Vacancy Announcement
(Bangladesh Nationals Only)

Position Title: Program Officer

Remuneration: Negotiable

Duty Station:KOICA Bangladesh Office, Dhaka

Contract Type: Fixed term contract - renewable

Deadline of Application: April 20, 2019

Applicants should submit CV and Duty Performance Plan with Cover Letter by using attached KOICA Format only.

Report to Work: 19 May, 2019

Organizational Background:


Korea International Cooperation Agency was established in 1991 as a governmental organization to enhance the effectiveness of the Republic of Korea's Official Development Assistance (ODA) programs for developing countries. Korea International Cooperation Agency has selected seven priority sectors to assist the sustainable social-economic development of developing countries based on their development needs and Korea’s comparative advantages. (Education, Health, Public Administration, Agriculture and Fishery, Technology & Environment & Energy, Cross-cutting issues (Gender/ICT/Human Rights), Climate Change)

About KOICA Bangladesh Office

KOICA Bangladesh Office implements development projects with the Government of Bangladesh, UN Agencies and INGOs/NGOs, arranging invitational training for government officials, and dispatching World Friends Korea Volunteers, Advisor and Medical Doctor to contribute their expertise knowledge in the development of Bangladesh.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support to the Managers to lead on operational, programmatic and administrative management of project
  • Manage the initiation, implementation and closure of the projects through results-based management, project monitoring system
  • Produce project proposals and prepare legal documents related to the projects
  • Maintain close collaboration and strengthen partnerships with relevant stakeholders such as Government entities, INGOs, etc. to enhance project effectiveness. Additionally, identify and participate in negotiation with new partners
  • Managing implementing contractors’ performance in the portfolio of projects, including thorough monitoring missions, ensuring that progress is made according to agreed timelines
  • Address issues and problems that arise from infrastructure projects, ensuring their timely resolution to the satisfaction
  • Prepare periodic, annual and completion reports for external and internal clients for project
  • Conduct other work or responsibilities as assigned by the KOICA Bangladesh Office

Education/ Experience/Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field; preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent.


  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in development field (project implementation, program management or any other related work)
  • Experienced in working with the International Organizations, Government, public agencies, and civil society preferable.
  • Experience in implementing health related projects is preferable.


  • Communication: Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally, good report writing skills in English
  • Analyzing Skills: Ability to make rational judgments for the available information and analysis
  • Technological Skills: Excellent computer skills knowledge such as Microsoft Office, Internet and others

Applicants should submit Curriculum Vitae and Duty Performance Plan with Cover Letter by attached KOICA Format only in a single file to KOICA Bangladesh ( by 5:00PM, 20 April, 2019.