Short term consultant for IGAs

Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian and development non-governmental organization in General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). Good Neighbors Bangladesh (GNB) is operating 14 Community Development Projects (CDPs) and 3 Projects with Special Program in 11 districts on child protection, education, health, women empowerment, income-generating activities, emergency response. Winner of MDG 2 award in 2007. Good Neighbors Bangladesh (GNB) intends to recruit suitable personnel for the following position for Building Resilience to Achieve Zero Hunger (BRAZH) project funded by UN WFP:

Position: Short term consultant for IGAs

Job Location: Sadar Upazila, Kurigram

Basic Requirements:

  • Education & Experience: Advanced University degree (MBA) or higher in Economics/ Social science and above 5 years progressively responsible experience in research and managing data/information with a special focus on IGA, value chain and marketing, poverty, food security and development issues in the rural area of Bangladesh.
  • Skill and Competencies:
    • Advanced knowledge of subsector analysis, with preferably a demonstrated experience in conducting various such subsector studies.
    • Experience with IGAs and with Ultra-poor in the rural areas is an advantage.
    • Strong analytical skills, ability to work independently with minor supervision
    • Good writing skills in Bangla as well as the English language

Job Assignment in Brief: 

Job assignment; Objective and scope of the study; Specific objective; Scope of Analysis: Methodology; Expected outputs, Timeline and others relevant issues are as per ToR Terms of Reference “Analysis of Income Generating opportunities for beneficiaries”.

Application procedure:

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

  • Applications are welcomed from individuals, research and learning institutions, or consultant teams. Interested parties should submit a Curriculum Vitae and cover letter, clearly demonstrating how skills, competencies, and experience meet the needs of the analysis, as described above, with concrete examples.
  • A maximum two-page outline of the proposed research process should also be submitted, including:Proposed outline of strategy & methodology – including both theoretical and practical methods
  • A brief budget covering all major costs and clearly identifying daily rates charged
  • A clear indication of availability/dates

Only short-listed candidates will be called for assessment.

Good Neighbors Bangladesh
Plot 5, Road 02, Block A
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Barua, Khilkhet, Dhaka-1229
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