Senior Program Specialist at USAID, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Deadline: 28 June 2017

USAID is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Program Specialist in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

USAID partner to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Program Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining positive and effective working relationships that will foster collaboration in implementing development assistance between the USG and the Ministry of Finance/ERD, which is the government unit responsible for coordinating and overseeing foreign assistance to Bangladesh and Program Office’s primary GOB counterpart.
  • Maintain a collaborative working relationship with senior officials at the Additional Secretary and Joint Secretary levels to coordinate policy and administrative matters pertaining to USAID development programming in Bangladesh.
  • Assist in negotiations on the Mission’s bi-lateral and other agreements with the GOB, and is expected to provide insight into government processes and political relationships to inform decision making with regard to USAID’s foreign assistance strategy.
  • Responsible for coordinating and facilitating communications related to on-going projects between technical offices and the Ministry of Finance/ERD.
  • Expected to serve as a senior advisor to the Mission.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in finance, economics, accounting, business management or a related field, or its equivalent.
  • 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in financial management in the public or private sector, at least 3 years of which should have been working with or for a foreign government, international NGO, foreign donor agency or foreign company.
  • Fluency Speaking/Reading/Writing of Bangla and English is required.
  • English language proficiency will be tested.

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their applications to the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit USAID.

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