A loving home for every child


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: Director

Job Location: SOS Children’s Village Chittagong

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.)
  • Must have 8 years of Project Management experience in social development sector /NGO
  • Experience of leading and managing a team.
  • Have knowledge of child rights & protection issues and also the United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child.
  • 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: 

  • Willingness to work and stay within the premises of  SOS Children’s Village.
  • Strong interest in the needs and development of children.
  • Sensitivity to gender issues.
  • Willingness to make a long-term commitment.
  • Strong moral character and good physical & mental health.

Key Performance Area: 

  • Responsible in the area of administration, financial and resource management of the Project.
  • Preparing Annual Plan, Programme Proposal and Budget according to the National Plan.
  • Ensuring that work plans are successfully implemented in the project level.
  • Lead, monitor and supervise the family house and the children’s welfare.
  • Promote the organizational policy, mission and vision to all level.
  • Ensuring that organization’s child protection policy are understood in all level and incorporated in all activities.
  • To support knowledge sharing and ensuring capacity building of co-workers in project level.
  • Responsible for overall safety and security of the whole project.
  • Building key stakeholder relationships with relevant decision makers in government, and local organizations.
  • Responsible to increase partners and friends of the organization and maintain good relationship with them.

Salary : Negotiable

The post is residential in nature with family accommodation within the premises. 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.