Friday, January 9, 2009

ActionAid job opportunity

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

Program Officer-
Social Inclusion


  • Responsibility to support partnership management under the leadership and guidance of Theme Leader, Social Inclusion Theme.
  • Frequent field visit to partners offices/area as part of program and financial monitoring
  • Sharing information with others about program and project activities of the theme
  • Maintain filing and documentation of the theme
  • Manage events and organize programs for the theme
  • Prepare budget of the theme
  • Prepare reports of the events, field visit
  • Provide logistic support to the theme
  • Maintain media communication on the events/programs of the theme
  • Networking and Liaison with PNGOs, Gov and other stakeholders
  • Represent AAB in external forums on the issues concerned.
  • Work together with the initiatives of greater team of Right and Social Justice Sector
  • Any other task assigned by the line manager

Key Qualifications and competencies:

  • Masters in Social Science/ Education/ Development Studies or related subjects
  • Two to Four years in relevant field and a total of Five years in development field.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Computer literate.
  • Willingness to travel extensively in the field.
  • Willing to work in the team and under pressure.

Associate Officer-Sponsorship (2 Positions)


  • Prepare Newsletter and Progress Reports of Projects and ensure dispatching of these reports to supporters within deadlines
  • Ensure collection of fundraising materials (Child Message and Photos) from projects and update sponsorship data management system (NK)
  • Carryout web based Sponsorship data management
  • Work effectively with partner organizations to ensure smooth implementation of child sponsorship program at partner and at field level
  • Ensure smooth communication with Funding Affiliate regarding child Sponsorship communications
  • Participate in plans and budget and review activities (M & E)
  • Ensure that children get benefits from programs
  • Organizing and facilitate workshop/training for partners capacity building in Child Sponsorship management
  • Work with horizontal teams of ActionAid

Key Qualifications and competencies:

  • Master degree preferably in English
  • At least two years experience is preferred in the relevant field.
  • Experience in writing feature stories, articles and case studies would be an advantage
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and ability to work as an effective team member
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently
  • Proficiency in both English and Bangla
  • Knowledge of applications such as Ms. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and internet etc. is essential
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility, flexibility and willing to travel

If you meet the above criteria, please apply with an updated CV along with a contract address of two referees on or before 15 th January 2009 to:

The HR Department, ActionAid Bangladesh
PO Box # 6107, Gulshan Post Office, Dhaka 1212
Applicants having e-mail access could provide a soft copy of their CV to
[Any personal persuasion/phone call will result in disqualification of the candidature]

ActionAid International Website:

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