Gono Unnayan Prochesta

13A/ 3A, Block-B, Babar Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207

Job Details

Name of the Post : Officer (Life Skills & Entrepreneurship Development) No. of Post : 01
Age Limit : Maximum 45 years. Employment Status : Full Time

Gono Unnayan Prochesta is a national nongovernment development organization & has been working since 1973. This organization is registerd with Micro Credit Regulatory Aouthority (MRA) and the Certificate No. 00768-00647-00403. This organization is going to recruite some employee under ‘Recovery and Advancement of Informal Sector Employment (RAISE)’ jointly financed by the Government of Bangladesh and Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF). The goal of the project is to provide services that can enhance earning opportunities for low-income urban youth, and urban youth impacted by COVID-19.

The RAISE project has been implementing across the country through selected Partner Organizations of PKSF. As a Partner organization of PKSF, Gono Unnyan Prochesta will implement the RAISE project in its Rajoir, Madaripur/catchment area.

Major Responsibilities :
  • Facilitate sessions on growth mindset, emotional intelligence, team building, adaptability, networking & collaboration, business management & entrepreneurship development with leadership & healthy role modeling to youth;
  • Establish linkage with local enterprises and entrepreneurs and other relevant stakeholders for employment (self and wage) creationand take feedback from the employers and apprentices regarding training &employment;
  • Assist the Business Mangaement trainees in developing Business Plans and monitor & mentor the trainees during their employment;
  • Check attendance record, quality of training, beneficiary grievances, progress on business plan and future aspirations;
  • Assist in organizing seminars, workshops, training, and other community mobilization programs;
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and half yearly progress reports in time; and
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the management.
Educational Requirements : 
  • Master’s Degree preferably in Economics/Development Studies/ Social Work/Social Welfare/ Sociology/ Business Administration or BSc Engineering in CSE/ EEE/ Civil/ Mechanical from any Govt. approved university;
  • More than one 3rd  Division/ Class in examinations will not be accepted;
  • Training in Life Skills/ Soft Skills/ Entrepreneurship Development/ Business Management will be treated as extra quality;
  • Have experience working with youth and micro-entrepreneurs;
  • Good operating skills of Microsoft Office package; and
  • Required to have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in English & Bangla;
  • Understanding and speaking the local language of the project area is an advantage.
Experience :
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in training & facilitation/ entrepreneurship/ business development.

Work Station : Rajoir, Madaripur; extensive field visit across the country is required.

Assignment Duration : Tentative 5 Years (Annually renewable based performance)

Salary & Allowances : Consolidated Tk. 45,000/- (BDT Forty Five Thousand) per month and other admissible benefits as per Project/organization rules. (Inclusive of all applicable Tax as per the law of Bangladesh)

Additional information:

Application Deadline : 20 Jun 2022

(Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply)


Send CV to E-mail : info@gupbd.org

Please enclose Photograph with CV.

Interested candidates are advised to send an application with a complete CV, Mobile no., 2 copies of recent photograph, attested copy of all educational certificates, NID Copy & Experience certificate.
Receivers Address:
Executive Director, Gono Unnayan Prochesta, 13A/ 3A, Block-B, Babar Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207.
Only short listed candidates will be invited for the interview.