Head of Research and Development.

Job Description

Title: Head of Research and Development.

Company Name: Apex Trade organization'

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's degree in Economics, Applied Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Management, Finance and Banking, International Relations from any reputed Public and Private University.
∎ PHD will be preferred.
∎ Substantial experience in trade-related research/studies/project management/policy advocacy/publication etc.
∎ Persons having Publications, Journals are encouraged to apply.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 12 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Conduct study, research, surveys, training courses and prepare policy and advocacy papers on matters of trade, commerce, industry, services/sectors, environment, quality management and matters relating to National Budget in cooperation with related organizations and strengthen FBCCI’s Research Division.
∎ Collect, maintain and disseminate trade, quality management & environment related information, data, technology, laws, regulations and best practices.
∎ Establish linkage with Associations, Chambers and other trade promotional organizations in Bangladesh and co-ordinate and promote their activities.
∎ Review regional and bilateral trade agreements, FTAs in the wake of role-played by international financial and development institutes including matters related to WTO, UNCTAD & others.
∎ Prepare speeches / Talking points for FBCCI & submit recommendations and relevant papers/ working papers for the Seminars/ Meetings scheduled at home and abroad.
∎ Develop policy and recommendations and closely coordinate with the relevant national and international organizations.
∎ Examine and interpret trade policies and negotiating positions with regard to WTO agreements, FTAs, RTAs, BTAs and other trading agreements.
∎ Coordinate and cooperate in all issues and events so as to function efficiently and effectively.
∎ Perform independent research for each assigned study to gain a deeper understanding of the condition and any study-specific criteria.
∎ Keep superiors and subordinate well informed on all pertinent issues and matters.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at least 45 years
∎ Minimum 12 years of experience preferably in academic and/or research institutions, of which 3 years should be as Research Fellow or a comparable position (educational qualification requirement may be relaxed for a candidate having experience in trade related organization for at least 7 years).
∎ Expert in policy advocacy, trade facilitation, local and international trade, industrial policy, SME policy, commercial/ trade negotiation, national strategic plan, international trade, banking and financial issues, trade policy review mechanism, fiscal & monetary policy, budget, WTO issues, project formulation and implementation etc.
∎ Expert in Microsoft Office.
∎ Strong knowledge of data availability and sources.
∎ Excellent analytical ability, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, negotiation skill.
∎ An aptitude for team work and ability to guide junior researchers.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Attractive salary and other comprehensive package will be provided.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 23 Jun 2022

Company Information:
∎ 24 May 2022
∎ Apex Trade organization'

Category: Research/Consultancy