Career Opportunity

Oxfam employs more than six thousand people in 90 countries who share a commitment to work together to end poverty and suffering. It is committed to ensure diversity and gender equality within the organization and welcomes applications from women, person with disability and under-represented groups. Oxfam does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on their HIV/AIDS status. The organization has been working in Bangladesh since the War of Independence and has established a permanent country office in 1972. Since then it has responded to all major emergencies in the country. Oxfam’s current program focuses on Economic Justice & Resilience, Gender and Women’s Leadership and Humanitarian Capacity Building and Response

Senior Programme Officer- Economic Justices & Private Sector

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
[Only Bangladeshi national are eligible to apply]
Job Type: Fixed Term (02 years)

Salary & Benefits: BDT. 1056451 (13th months) per annum gross with other benefits e.g. medical for spouse and children, contributory Provident fund, gratuity, leave & Insurance etc.


We are looking for a dynamic team player who will work as Sr. Programme Officer- Economic Justice & Private Sector. He/ She will be responsible for ensuring implementation of an effective comprehensive Enterprise Development Program (EDP) initiatives consulting with Enterprise Development, Livelihood and Private Sector Engagement lead, negotiate with consultants to provide support for enterprises or undertake country level studies. Provide support to the Enterprise Development, Livelihood and Private Sector Engagement Lead in all aspects of the operation of the EDP Programme in Bangladesh; integrating quantitative and qualitative approaches in the Program interventions at enterprise and partner level. S/he is responsible to supervise, project Monitoring, supports producer organizations and small enterprises to create opportunities for women's economic leadership become viable businesses, compete in their markets, and form long-term business relationships, while also promoting broader changes in the economic, political and social environment where these enterprises operate and ensure quality implementation of the project.

Direct report to : Enterprise Development, Livelihood and Private Sector Engagement Manager

Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge:

  • MBA major in Finance or Masters in economics or Agri- economics or Development Studies from any reputed university
  • 5 years’ experience on economic development project management and implementation and at least 3 years’ work experience with rural MSEs and value chain development project;
  • Strong knowledge and experience in markets, enterprise development, business management and strategic planning, analysis of markets, analysis of competition, production planning, etc.
  • Ability to financial projection, ffinancial analysis, generating and reviewing financial information, income statements and cash-flows.
  • Experience of developing livelihoods programmes focusing on markets, women economic leadership and climate change adaptation;
  • Effective and inclusive leadership and management skills, including identifying and addressing learning and development needs;
  • Clear understanding and knowledge on market analysis and role of private sectors in poverty eradication or employment generation. Strong partnership development skills, communication and coordination skills;
  • The production, assimilation and analysis of programme information to inform future directions;
  • Support internal and external communications, using well developed communication skills, oral and written;
  • Competency in drafting annual and semester donor and investment Committee reports, ad-hoc donor reports and proposals

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Apply Instructions

If you feel you can make a difference please visit jobs/ by using the Job Reference Number  INT5003 (Please follow the proper procedure. Sending of irrelevant documents will be counted as disqualification.)

Application Deadline: 13 November 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature

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