Vacancy Announcement

Good Neighbors (1991) is an international humanitarian, development and non-governmental organization with membership in General Consultative Status in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). Winner of MDG 2 award in 2007, Good Neighbors Bangladesh (GNB) is operating 16 Community Development Projects (CDP) and 2 Projects with Specific Program (PSP) in 12 districts for child protection, education, health, women empowerment, income generating activities, DRR and Rohingya emergency response activities. Good Neighbors Bangladesh (GNB) intends to recruit suitable personnel for the following positions:

Project Name: “Construction and renovation of cyclone shelters and enhancement of the community’s capability of disaster prevention in Kalapara Upazila, Patuakhali, Bangladesh”.

Funded & Cooperated by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and GN Japan.

1. Key Position Information
Title of Post Engineer, DRR_GN JP Employment Type Contractual
Post Number 02 Location Kalapara Upazila, Patuakhali District
Report to GNB Project Focal Closing Date 06 December 2022
Contract Period 1 year [Extendable depending upon evaluation until the end of the project]


2. Basic Requirement:

Education: Minimum Graduation from any govt. recognized university in Civil Engineering.

Age: Maximum age 40 years (as on 06 December 2022)

Experience: Minimum 3 years (experience with only evidence and relevance will count). Sound knowledge in AutoCAD (2D & 3D) Microsoft word, excel, access, PowerPoint, internet browsing and good command in English will be given priority.

Preference: GN Bangladesh strongly encourages qualified female candidates to apply.

3. Contract Information:

Salary and Others: Salary Package for this role is 53,000-55,000 BDT (Consolidated)

Contract Period: Annual basis contractual position with 03 months’ probation period. Extension depends on probation and yearly performance evaluation.

4. Job Assignment in Brief:

Sl Types of Responsibilities Details about Job Responsibilities


Primary Responsibilities

  • Understanding of design and construction thoroughly; Must have ability to handle a project
  • Coordinate the productions of all construction documents (e.g. drawings, technical specification, bill of quantities, list of furniture & equipment etc. for tender process and construction permit)
  • Coordinate callings of tenders and take part in technical and evaluation of received bids
  • Prepare & facilitate contract agreement for signing between bidder and GNB as per specific conditions, analysis of contract agreement & contract rate.
  • Monitor and inspect progress of construction works, by making regular follow up visits to construction sites in order to ensure that construction works are performed within the agreed deadlines.
  • Certify all payments, ensure safety security of the construction area
  • Ensure the quality of construction materials & proper disposal of wastage
  • Negotiation with local and govt. level technical person and report to authority.
2. Secondary Responsibilities
  • Quality of construction materials used and proper curing & nurturing of construction.
  • Proper communication with vendors and contractors. Regular correspondents with Head office.
  • Support to motivate of construction company, community people and other stakeholders in order to implementing the project activities effectively and efficiently.
  • Provide information and data as per need of the report preparation for donors and respective authorities.
  • Arrange MOU signing with various stakeholders and prepare all type of contractor rate by analysis.
  • Control wastage of material in job in progress.
3. Other Responsibilities
  • Any other duties required by project authorities.

5. Capacity Requirement:

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with external partners and capacity to interact in a multicultural environment.
  • Positive attitude towards social service and adaptability to organizational vision and values
  • Ability to deal with community people with a positive manner and mentality to work for the marginal people
  • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in GN community-led approaches
  • Monitoring the construction works and certify all payments, ensure safety security of the construction area
  • Ensuring the quality of construction materials & proper disposal of wastage.
  • Negotiation with local and govt. level technical person and report to authority.
  • Agile working mindset and adaptable to fast changes
  • A flexible, positive, and inspirational team player


Application procedure:

Submission of Application: If all of this sounds like it might be your kind of thing then you should definitely apply by 06 December, 2022. We are requesting you to download the prescribed format  from GNB website and send to the email address .

[Must mention basic information of yourself, age, total year of experience, education with major subject, expected and current salary amount, possible date of joining, two references (one should be Current/Last Supervisor) in your CV]

Applications without required information, proper subject in email or incomplete application will not be considered.

Please mention the position nameTechnical Person-Engineer, DRR_GN JP” in the email subject line.

Call for interview: If your CV is selected then a recruiter will invite you over phone/email, followed by a couple of written/oral tests as applicable for the recruitment of the position. (Please provide your active email address, mobile number, and/ or contact information)

Only short-listed candidates will be called for assessment.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Good Neighbors Bangladesh, House 5, Road 2, Block A, Swadesh Shornaly Abashan, Purbachal Express Highway, Barua, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1229, IP phone: +88-09613858585
*Unwanted telephone calls/contacts (before or after recruitment test) will result to disqualification.
Good Neighbors Bangladesh is concerned about the rights of child and women and has “Zero Tolerance” policy for any kind of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.