Position Title, Location & Contract Duration

Development Trainee Program for Women

06 positions: Cox’s Bazar (01), Gaibandha (01), Kalapara, Pathuakhali (01) and Dhaka (03)
The duration of the contract is 12 months, for fresh graduates (women only)

What We Do:
CARE Bangladesh is committed to help the world fight poverty and injustice, with a special focus on working with women and girls. Founded in 1949, CARE Bangladesh is one of CARE’s oldest and largest country offices.

Placing women and girls at the center of our work enables us to tackle the root causes of poverty and inequity amongst Bangladesh’s rural and urban populations. Working with over 100 partners in the government, civil society and the private sector, CARE Bangladesh creates lasting change.

Development Trainee Program:
Since 2002, CARE Bangladesh has been developing new generations of professional women by providing first-hand experience of working in an international NGO, providing an opportunity to work with teams of technical experts and benefit from a lasting professional network. Trainees will be mentored towards becoming Development Sector professionals who can meaningfully contribute to Bangladesh’s progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals and overall economic development. This is a unique 12-month program of CARE Bangladesh.

What We Offer:

  • An exciting learning environment and a unique opportunity to explore the career options you might eventually pursue
  • Opportunity to acquire a set of valuable work skills and an experience that would enrich your resume.
  • A professional network of relationships that will support you throughout your career.
  • A 12-month contract (February – January 2023)
  • A Certificate of Completion.
  • Remuneration: BDT 20,000 monthly stipend

What We Seek in You:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (as specified below) and no previous work experience.
  • Good spoken and written communication skills in Bangla and English.
  • Proactive, self-driven and adaptable to changing circumstances.
  • Passion to learn and work in the development sector.
  • Eagerness and ability to travel frequently to field locations within Bangladesh.
  • Confidence to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams.
  • Commitment to deadlines, achieving results and managing time well.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc.).
  • A track record of social or voluntary work in your community will be given preference (Please mention working duration).

Program Details:
For positions outside of Dhaka, we will source candidates from local applicants, ie applicants based in those Field Office locations.

Name of Project/Department

Name of Host Unit/Learning Area

Duty Station

No. of Positions

Educational Qualification

Humanitarian Response
(Cox’s Bazar)

Human Resources and Program Support of Cox’s Bazar Office

Cox’s Bazar


Masters/MBA major in HRM or Management of equivalent


Humanitarian and Resilience Program

Emergency preparedness, disaster risk reduction, climate change

Dhaka, Gaibandha, Kalapara, Pathuakhali


Bachelor's degree in Humanitarian & Emergency Response, Disaster and Climate Change


Understand the Organizational Values, Culture & Function of Procurement Department, Vendor management, Purchase on certain threshold, Administrative support, Team work



Master’s Degree in any discipline. Knowledge on MS Office Applications basic is preferable.

Communications & Public Relations Unit

Will assist and support in day to day activities for communications and public relations processes



Bachelor's degree in Media and Communications

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply through CARE Bangladesh’s e-recruitment site: https://career.carebangladesh.org/ on or before January 15, 2022

Applicants must clearly specify the Name and Location of the Project they are applying for (ie, Humanitarian Response Cox’s Bazar; Humanitarian and Resilience Program Gaibandha/Kalapara,Pathuakhali/Dhaka ; Procurement; Communications & Public Relations Unit;)


  • CARE Bangladesh aims to attract and select a diverse workforce ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion.
  • Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.
  • CARE Bangladesh has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards discrimination, harassment and abuse. All employees are expected to abide by the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse & Child Protection Policy of CARE Bangladesh.
  • Internal and external applicants shall be treated equally in the entire selection process.
  • To ensure transparent processes during recruitment, internal candidates should discuss potential applications with their Line Managers to ensure endorsement of their applications by respective Line Managers.
  • There is no cost involved with applying for positions with CARE Bangladesh. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.