Job Circular of High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh

Employment Opportunity at High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh. The High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh is pleased to announce a job opportunity for development advisor including an attractive compensation and benefits package. The Competition is open to citizens of Bangladesh and all persons with legal working status in Bangladesh or at the high Commission. Let's Find deatils of High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh Job Circular of "Development Advisor".

Employment Opportunity at High Commission of Canada

Position Title: Development Advisor
Deadline: 18th July 2015
Competition Notice: Dhaka-2015-004
Section: Development
Location: High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh, Dhaka
Level: LE-08
Starting Salary: 1,756,979 BDT including housing allowance per year.
Issuance Date: July 02, 2015
Employment: Term/Indeterminate ( Permanent)
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours/week
The High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh is pleased to announce a job opportunity for the position of Development Advisor. The competition is open to citizens of Bangladesh and all persons with legal working status in Bangladesh or at the High Commission of Canada. The High Commission of Canada seeks to create a list of qualified candidates who may be appointed to a position when one becomes available, and may be used to staff similar positions.
Open To
  • All employees of the High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh
  • Individuals who are eligible to work in Bangladesh
  • Spouses/Dependants of Canada-based staff
All Applicants Must:
  • Meet all of the essential requirements stated below.
  • Submit resumes with a separate covering letter, stating their interest and suitability, by email by the closing date.

Mandatory Qualifications:

Education: Advanced degree from a government recognized university.
Language: English, and Bangla (written & oral)
  • At least five (5) years of recent and relevant experience in international development programming in Bangladesh;
  • Significant* and recent** experience in international development project management, including planning and design, contracting, results based management, monitoring and reporting;
  • Experience in collaborating with and managing relations with representatives of the Government of Bangladesh, foreign governments and international organizations;
*Significant is equivalent to approximately 3 years of experience
**Recent is within the previous 5 years

Rated Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of international development issues and trends, including international and Canadian aid effectiveness principles;
  • Knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office);
  • Ability to analyze international development issues facing the Government of Bangladesh, write reports and provide briefings to management on these issues;
  • Ability to plan and organize programs for field monitoring visits, high level visits and other international development related events with tight deadlines and minimal supervision;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English and Bangla;
Personal Suitability:
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with colleagues and supervisors;
  • (a) Professional integrity, (b) judgment, (c) initiative;

Asset Qualifications:

(Candidates are encouraged to indicate how they meet the following criteria, where applicable)
  • Experience in international development programming in Bangladesh in one of the following sectors: (i) health, (ii) education, (iii) skills for employment, (iv) public financial management;
  • Advanced degree from a government recognized university with a specialization in development studies or international relations;
  • Ability to read, understand and communicate in French;

Job Resume:     

The Canadian High Commission seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Development Advisor for Canada’s Development Assistance Program in Bangladesh, which focuses on supporting Health, Education and Sustainable Economic Growth.  The successful candidate will report to a Sector Team Leader and be tasked to do the following:
  • Monitor and evaluate ongoing projects;
  • Contribute to the analysis, identification and development of new initiatives;
  • Prepare memos and briefing materials for management;
  • Coordinate activities and policy engagement with other stakeholders and the Government of Bangladesh;
  • Conduct research and analysis on development issues in Bangladesh;
  • Other tasks as required.

Selection Procedure:

All applications will be carefully reviewed against the mandatory and desired requirements of the job.
Candidates must meet each essential qualification to be appointed to the position.  A candidate may be appointed to the position even though he or she does not meet the asset qualifications, but meeting this qualification is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person who will be appointed. Candidates must meet and maintain the above conditions of employment throughout their employment.
Candidates screened in will be contacted for further assessment, including: a personal interview with a series of questions designed to evaluate each applicant’s knowledge, abilities, and personal suitability for the position. In addition, tests may be conducted to assist the selection board in assessing the applicant’s qualifications, skills and language ability. Reference verifications shall be conducted as a part of the hiring process.
The results of this competition may also be used to establish an eligibility list to staff similar openings which may arise in the twelve (12) months following the completion of this competition.

Conditions of Employment (Must Be Met):

The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to a Reliability Check (RC) obtained by the Management. To conduct the Reliability Check (RC), the candidate will have to submit the following documents on being selected by the mission.
  • Police clearance certificate (Character Certificate);
  • Professional and educational certificates and mark sheets (i.e., academic transcripts).
**Candidates must be available to work overtime on short notice and travel within Bangladesh and abroad.

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How to apply:

Send your CV and a cover letter clearly outlining how you meet each of the essential qualifications listed above to  Failure to do so will result in the rejection of your application.
You must Quote “COMPETITION NOTICE DHAKA-2015-004” in the subject line of your email
Only applications received at the above address before the final date of submission will be considered. Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

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