Technical Officer – WASH –

Technical Officer – WASH


  • NGO/Development
  • Full time
  • 7 months ago
  • khulna

Job Description



Job Context

  • Uttaran is an NGO working Bangladesh since 1985 ( Uttaran is a people cantered organization using a rights based approach to alleviate poverty, diversify livelihood opportunities and empower poor communities of Bangladesh.
  • Uttaran is going to implement a project in Satkhira Municipality Are of Satkhira district. The objective of the project is to increase the resilience of the communities by improving economic livelihood development, integrated service delivery (e.g. education, water and sanitation), addressing disaster and climate related human mobility.
  • Expected Starting Date: November 10, 2022
  • Duration of the Service: 20 Month
  • Working Station: Uttaran Regional Office, Satkhira
  • Report to: Project Coordinator

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide accompaniment support to make the project team members more confident in order to facilitate different events at community level.
  • Conduct need assessment of team members and take initiatives to improve the capacity of staff members
  • Facilitate the team members to internalise different conceptual and methodological documents as well as process
  • Coaching, mentioning, guiding and accompanying to the respective project team members
  • Facilitate for training needs assessment of producers ensure training to make them technically sound on WASH activities.
  • Develop and contributing for different training materials, handouts, modules, guidelines etc. according to requirement.
  • Assist Community Facilitator to develop efficient and coordinated work plan and maintain smooth coordination and team spirit within the pools as well as within the team.
  • Assessment of existing WASH status at the slum
  • Scheme selection and preparation
  • Site selection
  • Dealing with Footsteps for context oriented innovation in WASH
  • Engage relevant line department
  • Engage slum dwellers
  • Ensure regular sharing amount the team members about achievements, experiences and learning.
  • Facilitate in creating of gender sensitive working environment within the team as well as organization
  • Arrange training, workshop and study visit for the staff members
  • Prepare effective monthly, quarterly and annual plan of operation
  • Support Community Facilitator to facilitate the communities in preparation and implementation of local development plan.
  • Support Community Facilitator in intervention related to reducing gender inequalities at community level and increase women economic empowerment as well as women entrepreneur
  • Support FOs in take initiatives for capacity building related to organisation development of producers groups and lead farmers so that they can adopt participatory planning, monitoring and review their plan
  • Prepare effective monthly, quarterly and annual plan of operation
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual report to the respective authority
  • Leading the capitalization process of the different intervention of the projects
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with partners, local organizations and community groups, and other service facilities at district, upazila, union’s level.
  • Sharing the project activities and strategies with Municipality, upazila and district level administration, line agencies, private sectors and other stakeholders
  • Participate at different meeting, workshops, networks, forums, committees, coordinated platforms at upazila and district level
  • Prepare and review the budget according to activity plan and keep all the expenses within the approved budget limit
  • Ensure materials and equipment needed for project implementation according to financial guideline
  • Ensure proper use and maintenance of all kinds of project materials and resources.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • At least Masters in Social Science or Business Administration or in relevant discipline.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 45 years
  • At least 5 years practical experience in similar position in development sector
  • Strong decisions making ability and motivational skill especially with rural communities
  • Skill on computer literacy
  • Reporting and documentation skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong leadership, analytical and interpersonal communication skills
  • Willing to drive motorcycle with valid driving license.

Job Location



  • Monthly salary BDT. 40,000 including all benefits.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • As per Uttarans Policy and Project Design.

Job Qualification

  • At least Masters in Social Science or Business Administration or in relevant discipline.
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