Subject Matter Expert

Job Description

Title: Subject Matter Expert

Company Name: Peoples Oriented Program Implementation (POPI)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Kishoreganj (Bhairab)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Technical degrees: engineering/diploma/trade course related to leather goods;

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ POPI invites application from the experienced professionals with proven track record for the following position for its B-SkillFUL Phase II programme funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), represented by the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, and implemented by Swisscontact. The programme aims to improve productivity and competitiveness of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and create better jobs by providing Workplace Based Training (WBT) to new and existing worker of `Leather goods manufacturing sector` in Bhairab Upazila under Kishoreganj district.
∎ Contract duration : Up to August 22, 2022 (Possible to extension)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Conduct SME's need assessment;
∎ Support WBT providers in developing WBT delivery plan;
∎ Identify unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled workers for WBT in consultation with MCP and management
∎ Deliver need-based WBT;
∎ Provide coaching and mentoring support to MCPs and SME management staff;
∎ Guide field officer to identify potential SMEs for partnership;
∎ Supervise and monitor activities of Field Officers.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 5 years hands on work experience as supervisor/foreman/master crafts person / ustad in leather goods industries/ factories;
∎ Supervision experience of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled workers;
∎ Experienced in skilling and upskilling of workers;
∎ Work experience as instructor/coach/mentor will be an added advantage;
∎ Ability to develop curriculum/learning material for leather goods related occupations;
∎ Willing to work with supervisor/foreman/master crafts persons/ustad for providing WBT;
∎ Knowledge and experience in business development in leather goods;
∎ Understanding or practical experience on gender mainstreaming, promoting labour rights and decent work etc.;
∎ Capacity to facilitate and communicate with different SMEs and stakeholders; and
∎ Computer skills: Microsoft applications (word, excel, PowerPoint) and common internet applications will be required.

∎ BDT. 42,000/- and other admissible benefits as per programme allocation.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Oct 2021

Company Information:
∎ 5 Oct 2021
∎ Peoples Oriented Program Implementation (POPI)
∎ Address : House # 5/11-A, Block# E, Lalmatia, Dhaka-1207.
∎ Web :
∎ Business : People’s Oriented Program Implementation (POPI) is a national Non-Governmental Development Organization with a vision to build a prudent nation free from hunger and poverty where every citizen leads a life with dignity and equity. Presently it has development partnership arrangements with government entities and more than 40 diversified development partners, Bank and other financial institutions operating at international, national and regional level. Currently, it has been implementing multi-sectoral socio economic development projects and programs across Bangladesh.

Category: NGO/Development