Posted time February 1, 2024

Gram Unnayan Karma (GUK)



Job Context

The Officer (Life Skills & Entrepreneurship Development) is responsible for facilitating how to gain confidence and move forward in life and supporting to economic empowerment of youth and micro-entrepreneurs. The Officer will be responsible for delivering life skills and entrepreneurship development sessions and monitoring the program participants. Extensive field visit across the country is required.

Assignment Duration: Tentative 4 Years (Annually renewable based performance)

Job 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) creation and take feedback from the employers and apprentices regarding training & employment;

Assist the Business Management 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;

Perform any other tasks assigned by the management.

Employment Status


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;

Experience Requirements

At least 5 year(s)

Additional Requirements

Age at most 45 years

At least 5 years of relevant experience in training & facilitation/ entrepreneurship/ business development.

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.

Compensation & other benefits

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)

Job Location: Bogura

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply with their details CV including all educational & experience certificates, 2 References (Non relative) with a cover letter addressing to the Coordinator, Human Resource Department, Gram Unnayan Karma (GUK), GUK Tower, Banani, Bogura-5800. or mail your cv to

Only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview. Please mention the position in the subject line.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the CVs.

Application Deadline: 7 February 2024

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