Chief Operation Officer (COO)

Job Description

Title: Chief Operation Officer (COO)

Company Name: A Growing Development Organization

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka, Jashore

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Commerce/business graduate/Master's degree with CA intermediate/Foundation course/Professional diploma completed

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 12 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Job Location National position, based in Dhaka
∎ Starting Date August, 2021
∎ We are inviting applications from the experienced and proactive talents to join our meritocracy. The Chief Operation Officer (COO) will responsible to establish high quality implementation of the operational processes and practices across all programs. It includes formulating strategies, improving performance, keeping account book, procuring materials and resources; and securing compliance across the functions of finance, administration, HR and IT management at head office and field offices. He will also be responsible to provide necessary support to establish regional offices and field office management.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The responsibilities of the COO include but are not limited to the descriptions below:
∎ Play an active role as senior management team (SMT) member to design and implement activities
∎ Ensure effective and high quality execution of the operational (finance, administration, HR and IT) interventions
∎ Establish operational framework through results-based management, good coordination and communication amongst the team members, internal and external patrons.
∎ Ensure appropriate, effective and efficient utilization of resources, logistics and project materials following the organizational administrative, financial, vehicle and other policies and regulations properly
∎ Assist Chief Field Activation Officer and field level staff in administrative, operational, and logistical management of the activity
∎ Management of accounting and financial transactions, financial reporting, and management of daily activity administration
∎ Lead the development of administrative and operations management systems and processes required to maintain project implementation, and ensure processes are compliant with organizational policies and regulations
∎ Review, provide input, and periodically update operations, administrative and financial office policy and protocols
∎ Develop job descriptions and performance review for operational management positions and provides direct oversight to these personnel
∎ Prepare/Review/Analyze monthly financial reports regarding budget, receipt, payments -actual and forecast
∎ Provide recommendations on financial projects and compliances and assists with development and management of internal financial audits
∎ Provide leadership and technical guidance for compliance with govt/NBR/registration authority
∎ Review procurement requests and payment vouchers for purchasing of goods and services for program activities, ensuring that all disbursements or reimbursements are made in compliance with policy and regulations
∎ Review security situation and provide oversight and guidance in safety measures for all office staff
∎ Review field office budget and expenditure for correctness, verify and conform to organization regulations
∎ Provide administrative, financial, accounting and other technical assistance as required to project staff.
∎ Prepare field financial report and other reports regularly, document the key learning & findings

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 12 years of work experience including implementing Livelihood/SME/MFI/Enterprize/Market/Entreprenurship/Agricultural Extension development projects with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial position
∎ Proven track record with reputed national NGO/INGO/company
∎ Core Competencies:
∎ Clear understanding and knowledge of small enterprise development, micro finance, rural markets, trading relationships, rural service provision, and market value chain approaches to market development, sub-sector analysis, the role of the private sector, government and civil society/NGOs in creating a small enterprise service oriented market
∎ Ability to manage financial, administrative, IT systems, excellent project management skills, leadership and operational capabilities which have resulted in the achievement of targets
∎ A high level of attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
∎ Prior experience working in the context of various donor-funded livelihood/SME/MF development projects
∎ Ability to coordinate and collaborate effectively with various stakeholders including government agencies, research and private sector service providers
∎ Advanced user of MS Office suite, Google apps etc., automated accounting system and proficiency in English
∎ Self-reliant, ability to work independently and effectively in a multi-talents environment and willing to work under pressure in remote areas.
∎ Key Assets:
∎ Good analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to think creatively and encourage colleagues to take initiative.
∎ Prepare to undertake frequent field visits and extensive travel all over the country (30%+)
∎ Respectful to human dignity

∎ Competitive package based on salary history with industry level other staff benefits. Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the really deserving candidate

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 16 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 17 Jul 2021
∎ A Growing Development Organization

Category: NGO/Development