Applications for the following positions are invited from the nationals of SAARC member states
(Afghanistan˒ Bangladesh˒ Bhutan˒ India˒ Maldives˒ Nepal˒ Pakistan & Sri Lanka) for appointment at the SAARC Development fund˒ Bhutan.Job Type : Professional/Regional Recruits
Agency : SAARC Development Fund Secretariat, Thimphu, Bhutan
Term of Service : For three years
1. For Professional Staff : The tenure of the professional staff may be extended, in exceptional circumstances, for a maximum period not exceeding one more full term, upon the recommendation of the CEO and the approval of the Board of Directors.
2. For General Service Staff (GSS –I) : Extendable every 3 years based upon satisfactory performance at discretion of CEO.
Place of posting : Thimphu, Bhutan.
The SAARC Development Fund (SDF) Secretariat was inaugurated during the 16th SAARC Summit in Thimphu, 2010. The SDF Secretariat has the following professional category vacancies for a three (3) years term.
Project Initiation, hunting & conception, planning, scrutinizing, production projects under Social Window from all SAARC Member States based on sound analysis with emphasis on periodic Monitoring and Evaluation. Projects must lead to regional integration and fulfillment of the SDF Charter.
Identification of bankable projects and funding of projects under co-financing system.
Financial management of SDF Secretariat and SDF funded projects in SAARC Member States.
Responsible for fund mobilization for projects to be funded under Social
Implementation of ERP and e-governance system.
Effective Portfolio management including crafting strategies and action plan
for investment in SAARC Member States.
Liaison & coordination with target institutions and stakeholders in consultation with CEO.
Project execution, documentation, work breakdown structure, monitoring and controlling and project control systems.
Project e-management systems, portfolio management, virtual Project
Management/Development and closing procedures.
Project reporting structures and mechanism i.e. weekly, monthly, biannually and annually.
Provide inputs and recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer on
project selection based on social, technical, financial and managerial aspects of the proposed project.
Institute best practices and approach using international ISO standards for
Social Window projects.
Lead Administration and Finance functions of the SDF by providing strategic initiatives and putting in systems and procedures as per global best practices
Act as the Chief Drawing Officer (when instructed by CEO) for the purpose of management and disbursal of Fund monies in accordance with SDF Bye-Laws and its Rules and Regulations,
Ensure that the fund operates under sound banking principles
Effective implementation of M&E System for SDF funded projects
Ensure that the funds accounts are maintained in accordance with
International Accounting standards and
Lead his team and inculcate a culture based on professionalism, fairness, efficiency and accountability.
Effective and sound systems for administration, HR and HRD
S/he shall report to the CEO and carry out any other responsibilities assigned by the
Possess a post graduate degree in Project Management/Development//Finance/Business Administration/Social field from an institution of international repute/recognition (higher professional degree would be an added advantage)
have a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in project management, development, implementation and monitoring/evaluation of social/economic and infrastructure projects in SAARC Countries,
Have exposure of working in reputed national, regional & international institutions; be well versed with all aspects of project management, social project financing & documentation.
Have excellent understanding of the developmental needs of the SAARC region and be up to date with latest developments in the social and financial sector.
Preference will be given to those with experience in development activities at the field level combined with certain number of years in a financial institution.
He/she should be between 40-50 years of age, and be a bona fide citizen of a
SAARC Member State i.e. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
net (tax free) monthly salary of US$ 4,265 per month.
unfurnished accommodation upto a maximum limit of US$ 700 per month.
telephone allowance of USD 50 per month.
education allowance for two children up to class 12 or equivalent
Medical reimbursements for self and family
One time furnishing/ settlement allowance of US$ 3,000,
Home leave passage for self & family once in 18 months and other admissible joining expenses reimbursements.
Duty free purchase/import privileges in Bhutan.
The terms of Reference (ToRs) and prescribed application from for above mentioned positions are available on SDF website www.sdfsec.org.application from˒ CV˒ copies of educational certificates and experience letters should be sent by email to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org latest by September 30˒ 2016.