Application Deadline: 10 January 2017
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NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
Employer (Private Sector)
No. of Employees:
Manager (supervisor of staff)
Minimum years of experience:
Directly work and mentor 200 jute processing entrepreneurs for their mechanized fiber extraction and improved jute retting process.
Make linkage between Jute Research Institute, Department of Agriculture Extension, Jute and Textile Department. Support farmers accessing inputs;
Ensure technical support for jute farmer processors in fiber extraction, ribbon retting, improving jute fiber quality;
Oversee jute growers and other agro-machine entrepreneurs;
Provide technical support to increase smallholder farmers' knowledge and use of appropriate agricultural inputs in response to barriers and increase production and increase fiber quality;
Train the small jute buyers on jute grade, storage, transportation and accessing finance to get better margin;
Entrepreneurship development on the basis of Jute fiber extraction machine;
Strong linkage with partial board factories for proper use of broken jute sticks & trained up entrepreneur for Jute stick processing;
Makes Jute processing related presentations to public groups, local bodies, legislators and government agencies;
Coordinate the team at District Level and support in 4 project working districts;
Linkage with Government line-ministries, research institute and jute value added products industries and relevant stakeholders;
Writing reports and capturing key lesson learnt.
Masters in Agriculture
At least 7 years
7 years working experience in the relevant field;
Excellent skill in networking and advocacy with stakeholders and able to demonstrate openness in sharing information and keeping people informed;
Excellent analytical, communication and influencing skills;
Well conversant in English and Bangla;
Report writing skill both in Bangla and English is essential;
Willingness to field visit frequently by motorcycle in 4 project districts;
Age maximum 40 years (may be relaxed for deserving candidates).
About the Company
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RDRS in brief
Established in 1972 to assist with relief and rehabilitation of greater Rangpur-Dinajpur region immediately following the War of Independence of Bangladesh in 1971, the RDRS program evolved into a sectoral then comprehensive effort. Formerly the Bangladesh field program of the Geneva-based Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service, RDRS became a national development organization in 1997.