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Here you can find job vacancies at the Embassy of Denmark in Bangladesh:

 

1) Programme Adviser - Development

The Embassy of Denmark in Bangladesh is looking for a programme adviser for the development team.

The Embassy of Denmark offers a unique opportunity to work with Denmark’s development activities. The Programme Adviser will work closely with colleagues in the development team but may also cooperate with colleagues in the Embassy’s development section. The Development Team works in close cooperation with the other teams at the Embassy: Trade, Development, Consular/Visa and Finance/Administration. 

Place of work
The Embassy of Denmark in Dhaka, Bangladesh is co-located with the Norwegian and Swedish Embassies.

Length of Contract
The contract will have a duration of two years with possibility of extension.

Field of Work
The Embassy promotes bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Denmark within trade and investments, development, political and consular affairs. As a member of the Embassy’s Development Team, the Programme Adviser will be engaged in the successful implementation of the Country Programme and ongoing activities of the Climate Envelope.

Specific responsibilities
• Contribute to the successful implementation of the Country Programme and the ongoing activities on the Climate Envelope.
• Manage the thematic programme on Climate Resilience and Sustainable Energy in line with Danida’s guidelines.
• Maintain, widen and deepen the network with government officials, development partners, NGO’s, the UN and others in order to carry out management functions effectively.
• Conduct field visits to Danida funded activities. 
• Ensure that results are properly monitored and reported.
• Share lessons learned and results with colleagues, the whole-of-Embassy and the wider public.
• Handle budgets, disbursements and accounting with due diligence.

It is expected that the applicant
• Possesses a broad worldview in line with the values of the Joint Nordic Embassies/Embassy of Denmark and respect the diversity of staff.
• Works as part of a whole-of-Embassy effort that aims to strengthen the partnership between Denmark and Bangladesh, which includes diplomacy, trade, development and consular matters.
• Is willing to take up assignments beyond one’s own specific responsibilities and work with, liaise with and support colleagues from other teams, if need be.
• Works in line with rules on good administrative behaviour and in line with Ministry guidelines, especially when handling various information and archiving material.
• Follows the security regulations of the Embassy as well as the regime for Occupational Safety and Health.

Essential academic and personal qualifications
The applicant must have
- A relevant Master’s degree in social science
- At least three to five years of relevant working experience, preferably from a similar position in an international organisation.
- Good IT skills including skills in using different social media.
- Good interpersonal skills, willingness to work effectively, ability to work independently and proactively in day-to-day work.
- A positive outlook and an interest to meet new challenges and other cultures.
- Good communication skills both oral and in written.
- Excellent command of the English language in terms of understanding, speaking and writing, including drafting emails in brief and correct English.

Application
Send the application in English containing your motivation for applying for the position and how you see it enhancing your career in the future. Please use the template found at the bottom of the page. Send the application to the Embassy by e-mail marked: “Application for Programme Adviser - Development" in the subject line.

E-mail address: dacambapplication@um.dk.

A security clearance based on i.a. a Police Clearance Certificate will be required for signing the contract. 

Deadline for application
The application should reach the Embassy no later than 3 June 2018.

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2) Senior Programme Adviser - Development

The Embassy of Denmark in Bangladesh is looking for a senior programme adviser for the development team.

The Embassy of Denmark offers a unique opportunity to work with Denmark’s development activities. The Senior Programme Adviser will work closely with colleagues in the development team. The Development Team works in close cooperation with the other teams at the Embassy: Trade, Development, Consular/Visa and Finance/Administration. 

Place of work
The Embassy of Denmark in Dhaka, Bangladesh co-located with the Norwegian and Swedish Embassies.

Length of Contract
The contract will have a duration of two years with possibility of extension.

Field of Work
The Embassy promotes bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Denmark within trade and investments, development, political and consular affairs. As a member of the Embassy’s Development Team, the senior adviser will be engaged in a successful implementation of the Country Programme and the ongoing activities on the Climate Envelope among other things.

Specific responsibilities
• Contribute to the successful implementation of the Country Programme and the ongoing activities on the Climate Envelope
• Manage the thematic programme on Agricultural Growth and Employment in line with Danida’s guidelines.
• Maintain, widen and deepen network with government officials, development partners, NGO’s, the UN and others in order to carry out management functions effectively.
• Conduct field visits to Danida funded activities. 
• Ensure that results are properly monitored and reported.
• Share lessons learned and results with colleagues, the whole-of-Embassy and the wider public.
• Handle budgets, disbursements and accounting with due diligence.

It is expected that the applicant
• Possesses a broad worldview in line with the values of the Joint Nordic Embassies/Embassy of Denmark and respects the diversity of the staff.
• Works as part of a whole-of-Embassy effort that aims to strengthen the partnership between Denmark and Bangladesh, which includes diplomacy, trade, development and consular matters.
• Is willing to take up assignments beyond one’s own specific responsibilities and work with, liaise with and support colleagues from other teams, if need be.
• Works in line with rules on good administrative behaviour and in line with Ministry guidelines, especially when handling various information and archiving material.
• Follows the security regulations of the Embassy as well as the regime for Occupational Safety and Health.

Essential academic and personal qualifications
The applicant must have
- A relevant Master’s degree
- At least five to seven years of relevant working experience, preferably from a similar position in an international organisation.
- Good IT skills including skills in using different social media.
- Good interpersonal skills, willingness to work effectively, ability to work independently and proactively in day-to-day work.
- A positive outlook and an interest to meet new challenges and other cultures.
- Good communication skills both oral and written.
- Excellent command of the English language in terms of understanding, speaking and writing, including drafting emails in brief and correct English.

Application
Send the application in English containing your motivation for applying for the position and how you see it enhancing your career in the future. Please use the template found at the bottom of the page. Send the application to the Embassy by e-mail marked: “Application for Senior Programme Adviser - Development" in the subject line.

E-mail address: dacambapplication@um.dk

A security clearance based on i.a. a Police Clearance Certificate will be required for signing the contract. 

Deadline for application
The application should reach the Embassy no later than 3 June 2018.

Application Template