Community Facilitator– (Cooperative Facilitator)

Job Description

Title: Community Facilitator– (Cooperative Facilitator)

Company Name: WAVE Foundation

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Rajshahi

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor in Business Administration/ Commerce/ agri-business/ agri-economy/or 4 years period diploma in Agriculture/livestock or related field.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Assist to develop capacity of the cooperative management committee on leadership skills, financial management, business management, conflict management and negotiation skills, planning, staffing, organizing, monitoring etc.
∎ Assist in preparing annual and strategic plan for Cooperative and ensure execution.
∎ Facilitate to increase members at cooperative level.
∎ Facilitate training and workshop with Cooperative and different stakeholders and ensure quality of training.
∎ Reinforce the Heifer’s Cornerstones at Cooperative and facilitate periodic PSRP.
∎ Assist to conduct Cooperative Capacity Assessment and implement the action plan properly.
∎ Facilitate agro/non-agro based enterprises at HH level and Cooperative level.
∎ Assist to aggregate and marketing of agricultural products of cooperative.
∎ Maintain effective communication with market actors (buyer, seller, local traders, supper shop, private sectors etc.) to functional warehouse.
∎ Assist to explore business opportunities for cooperative and increase income of Cooperative.
∎ Meet SHGs regularly, visit participant’s households, observe field activities critically, identify operational and programmatic constraints and ensure remedial options in a participatory manner with the consultation of PC and Heifer program team.
∎ Organize animal health camp; ensure vaccination, de-worming and other technical services timely for improving livestock management linking Community Agro Veterinary Entrepreneurs and DLS.
∎ Assist in developing and implementing bi- laws of cooperative based on members opinion and area context complying government rules and regulations.
∎ Ensure transparency in cooperative day to day operation and inspire SHG members to involve in Cooperative activities.
∎ Assist to cooperative management committee to increase saving, budget preparation and fund utilization properly
∎ Establish good communication and networking with Union Parishad, Upazila Govt. / Non- govt departments particularly Cooperative Office, Livestock Office, Women and Child Affairs Office, Agriculture Office to access services and resources for Cooperative.
∎ Ensure project implementation at the Cooperative and SHG level.
∎ Maintain necessary documentation of Cooperative including group records.
∎ Organize different meeting and workshop as per project requirement.
∎ Prepare necessary report (Monthly, Quarterly & Yearly).
∎ Providing all sort of backstopping support for smooth operation of the Cooperative.
∎ Perform any other task assigned by the management

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 40 years
∎ Minimum 02 (two) years work experience in Group Facilitation /market development/ agribusiness etc.
∎ S/he must have good experience in livestock and agriculture value chain development project and experiences with private sectors
∎ Must understand and be able to articulate the appropriate roles of the private sector, government and civil society/NGOs in creating an effective market system
∎ Clear understanding about enterprise development, agri-market systems (input and outputs) and farm economy.
∎ Experience in profit analysis and business planning with enterprises and cooperatives.
∎ Should have excellent understanding of rural markets, trading relationships and rural service providers.
∎ Must understand the technical, social, and other constraints in the development field.
∎ Able and willing to ride on a motorcycle (with valid driving license) for field visits and travel by local transports
∎ Presentable, smart, energetic, proactive, hardworking, self-motivated, positive attitude, committed team player, good analytical skills and dynamic
∎ Strong in computer office programs like MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, internet use etc.
∎ Ability to adapt and work with all culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age

∎ Tk. 20000 (Monthly)
∎ Festival Bonus: 2 (Yearly) and benefits are applicable as per project policy.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus: 2

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 20 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 8 Aug 2022
∎ WAVE Foundation
∎ Address : 22/13 B, Block-B, Khilji Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
∎ Web :
∎ Business : WAVE Foundation, a national NGO working in the domain of Sustainable Livelihoods; Governance & Rights; and Social Development & Climate Resilience since 1990.

Category: NGO/Development

: Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. WAVE, the authority reserves the right to cancel one or any applications at any stage of the recruitment process.

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