Officer Private Sector and Energy

Job Description

Title: Officer Private Sector and Energy

Company Name: Practical Action - Bangladesh.

Vacancy: 1

Location: Khulna (Dacope, Koyra ...

Salary: Tk. 55000 - 64000 (Monthly)

∎ 3 to 5 years

Published: 25 Feb 2024

∎ Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Arts (BA)


Responsibilities & Context:
∎ FCDO’s NABAPALLAB aims to engage biodiversity and natural resource-dependent communities to strengthen the climate resilience of the ECAs, conserve biodiversity, and at the same time, diversify and improve people's livelihood through innovative nature-based (NBS) and locally led adaptation solutions. It will primarily target communities within the 10 km buffer zone of the ECAs, which are critically exposed and vulnerable to climate change impacts and have a lesser capacity to adapt to such changes. It will increase climate resilience of more than 250,000 vulnerable households and ecosystem-based protection and restoration of 5,000km2 area in, especially in the districts of Bagerhat, Satkhira and Khulna in the Sundarbans ECA, and Maulvibazar and Sylhet in Hakaluki Haor.  The project will consider the most marginalised communities, involving stakeholders from multiple strata and ensuring ownership of provided interventions. It will also enhance the capacity of the local government bodies to manage and conserve the ECAs effectively and create an enabling environment to implement relevant government plans and policies related to Eco-System based Adaptation (EBA).
∎ - In consultation with the Project Manager and other specialists S/he should conduct market assessment and develop idea for different value chains relevant for climate resilience.
∎ - S/he closely working with the Training and Technology Officer should develop training and communication materials for farmers, community groups and relevant stakeholders.
∎ - S/he should develop detailed activity plans in line with project objectives, ensuring that those plans are implemented and any expected delays and / or modifications are communicated and raised in a timely manner with Project Manager.
∎ - S/he should conduct routine meetings with entrepreneur groups and visit to project sites to ensure activities are progressing as planned and are of high quality.
∎ - S/he should participate in relevant external meetings for brining in new business linkages for farmers.
∎ - S/he should promote renewable energy use by project farmers/entrepreneur groups.
∎ Additional Requirements
∎ -Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
∎ -Candidates who identify as Indigenous People are encouraged to apply.
∎ -Professional training in SME development and green energy promotion are plus.
∎ -At least 4-5 years of relevant working experience in the area of private sector support, microenterprise or SME development.
∎ -Demonstrated experience in business planning.
∎ -Demonstrated experience in access to finance.
∎ -Should have applied circular economy business approach
∎ -Strong writing and reporting skills.
∎ -Strong project planning and strategic design skills
∎ -Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
∎ -Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
∎ -Private sector experience preferred.
∎ -Ability to engage both private and public sectors and vulnerable communities.

∎ Work at office

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Khulna (Dacope, Koyra, Paikgachha)

Job Highlights:
∎ Overall responsibility of this position is to support the farmers (women and men) on entrepreneurial capacity development, business development and establishing partnerships with different market actors.

Company Information:
∎ Practical Action - Bangladesh.
∎ House # 28/A, Road # 5, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205

∎ House # 28/A, Road # 5, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205

Read Before Apply: Please apply only who are fulfilling all the requirements of this job

Application Deadline: 7 Mar 2024

Category: NGO/Development


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