Assistant Director of Programs

Heifer International Bangladesh

No. of Vacancies
Job Description/Responsibilities
Job Nature
Full Time
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Rural Development, Project Planning and Management, Agriculture, Agribusiness and Animal Science or other relevant qualification.
Experience Requirements
to 7 year(s)
Additional Requirements
  • Seven (7) years of relevant experience in Program management, extension and community development work.
  • Preferred Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in relevant professional discipline.
  • Five (5) years of supervisory/managerial experience.
  • Thorough understanding of programming processes, systems and principles, and the ability to provide leadership and support to staff working at community level.
  • Solid skill, knowledge and foundation in proposal development and of the project management cycle.
  • Sound understanding of value chain development on various agricultural commodities and the livestock sector.
  • Sound understanding of integrated development issues and critical analysis of the root causes of poverty in Bangladesh.
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning processes.
  • Most Critical Proficiencies:
  • Good understanding of annual work planning and budgeting and budget monitoring.
  • A good understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Solid project management and reporting skills.
  • Sound project and proposal development skills.
  • A good understanding and sensitivity to issues associated with poverty, hunger and environment, and knowledge of the context to which non-profit organizations operate.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in extension methodologies.
  • Experience in Agribusiness development, especially developing livestock value chains, market facilitation approaches and development of farmer business institutions.
  • Knowledge and experience in training and participatory training methodologies.
  • Team leadership skills, with good abilities of addressing conflicts amongst diverse teams and constituents.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, electronic mail (Microsoft Office preferred) and Internet.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English and French, both oral and written.
Job Location
Job Source
Applying Procedure

Heifer International Bangladesh invites application from qualified individuals. The candidates are to visit the website at: to get Job Application Form. Please submit your application along with CV, scanned photo and cover letter addressing to Country Director to on or before May 30, 2017.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.
Application Deadline : May 30, 2017