Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF), a grant making organization for human rights and governance initiatives, invites applications from Bangladeshi nationals for the position of Deputy Programme Manager (Capacity Development and Knowledge Management).

Deputy Programme Manager (DPM) - Capacity Development and Knowledge Management,
Post: 1

Job Responsibilities:

The Deputy Programme Manager (Capacity Development and Knowledge Management) is responsible for capacity development of the partner organizations and knowledge management of assigned projects.

Capacity Development: S/he will provide necessary support/ information to partner organizations for developing their capacity in terms of project implementation and organizational development. S/he will develop capacity-building plan based on partners’ need assessment. S/he will also be responsible to organize/arrange different events according to plan. S/he will assist the Capacity Development unit in planning and implementation of the CD strategies of MJF. S/he will identify the advocacy issues and will plan and implement different advocacy campaign. S/he will assist the CD team in smooth operation of the training centers of MJF.

Knowledge Management: The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the knowledge management strategy efforts of the assigned project. S/he will develop an operational knowledge management system in which relevant data, information and knowledge on assigned project and issues are systematically captured, analyzed and organized and disseminated internally and externally to partners, donors, media, academics and other stakeholders as appropriate. S/he will collaborate with programme staff to package research findings, share relevant technical information and create knowledge materials/products in relevant areas. S/he will participate in analyzing and synthesizing research findings and programme experiences and will assist in the documentation of successful practices. S/he will facilitate, through multiple channels, mechanisms, and technology, effective processes, systems and tools to share knowledge.

Qualification and Experience: The incumbent must have:                       

  • Must have Masters in Social Science or any relevant discipline.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in capacity development and knowledge management on Human rights & Governance.
  • Good understanding of capacity development and knowledge management issues, gender, community mobilization, networking with government, NGOs and donors.
  • Ability to manage process effectively, and to work under pressure and maintain strict deadlines.
  • Expertise for training need assessment, preparing/review training manuals, content development and report writing.
  • Having computer skill on MS Word, Excel sheet analysis, PowerPoint and web page management and internet utilities.
  • Experience in training/workshop facilitation, preferably on Gender, GBV and resilience to climate change and human rights
  • Encourage the staff and partners to share knowledge effectively and efficiently
  • Utilize the knowledge-based resources and design a training module for the staff and Partners to help them access the knowledge management tools
  • Manage the current knowledge management practices as well as design new knowledge distribution
  • Demonstrable fluency in both written and spoken in English & Bangla
  • Holding a pluralistic and inclusive moral value to promote social harmony.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skill and ability to work independently but also as part of a team.

For detailed job description for this position, please click this link.

Remuneration- Attractive Salary will be offered for the deserving candidates.

Application procedure: Interested candidates with above requirements are requested to submit application through online The deadline for submission of the application is December 20, 2018.  For technical difficulties email:

Note:  Women are particularly encouraged to apply for this position ◪Any persuasion will disqualify the candidate ◪ only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview.