Posted on : February 19, 2024 Application deadline : February 25, 2024

Programme Assistant (Adv#59/2024)

icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. icddr,b as a values-based organization encourages women and people with disabilities.

Position Description:

The Program Assistant will report to the Administrative Officer and will be responsible for coordinating and organizing administrative and financial requirements of the project to provide efficient administrative and financial support to the project within the guidelines and administrative procedure of the organization and icddr,b’s values and principles. The specific areas of responsibilities are detailed below:

Work with PI/Researchers/Stakeholders to develop programme management plan; Collect training materials, programme materials, and logistics; Collaborate with monitoring, evaluation, and learning team to support implementation monitoring; Work with the team in organizing different events (meetings, workshops, seminars, training, conferences, etc.); Maintain files, stock register, issue register, movement register, leave register, etc. to ensure effective office and field management; Keep on track of project-related contract extensions/renewals, vehicle registration/renewals, etc.; Oversee arrangements for local travel; Download literature as per request of the research team members; Keep clean office premises and keep assets functioning; Collect and prepare proper receipts to ensure proper documentation; Maintain the inventory record of the office and field properly; Assist in and/or carry out other project activities and any other task as assigned.

Required qualifications and experience:

Graduation in any discipline with good academic records; 3 years of experience in the relevant field. Having experience working on gender and violence against women is mandatory

Location: Dhaka.

Number of Positions: 01

Contract Type and Duration:

Fixed Term; duration will be 1 year with a possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and performance.

Salary & benefits:

Annual Tk. 451,930/- inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances and other admissible benefits; 14.8% provident fund contribution, income tax paid by icddr,b, children allowance @Tk.1,917/- per child per month, festival bonus, contributory healthcare support including dependent spouse and children, group life insurance and subsidized canteen. Transport and daycare facilities are subject to space availability.

Notes of attention:

Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for written test /interview; The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised; icddr,b does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: by February 25, 2024.

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