Manager - Market Development (Re-Advertisement)

Jan 06, 2017 02:53 pm

Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO) Company Name: Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)

Job Title: Manager - Market Development (Re-Advertisement)

Job Type: Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Category: Sales/Marketing

Deadline: 12 Jan,2017

Educational Qualification:
    A Master's degree in business development/ studies, economics, agriculture economics, community development, or related discipline is required.


  • At least 7 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Administrative, Finance/Accounts, Monitoring, Research, Supervision
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
    Agro based firms (incl. Agro Processing/Seed/GM), Market Research Firms


  • Age 35 to 45 year(s)
  • • Age 35 to 45 year(s)
  • • Minimum of 7 years of experience in market systems development including working in the private sector or supporting private enterprise, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • • Previous working experiences with PMSDor M4P approach and plain land Adibashi/Dalit community's areas are highly preferred.
  • • Confirmed experience in program design and management positions.
  • • Demonstrated understanding of market systems frameworks and facilitation strategies. Extensive experience analyzing and understanding market system dynamics and designing market system intervention strategies.
  • • Proven ability to work with and motivate private- and public-sector actors.
  • • Strong written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write required documents in a clear, concise, well-organized manner.
  • • Strong analytical skills, including ability to gather and analyze a variety of information pertaining to issues and to develop appropriate recommendations for action.
  • • Advanced computer skills in a Windows based environment including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • • Confirmed ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with donors, project stakeholders, in-country collaborators and staff at all levels of the organization.
  • • Awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of cross-cultural issues particularly in representing a Swiss-based agency.
  • • Proven ability to prepare and conduct formal presentations, and to organize conferences, seminars, workshops, trainings, and study tours.
  • • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment, in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures.
  • • Willingness to field travel 70% of the time.
  • • Fluency in English, both verbal and written.


Other Opportunities:
Job Location

Dinajpur, Thakurgaon

Salary Range
  • Tk. 60000 - 60000
  • The Gross salary is BDT: 60000/-(Sixty thousand only)
Other Benefits
    Attractive and admissible benefits such as festival bonus, provident fund and gratuity etc.


Instruction :
Apply with a complete resume with contact telephone number and a copy of a recent passport size photograph. Applications should be sent to: The HR coordinator, ESDO Collegepara (Gobindanagar), Thakurgaon-5100 and E-mail: by 5:00 PM 12th January, 2017.
To be considered please write the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. ESDO is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ESDO will never solicit a payment from any applicant. 
Application Deadline : Jan 12, 2017
Company Information
Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)Address : Collegepara (Gobindanagar), Thakurgaon-5100 BangladeshWeb :


Job Detail:

Job Context
Eco Social Development Organization (ESDO) is currently seeking a Manager Market Development for the HEKS/EPER supported PREMDIP program and also for the capacity building of the organization on Market Development and VC activities. The overall goal of the program is to improve the living conditions of Dalits and Adibashi in the project area by ensuring their increased income and enhanced social inclusion. The specific objectives are to improve productivity and access to market by enhancing their capacities, to business services/inputs in selected value chains through development and upgrading by enhancing the dia-praxis between Dalits/Adibashi and mainstream community.
Job Description / Responsibility
• Designs, guidance and implements market facilitation strategies and interventions that impact the competitiveness, inclusiveness, and resilience of particular subsector.
• Lead and initiate to providing the technical support to the actor-wise group to develop the business plan on specific sub-sector
• Conduct state of art market system and sector analysis to select new sector to design intervention
• Lead facilitation teams dedicated to specific value chains and/or market system interventions to promote increased competitiveness of market actors as well as improved and expanded products, services, and market access targeted producers.
• Facilitates the development and expansion of relationships among buyers, input suppliers, producers, and other market actors involved in the livestock market chain.
• Acts as focal point for private and public sector actors in promoting value chain and market system development approaches especially Participatory Market System Development (PMSD) approach.
• Identifies relevant market actors, assesses end markets, develops market maps, and identifies constraints, market-based solutions, and incentives to integrate producers into their value chains and commercial distribution networks.
• Assesses the feasibility and projected impact of proposed program initiatives in support of performance monitoring plan targets and overall strategic objectives.
• Contributes to the development of a culture of learning and adaptive programming that encourages the flow of information and reflection to maximize performance and continuous improvement.
• Facilitates and organizes cross-organization/company initiatives (exposure visits, training activities, etc.) that would benefit organizations/firms with similar interests and needs.
• Prepares intervention budgets and monitors operations throughout the year to ensure adherence to budgetary controls.
• Good knowledge of and experience with modern development issues, particularly in the areas of inclusive business and private sector led development.
• Support the capacity building of relevant staffs in the implementation and monitoring of the program activities through regular accompaniment (including coaching and mentoring).
• Prepare monthly, quarterly, semi and annual reports and work plans based on the VC activities.
• Managing and reviewing performance of the VC team and individual team members
• Assist to internal- external audit, monitoring, Evaluation, assessment and visit team