Position Title, Location & Contract Duration

Administrative Support Officer for HRD&M Department

01 position, based in CARE Bangladesh Dhaka Office

The duration of the proposed contract is up to three (03) years.

I.  Job Summary:  

CARE is one of the world's leading international humanitarian and development organisations, committed to helping people in poor communities improve their lives and alleviate poverty. Founded in 1945, CARE is working across 95 countries to fight global poverty and marginalization. CARE has been active in Bangladesh since 1949 being one of the largest country offices of CARE. CARE works to help people achieve social and economic well-being, while being among the best in their fields. In CARE put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE Bangladesh is currently shifting towards a program approach, where it has developed longer-term impact visions to have more sustainable changes in the lives of the extreme poor and marginalized.

The Administrative Support Officer (ASO) will work closely with HR Coordinator, GLD Coordinator, Human Resource Officers and other team members in dealing with Human Resources management functions. This position is designed to provide administrative and logistic support to the day-to-day operations of the HR Department. The individual must be well conversant in dealing with national employee matters according to CARE-BD policies, procedures and staff development issues, as well as Labour Laws of Bangladesh. S/he will be responsible for providing assistance in all the functions under HR Department as and when necessary.

II. Responsibilities and Tasks:

% of Time

Responsibility # 1: Organize HR documents


  • Help the relevant Senior HR Officers and HR Officer in preparing and updating employee’s personnel confidential files for the assigned projects/depts.
  • Help the relevant Senior HR Officers and HR Officer in preparing and maintaining the Recruitment Files.
  • On behalf of Senior HR Officers and HR Officer collect signatures from Hiring Managers, Interview Board Members on Recruitment Memos and file those in an organized way.
  • Provide logistic support as required by all the staff members of the HR department, such as photocopy, scanning, spiral binding, etc.
  • Support Senior HR Officers and HR Officer in organizing PCF Room as and when required.


Responsibility # 2: Assist in Recruitment and Selection Processes


  • Assist in emailing interview information/letters, along with Job description and preliminary job application to the shortlisted candidates.
  • Contact the shortlisted candidates over phone and follow up as and when required to know their availability.
  • Help to organize different interviews (Viva & Written Test) and provide all logistic support related to the interview processes.
  • Work as invigilator during written tests, as and when required.


Responsibility # 3: Support to Staff Development Activity


  • Help the GLD Coordinator in recruiting Interns and Development Trainees.
  • Help the GLD Coordinator in arranging any training/ workshop and other purposes.
  • Contact different persons when required (regarding Internship and other training), such as workshop participants and resource persons.
  • Collect necessary documents for the monthly payments of Interns and short contract staff.


Responsibility # 4: Support to HRIS and relevant logistics


  • Help departmental staff in drafting specific document as requested
  • Filing HRIS and Compensation relevant documents such as VAT/ TAX documents, TIN certificate, Increment Letters etc.


III. Reporting to:  

HR Coordinator

IV. Working Condition:  

Based in CARE Bangladesh Dhaka Office.

V. Qualification:

  • Should have 2-3 years experiences in the relevant field.
  • MBA (HRM)/Masters in any discipline from reputed University. Having HR related Diploma/courses will be an added advantage. Educational qualifications can be relaxed if the candidate has adequate skills and experience.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication (oral, listening, writing) skills.

VI.  Core Competencies:

  • Commitment to CARE’s mission, vision and values.
  • Positive attitude irrespective to culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Pro-active towards continuous personal learning & development and act on learning plan.
  • Concentrate on qualitative and accurate outputs in a timely manner.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with internal and external issues.
  • Consistently approaches to work with energy and a positive constructive attitude.
  • Respond positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.
  • Ability to work under pressure within strict deadlines.

Candidates need to be highly motivated and committed to CARE Bangladesh’s vision, mission, and long-term development work to significantly improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalized Candidates must be capable of displaying great learning agility, support and encourage knowledge sharing across projects, for the ultimate benefit of all of CARE’s mission wide initiatives.

Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the really deserving candidate. In addition, CARE offers Provident Fund, Gratuity, Festival Bonus, Leave Encashment, Life and Health Insurance, Working Mother Benefits, Day Care Facilities etc.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply through CARE Bangladesh’s e-recruitment site: http://www.er-carebangladesh.org/care-recruitment/home on or before January 15, 2019.


  • CARE Bangladesh aims to attract and select a diverse workforce ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion.
  • Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.
  • CARE Bangladesh has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards discrimination, harassment and abuse. All employees are expected to abide by the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse & Child Protection Policy of CARE Bangladesh.
  • Internal and external applicants shall be treated equally in the entire selection process.
  • There is no cost involved with applying for positions with CARE Bangladesh. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.