Agri-business for Trade Competitiveness Project (ATC-P), branded as Katalyst is a market development project that aims to contribute to increasing the income of poor men and women in rural areas. It does this by facilitating changes in services, inputs and product markets, which in turn increases the competitiveness of farmers and small enterprises. Katalyst is co-funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the UK Government, and the Danish International Development Agency (Danida). It is implemented by Swisscontact under the umbrella of the Ministry of Commerce (MoC), Government of Bangladesh.
The Monitoring and Results Measurement (MRM) Unit of Katalyst is looking for dynamic, independent, sincere and hardworking professional who has the vision to contribute to the economic growth of Bangladesh.
Position: Business Consultant, MRM
Reporting: Manager, Monitoring and Results Measurement (MRM) Number of vacancy: 01 Work experience: Business Consultant is an entry-level position. However, 1 to 2 years of experience in private or development sector would be an asset. Major responsibilities:
Support the MRM process in the sector teams.
Support the development and implementation of MRM systems.
Ensure intervention plans are developed for all interventions and sectors under portfolio.
Support sector teams and co-facilitators to develop intervention plans.
Ensure MRM plans stipulated in intervention plans are implemented.
Partake and lead field research across Bangladesh.
Assist MRM team members in data aggregation and analysis for sectors.
Provide necessary assistance in formulation and development of case studies, semester report, annual report, business plan, special studies and other similar documents.
Process lesson learned and disseminate them through appropriate channels.
Liaise with external evaluators and impact assessments teams.
Academic qualification and competencies:
Preferably a Business or Economics graduate from a reputed university. However people from other disciplines with strong analytical skill and creative ingenuity are also encouraged to apply.
Capable of preparing good reports and other materials relevant to sectors in English.
Strong analytical skills.
Good understanding of how different business sectors operate in Bangladesh.
Good communication and negotiation skills (both English and Bangla).
Able to maintain liaison with implementing partners, private partners and government sector stakeholders.
Willing to travel extensively within Bangladesh.
Able to make informed decisions and work under pressure.
Results oriented and a team player.
Familiar with monitoring tasks and research methods.
Attractive compensation and benefit package will be offered to the deserving candidate.
Please send your resume firstname.lastname@example.org using the Katalyst template available on the websitehttp://katalyst.com.bd/vacancy/ along with a cover letter (elaborating your competencies that you think make you a suitable candidate for the position) and names of 2 referees (previous employer/ non-relative). Please mention Business Consultant, MRM in the “subject”line of your email.
Application should reach, Human Resources, Katalyst by 12 P.M. 4 August, 2015.Only email application through the above email address will be accepted.
Short-listed candidates will be contacted for assessment only.
Any persuasion from the candidate’s end to influence the recruitment process will result in cancellation of his/her candidature. Katalyst is an equal opportunity employer.