Programme Manager

Apr 19, 2017 03:21 pm

Christian Aid Company Name: Christian Aid

Job Title: Programme Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: NGO/Development

Salary: 125000 -- 145000

Deadline: 20 May,2017

Educational Qualification:

The person should have a university degree in a relevant discipline (MBA - business management development; agribusiness / rural economic development) with significant experience in market systems development work, particularly involving markets, value chain development, private sector engagement and / or social enterprise initiatives.



The person should have a university degree in a relevant discipline (MBA - business management development; agribusiness / rural economic development) with significant experience in market systems development work, particularly involving markets, value chain development, private sector engagement and / or social enterprise initiatives.

Competency Questions:
Please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions. Using the guidance notes may help you formulate your answers.

Building partnerships
Tell us about a time when you had to develop working relationships with different individuals or other organisations to further your own organisation’s goals

Deliver Results
Please tell us about a time when you adapted or amended your original decision because it did not produce the expected or desired result?

Strive for improvement
Tell us about a time when you evaluated both the benefits and risks to your team, department or organisation of implementing a new idea or way of working and paid particular attention to ways of reducing risk

Steward resources
Please explain a situation when you have accepted accountability internally and externally for the effective use of resources.

Deliver results
Please tell us a situation where you have deliver certain results with a very complex environment.

Further Information
You will require current and valid permission to work in the country. We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organization, so you can expect a range of rewards and benefits that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Job reference: 1167.
Please note CVs will not be accepted.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  If you have not been contacted by July 15, 2017 please assume your application was unsuccessful.


Other Opportunities:

Annual Salary: BDT 15, 32,895 to BDT 17,34,934. Gross per annum plus medical reimbursement, provident fund, gratuity and medical insurance.

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh with travel to field


Instruction :

To apply for this post and download detailed role profile logon to: and complete the online application. For queries related to the role and online applications please contact us on:

Planned Interview date:  May 20, 2017

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.  We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of caste, race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.  We encourage applications from socially excluded communities, ie SC, ST, religious minorities, people living with disabilities and especially women candidates to apply.


Job Detail:

Job Title: Programme Manager


Contract Status: Fixed Term Contract

Closing date: May 08, 2017

About us
Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid has a vision – an end to poverty – and we believe that vision can become a reality. We are striving to bring lasting change to the lives of the poorest communities. We work wherever there is great need, helping people to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion, caste or creed. If you’re passionate about positive change across the world, then this job might be for you.

Christian Aid is working with its partners in Bangladesh to achieve its goal of ending poverty. We are committed to expose scandal of poverty and to help in practical ways through our program, partnerships, campaign and advocacy to root it out from the world. We work with our partners to challenge and change in system that favors the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalized. We are implementing programs to build civil society movement to make government and other institution accountable to communities, to ensure resilient and thriving livelihoods for marginalized communities to face disaster more effectively, by transforming unjust and unsustainable economic policies and practices, and working towards creating a more inclusive world by reducing structural and gender based inequality.

About The role
We are looking for a candidate with a high level of commitment to contribute to the delivery of CA’s programme in Bangladesh with specific responsibility for the management of the inclusive market development strategy and social enterprise programme. S/he will be responsible to coordinate, monitor and provide technical support to Christian Aid staff and partners to ensure quality programme performance. S/he will lead the development and strengthening of Christian Aid’s work in Bangladesh on inclusive market development, social enterprise and private sector engagement. The position will facilitate programme reviews, evaluations and internal and external networking; using learning to inform decision-making & effective documentation of key lessons. Represent Christian Aid with key institutional donors and provide technical leadership in programme design and the development of fundraising proposals in the field of inclusive markets and social enterprise development would be one of the major tasks of that person. The role includes technical skills related to inclusive market access development strategies, market systems development, private sector engagement and networking, multi stakeholder engagement processes, development and promotion of social entrepreneurship / inclusive business models and/or may include of training of staff and partners.

This position requires extensive engagement with the private sector, markets, business associations, social enterprise / impact investment networks, as well as other relevant market stakeholders / public private partnership platforms / advocacy platforms (with private sector actors, INGO, business lobbies and relevant government ministries). The Programme Manager will network with market and value chain stakeholders to keep abreast of market system developments and impact investment networks nationally, as well as sharing experiences and best practices, both internally and externally. Coordinate thematic programme relations with other country teams in the region, the International Department and other corporate teams as required will be the one of the key focus for the position.