A loving home for every child

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

SOS Children's Village International in Bangladesh www.sos-bangladesh.org is a private, non-political and non-denominational child welfare organisation provides care for the children who have lost parental care or who are at risk of losing parental care and deprived of caring family environment.SOS Children’s Villages International, the mother organisation of SOS Children’s Village International in Bangladesh is one of the largest private child welfare organisation presently working in 135 countries and territories around the world. In Bangladesh, we have been working since 1972. Applications are invited for the following position:

Position: Senior Director

Job Location: National Office, Dhaka

Qualification & Experience: 

  • Must have Hons. & Masters in any discipline (preferably in Social Science) with excellent academic records. (At least second Division / Class in all public examinations.)
  • 10-15 years of experience at leadership level/ similar level of working in NGOs/INGOs/ Corporate Bodies/Development sector. 
  • Have knowledge of child rights & protection issues and also the United Nations Convention on Rights of the Children (UNCRC).
  • Having strong leadership quality with excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, negotiations and motivating skills.
  • Ability to produce high quality analytical reports and facilitate discussions at national and international level.
  • Age limit 40-50 years.
  • Adequate knowledge and skills on computer applications, especially MS office packages.

Desired Personality Characteristics: 

  • Person with passion for the care of children and having knowledge in operational services and management functions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in local language and English
  • Having strong leadership quality with excellent presentation, negotiations and motivating skills.
  • Task oriented for time bound deliverables; ability to operationalize and implement the plans
  • Ability to produce high quality analytical reports; participate in discussions at national and international level.
  • Experience of leading, managing and building capacity of team

Key Performance Area: 

  • Support the National Director and Deputy National Director in leading, managing and developing the organisation to efficiently and effectively implement the organization’s aims, objectives and policies
  • Play analytical role to support National Director and Deputy National Director in various strategical issues and also for conflict resolutions.
  • Support the Top Management to establish and manage external contacting and partnership relationships to as per required standards.
  • Play active role to get recognition of ‘SOS Family Care´ model by the Government of Bangladesh.
  • Ensure preparation of Annual Plan, Programme Proposal, and Budget according to the National Plan.
  • Ensure that work plans are successfully implemented in the project level.
  • Promote the organizational policy, vision and mission to all level.
  • Build key stakeholder relationships with relevant decision makers in government and other stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a clear advocacy plan.
  • Responsible to increase numbers of partners and friends of the organization and maintain good relationship with them.

Salary: Negotiable

After probation period of one year, upon confirmation, co-workers will be entitled to receive regular Salary-Scale and other benefits (Provident Fund, Festival Bonus, Gratuity etc.) as per organizational existing policy.

SOS Children’s Village International in Bangladesh is an equal opportunity employer and strictly follows the Child Protection Policy & the United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child. All co-workers must understand, respect and follow the right of children to live without fear of abuse. The Organisation cherishes a non-smoking working environment.

Only short listed candidates will be called for Interview

Interested Candidates (who absolutely fulfills the above criteria) are requested to apply with a cover letter (mentioning the position applied for on the top of the envelope) along with recent PP size photograph, updated CV (mentioning  the names, positions & contact details of at least two referees), Photocopies of all academic & experience certificates and NID, to “Head of HR & OD, National Office, SOS Children's Village International in Bangladesh, 01 Shamoli, Mirpur Road, Dhaka-1207” on or before  30 August 2018.