Educo is a global development and humanitarian NGO based in Barcelona, Spain with 30-year working experience in 14 countries. We work with and for children and their communities to promote just and equitable society that can secure their rights and wellbeing. We envision a world where all children fully enjoy their rights and lead a life with dignity. We are a member of ChildFund Alliance, one of the largest global networks of child-focused development organizations working to create opportunities for children and youth, their families and communities.

Since 1999, in Bangladesh we have been implementing development programs in the marginalized urban and rural areas and with time we expanded our works to broader geographical areas. Currently, Educo Bangladesh is implementing large number of development and humanitarian projects which are funded by different internal and external donors; like KOIKA, EU/UNOPS, Child Fund Alliance, ADEY, Barnfonden, AECID, Mango etc. in various districts of Bangladesh. Know more about EDUCO

Currently, we are looking for ‘Manager – People and Culture’

Name of Position
Number of Vacancy
Job Location
Manager – People and Culture
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Report to
Contract Duration
Working Conditions
Country Director – Educo Bangladesh
02 Years
Major part of the job will be in Country Office and occasionally required to visit Projects


Assurance of strategic staffing by recruiting right people to right place and retain talent with fair compensation and capacitated staff so that highest level of motivation can be exhibited by the human resource of the organization.    

Maintain HR procedures fairly and develop a professional team by ensuring conductive environment, working in align with the overall strategy of the organization effectively and efficiently. Review existing P&C Policy to suggest amendment per requirement and Country Law. Lead monthly payroll system (HR part), Staff separation process including final payment, Country Yearly HR Budget and face HR Audits. Plan, direct, and coordinate the HR functions of the organization. Serve as a link between management and employee. Plan and oversee employee compensation and benefits. Serve as a consultant with other managers advising them on different human resources issues. Work actively to make Educo Bangladesh as a ‘Employer of Choice’.


Provide necessary support different team to recruitment, assist different team to execute their capacity building plan, assist them to meet organizational and statutory compliance. Ensure effective and efficient HR advice/service for the best of Organizational development. Maintain a relationship with HR Managers/Heads of HR of other organizations, especially International NGOs, and have updated knowledge on current trends of the job market and development in HR field. Act as a Country level HR focal person in terms of communicating with Head Office and other Country Offices of Educo. Ensure effective communication and liaison with different external HR counter parts and service providers.


Ensure recruitment of right people through fair and transparent process, Ensure entire staff awareness about HR Policies, Child Safeguarding Policy, Maintain disciplinary process, Plan staff development accordingly, Ensure the preparation of successful Yearly HR Budget, Forecast HR budget for new Project Proposals, Face International & National HR Audit, Lead the P&C team successfully, Act as HR Advisor in different situation and Hold responsibility for the functions related with P&C policy development/amendment complying with Country Law, Provide necessary interpretation/clarification of P&C policy, Ensure different P&C services pertinent to  grievance handling, salary review, error free monthly payroll, annual holiday list, performance management, PCF maintenance, disciplinary action etc. Lead the capacity building process for staff and arrange in-house and external Training/workshop as required. Assist and advise Management in dealing with all human resource management functions and work closely in critical issues, policy formulation and other P&C matters.


Key Areas of Accountability
Essential Tasks


Ensure timely Recruitment, Selection, Placement and Staff Orientation

  • Ensure the standardization of all job descriptions.
  • Ensure and oversee an open, impartial and effective system for recruitment and selection process.
  • Ensure a least gap between vacancy and replacement.
  • Oversee the entire onboarding process to uphold Educo’s stature as a preferred employer brand.
  • Ensure Reference Checking before making final Job Offer.
  • Supervise and conduct salary negotiation process and Job offer to the selected candidate as required
  • Lead and ensure Induction Process timely in order to provide new employee with basic organizational information and primary acquaintance with organizational policy, procedures, and culture.



Professional Development and Staff Transition

  • Coordinate and prepare Staff yearly training program and budget.
  • Ensure Training arrangement process both in-house and external.
  • Supervise Staff transitions like confirmation, Transfer, Promotion, Re-designation, contract extension etc.
  • Provide professional guidance for performance monitoring, review and give feedback to program/ project/ department/ unit heads at CO and Project Offices.
  • Build relationship and maintain professional and constructive contact with programs/ projects/ departments/ units and Project Offices and keep them informed about staff issues.
  • Provide professional guidance in all cases of staff transition including staff separations.
  • Lead ‘Exit Interview Process’.



Salary & Benefits Management, Staff Discipline and Employee Welfare

  • Provide a sound program of salary and benefits administration for the Country Office.
  • Advise SMT in maintaining a compensation policy to attract and retain talent for the organization at different levels.
  • Update regularly management regarding local employment market in comparison with other similar organizations in order to be a competitive employer of choice.
  • Provide accurate monthly pay roll information, annual increment and other salary change related information to the Finance Department.
  • Ensure good employee morale and professional relations as far as practicable.
  • Lead all staff discipline, staff grievances and handle investigations with confidentiality and initiate appropriate actions.



Organizational Development:
Handle Strategic HR issues, HR Policy Development and Enforcement

  • Assist and advise the Country Director on all matters of HR strategic issues and to align Educo’s HR policies in order to achieve the strategic goals of the Country Office.
  • Formulate strategic HR policy direction for the Country Office, share those with the SMT for approval and ensure implementation.
  • Propose and lead developing necessary amendments of HR Policy as per Country Law and the changing conditions in the local employment market and practice for the best interest of the Organization and employees. 
  • Ensure proper orientation of staff on P&C Policy.
  • Ensure different Communication/Circular on time.




