Job Details
Position: Community Architect, Urban Development Programme
No of Vacancy: N/A
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Regular assistance in community planning, security of tenure, low-cost housing/ house design including structural drawing and quantity/ cost estimation, community resilience building etc. other activities related to community led low-cost housing intervention implementation
Counseling to the City Development Fund (CDF) leaders, community relevant LGI staffs on step-by-step idea and process of tenure security, low-cost housing, community resilience building adopted by Urban Development Programme (UDP)
Coordinate and lead the implementation of community led low-cost house construction activities and other infrastructure related works
Provide guidance to community builders and local UDP staffs in demarcating land/ plot area (giving layout on land as per house/ infrastructure design) for construction of community houses and infrastructures
Assist in conducting Tenure Action Plan for the selected UDP cities and towns
Assist to develop training needs and training for capacity building of urban local government officials/ representatives, CDF and CDO members, UDP local level staffs and local community builders in low-cost quality house/ infrastructure construction techniques, selection and procurement of quality construction materials, concepts of resilient house/ infrastructure construction etc.
Conduct surveys, stakeholder consultations, in-depth interviews, key informant interviews, FGDs and other tools for collecting qualitative and quantitative data related to the activities
Assist in preparation of Community Map and Settlement Improvement Plan (SIP) through participatory approaches and provide assistance to interpret it using GIS mapping technique
Monitor the CDF, CDO and community activities including house construction as per design
Review and provide necessary feedback with graphical drawing support (AutoCAD) on house design prepared by the community
Regular monitoring of progress and quality, progress reporting and process documentation of the work
Assist the M&E team to develop appropriate indicators and monitoring tools to monitor and evaluate the activities
Any other works related to the thematic area that are requested by the community organisations and programme management
Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s in Architecture from any recognised university/ institutions with minimum second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations
Experience Requirements:
Minimum 1 year of experience in relevant field
Additional Job Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large scale and complex projects
Knowledge of training and facilitation methods, tools and techniques
Knowledge of programme/ project cycle management and development
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative monitoring system
Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
Must have the skills of house layout design and drawing by using AutoCAD software
Skills in the use of GIS will be an added advantage
Strong analytical skills and possess a proven track record of working successfully in a variety of cultural contexts
Age Range: Maximum 40 Years
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others
Job Location:
BRAC Field Office
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Last Apply Date: 17/Feb/2019