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: Assistant Director-Institutional Partnership Development (IPD)

Job Location : National Office, Dhaka

Position Summary:
In order to diversify our institutional funding portfolio, we are seeking for our team in the National Office in Dhaka, a committed Assistant Director-Institutional Partnership Development (IPD).S(h)e will work with Programme Team in the National office and the Regional IPD Advisor to mobilize institutional funding for SOS Bangladesh.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have Hons. & Masters in development/social sciences (Sociology, Development studies, International Relations or related field). At least second Division / Class in all public examinations.
  • A thorough understanding of program design and development especially in the sectors of Child Rights, Child Protection, Education, Livelihoods, Gender etc.
  • 3-5 years of extensive experience in planning, securing and managing funds from institutional donors as well as a thorough understanding of development programming.
  • Excellent skills in proposal and report writing
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills with the ability to represent SOS Bangladesh in donor forums, develop partnerships with other NGOs.
  • Competences in Project Cycle Management and the use of Logical Framework Approach (LFA)
  • Ability to work under pressure and to plan and work systematically towards deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.
  • Adequate knowledge and skills on computer applications, especially MS office packages.
  • Age limit 40-50 years

Key Responsibilities:

Partnership Development and Networking:

  • Scope institutional donors, establish and maintain regular contact with prospective donors by organizing donor roundtables, face-to-face meetings, attending donor forums etc.
  • Develop partnerships and consortiums with other like-minded organizations for purposes of bidding for large donor projects.
  • Represent SOS Bangladesh in sector level meetings (development and humanitarian/emergency) and other networking forums and use this to develop funding partnerships
  • Participate in regional IPD networking and training forums.

Fundraising and Donor Relationship Management :

  • Identify institutional partnership opportunities at the national local level (from bilateral, multilateral, international organizations and embassies and foundations)
  • Coordinate with the program team to conduct assessments and feasibility studies that inform program design.
  • Coordinate and write concept notes/project proposals and be the link between programme, finance and submit this to potential institutional donors.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with donors by ensuring regular communication, knowledge exchange and effective reporting.
  • Prepare and submit IPD monthly updates and quarterly reports to the national and regional offices.

Donor Contract Management

  • Responsible for Donor Contract Management (DCM) of institutional grants, including contract preparation, development of consortium agreements, teaming agreements, record maintenance (electronic and paper), compliance with donor requirements, submission of reports.
  • Establish a close working relationship with the Finance Department and provide advice to ensure synergy in donor budgeting, contract management and reporting.

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. Eligible internal candidates can also apply.

Only short listed candidates will be called for Interview

Interested Candidates (who absolutely fulfill 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 three traceable 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 on or before  18 October 2018.