Deputy Program Officer, Entrepreneurship Development

Job Description

Title: Deputy Program Officer, Entrepreneurship Development

Company Name: UCEP Bangladesh

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master’s Degree in any subject/B. Sc. in Engineering. Master’s in Marketing/MBA major in Marketing will be given preference.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 4 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Collect, review and finalize annual Entrepreneurship Development training target based on project requirements.
∎ Ensure support, guidance and coordinate with regional staff to enroll in Entrepreneurship Development training.
∎ Coordination and collaboration with TVET & skills development, Decent Employment, technical school and skills promotion programme for establishment of UCEP entrepreneurship programme;
∎ Develop and maintain positive relationships with relevant local public and private stakeholders related to entrepreneurship components of the project.
∎ Design, plan and upgrade entrepreneurship and enterprise development materials, training activities and plans, training programs materials and tools, pre- and post-tests as required.
∎ Deliver training programs with support of other team members.
∎ Continually identify specific training needs and support required for components of the projects as appropriate.
∎ Identify needs for start-up packages and non-financial business development services for entrepreneurs and lead the design and implementation of these components.
∎ Undertake annual market assessments of training needs and market demands for entrepreneurship training, including the supply and demand for skills (soft, vocational, technical etc).
∎ Develop project proposal and concept note to build partnership for resource mobilization.
∎ Review and update of existing UCEP Bangladesh entrepreneurship module.
∎ Develop e-learning materials to conduct Entrepreneurship training.
∎ Develop monitoring tools to ensure quality training on Entrepreneurship development.
∎ Maintain data base of Entrepreneurship development.
∎ Draft reports on completion of project activities and inputs into narrative project reports.
∎ Provide guidance, support, backstopping to financial linkage with formal and non-formal financial institute to start the business.
∎ Capacity development of field staff to organize EDT.
∎ Review ToR on Business Incubation cell and UCEP Returnee Migration Resource cell to ensure proper implementation of regional level.
∎ Planning, support, guide & coordinate to establish UCEP Business Incubation cell and Returnee migration cell at field level.
∎ Introduce fee-based entrepreneurship training at regional level based on market demand and provide support & guidance to regions for implementation.
∎ Active participation in different national/regional meetings, seminars, workshops and training and prepare participation reports and knowledge share with team.
∎ Develop project operational/project management guidelines and orient project staffs to ensure proper implementation of the project.
∎ Explore opportunities to develop partnership with likeminded organizations and key stakeholders.
∎ Participate in the needs assessments for new projects, when required.
∎ Collect review and develop success case study to publish UCEP newsletter and electronics and print media;
∎ Prepare plan to field visit to ensure proper implementation of UCEP Entrepreneurship Development program.
∎ Any other tasks assigned by the authority.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 35 years
∎ Minimum 04 (four) years professional experience in the entrepreneurship development, livelihood and employment.
∎ Ability to market linkage and business incubation development (Private sectors engagement, access to finance, business associations)
∎ Proficient in MS Office package and capable to manage MIS (online & offline), ERP and related software and overall documentation process.
∎ Excellent communication skills in English and Bangla
∎ Clear understanding about project deliverables, monitoring and reporting.
∎ Support/Ability to develop module for Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT), soft skills etc. ToT on EDT from any recognized certification authority will get preference.
∎ Good presentation/facilitation skills.
∎ Self-motivated, adaptable and team player.
∎ Management has the right to make exceptions based on qualifications and experiences.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Gratuity
∎ Festival Bonus, Group Insurance etc.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 2 Jul 2022

Company Information:
∎ 23 Jun 2022
∎ UCEP Bangladesh
∎ Address : Plot No 2 & 3, Mirpur-2, Dhaka - 1216
∎ Web :
∎ Business : UCEP Bangladesh is a non-profit and non-government organization working with the motto “help to learn, skills to earn”! It serves children and youth and its programme includes second chance education, Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), support for job placement and advocacy for ensuring increased employability and Decent Work. UCEP Bangladesh has special focus on inclusion therefore, gives priority to the underprivileged. At present, UCEP Bangladesh works in 10 districts of the country. To learn more, please visit

Category: NGO/Development


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