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Category: NGO/Development

Livelihood Officer

Centre for Disability in Development (CDD)



Job Context
    The project is focused to promote empowerment of persons with disabilities 9 project locations through the partner organizations. the position will require to closely work with collectives of persons with disability to ensure their engagement in the viable livelohood activities. The project starts from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021 funded by CBM Australia
Job Responsibilities
  • Prepare plans for effective execution of the project activities related to livelihood approaches as stipulated in the project document which includes but not limited to from promoting the development of appropriate skills, practices and capacities, to manage resources of poor and vulnerable persons with disabilities, and institutional strengthening to increase the resilience of the target communities to different disasters;
  • Assist Project Manager, other project staffs and project partners to break-down and elaborate the project strategies if and when necessary to integrate into development to increase the participation of persons with disabilities in the grater community;
  • Assist Project Manager and project partners to establish close coordination and cooperation with district line agencies and authorities, between local project partners, communities, project beneficiaries and other stakeholders at project level for effective delivery of project activities and policy influence at local level;
  • Identify, prioritize and support persons with disability and their collectives to implement potential livelihood strategies that are sustainable in the long run and resilient to disaster;
  • Design, develop and provide necessary training for target communities to develop skills and capacities sustainable livelihood strategies and viable options for income.
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline, Masters degree in any discipline
  • Educational qualification in Agriculture/Business studies/Development Studies is preferably.
Experience Requirements
  • 5 to 6 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Agronomist, Animal Husbandry, Farm Management, Fisheries
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
    NGO, Development Agency
Additional Requirements
  • Age 30 to 40 years
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • Minimum 5 years of professional work experience in livelihood approaches, poverty alleviation and vulnerability reduction, micro enterprises and fund management. Having sound understanding on empowerment of marginalized people will be an added advantage;
  • Deep professional and technical understanding of livelihood, its diversification and ways to adapt them as per the requirement of persons with disabilities;
  • Proficient and experienced in planning, monitoring and reporting of project activities in relevant field in multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills Excellent reading and writing skills in English and Bangla including the ability to compose, edit, analyze and report using complex information
  • Excellent computer skills including navigating email, internet and MS Office software including PowerPoint and Excel.
Job Location

Dhaka (Savar)

    Tk. 32000 - 35000 (Monthly)
Compensation & Other Benefits
  • pro rate basis Festival Bonus
Job Source Online Job Posting

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A.H.M.Noman Khan
HR Department ,
CDD, A-18/6, Genda, Savar, Dhaka - 1340.
Application Deadline : July 21, 2018
Company Information
Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) Address : A-18/6, Genda, Savar, Dhaka-1340 Web : Business : The Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) is a not for profit organization established in 1996 to develop a more inclusive society for persons with a disability. CDD`s mission is to address this by simultaneously educating the community in how to be more inclusive whilst also enabling persons with a disability to participate in society by providing them with essential supports. In this way persons with disabilities can be given the same rights, freedoms, dignity and quality of life as everyone else. CDD respects rights and dignity of all human beings including children, women and persons with disabilities . All staff members of CDD must sign a Child safeguarding Code of Conduct.
Job Summary

Published on: Jul 5, 2018

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: 5 to 6 year(s)

Gender: Both males and females are allowed to apply

Age: Age 30 to 40 years

Job Location: Dhaka (Savar)

Salary: Tk. 32000 - 35000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: Jul 21, 2018

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