People’s Oriented Program Implementation (POPI) is a national Non-Governmental Development Organization with a vision to build a prudent nation free from hunger and poverty where every citizen leads a life with dignity and equity. Presently it has development partnership arrangements with government entities and more than 40 diversified development partners, MFIs and other financial institutions operating at international, national and regional level. Currently it has been implementing multi-sectoral socio economic development projects and programs across Bangladesh.

POPI invites application from the experienced professionals with proven track record for the following position for its Strengthening Household Ability to Respond to Development Opportunities (SHOUHARDO-III) Program supported by CARE. Working areas of the program are 4 Upazillas of Kishoregonj District (Nikli, Itna, Mithamoin and Austogram) and 3 Upizalas of Netrokona District (Madan, Kalmakanda and Khaliajury).

Position Title: Technical Officer - Social Development

Location of posting : Upazila level under Kishoregonj & Netrakona district.
Contract duration : Up to September 2021.
Salary : BDT.31,513/- and other admissible benefits as per program allocation.

Key responsibilities:

The Technical Officer-SD will be responsible for implementing ongoing technical assistance guidelines led by Senior Technical Coordinators/Advisors and other activities as assigned. S/he will also be responsible for providing on-the-job capacity building support to the Field Trainers (FTs-SD) for better implementation of the program focusing sustainability of the program outcomes. S/he will responsible to strengthen systemic changes to make sustainable service provisions for poor people, particularly for women, girls and children, also responsible to maintain functional relationship with the concerned LEBs, NBDs, NGOs and private sector actors, Local service providers and will attend relevant meetings and workshops at Upazila level to explain the program and showcase best practices to the relevant stakeholders’/he will be responsible for integrating gender as a critical aspect in program implementation. Monitor progress of different result areas to fix remedial measures for the areas the community lack.


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree and 4/5 years’ professional experience in the relevant field of social development and Gender equality,
  • Knowledge and experience on SBCC, Primary Health Care Systems, WASH, DRR, Public & Private service delivery mechanism, country gender/ women empowerment policy, multi sectoral program to address Gender Based Violence and facilitate community engagement dynamics at the grassroots,
  • Understanding Food Security as an overarching concept of development
  • Good understanding of Bangla and basic English Language
  • Good report writing and facilitation and networking skill
  • Have valid Motorcycle driving license and willingness to drive

Application Instructions

If you feel that your qualification and experience match with the requirements please send your updated CV (two referees, recent PP size photograph, photocopies of NID and all academic & experience certificates) along with cover letter to: Deputy Director, HR & Admin Department, People’s Oriented Program Implementation (POPI), House # 5/11-A, Block# E, Lalmatia, Dhaka-1207 Or E-mail to:

Please mark the position applied for on the envelope or in the email’s subject line. Any act of persuasion will result in disqualification. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.

Equal opportunities: POPI values diversity in the workplace and is committed to be equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, class, caste or religion.

Closing date for applications: May 31, 2021

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