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

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Enterprise Development, Livelihood and Private Sector Engagement Manager

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh with regular visits to the field, Job Type: Fixed Term (02 Years)  
[Only Bangladeshi national are eligible to apply]

Salary & Benefits: BDT. 21,71,400 (13 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 support, lead, grow and manage the portfolio of the small and medium enterprises, product value chain, private sector engagement and risk sharing initiatives based on natural, climate related and economic tremors. He/she will work in line with ‘Oxfam One Program’ approach to contribute to ‘Oxfam in Bangladesh Program’.

Direct report: Economic Justice and Resilience Programme Manager


  • Graduate and post-graduate studies in a relevant field (finance, business, agriculture)
  • Working experience on investment and banking sectors and ability to produce financial and accounting analysis.
  • Strong knowledge and experience on retail and higher markets, financial and insurance markets, national and global financial and trade aspect, clear understanding about Value Chain Analysis, Risk Financing and Insurance etc.
  • Experience on ‘Risk Base Finance Model/Insurance Model’ linking with the entrepreneurship, small/micro level enterprises etc.
  • Skill to manage enterprise development initiatives, business management and planning, analysis of markets, analysis of competition, production planning, etc.
  • Ability to financial projection, financial analysis, generating and reviewing financial information, income statements and cash-flows.
  • Substantial experience (minimum 6 years) in supporting, working or investing in small and medium enterprises, with minimum of 2 years in a senior or leadership position.
  • Experience in portfolio management, fund development and management, in the commercial, or social/impact investment sectors.
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills; understanding of economic development and market-based programming; and of socio-economic context in the country.
  • A strong commitment to gender equality; and direct experience in supporting women’s empowerment, and rights-based approaches to poverty alleviation.
  • Knowledge and experience Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) programming for smallholder and women producers
  • Experience in negotiating and working with the Private Sector to build the capacity and link with smallholder producer organizations and small enterprises
  • Experience of partnership development, nurturing and management and alliance building and maintenance across actors and sectors.
  • Demonstrable business plan development and financial analysis skills.
  • Very good interpersonal skills & flexibility/creatively to work independently and within a dynamic environment, and across teams and partners.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to write in the national language/s and in English, and to communicate with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work according to deadlines; and manage budgets and projects.
  • A network of relevant investment and development contacts to draw on.

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Apply Instructions

If you feel you can make a difference please visit  by using the Job Reference Number INT4670 (Please follow the proper procedure. Sending of irrelevant documents will be counted as disqualification.)

Application Deadline:  18 April 2019

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

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