Talent Acquisition System

National (only for Bangladeshi nationals) employment opportunities
Posted on : September 14, 2023 Application deadline : September 23, 2023

Programme Assistant (Adv#227/2023)

icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. As a values-based organization, icddr,b encourages women and people with disabilities.

Environmental Health and WASH Research Group under the Health Systems and Population Studies Division has focused on determining and mitigating environmental contaminants, evaluating WASH strategies for improved health, and generating evidence to understand the extent of environmental pollution and contamination in low-resource settings.

Position Description:
The Program Assistant will report to the Program Officer and will be responsible for coordinating and organizing all field activities of the project with the objective of providing Bricks Kiln improvement services to the project participants within the guidelines and administrative procedure of the organization and icddr,b values and principles. S/he will be involved in –
  • Work with supervisor to develop programme management and implementation plan;
  • Collect training and programme materials and logistics from Head Office;
  • Maintain the quality of the ongoing project activities;
  • Provide inputs  in assessing data quality and addressing errors;
  • Prepare a work plan and performance framework as instructed by the Programme Officers;
  • Collaborate with monitoring, evaluation, and learning team to support implementation monitoring;
  • Train brick kiln owners, managers and their workers;
  • Monitor brick kiln performance
  • Collect programme materials and logistics from head office;
  • Provide inputs in preparing the monthly and quarterly reports;
  • Maintain files, stock register, issue register, movement register, etc. in order to ensure effective office management;

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline.
  • 3 years of working experience in the field implementation of development programs. 

Location: Dhaka.

Number of Positions: 20

Contract Type and Duration:

  • CSA basis for 4 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and performance.

Salary & benefits:

  • Tk. 35,868/-per month (consolidated) inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances;
  • Festival bonus, income tax paid by icddr,b and subsidized canteen; Transport and daycare facilities are subject to space availability.

Notes of attention:

  • Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for written test/interview;
  • The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised;
  • icddr,b does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Interested candidates who fulfil the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: career.icddrb.org by September 23, 2023