Category : NGO/Development
Project Management Specialist, FSN-10
USAID Bangladesh

Job Summary

: 01
Job Nature
: Full Time
: Any
: At least 5 year(s)
: Both
Job Location
: Anywhere in Bangladesh
Salary Range
: Not mentioned
: Oct 31, 2019
: Nov 16, 2019

Job Context

  • The Project Management Specialist position is located in the Democracy, Human Rights and Governance Office, which is responsible for design, implementation and achievement of USAID/Bangladesh Development Objective 1 (DO1) "Citizen Confidence in Government Institutions Increased." The primary purpose of the position is to monitor results and financial status of agreements and c ounterpart initiatives that contribute to desired results under this DO. The incumbent also will assist one FSN professional staff and Governance and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Team Lead in program monitoring and implementation. S/he will support the DG Office Director and Deputy Director and represent the Mission DG team at meetings and events, as needed.
  • The primary roles of the position are: 1) manage activities under CVE and Governance portfolio as primary and/or alternate Agreement Officer`s Representative (AOR) and Contracting Officer` s Representative (COR), 2) provide administrative support to CVE and Governance team and 3) independently conduct monitoring and evaluation of activities under CVE and Governance portfolio.

Job Description / Responsibility

  • The primary purpose of the position is to support implementation of initiatives that contribute to desired results under DO1. The incumbent will assist FSN professional staff, PSC, USDH staff and the Office Deputy Director and Director in program monitoring and implementation. S/he will represent the Mission DG team at meetings and events with other donors and international agencies and the Government of Bangladesh, as required.
  • The Project Management Specialist may be assigned to work exclusively on one or more DG programs and his/her contribution to the DG Office will include the following responsibilities:
  • a) Project Management Support (45%): Draft, prepare and process project documentation related to normal Solicitation for a CCNPSC Project Management Specialist, activity and activity planning, including: procurement requests, implementation letters, waivers,
  • correspondence, briefing papers, memoranda and other program documents related to governance, positive youth development, conflict and countering violent extremism, as required for the Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance Office. Such documents may include internal memos, annual report narratives, letters to the government and NGO counterparts, site reports, technical papers, budgetary tables, statistical information and matrices containing technical terminology and other numeric data. The incumbent also will
  • prepare draft and final documents using computer software, such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and perform data processing and analysis, as appropriate, and prepare final versions of documents. S/he will track documentation through the Mission clearance process, serve as primary and/or alternate Contracting/Assistance Officer's Representative (COR/AOR) to selected projects and Activity Manager as appropriate. The incumbent will ensure timely closeout of grants and contracts in all DG areas, conduct
  • analysis and prepare documentation to resolve audit findings and recommendations, contractor/grantee performance evaluation, S/he will prepare final project status reports, disposition of non-expendable property and memoranda recommending final close-out of grant/contract, audit or project, in consultation with OAA and OFM.
  • b) Administrative Support (30%): The position will support travel and logistics for CVE and Governance team field trips, meetings and Regional Security Office movement request. The incumbent will ensure GLAAS inputs are completed appropriately with accurate budget codes and illustrative budgets for funds control and availability of funds and see to it that all required documents are attached to the GLAAS request.
  • c) Monitoring and Evaluation (25%): Assist USDH and FSN staff in analytical tasks related to project design and implementation. Participate in site visits and monitor project progress on the ground. Identify and report on implementation problems or delays. Prepare written reports on site conditions. Provide feedback and suggest changes and corrective measures to the primary CORs/AORs and/or implementing partner.

Job Nature

Full Time

Educational Requirements

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Experience Requirements

At least 5 year(s)

Job Requirements

Broad understanding of the nature and goals of the donor-funded governance, positiveyouth- development, conflict and countering-violent-extremism programs in Bangladesh; comprehensive knowledge of host-country challenges and programs, policies, and regulations pertaining to improving tolerance, minimizing threat of violent extremism and promotion of good governance. Knowledge of financial analysis and statistical methods of analysis.

Gender: Both
Age: Any

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary Range

Not mentioned

Other Benefits

  • T/A, Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
  • Festival Bonus: 2
  • Tk. 2585595 - 4664016 (Yearly)

Job Source Online Job Posting

Apply Instructions

For a complete job description, required qualifications and detailed information on how to apply please visit USAID/Bangladesh website:

Application Deadline : Nov 16, 2019

Company Information

US Embassy, Baridhara, Dhaka

The largest US agency in the US Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.