Staff Supervision, Personnel Administration and Statutory Compliances

  • Supervise HR team to ensure efficient and effective functioning of HR operations, training and development agenda.
  • Prepare Organizational Structure chart.
  • Supervise employees group insurance related information and Employees' Insurance claim benefit Process.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely handing-over of separation benefits to the outgoing employee.
  • Orient new staff on Provident Fund procedure and ensure accurate receiving of Provident Fund of outgoing staff.
  • Lead Monthly Salary preparation process of HR part.
  • Ensure staff MIS properly maintained such as leave, medical/maternity benefits, retrenchment, confirmation, transfer, contract extension etc. and ensure an efficient and secure management of all HR department records and personnel files.
  • Supervise regular updating and circulation of the Leave status.
  • Supervise the accuracy of Employees’ leave.
  • Conduct Disciplinary procedure as per Staff management Rule.
  • Handle staff grievances and mitigate with the assistance of the management.
  • Support and guide team in carrying out day-to-day activities in an effective and efficient manner. 



Organizational Policy Related Compliance

  • Orient staff on Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct (CoC) related compliance.
  • Collect spot staff acknowledgement on CoC from new joiners.



Yearly HR Budget, Handling HR Audit, Documentation, Report Writing and Others

  • Ensure accuracy in Documentation of Employees' personal & Confidential information.
  • Prepare the Organization’s Yearly HR Budget and periodical forecasting of HR Budget as per discussion with concerned SMT members.
  • Handle International and National HR Audit.
  • Prepare the forecast HR budget for new Project Proposal as per existing salary and benefit package.
  • Ensure timely submission of any local or international report as required.
  • Maintain effective communication with HO and act as a Country HR Focal point.
  • Provide necessary support to the consultant firm (Birches) with necessary information in carrying out market survey.
  • Maintain an effective and efficient communication with different HR networks, counter parts and service providers.



Perform any other responsibilities assigned by organization/management
as and when required.


MSS/MBA (Human Resource)/ Post Graduate Diploma in HRM

Experience and Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in HR field and must have work experience in mid-level Management position with any INGOs.
  • Proven experience on Budgeting and payroll management, training plan, Facilitation skill, Grievance handling, employee compensation plan staffing plan.
  • Proven experience maintaining HR related accountability
  • Ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines, and work cooperatively with team members
  • Have skill to prioritize tasks and to understand the situation
  • Capacity to deliver job timely and balance work-life
  • Respectful, Sensible and Clear understanding of gender perspective
  • Leadership Skills, Proactive and Empathetic
  • Good interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving capacity
  • Ability to manage, influence and motivate Teams
  • Developing Teams and contributing to team success
  • Facilitate change and promote new learning
  • People management skills
  • Good facilitation and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude and High level of Integrity
  • Networking & Collaboration
  • Coaching and Counseling
  • Position requires both Bangla and English at Advanced level
Knowledge and Skills
  • Understanding of child rights-based approach
  • Understanding of Country’s Labor Law and Compliance
  • Knowledge on Country's child rights related policies and laws
  • Understanding of budget management
  • Broadly focused but with the capacity to pay attention to details
  • High computer literacy with a full knowledge of office & web-based applications (MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point etc.
Salary and Benefits

Monthly Gross Salary:    
BDT 149,721 /- (Taka One Lac Forty-Nine Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty-One only).
Plus:     Provident Fund (10% Contributory), Gratuity, 02 Festival Bonuses, Insurance, Leave Encashment and other admissible benefits as per Educo People and Culture Policy.

Child Safeguarding

Educo is committed to prevent violence and maltreatment to children by fostering a safeguarding culture in which interactions with children promote their dignity and favor their comprehensive development and wellbeing in a safe and protective environment. Educo will ensure to "do no harm" to children and to be a child safe organization.

Our Accountability

For Educo, accountability means fulfilling our responsibility to listen and respond to the opinions and needs of our stakeholders in the decisions we make and the activities we undertake, with the aim of increasing our impact and ensuring the responsible use of resources.

  1. Two non-relative references must be mentioned in CV; one must be your latest supervisor.
  2. Recent Formal Photograph (Passport Size) must be included in CV
  3. Please go through the job contents carefully before applying.

Interested candidates only who meet the requirements are requested to apply through the below link-   

Application Deadline: March 09, 2024 (Saturday)



N.B. As a Child-Centred Organization, Educo is committed to Child protection, and has developed a Child Safeguarding Policy, together with a Code of Conduct. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks. Before induction, any new staff should read and sign Educo’s Code of Conduct.


  1. Educo determines to ensure equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective to race, ethnicity, location, color, gender, class, and religion.
  2. Educo has ZERO TOLERANCE towards harassment, abuse and discrimination. Educo employees are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, PPSEAH (Policy on Protection Against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment), Child Safeguarding Policy, Anti – fraud and Corruption Policy and People and Culture Policy of Educo.
  3. Any persuasion during recruitment process will result in disqualification of candidature.
  4. Internal and external applicants shall be treated equally in the entire selection process.
  5. Educo never charges any FEE/COST/DONATION at any stages of recruitment and selection process. There is no cost involved with applying for any position. Any solicitation of job application/selection costs should be regarded as fraudulent.
  6. For this recruitment and selection process, Educo reserves Full Authority to take any decision as required.