WASH Technical Lead

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 20 February 2019

Job Description

Please refer to the attached position description for complete information and application instructions. To apply, submit your recent CV (maximum 4 pages) with a cover letter describing motivation along with prescribed job application form to bangladesh-jobs@ideglobal.org.

iDE Bangladesh is looking for skilled and ambitious professional to lead iDE’s component in the recently initiated Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity (BNA) project. The goal of BNA is to contribute to improvements in the nutrition outcomes for children under five, pregnant and lactating women, and adolescent girls in the Feed the Future (FtF) Zone of Influence (ZOI) by:

  1. increasing consumption of nutritious, diverse, and safe diets by rural households;
  2. increasing social and economic empowerment of girls and women; and
  3. improving adoption of improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) practices.

BNA will implement nutrition-sensitive interventions that complement and reinforce ongoing nutrition-specific activities. iDE is part of BNA consortium and this position will be seconded to BNA team in Bangladesh representing iDE.

The position will lead the implementation of a broad range of WASH activities (collectively known as Result 3 activities) and will provide the project with overall vision, leadership, and guidance – internally with project staff and externally with consortium partners, donors, the Government of Bangladesh, and stakeholders. Moreover, the Team Leader will assume principal responsibility for overall project management and technical operations to ensure that project tasks are completed and objectives met. This position will be directly responsible for managing and supervising field operations (led by iDE Field Team Leader/s and a wider group of specialists of around 15 staff members). The Team Leader will work in close collaboration with BNA Chief of Party as well as technical leads of other consortia members and will be supported by iDE Operations and Programs teams. At the operational level He/she will have to lead the field team, guide partners and assist in developing the project DIP, develop the budget and project implementation strategies, develop technical papers and tools for smooth field implementation, project progress monitoring and proposed changes that is required for quality field implementation. Whilst, at the strategic level, the Team Leader must also ensure quality engagement of human resource according to the project’s requirement; facilitate staff capacity building process, initiate project startup, smooth closing initiatives and play a leadership role in project management.

About the Organization

iDE is an international NGO with over 35 years of experience in designing and delivering market based anti-poverty programs in 11 countries. We are a world leader in making markets work for the poor as well as the longest established market development specialist NGO in Bangladesh. iDE believes that markets can be a powerful force for improving smallholder prosperity by creating income and livelihood opportunities for poor rural households. iDE Bangladesh currently has eight projects in Agricultural Markets, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Access to Finance with a focus on women’s economic empowerment and climate-smart technologies.

More information

WASH Technical Lead.pdf

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