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Position

Manager- Field Operation, Agriculture Insurance Project, Microfinance Programme (Contractual)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise field operations team to implement all sorts of project activities as per project management plan;
  • Educate and train field staffs for the smooth implementation of project activities (e.g. market assessment, awareness creation campaigns, promotion, distribution, service delivery, etc.) of agriculture insurance among smallholders;  
  • Assist in designing suitable products by conducting assessment of smallholder farmers; develop manuals and training materials for delivery, marketing, administration, and monitoring of agriculture insurance products
  • Monitor project progress, regularly track performance, perform field visits, and check-in with field staff for further improvement;
  • Maintain strong coordination with diverse stakeholders (e.g. donors, insurers, regulators, development & financial institutions, technical partners, etc.)  and clients;
  • Ensure service quality through implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures and regular evaluation.
  • Prepare progress reports and necessary documents at regular basis;
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Post Graduate Degree, preferably degree in Agriculture, Economics, Social Science, Business, Insurance, Statistics in any recognised educational institute


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Experience Requirement:

Proven track record in development project management/operations management in the field of agriculture, agriculture insurance, agro-industries, and / or value chain management and agri-finance with at least 05 years of experience


Additional Requirements:

  • Crop Insurance experience is strongly preferred, work experience of serving low income segment of population in Bangladesh would be an added advantage;
  • Ability to follow project management plan and deliver task orders in a timely manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (in Bangla and English)
  • Must be a Bangladeshi national with strong understanding of agricultural sector and prepared to work with smallholders in Bangladesh.
  • Good understanding on agriculture sector and financial sector including insurance and the role of government and regulators

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 12/Feb/2020

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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Or Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements may apply by followed instruction mentioning the position name in the subject line to: resume@brac.net