Vacancy Announcement

(Applicants who do not have experience in Proposal Writing & fundraising need not apply)

Manabik Shahajya Sangstha (MSS), a national-level non-government organization started its mission to stand by the distressed people with humanitarian aid when the country was hit by a massive flood in 1974. Having an organizational shape in 1977, MSS redirected its focus to poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor especially the urban and rural women of Bangladesh. Thereafter, MSS started a health and population services in 1982; an integrated savings and credit program for the urban poor in 1984 which has since become sustainable. MSS was again on the front line when the focus of development shifted to building democratic societies and promoting good governance.

Alongside working for poverty alleviation of the marginalized people, MSS is also promoting child rights, food security, health and nutrition services, housing, and non-formal primary education with a vision to establish a society free from poverty where there is equality among citizens and citizens' rights are respected.

Manabik Shahajya Sangstha (MSS) is looking for an experienced and competent person “to raise funds and mobilize resources to strengthen the on-going development projects of MSS and further expand program activities.” The person will be taking lead for fundraising, resource mobilization, and donor acquisition including initiating and developing project and funding proposals, especially in the field of Health, Education, and Vocational Education and Skill Training.

Position: Deputy/ Assistant Director (Fund Raising & Resource Mobilization)

No. of Position: 01

Key Responsibilities: The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Fundraising and Donor acquisition.
  • Developing and writing Project Concept Papers in line with the goals and mission of the organization.
  • Developing and writing Project Proposals and Funding Proposals.
  • Making plans to secure restricted/ unrestricted funds from various donors which include international donors, local corporate companies, Foundations, and Trusts.
  • Developing a Strategic Plan for Fund Raising & Resource Mobilization of the organization.
  • Maintaining liaison and good relationships with donors, contributors, and funding agencies to maximize the inflow of funds.
  • Keeping coordination and active liaison with Government bodies and Regularity agencies
  • Managing Grants/ Funds complying with the donor requirements including financial and narrative reporting to donors.
  • Administering and managing donor-funded projects.

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in Development Studies/ International Relations/ Social Science/ English or another relevant subject with a good academic record from any reputed university.


  • At least 8 years of practical experience in the relevant field with which at least 02 years in a similar position/ role in any reputed National/ International NGO/ Developments Agencies.
  • Experienced in the following business areas: National NGO, International NGO, Development Agency
  • Both male and female candidates are eligible to apply

Age: Maximum 50 years

Employment Status: Full-time

Job Location: Dhaka (with field visit)

Salary & other benefits:

  • BDT: 75,000 - 1,00,000 per month (Based on qualifications and experience of the candidate)
  • T/A, Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Gratuity
  • Two festival bonuses in a year.
  • Yearly increment.
  • Special “Staff welfare fund” to cover health expenses for self and family.
  • Death benefit from Special “Staff welfare fund”.
  • Stipend facility for meritorious children.

Applying Instructions:

If you fulfill our requirements and think yourself confident as the best fit, you are requested to send your CV (including two professional references) through bdjobs Apply Online or e-mail your CV along with a cover letter (CV & cover letter should be in one MS Word or PDF file) addressed to the Executive Director, MSS to: on or before December 15, 2022. Please mention the position applied for in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the selection process. We treat all applications for employment on their merits. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature. MSS reserves rights to cancel any application.