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Vacancy Announcement for Programme Officer

Date : 04 Jan 2024

Network for Information, Response And Preparedness Activities on Disaster (NIRAPAD), a network, works to reduce disaster risk in Bangladesh through the diminution of disaster-related information and knowledge gap and strengthening DRM abilities of the development organizations and communities. As a member of the Humanitarian Coordination Task Team (HCTT), Sphere Community Bangladesh (SCB), and CHS Alliance, it is committed to promoting all disaster-related quality and accountability and supporting a wide range of stakeholders in strengthening capacity for humanitarian assistance, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaptation. In addition, as a technical co-lead of the Localisation Technical Working Group (LTWG), NIRAPAD facilitates humanitarian actors to translate global localisation commitments into action in Bangladesh.

Joining Date: 01 February, 2024

No. of Vacancy: 01

Job Responsibilities

  1. Assist in conducting research including data collection, analysis and report writing.
  2. Assist in providing technical support to members as well as other development organizations for developing DRM policy, strategy, training module and handbook.
  3. Assist in facilitating training events and conducting workshops.
  4. Support in promoting global initiatives of disaster management e.g. Accountability, CHS, Sphere Minimum Standards.
  5. Contribute to research proposal development.
  6. Contribute to update the website of the organization.
  7. Visit member organizations to see their disaster related activities.
  8. Assist in strengthening the networking in Bangladesh and abroad.
  9. Prepare and disseminate daily/ monthly report on hazards and disasters in Bangladesh.
  10. Liaise with member organizations, Government, UN organizations and other organizations in the field of disaster management.
  11. Perform other duties as and when necessary, as directed by the Head of Organization/Supervisor.

Educational Requirement

  • Graduate and/or Masters level education in Disaster Management, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, and other related subjects.

Required Qualifications and Competencies

  • Proficiency in MS Office, Tableau, SPSS.
  • Good analytical skills and good drafting capabilities.
  • Ability to work in a team with a high degree of integrity and discretion.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, facilitation, and mobilization skills.
  • Advanced internet browsing and computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in both Bangla and English.


  • 3-4 years in similar role

Job Location 

  • Dhaka


  • 05 Months with high possibility of extension.

Monthly Gross Salary: Tk. 40,000

Please send your updated CV and a recent passport-size photograph along with a cover letter, to on 12 January, 2024.

NIRAPAD is an equal opportunity employer.