Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS)::Program Assistant Job Circular 2016

Program Assistant

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Key Points
  • Maintain confidential records for the Team;
  • Acknowledge receipt of correspondence and documentation;
  • Develop and maintain an efficient filing system for the team;
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Job Context
  • We are looking for Program Assistant for BAS-USDA Program in Agricultural & Life Sciences
  • Background of BAS-USDA Program in Agricultural & Life Sciences: A joint Agreement on Science and Technology was signed by the Government of the People`s Republic of Bangladesh and the Government of the United States of America in 2003. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is responsible for administering the Fund for USA. The Bangladesh Academy of Sciences is responsible for management of BAS-USDA Endowment Fund for implementing a BAS-USDA Research and Development Program in Bangladesh. Both public and private institutions/ organizations are eligible for participation in this Program.
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Maintain a tracking system of sending and receiving letters, review reports, proposals etc.;
  • Assist in organizing meetings / seminar / workshop including the preparation and distribution of documents;
  • Provide assistance to team in preparing reports / documentations
  • Work with Team to coordinate project activities, meet deadlines, and provide support where needed;
  • Perform other related duties in accordance with instructions from Program Manager.
Job Nature
  • Full-time
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor degree from any reputed college/ university (3rd division or equivalent result in any examination is not acceptable).
Experience Requirements
  • 2 to 3 year(s)
Job Requirements
  • Age 25 to 35 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Program/ Project Assistant or similar type
  • Good computer skill in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and Internet browsing (Typing speed should be English 30 wpm & Bangla 25 wpm)
  • Good command of English
  • Should be able to compose in large volume and work under pressure.
Job Location
  • Dhaka
Salary Range
  • Tk. 25000 per month (Consolidated)
Other Benefits
  • As per the policy of the organization
Job Source
  • Online Job Posting


Apply Instruction

Please send the following documents to Secretary, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, National Museum of Science & Technology Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207:
Cover letter, Resume with a recent passport size color photograph, Photocopy of all Academic Certificates, Mark sheets and Working experience, and National ID.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.


Application Deadline : Nov 12, 2016

Company Information

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Address : National Museum of Science & Technology Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207
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Business : The Academy is the leading scientific organization of the scientists of eminence in Bangladesh and represents internationally the scientific community of the country. The Academy acts as the adhering body of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and other similar International scientific organizations. The Academy has presently over 50 distinguished scientists of the country as its Fellows, a good number of reputed international scientists including Nobel Laureates as Foreign Fellows and distinguished Bangladeshi scientists settled abroad as expatriate Fellows.

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