Technical Officer – Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE)

Vacancy for the Post: Technical Officer – Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE)

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Job description: Job Context
YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) is an organization for sustainable development working in the greater Chattagram division including Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) since 1985 (International Youth Year). YPSA has been implementing a project titled, “Youth from Host Communities and Rohingya Camps in Coxs Bazar as Agents of Change" project (YPSA-YHCRCCAC Project) at Teknaf, Coxs Bazar since February, 2021. The project is being implemented with fund from the Federal German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and with technical support from Plan International Bangladesh.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible to implement economic empowerment related planning, resource mobilization and capacity building for the most marginalized young women.
  • Ensures that the project activities are implemented and executed and delivered timely to ensure the sustainability.
  • Responsible for conducting market assessment to ensure access appropriate, market-specific income sources of Youths and young adults.
  • Responsible for Individual Development Plans (IAP), Family Development Plan (FDP) and Business Development Plan (BDP) and developed based on market analysis.
  • Organizes and conducts work readiness skills and vocational training for youth to ensure targeted youth received basic interpersonal skills and work readiness skills.
  • Responsible for engaging youth with decent economic activities through skill development initiatives.
  • Responsible to ensure number youth received cash/kind support to start-up small scale business enterprises and youth got opportunities of apprenticeship in private sector.
  • Responsible for ensure of targeted youth received training/employment opportunities due to linkages with government service providing department
  • Implementation maintaining a quality standard of project, maintain records on progress reports, and provide technical inputs where necessary.
  • Ensures that all programs and activities are implemented according to relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Arranging and facilitating training, workshops and seminars for project beneficiary and others stakeholders.
  • Arrange necessary resources for the project and utilise them efficiently for implementation in line with the budgets and value for money is ensured within the project.
  • Collecting regular monitoring information related to the project, documenting, analysing the information and drawing possible conclusions and disseminating findings.
  • Provides high quality and effective support to the staff of the project/beneficiaries and implementing in the job and enterprise-related issues based on identified needs.
  • Maintains strategic partnerships with relevant skills development service providers for job placement; and maintain networks.
  • Prepares a local resource map to identify and analyse existing skills development service providers to heightened of their value and potential for playing a major role in helping youth engage and re-engage in skills development.
  • Continuously monitor changes in the context to guide the directions of the project coordinator, particularly with regards to the transfer of basic services to the vulnerable people.
  • Prepares periodic and annual progress report on project activities specially focused on project component.
  • Identifies best learning at implementation documents and shares to feed into the overall project on advocacy issues;
  • Represents YPSA & Plan International at the local level network to promote YPSA & Plan’s profile and scale-up of Plan’s program in the program areas.
  • Willingness to drive motorcycle with valid driving license

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Master’s degree preferably Social Science/Business Administration/Agriculture

Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Excellent planning, analytical, organizational and decision making skills
  • Good working relationships with colleagues, actors and allies
  • livelihood and entrepreneurship development along with relevant position Excellent communication skills including written and spoken in English
  • Conversant in common IT applications (MS word, MS power point, internet browsing & e-mail communications)
  • Willingness to drive motorcycle with valid driving license

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Teknaf)


  • Tk. 50000 (Monthly)
  • Festival Bonus

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Salary Review: Yearly
  • Festival Bonus: 2

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Expected salary: 50000 per month

Location: Teknaf, Chittagong

Job date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 06:38:25 GMT

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