Executive Secretary

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have a minimum of 3 years of working experience in a secretarial position in an international NGO?

Do you have a bachelor's degree in any discipline?

Do you have good time management skills, organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you!

The Role:

The central focus of this role is to provide day to day administrative and secretarial support to the Country Director (CD). The position is also responsible for arranging and coordinating all types of Country Leadership Team (CLT) and Country Management Team (CMT) meetings as well as follow up on the agreed decisions from these meetings. Other key responsibilities include manage CD’s travel both in country and abroad as well as international visitors travel; coordinate and organize national /international events led by country office and act as a point person of resolving any administrative issues of CD and other expatriates.

Key Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

We offer:

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam Bangladesh, to act as key contributor to Communications team to work with a group of passionate people who are specialists in their field and offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Location: Dhaka (with field visits as per requirement).

Job type: Fixed Term.

Salary & Benefits: As per Oxfam National D2 pay band with other benefits e.g., medical for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, gratuity, leave & insurance.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding:

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

How to apply

  • Go to: for external applicants:
  • For internal applicants:
  • Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT10133 complete the online application process
  • Ensure you submit your application before midnight (GMT) on the closing date. Unless a different time is specified in the advert. 


About Us

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live  without poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.