Research Assistant Scientist – Research and Management Support

Vacancy for the Post: Research Assistant Scientist – Research and Management Support

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Job description: Job Context

  • Job Purpose:
  • This position will mainly provide support to research and management including report writing, communication with team members, coordination with stakeholders, organizing meetings/workshops under the project Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for Rice Breeding and Seed in Bangladesh. In addition the position will organize all research documents and reports..

Job Responsibilities

  • Purpose:
  • Support project management and research
  • Data entry and management
  • Monitor and maintain daily calendar of activities and assignments
  • Facilitate administrative requests related to IT, procurement, common services, work orders, meetings, workshops and visit
  • Coordinate maintenance of equipment’s, supplies, services
  • Record minutes of meetings, workshops, conferences, visits
  • Engagement:
  • Organize and maintain project filing systems
  • Organize research documents and reports
  • Check and record files and process documents including Purchase Orders, travel documents, schedule of meetings, workshops, conferences
  • Make travel arrangements and assist visitors when required
  • Distribute information within the team members and others related or to visitors as defined by supervisor
  • Schedule meetings and visits, communicate with participants and ensure participation and relevant documentation
  • Assist in monitoring budget and expenditure
  • Process cash advance and prepare bills and charges for services
  • Delivery:
  • Assist in the coordination of events as requested by supervisor
  • Provide logistic support for the participation of team members in defined events, schedule diverse appointments, meetings and travel arrangements
  • Provide logistic supports in organizing workshops, meetings and trainings
  • Assist in liaising with partner companies and other stakeholders by requesting additional information and sending information/invitations as necessary
  • Check purchases against specifications, terms and conditions, statements, maintain appropriate files
  • Prepare statement from the established budgets
  • Prepare drafts for letters, invitations/appreciations/cancellations, documents, reports, etc. as per requirements
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor from time to time

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Management, Communication or related field with 2 years of relevant work experience;
  • Master degree in Agriculture, Management, Communication or related field with 1 year of relevant work experience;

Additional Requirements

  • Has basic knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Has excellent oral and written communication skills, communicates status of work regularly and in a timely manner
  • Has good interpersonal skills
  • Has good organizational skills
  • Experience of working with an international organizations
  • Experience in agricultural related fields

Job Location



  • Basic (27,083 – 52,517) BDT per Month

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Housing Allowance: 30% of base pay per month, Transport Allowance: 12,000 BDT, Festival Bonus: 2 times each year, Contributory Provident Fund (CPF), Returning Mother Allowance: BDT-1,000 per month for 9 months to female employees post-delivery of a baby to support return to the workplace, Medical insurance coverage: maximum US$16,000/year and other admissible benefits

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Expected salary: 27083 – 52517 per month

Location: Dhaka

Job date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 00:47:54 GMT

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