|Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian and development non-governmental organization with membership in General Consultative Status in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). Good Neighbors Bangladesh, established in 1996, is operating 16 Community Development Projects (CDP) and 3 Projects with Specific Program (PSP) in 12 districts for child protection, education, health, women empowerment, income-generating activities, DRR, and Rohingya Emergency Response Project. Winner of MDG 2 award in 2007. Good Neighbors Bangladesh (GNB) intends to recruit suitable personnel for the following position for its Building Resilience to Achieve Zero Hunger (BRAZH) project as a trustworthy partner of UNWFP:|
|Position: Business Development Officer (BDO)|
|Job Location: Sadar Upazila, Kurigram|
|Contract Information:Consolidated Remuneration: Tk. 36,750 (per month)
Contract Period: Contractual (04) months_ November’2021-February’2022
|Terms of Reference for Business Development Officer:
The World Food Programme of the United Nations has been implementing the Building Resilience to Achieve Zero Hunger (BRAZH) project with the support of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in flood-prone area of Kurigram district since 2018.
The aim of the project is to improve the food security of flood-affected households and communities in Kurigram district by developing and implementing innovative approaches which can be effectively used to enhance resilience. The project identifies three approaches which include; climate risk insurance, forecast-based financing, and seasonal livelihood planning, which function as integrated risk transfer mechanisms to prevent a sharp increase in poverty following a disaster.
The seasonal livelihood planning tool aims to enhance understanding of the relationship between seasonality and household economics. The Seasonal Livelihood Programme incorporates an integrated context analysis that combines historical trends of food security, nutrition, and shocks with other information such as roads, markets, and land degradation to identify priority areas for interventions and appropriate programme strategies. Through Integrated Seasonal Livelihood Programming tools, the project will demonstrate potential livelihood options for the vulnerably communities. Through Community-Based Participatory Planning (CBPP) at the local level the project already planned some income generating activities such as agriculture farming, livestock rearing, poultry rearing, fish cultivation, handicrafts, mechanics, electrician etc which will be the focus area of work for the Business Development Officer.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The primary role of the BDO will be to design and implement resilient livelihoods activities, with a focus on linking with potential local, regional and national markets. The BDO will:
|Required Qualifications and Skills for the position:
|Application Procedure:If you think you are the right match for the above-mentioned position and can join GNB immediately (within a very short time), follow the application instructions accordingly:
Please download the prescribed format from the GNB website homepage and email your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org or physically- Upazila Coordinator, WFP Building Resilience to Achieve Zero Hunger Project, Velakopa Road, Chamrargola, Sadar Upazila, Kurigram by 10 October 2021.
Please mention the position name in the email subject line.
Applications that are not in the ‘prescribed format’Application Format or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Only short-listed candidates will be called for an assessment.
Good Neighbors Bangladesh is concerned about the rights of children and women and has a “Zero Tolerance” policy for any kind of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.