Dhaka Ahsania Mission

Vacancy Announcement

Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is looking for
WASH Governance & Capacity Building Officer (1 Position)


Duty station

Galachipa Project Office, Patuakhali

Contract duration

Project Period

Contract type

Full time

Reports to

Project Manager

Coordinates with

Project implementation team in Max Nutri WASH project and Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) HQ project implementation team

Salary (consolidated)

BDT. 30,350 per month


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.


Main responsibilities


Project implementation

  • Implement and manage WASH activities in the field according to project guideline.
  • Regular visit, supervise, monitor, support and follow-up of field team on implementation of project activities.
  • Assist Project Manager to plan 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.
  • Develop modules for trainings.
  • Develop outlines for workshops.

Information management and reporting

  • Contribute to establishing project baseline information through conducting the community situation analysis (CSA), baseline survey, need assessments and beneficiaries’ selection.
  • Assist PO (MEAL) for verification and validation of data on progress of project on monthly & quarterly basis.
  • Share field findings, challenges and areas in need for improvement with line manager on 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 cluster meetings, and other coordination meetings assigned by project manager.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination with project staffs and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct advocacy with Union Parishad so that they increase their yearly budget on WASH and nutrition programmes.
  • Networking with other actors like government departments and NGOs working in the project areas.

Capacity Strengthening

  • Facilitate training for field staff and relevant stakeholders for their capacity development in relation with WASH activities.
  • Support and develop capacity development training module on WASH and hygiene issue for frontline staffs, community leaders and project beneficiaries.
  • Help in building the capacity of local government institutions.

Financial Management and logistics

  • Manage budget for the assigned WASH activities and ensure all expenses are according to budget line.
  • Monitor the proper use of materials, financial and human resources.

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.


  • To do any other task or assignment which will assigned by higher management



Education and professional experience
  • Master’s Degree in any discipline with at least 5 years Job experience in development field
  • Priority will be given to the candidates who have experience in WASH field.

Professional requirements

  • Good knowledge of LGIs Liason, Coordination, Monitoring, Supervision, Collaboration.
  • Keep strong coordination with Project implementing team
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel & PowerPoint). MS Excel is strongly discouraging to apply. 


  • Fluent English skills (written, spoken and reading).

Personal requirements


  • Willingness for 70% frequent field missions.
  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships with team staff
  • Strong attitude to take initiative, work autonomously and achieve results effectively; Flexibility and Stress-management.
  • Ability to drive motorbike with valid driving license.
  • Age limit up to 40 years