0 National Programme Officer Migration - Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh
National Programme Officer, Migration
Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh
JOBID: #072848
  • Manage the administrative and provide operational support to project partners and ensure effective monitoring and steering of projects in the field of migration and local governance
  • Conceptualise new projects and lead through the public tendering and internal approval processes.
  • Ensure the analysis of sub-sectors in migration (particularly in terms of political economy, power and conflicts) and local governance.
  • Further develop and implement the results monitoring and reporting system.
  • Ensure the mainstreaming of issues of poverty, social inclusion, gender and governance within the portfolio.
  • Contribute to domain-specific and overall strategic programme development
  • Maintain and support know-how sharing on migration within SDC and the Swiss Embassy in Bangladesh
  • Maintain and expand relations with a wide network of relevant stakeholders (such as Government of Bangladesh, NGOs, other donors, etc.).
Education Requirement:
  • Post-graduate degree from a reputed Bangladeshi or foreign academic institution
Additional Requirement:
  • Post-graduate degree from a reputed Bangladeshi or foreign academic institution
  • Minimum of 3 years of development-related work experience.
  • Understanding of political issues and government functioning in Bangladesh. Functional network within government is an asset.
  • Practical experience (preferably in an implementing organisation) with operational and financial management of development projects is an asset.
  • Previous experience in local governance and migration
  • Experience in results monitoring and reporting.
  • Good understanding of local governance, migration (especially labour migration, counter-trafficking and internal migration), social inclusion, gender, good governance and conflict sensitive programme management.
  • Excellent strategic, analytical and conceptual capacities.
  • Strong communication and networking skills; full proficiency in English, team and independent work capability, gender sensitivity.
  • Readiness to travel to rural regions within Bangladesh.
No. Of Vacancy: N/A
Salary: Negotiable
Other Benefits:

As per company policy.

Company Description:

The Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh represents the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), which is part of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Switzerland. The Embassy is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation in Bangladesh. It supports, coordinates and supervises the Swiss-funded development programs and projects.

Apply Instruction:

Candidates who fulfill these criteria and would like to work in a friendly and supportive intercultural environment with a broad scope for autonomous and diverse work are invited to download and complete the Application Information Form and send it, along with a letter of motivation, to the following e-mail address: dhaka.jobapplication@eda.admin.ch.

The closure date for applications is 30 April 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an assessment and interview.

Women and members of disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply for this position.

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Job Highlights
# Category: Others Category
# Position Level: Mid
# Employment Type:Full Time Job
Country : Bangladesh
Division: Dhaka,

District : Dhaka
Published: 11 Apr 2017   |   Deadline: 30 Apr 2017
Who Can Apply:
# Age: Not Mentioned
# Gender: N/A
# Experience Required: 3 - 0 Years
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