ARCED Foundation is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide quality tools and services on research, training, monitoring and result management support through comprehensive consulting and research services at home and abroad. Since 2013, ARCED has been utilizing its state-of-the-art tools and approaches in collecting and applying better data, consecutively impacting better decision making. Learn more about ARCED Foundation

Why Working With ARCED Is Fun?

At ARCED we focus and thrive on the quality of the work we do and believe everything and everyone else will join. Our work constantly keeps us on our toes and motivates us to connect with young professionals/ talents, exposing them to work in a like-minded environment with relentless competition and challenges. We facilitate regular learning sessions through workshops, which we call “Baithhak” where you get to learn from each other in the hope of building better and more skilful resources. At ARCED, you can make money with smart and impactful work, and you can be taken seriously without wearing a tie — who wouldn’t want to work in a casual environment where you can make a difference?

Manager - HR & Admin

ARCED Foundation is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Manager - Admin & HR to join the ARCED team. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in overseeing ARCED’s administrative, human resources, and procurement functions while ensuring compliance with company policies and standards. If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for HR and administrative excellence, we want to hear from you.

Roles and Responsibilities :

  • Oversee daily office operations, including facility management and office supplies procurement.
  • Develop and implement efficient administrative processes and procedures.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, conferences, and events.
  • Maintain records and documentation for administrative matters.
  • Collaborate with department heads to ensure smooth cross-functional operations.
  • Manage the recruitment process, including job postings, screening, interviews, and onboarding.
  • Develop and maintain HR policies, procedures, and employee handbook.
  • Oversee personnel records, including attendance, leaves, and benefits administration.
  • Handle employee relations, addressing concerns and promoting a positive work environment.
  • Administer performance reviews and support professional development initiatives.
  • Develop and implement a procurement strategy to meet the institution's needs.
  • Identify reliable suppliers, negotiate contracts, and manage vendor relationships.
  • Monitor inventory levels and manage procurement budgets effectively.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies and regulations.
  • Streamline the procurement process for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Assist in the preparation of the institution's budget, particularly in areas related to administration, HR, and procurement.
  • Ensure adherence to budgetary constraints in all related activities.
  • Stay informed about relevant employment laws and regulations, ensuring the institution's compliance.
  • Monitor procurement regulations, making necessary adjustments to policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and submit reports to regulatory bodies as required.

  • Required skills and interests:
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Management/SCM/HRM.
  • 5 years of experience in a similar role (preferably worked in a Research organization / INGO).
  • Familiarity with Bangladesh labour laws.
  • Proficiency in HRIS, HCM, and HRMS systems.
  • Strong MS Office and G-Suite skills.
  • Excellent English and Bangla communication skills.
  • Strong writing and presentation abilities.
  • Ability to multitask and work well in teams.
  • Capability to thrive under pressure.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive and capable of taking initiative.
  • Strategic thinking ability.
  • Salary
    Health and Life Insurance, Festival Bonuses and other ARCED benefits.
    How to apply:

    If you meet the above requirements and are excited to take on this challenging role, please submit your resume [not more than three pages] and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are a great fit for this position. Additionally, please include your availability/start date.

    Please apply on or before 31 July 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.