USAID Ag Extension Project, Dhaka Ahsania Mission. Job Circular on April 2017

Human Resources Manager

USAID Ag Extension Project, Dhaka Ahsania Mission

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Job Context
    The Human Resources Manager position will be based in the Project Head Quarter located in Banani, Dhaka. He/she will be responsible for the recruitment, hiring and retention of employees. The Human Resource Manager is also responsible for the managing and operation of the personnel department of the Ag Extension Project, and may assist employees in managing salaries and benefits. He/she plays a large role in the hiring of new staff including posting advertisements for open positions, screening resumes and applications, creating and updating job descriptions, setting interview appointments, and conducting individual candidate interviews.
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Administer the overall management of HR functions including hiring, transfer, retention, termination and separation of both HQ and local staff
  • Manage recruitment procedures with particular attention to advertising, screening of CVs, arranging written and oral interviews, reference checks, preparation of contracts, and induction of all new hires.
  • Ensure effective administration of personnel records and files in line with AESA current HR policy and best practices.
  • Ensure legal compliance of staff through monitoring and implementation of HR Policy in accordance with Bangladesh Labor Law as well as DAM and USAID policies, regulations and guidelines.
  • Administer performance management systems for all project staff including facilitation of yearly performance appraisal, provision of feedback and initiation of corrective actions.
  • Develop/revise job description, formats and guidelines and process the yearly staff appraisal.
  • Perform activities related to leave management and attendance policy.
  • Prepare general official notice and circulate in consultation with appropriate authority.
  • Check payroll information of staff regularly and provide report to finance section for disbursement of monthly salary.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual HR progress reports for the Senior Management meetings and for reporting to USAID.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by CoP/ DCoP/ AESA Project Management.
Job Nature
  • Contractual
Educational Requirements
    Masters/ MBA in HRM. PGDHRM will be added an advantage.
Experience Requirements
  • At least 5 year(s)
Job Requirements
  • Ability to work in a big diversified team.
  • Good managerial and leadership qualities.
  • Excellent planning and organizing abilities.
  • Good in interpersonal communication
  • Strong ability in problem solving and decision making.
  • Excellent in resource, knowledge and people management.
  • Excellent coordination and training facilitation skills.
  • Appropriate professional skills on communication both in Bangla and English.
  • Appropriate computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, internet system.
Job Location
  • Dhaka
Job Source
  • Online Job Posting
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Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply online through email: on or before May 14, 2017. Candidates should send application with complete CV (only soft copy) including contact number, passport size photograph and contact address of two referees to: The Deputy Chief of Party (Operation), USAID Agricultural Extension Support Activity, Dhaka Ahsania Mission. You can also visit the project website for further information. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.

Application Deadline : May 14, 2017

Company Information
USAID Ag Extension Project, Dhaka Ahsania Mission
Address : House No# 7, Road No# 2/1, Banani, Dhaka – 1213
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Business : Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) in consortium with CARE Bangladesh and mPower is currently implementing the 5-year USAID Agricultural Extension Support Activity (AESA) project under a Cooperative Agreement No AID-388-A-13-00001 between USAID and DAM. The goal of the AESA Project is to strengthen the existing agriculture extension system in southwest Bangladesh in order to sustainably improve food security and nutrition for smallholder farmers, including women. The project works with around 110,000 farmer households, 800 public and 1000 private extension agents in 12 districts of central and southwest part of Bangladesh in order to implement capacity building and strengthening of a farmer demand-driven agricultural extension system, synergized by use of information communication technology (ICT). The project`s current timeframe is from October 2012 to October 2017 which can be further extended up to July 2018 based on the formal approval of USAID. The project activities are being administered from its 12 district and 3 regional offices. There are a total of around 450 staff, majority of whom work under district administration.

“DAM is an equal opportunity organization”.

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