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Officer-Enterprise Development

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mid level
Posted date:
September 13, 2023
Close date:
September 19, 2023
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Job Description

Save the Children seeks qualified candidates for the anticipated economic empowerment of the youth project. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The position is contingent and subject to donor approval.

The Opportunity

This position is mainly responsible for providing day to day technical and/or implementation support to the EYE team members and to the implementing partners towards engagement of the project participants into employment. S/he will engage stakeholders and the private sector for catering the needs of the project participants and community to bring a positive change. S/he will provide support to entrepreneurship development of NEET youths. S/he will provide training/guidance on how to deliver the training in a more interactive way on the employability skill, vocational training, and entrepreneurship training. Moreover, s/he will provide guidelines on how to deliver entrepreneurship training to the project staff and youths. S/he will visit the field 50% of her/his time to ensure quality deliverables at the field level. The position will also provide extensive support to the project team to create employment linkage support in communication with the private sector. S/he will contribute to EYE program on a regular basis to ensure smooth field level implementation of the employment support and assist in mitigating any challenges.  

The position holder needs to have sound technical knowledge on vocational skill components, employability skills, and entrepreneurship development. S/he will provide overall support to training centre and hub related activities such as career counselling, entrepreneurship development, business/job linkage, business plan development and training delivery. Moreover, s/he will be contributing to the planning and execution of the YIL project activities and ensure that the objectives and results of the project are met to the satisfaction of the participants, local stakeholders, partners, Save the Children and donors. The position holder will provide support to the EYE program implementation where and when necessary.

Qualifications and experience

•   At least 3 years of working experience in project implementation, especially for skills development and entrepreneurship development program.
•   Clear understanding and competency on project implementation, management and monitoring.
•   Professional knowledge on various policies of Bangladesh government regarding Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Youth Development, entrepreneurship and GESI.
•   Experience in implementing skills training program, youth development, entrepreneurship development, soft skills, stakeholder engagement along with private sector engagement (business corporations, Chambers of commerce), internal and external communication.
•   Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Social Science/Business/Statistics/Development Studies or relevant field.

Job Type: Regular
Job Location: Dhaka

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
•   No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
•   All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
•   Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

  • Job Identification 3367
  • Job Category Programme Operations
  • Posting Date 09/11/2023, 10:28 AM
  • Apply Before 09/19/2023, 07:59 PM
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Locations CO - Dhaka

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