Value Chain Development and BDS Specialist

SHAMERTO is a project funded by EU and implemented by a consortium consisting of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, Traidcraft Exchange, Dhaka Ahshania Mission, Bangladesh Agro Processors’ Association (BAPA) and Jamalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (JCCI). SHAMERTO is co-funded by the European Union under its Poverty Reduction through Inclusive and Sustainable Markets (PRISM) portfolio.

The overall goal of the project is to strengthen the skills, employability and income of workers and entrepreneurs in agro-food processing Small, Micro and Cottage Enterprises (SMCE) with focus on scaling-up value addition and increasing the competitiveness of these enterprises in the wheat, rice, groundnut, lentil, mung bean, spice and mustard value chains. Specifically, the project aims to increase gainful employment of workers and job seekers, who will be counselled, trained and skill-tested, and receive satisfactory job placement. Simultaneously the competitiveness and capacity for employment of the targeted SMCE will be enhanced through better integration in the selected sub-sector value chains and improvements in the business environment. The focus will be on scaling-up value addition and increasing competitiveness of SMCE in the selected value chains.

Traidcraft Exchange is inviting applications for the position of Value Chain Development and BDS Specialist. Please click here for the Job description of the position

Application Process

Interested candidates are requested to send a professional CV, contact details of two referees and a cover letter of application explaining about the suitability for this role by email to on or before 24 June 2018 by 5 PM. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated.

Monthly gross salary for the position is around 45,000 BDT and other benefits include Bonus, Provident Fund and Medical Insurance.

Women are highly encouraged to apply.