanism for accountability to staff and beneficiaries is operational in the project areas.
  • Share weekly field activities updates with the Project Manager.
  • Perform other duties assigned by Project Manager. Supervise the Urban Community Mobilization Facilitators for proper and timely implementation of the activities.
  • Continuously review information, the scope of opportunities and learning from a field visit in order to advise the Project Manager to ensure a result-oriented project outcome.
  • Facilitating periodic data collection and reporting
  • Ensure proper documentation (both electronic and paper documentation) of all the activities.
  • Identify strong success stories and develop quality content for the management and donors.
  • Capacity building of the Programme Staff and Community Business Promotors(CBP)
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisor/ management.

Employment Status



  • Work at office

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor/Masters in Social Science or equivalent degree

Experience Requirements

  • 3 to 5 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 45 years
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • In case of highly experience staff age limit is flexible.
  • At least 3-5 years working experience in relevant positions including 2years’ experience in program implementation, monitoring and Staff Supervision.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Strong field facilitation skills, knowledge in village program implementation.
  • Preference will be given to candidates having prior working experience in the project area having experience in capacity building and plinth raising activity.
  • Willing to spend significant time in the field
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisor/ management. Familiar with bio-physical and socio-economic condition of Lalmonirhat district;
  • Ability to work in a team with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize activities to act and decide promptly.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in local language, English and Bengali;
  • Pro-active and participatory decision-making and problem-solving;
  • Ability to communicate with people from different cultures and backgrounds;
  • Good understanding on issues related to gender equity and protection.

Job Location



    Tk. 50000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • As per program design

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor/Masters in Social Science or equivalent degree
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