Vacancy Announcement

(Applicants who do not have experience in Sponsorship programs & Fund-Raising 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. MSS is expanding its Social Services Program and intends to recruit qualified manpower for the following position:

Position: Program Officer (Fund Raising/ Sponsorship)

No. of Position: 01

Key Responsibilities: (including but not limited to)

  • Draft concept paper, EOI, organizational profile, brochure, editing newsletter, program monitoring.
  • Prepare program reports, and contribute to the organizations’ different publications and documentation.
  • Generate reports weekly, monthly, quarterly, or yearly and as per the requirement of the management.
  • Prepare budgets for different projects and oversee the expenditures.
  • Making liaisons and maintaining correspondence with donor agencies, attending meetings with donors, and international visitors; undertaking field visits with overseas visitors.
  • Plan, organize, conduct, and coordinate all seminars & workshops.
  • Responsible for smooth functioning of SSP of MSS including drafting various policies.
  • Keep the organization informed about program development and ongoing activities by supplying periodic reports.
  • Build and maintain partnerships and relationships with other relevant organizations, donors/sponsors, service providers, government agencies, and community organizations.
  • Build and maintain reliable partnerships and healthy relationships with other organizations, donors/sponsors, Eye Care service providers, government agencies, and other community organizations.
  • Expand the organization's image by circulating the activities of the organization's different projects and programs.
  • Prepare different reports and also presentations on the basis of reports and present it to the senior management of the organization to keep them informed about ongoing activities and program development
  • Prepare and present different presentations on program activities to national and international visitors.
  • Record keeping and proper documentation.

Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in any discipline from a reputed university with good academic records. Professional courses in relevant subjects will get added advantage.

Experience: 4 - 6 years of relevant experience in Sponsorship programs & Fund-Raising programs.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proven experience of working as managing a team with the particular thematic sector of Sponsorship & Fund Raising.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/ Excel/PowerPoint/ Adobe Photoshop etc.
  • Coordination/ Advocacy/ Networking/ Communication skill
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English and Bangla
  • Monitoring, Evaluation Decision-making, Documentation & Problem-solving skills
  • Planning, analytical, and strategic management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively to meet the deadline.
  • Supportive, effective, and good team player.
  • Leadership & Staff Management skills.

Age: Maximum 35 years

Employment Status: Full-time

Job Location: Head Office/Project Office, Dhaka (with needed field visit)

Salary & other benefits:

  • Attractive salary package commensurate with experience and skills will be offered to the deserving candidate according to the pay structure of MSS.
  • Contributory Provident Fund and Gratuity benefits.
  • 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.

Apply 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.