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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Name of position: National Programme Officer, Climate and Environment
Location: Embassy of Sweden in Dhaka
Job nature: Full-time
Application deadline: 6 August 2022
Apply to: eos@proedge-asso.com

The Embassy of Sweden in Dhaka is recruiting a National Program Officer (NPO) with expertise and experience with climate and environmental issues in a development cooperation or international context.

The Embassy has a staff or more than thirty-five persons. The duties of the Embassy involve working to implement bilateral development cooperation with Bangladesh, promoting political relations and trade between both countries, and providing consular, visa and other migration services. For more information about the Swedish Embassy, please visit: https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/bangladesh-dhaka/

The Embassy is looking for a qualified NPO to the Development Cooperation Section. The main task of the NPO is to contribute to achieving the objectives of Swedish global development policy, which is to create opportunities for poor people to improve their living conditions. These priorities are reflected in the Strategy for Sweden’s development cooperation with Bangladesh 2021-2025. As an employee at the Embassy, the job holder represents Sweden, stand up for Swedish priorities and contribute to the benefit of Sweden-Bangladesh relations. The NPO will manage programs supported by Sweden in the field of climate adaptation, biodiversity conservation and protection, water and sanitation, and other related fields. The responsibilities will include planning and managing parts of the project portfolio and helping find new forms of cooperation in accordance with the relevant strategies and guidelines. The work involves frequent contact with development actors such as international organizations, non-governmental organizations, government authorities, other embassies and the business community. The reporting will be to the Head of the Development Section and as well as required to work closely with other thematic officers and sections in the Embassy.

Main job responsibilities:

  • Manage Swedish funding support within your thematic area of expertise. This means, among other things, assessing funding applications, performing risk analysis, following up the implementation, conducting dialogue and review of results, financial and audit follow-up and documenting the work.
  • Monitor, analyze and report on results in the relevant thematic areas. The job will involve travel to monitor progress of project activities.
  • Assist in analyzing and planning the whole environment and climate portfolio with a view to assess and determine how the objectives of the Swedish bilateral cooperation strategy are being achieved. This also includes identifying and developing synergies with other thematic areas of the strategy.
  • Participate in relevant sector working groups and coordination mechanisms together with other donors, international partners, and government representatives.
  • Coordinate and communicate with counterparts from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) headquarters and other Swedish embassies when needed. Contribute to the work of relevant Sida networks.
  • Contribute to quality assurance processes of the Development Cooperation Section.
  • Communicate the results of development cooperation in various ways, such as through the strategy reports to the Swedish government, and on the Embassy’s social media channels.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by the Head of Cooperation.

Professional and personal qualifications

  • University degree in the relevant environmental fields, development studies, economics, etc.
  • Minimum five years of relevant professional experience working with development cooperation (such as for an embassy, international or multilateral organization, or international non-governmental organization).
  • At least three years’ experience of programme or project management in international development projects, preferably within environment, climate change, resilience, biodiversity and ecosystems.
  • Good experience of strategic dialogue with various actors.
  • Experience and good knowledge of anti-corruption in a development context.
  • Ability to initiate and work independently, as well as capacity to meet deadlines with a high level of quality and accuracy.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to communicate in a clear and concise way.
  • Very good knowledge of English and Bangla in speech and writing.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. We seek someone who is flexible, and who can organize and plan their work and has the ability to work well in a team and respect individual differences.

We offer

  • An exciting international work environment.
  • 37.5-hours work week and other benefits as per Embassy’s employment policy for local staff.
  • Opportunities for development and learning.

Application process

  • Apply to eos@proedge-asso.com by 6 August 2022 with your motivation letter (not more than 400 words), a CV and at least three professional references from former managers.
  • Please mark the subject line of your application with “National Program Officer (Environment & Climate)”.
  • Note that only applications in English will be considered.

Receipt of application will not be acknowledged. Only those that will be invited for an interview will be contacted.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Name of position: Senior Administrative Officer
Location: Dhaka
Job nature: Full-time
Application deadline: 14 March 2022
Apply to: eos@proedge-asso.com

The Embassy of Sweden in Dhaka is offering an exciting work environment and seeking a candidate for the position at the Embassy as Senior Administrative Officer. As Senior Administrative Officer you would have a key role in the administrative function of the Embassy. You would be working together with colleagues in the administrative section and reporting directly to the Head of Administration (a Swedish diplomat). The Nordic embassies: Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, have a shared office space and close cooperation, so you will also be working close with staff of the other Nordic Embassies.
Main job responsibilities:
• As Senior Administrative Officer your primary responsibility is to manage administrative operations under the Head of Administration. It includes:
• Technical issues including repair and maintenance for the chancery, residence of the Head of Mission, posted staff’s apartments, and related communication with landlords.
• Maintenance of Embassy vehicles in collaboration with the Transport Coordinator.
• Purchase, maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery of chancery and apartments.
• Purchase, maintenance and repair of telephones and mobile phones.
• Procurement in accordance with issued guidelines.
• Management of inventory.
• Communications related to import/export of official and personal goods.
• Administer tax free transactions on behalf of the diplomatic staff.
• Coordinate delivery/receiving all sorts of documents/letter/parcels incl. administration of airport passes.
• Assist contact person for working environment when related to chancery and residences.
• Coordination with the other Nordic Embassies on administrative issues.
• Maintain record and administration of annual leave for locally employed staff.
• Assist the Third Secretary in consular cases when required.
• Assist in security issues.
• Perform other duties as and when required.
• Secondhand responsibility for the Social Secretary

Professional Skills and Experience
• Experience of minimum 10 years of similar tasks preferably with another Embassy or other international organization.
• Excellent spoken and written English and Bangla skills
• Ability to demonstrate cooperative skills
• High level of quality of work, responsibility, and professional integrity
• Computer skills especially in Office-package
• Service-minded. Ability to independently perform duties and to ensure the delivery and completion of tasks, also under periods of high workload.
• Flexibility and ability to prioritize.
• Openminded, motivated and willing to learn new things

We offer
• Competitive salary and benefits based on qualifications, experience, and personal aptitude
• An exciting international work environment
• 37.5-hour work week and other benefits as per Embassy policy

Application process
 Email your Resume and motivation letter (not more than 400 words), and three professional references from former managers to eos@proedge-asso.com by 14 March 2022
 Please mark the subject line with “Senior Administrative Officer”
 Applications must be in English
 Only shortlisted candidate will be invited for an interview

Please visit www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/bangladesh-dhaka/ for more information on the Swedish Embassy.

Executive, Customer Support and Transcription

Email your resume to:          recruit@proedge-asso.com

Please mark the subject line with ‘Exec CS&T’

Application Deadline:           5 January 2022

A I Khan Lab Ltd. is looking for the person with the right skills and attitude to provide customer support, collect required patient    information and   prepare transcriptions

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet queries from patient or patient’s attendant in-person or via phone
  • Record diagnosis related information from the patients/attendant
  • Take patient’s history appropriately
  • Record patient data into the system
  • Prepare transcription reports as per prescribed format

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from science subjects or English from a reputed university
  • Just graduated, or having 1-year work experience
  • Customer centric with the understanding of customer support
  • Good English writing skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Communicative and detail-oriented
  • Open to learning new skills

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.