Area Manager (ME)

Published On

26 Jun 2023

Company Information

RDRS Bangladesh

Address : RDRS Bangladesh, House no.43, Road no. 10, Sector 6, Uttara, Dhaka

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Business : RDRS Bangladesh is a national humanitarian and development organization works for rural development by empowering the rural poor in northwest Bangladesh. RDRS was formally established as the Bangladesh field program of the Geneva-based Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) on 8 February 1972. Its development aim is to achieve sustainable increases in their living standards. With this aim, RDRS enables those who participate in its program to gain the necessary skills, understanding, confidence, institutions and services; and ensure that the rural communities have the necessary economic, social and environmental resources. RDRS employees approximate 3,700 staff and works with a further approximately 1,000 volunteers and daily paid workers. The vast majority of staff are in field positions, with specialist sectoral and support units in Rangpur and Dhaka.

Area Manager (ME)

RDRS Bangladesh


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Job Context

  • RDRS is a leading national development organisation in Bangladesh working for the poor and underprivileged communities across the country with focus on north-west Bangladesh. Established in 1972 as the field programme of Lutheran World Federation, Geneva, RDRS became a national development organisation in 1997 under the Trust Act. RDRS provides development services to over 3 million households in 32 districts through its five major programme priorities – Skills, Employment & Entrepreneurship, Social Empowerment, Agriculture, Food Security & Climate Change, Microfinance and Emergency and Humanitarian Response.
  • RDRS Bangladesh is inviting applications from the interested qualified and deserving candidates to apply for the position of “Area Manager (ME)” for its Microenterprise program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and assist management to prepare Annual Plan regarding ME Loan and initiate to implement accordingly
  • Put in the demand for required fund for ME loan disbursement.
  • Prepare the profile of the client and assist the respective staff to prepare the loan proposal and loan disbursement.
  • Frequent and regular follow up to ME client to ensure 100% recovery.
  • Check the related records maintained and preserved in the branches as per policy.
  • Monitor utilization of loan money properly as proposed.
  • Ensure the Program is on right track.
  • Assist management to review and develop the ME policy as needed.
  • Be available to resolve any type of problem regarding the program.
  • Initiate legal action (court case) against problematic ME loan client as complainant, if necessary and assigned by the management.
  • Prepare, collect and compile reports regarding the program with the cooperation of all level respective staffs as per requirement of management and donors.
  • Provide all out cooperation to front line staffs for smooth running of the program.
  • Cooperate to internal and external visitors as and when necessary.
  • Represent RDRS ME loan program at local level forum.
  • Carry out any other activities assigned by the management.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline, Masters degree in any discipline
  • Masters in any discipline (Preference will be given in Management/Accounting/Economics/Finance/Statistics/Marketing/Mathematics).
  • Skills Required: Communication, Computer skill, Leadership, Management, motorcycle driving, Problem Solving

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Micro Enterprise, Micro Finance

Additional Requirements

  • Age at least 30 years
  • Valid motorcycle driving license

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh


  • Tk. 32000 (Monthly)
  • Salary is negotiable based on experience

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • T/A, Mobile bill, Performance bonus, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Gratuity
  • Festival Bonus: 2
  • Each bonus is equivalent to one month’s basic salary

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 26 Jun 2023

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Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 5 year(s)

Age: Age at least 30 years

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary: Tk. 32000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: 10 Jul 2023

Read Before Apply

Eligible and deserving candidates are requested to Apply Online. Only shortlisted candidates will be called to attend interview. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature. Women are especially encouraged to apply. RDRS reserves rights to finalize any application.RDRS believes that all people have a right to live their lives free from sexual violence and any abuse of power, regardless of age, gender, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ethnic origin or other status.RDRS will make every effort to create and maintain a safe environment, free from Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (SEAH), and shall take appropriate measures for this purpose in the communities where it operates.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : 10 Jul 2023

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