Category: NGO/Development

Programme Assistant

European Commission



Job Context

  • The contract is initially for one year with possibility of renewal, subject to a successful completion 3 months` probationary period. Employment is expected to start in September/October 2022.
  • ECHO employees observe the National Staff code of Conduct which is available on the link:

Job Responsibilities

  • The Programme assistant carries out activities to contribute to the delivery of an effective humanitarian response.
  • He/She contributes to assessments, monitoring and evaluations of projects, as well as to the analysis of the humanitarian context in the area of coverage.
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Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • A relevant first level university degree or equivalent professional experience.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience at national or international level in supporting programme/project operations, including at least 2 years of experience with an NGO, donor, or national/international organisation;
  • Good knowledge of the EU humanitarian aid system;
  • Good knowledge of International NGOs, UN Aid Agencies and Red Cross Movement.
  • Good understanding of Humanitarian Aid principles, policies and standard;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc).
  • Experience in supporting programme/project operations in Cox's Bazar will be advantageous.
  • Good understanding and/or protection background is an asset
  • Ability to work under pressure, with short deadlines
  • An excellent knowledge of English (verbal & writing) is essential.
  • An excellent knowledge of Bengali (verbal & writing).
  • Understanding and speaking Rohingya language is highly preferred.

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh


  • As an indication, the monthly basic salary is on average approximately BDT 182 612 which corresponds to five years of relevant experience and will be adapted according to the exact duration of relevant professional experiences supported by a work certificate. The salary is subject to local taxes.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Besides the basic salary, the employee will receive disability / retirement allowance, a 13th salary, transportation allowance, as well as a medical coverage.

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Job Summary

Published on: 23 Jun 2022

Vacancy:  02

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 5 year(s)

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Application Deadline: 8 Jul 2022

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Read Before Apply

The application should be clearly marked Programme Assistant.

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted and will have to bring the full supporting documentation in original with them at the interview stage. Candidates must abstain from contacting the ECHO Bangladesh office for information on the selection process. Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as grounds for disqualification of the application.

Apply Procedure

A cover letter setting out briefly the candidate`s motivation and suitability for the position;
A completed CV in the European CV standard format only (The standard format can be downloaded from the web link No other format will be accepted.
The name, position and contact number/details (telephone, e-mail) of three references (including HR department and the supervisor), one of them being from a recent employer.
Academic and employment certificates certified true copy by the applicant;
A copy of the valid work and residence permit to live and work in Bangladesh (in case of non- Bangladeshi nationality)
Applications should be sent by email to
Application Deadline : 8 Jul 2022

Published On

23 Jun 2022

Company Information

European Commission