THE DIRECTORATE-GENERAL OF EUROPEAN CIVIL PROTECTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID CORPORATION (ECHO)
Position :Programme Assistant
No. of Vacancies: 01
Contributes to the appraisal, monitoring and evaluation of projects, including financial assessment of proposals;
Critically studies and comments upon partners? reports and field operations and reports to line manager
Assists the Head of Office/TA in the preparation of fiche-ops, as appropriate;
Assists with, participate in, and report on meetings, as appropriate;
Advises on the operational capacity of implementing partners;
Draft reports on the humanitarian situation, including any political, economic and security events relevant to the analysis of the humanitarian situation in the country/region;
Produces and circulates information of common interest (humanitarian situation reports, background information, etc);
Accompanies the TA on field visits, as requested and may act as an interpreter if necessary.
Assists the HoO/TA in the event of an emergency response;
Prepares maps, when appropriate;
Provides back-stopping and surge support capacity in case of need. Specific duties for the Programme Assistant:
Pro-actively follows local or regional events that may impact on the humanitarian situation in the country/region;
Appraises, monitors and evaluates projects and reports to the line manager.
A relevant first level university degree or equivalent professional experience.
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience at national or international level in supporting programme/project operations, including at least 2 years of experience with an NGO's, donor or national/international organisation;
Experience in supporting programme/project operations in Cox?s Bazar will be advantageous.
Good knowledge of the EU humanitarian aid system;
Good knowledge of International NGOs, UN Aid agencies and Red Cross Movement;
Good understanding of Humanitarian Aid principles, policies and Standards ;
Good understanding and/or protection background is an asset
Ability to work under pressure, with short deadlines
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc).
An excellent knowledge of English (verbal & written) is essential.
Fluency in Bengali (verbal & written).
Understanding and speaking Rohingya language is highly preferred.