Vacancy Announcement

Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS) is an activist women organization, working since 1986 to establish equality for women from the family to the state level, since its inception the organization has been trying to create a platform where women and other marginalized groups will raise their voices and claim their entitlements for social, political and economic empowerment.

BNPS is implementing a project named “Collective Initiative to improve Menstrual Health (MH) situation in Bangladesh by engaging NGOs, civil society and private sector” from May 2018 to April 2020 with support from Amplify Change. The project will build the capacities of MH platform member NGOs in addressing MH issues, providing services, campaign and advocacy work, promote MH in existing SRHR, WASH, education and gender programs and movements. The project will also do advocacy with relevant government agencies to incorporate MH issue in national school curriculum and improve supportive policy environment and budgetary allocation.  In this regard, BNPS invites applications for the following positions:

Project Manager (Dhaka, Central Office)

Job Title

Project Manager

Number of Post


Major Job Description / Responsibility

  • Oversee implementation of MH including SRHR and WASH programs, management of budgets, M&E and reporting in accordance with project proposal and donor regulations.
  • Coordinate closely with the MH platform member organizations to improve the quality of MH program and activities.
  • Provide technical guidance and direction including ongoing training, workshop and meeting to MH platform staff members on MHM, SRHR and WASH issues to assure the quality delivery of projects activities.
  • Draft, review and submit concept notes, proposals and reports in close coordination with senior management team of BNPS and MH platform member organizations.
  • Undertake regular field monitoring visits to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required.
  • Promote and support MHM, SRHR and WASH related awareness and campaigns to reinforce MHM and SRHR services, especially in young people and key populations.
  • Support in developing curricula and materials related to MHM, SRHR and WASH programing.  

Job Nature

Full time

Educational Requirements

Minimum of Masters’ degree in gender studies, public health, international development, social sciences or other related field.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing and/or providing technical advice to SRHR/MHM/WASH programs or other related field.
  • Experience in programming related to addressing gender inequality, SGBV, forced and early marriage, teenage pregnancy, and access to adolescent- and youth- friendly SRHR services
  • Experience and capacity in development and delivery of MHM, SRHR and WASH related training components to government, NGO, and community level participants
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/trainings;
  • Demonstrated ability to network and liaise with INGOs, coordination mechanisms and donors;
  • Excellent skills in project design, time management, and problem solving;
  • Flexible work attitude and ability to work independently within a small team;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse and cross-cultural audience;

Additional Job Requirements

  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant ministries, UN organizations, INGOs and national NGOs;
  • Having good computer skills knowledge on – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and using internet. And well-developed skills in priority setting, problem solving and writing.
  • Attend regular calls, meetings, etc. as required by BNPS.

Job Location

Dhaka Central Office

Salary & Benefits

Salary: Monthly gross salary BDT 70,000/- to 75,000/- plus other admissible benefits & allowances like one festival bonus based on qualifications and experience as organization policy.

Apply Instruction: Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply along with a complete resume (not more than 4 pages), National ID photocopy, recent photograph & copy of all educational & related experience certificates to the Executive Director, Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS), Kolpona Sundor, 13/14 Babor Road (1st Floor), Block-B, Mohammadpur Housing Estate, Dhaka-1207 by 18th July 2018. Please write the position applied for at the top of envelop. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy.