Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is looking for

Assistant Project Officer – WASH (1 Position)


Duty station

Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar

Starting date

10 Nov 2019

Contract duration

4 Months

Contract type

Full time

Reports to

Project Officer- WASH

Coordinates with

Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM): Project team

Direct line manager of

Community Mobilizers-WASH

Salary (consolidated)

BDT. 36,500 plus other benefits according to policy

Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is a non-government development organization founded by Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, an eminent educationist, reformer and Sufi. The founding motto of DAM is ‘Divine and humanitarian service’. It functions since 1958 pursuing the aims of social and spiritual development of entire human community.

DAM is recruiting suitable candidates for its upcoming Humanitarian Aid project in Jamtoli refugee camp and its surrounding host communities funded by HEKS/EPER (a swiss INGO). HEKS/EPER is supporting local partner organizations with around 200 projects in 34 key countries worldwide.


Main responsibilities


Project implementation

  • Plan, support and implement WASH activities in the field according to project guideline.
  • Regular visit, supervise, support and follow-up of community mobilizer on implementation of project activities.
  • Assist to plan and implement for WASH related training/ workshop, seminar and meeting.
  • Consider of disaster resilient features, gender sensitivity, inclusive approach as a cross cutting issue during programme planning and implementation.

Information management and reporting

  • Contribute to project baseline information through conducting the community situation analysis (CSA),baseline survey, need assessment, beneficiaries’ selection etc.
  • Assist PO for verification and validation of data on progress of project on monthly & quarterly basis.
  • Share field findings, challenges and areas in need of improvementwith the line manager on a regular basis.
  • Provide detailed, accurate and timely reports to the line manager as per requirement of the project need.

Coordination, networking and advocacy

  • Participate in monthly meetings and other coordination meetings assigned by line manager.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination with project staffs and other relevant stakeholders.

Capacity Strengthening

  • Facilitate training for field staff and project beneficiaries for their capacity strengthening in relation with WASH activities.
  • Supportive supervision for project field staffs to achieve project objectives.

Safety and Security

  • Responsible to put in place appropriate security and prevention measured during any distribution and implementation of project activities.
  • Provide timely incident report to the line manager as needed.



Education and professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science or equivalent degree with 3 years’ experience in project implementation and staff supervision preferably in WASH Sector.
  • Priority will be given to the candidates who have experience in Rohingya response project.

Professional requirements

  • Good knowledge of security management in humanitarian contexts.
  • Keep strong coordination with other implementing agencies, donors and local governmental authorities at field level.
  • Excellent computer skills.


  • Good English skills (written, spoken and reading). Local language is an asset.

Personal requirements

  • Willingness to accept frequent field missions by using local transport.
  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships with staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders;
  • Strong attitude to take initiative, work autonomously and achieve results effectively; Flexibility and Stress-management.