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Senior Officer - Government Liaison
Handicap International (Bangladesh Country Office)

Job Summary

: 01
Job Nature
: Full Time
: 19 to 65 year(s)
: 3 to 4 year(s)
: Both
Job Location
: Dhaka
Salary Range
: 65,000 - 68,000
: Nov 06, 2019
: Dec 04, 2019

Job Context

The Senior Officer -Government Liaison is responsible to develop a sound knowledge of Handicap International`s (humanity & inclusion) global presence as well as activities and strategy in Bangladesh in order to accurately represent the organization in liaisons with the GoB.

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Support the Deputy Country Director in liaison with the NGO Affairs Bureau (NGOAB) regarding FD7, FD6, and other registration and project-related needs
  • Support to prepare NGOAB documents such as FD6/ FD7/ FC1, FD4 audit report, approval of visits abroad
  • Regular follow up & visit to NGO AB to oversee the progress and coordinate with different projects to meet the NGO AB requirements
  • Support to prepare budget for FDs and FCs
  • Prepare and submit financial & narrative reports for NGO AB projects
  • Support the coordination of internal and external audits for NGO AB projects and partners
  • Support to ensure GoB VAT and Tax compliance for NGO AB reporting
  • Maintain liaison and regular contact with NGO AB and partners regarding NGO AB related matters
  • Collects queries from NGO AB and transmits to HI office for preparation
  • Updates follow up table on status of different files and audit
  • Propose and advise for best procedures
  • Keep abreast with information about rules and regulations as well as new communications to/from the NGOAB.
  • Oversee in-country visa, work permit, and related issues through closely working with the NGO Affairs Bureau and government agencies and immigration department.
  • Handle the issues of foreign visitors in the areas of letter of invitation, submitting letter to relevant consulate /embassy, approving of Visa on Arrival from the Govt. department, and other relevant tasks.
  • Attend all meetings organized by the government regarding legal issues, as delegated by the Deputy Country Director.
  • Type of Contract: Fixed term
  • Duration of the Contract: 1 year (with possibility of extension)

Job Nature

Full Time

Educational Requirements

  • Master Degree in any relevant field

Experience Requirements

3 to 4 year(s)

Job Requirements

  • Age 19 to 65 years
  • Essential
  • Ability to lead groups
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Self-motivation and strong team spirit
  • Well-developed organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English
  • Desirable
  • Work experience with the NGO Affairs Bureau, NSI, SB and Immigration department is a must
  • Good knowledge of Bangladesh administrative procedure and hierarchy (protocol, etc.)
Gender: Both
Age: 19 to 65 year(s)

Job Location


Salary Range

65,000 - 68,000

Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
  • Festival Bonus: 2

Job Source Online Job Posting

Application deadline has been passed!

Company Information

House # SW (F) 1/A, Road # 04, Gulshan - 1, Dhaka-1212

Handicap International (HI) is an international aid organization specialized in the field of disability. Non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and non-profit making, it works alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, whatever the context, offering them assistance and supporting them in their efforts to become self-reliant. Since its creation, the organisation has set up programmes in approximately 60 countries and intervened in many emergency situations. It operates as a federation made up of a network of eight associations (Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA) which provide human and financial resources, manage projects and raise awareness of Handicap International`s actions and campaigns.