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Apex Trade organization – Head of Research and Development – এপেক্স ট্রেড সংস্থা – গবেষণা ও উন্নয়ন প্রধান।

Apex Trade organization – Head of Research and Development – এপেক্স ট্রেড সংস্থা – গবেষণা ও উন্নয়ন প্রধান।

Job Summary

Published on: 24 May 2022

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 12 year(s)

Age: Age at least 45 years

Job Location: Dhaka

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: 23 Jun 2022




Job Context

    An apex trade organization of Bangladesh looking for a Head of Research and Development who will be leading the R&D Department and reporting to Secretary General. We need dedicated, self-motivated, and proactive professional who have experience working in reputed organization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct study, research, surveys, training courses and prepare policy and advocacy papers on matters of trade, commerce, industry, services/sectors, environment, quality management and matters relating to National Budget in cooperation with related organizations and strengthen FBCCI’s Research Division.
  • Collect, maintain and disseminate trade, quality management & environment related information, data, technology, laws, regulations and best practices.
  • Establish linkage with Associations, Chambers and other trade promotional organizations in Bangladesh and co-ordinate and promote their activities.
  • Review regional and bilateral trade agreements, FTAs in the wake of role-played by international financial and development institutes including matters related to WTO, UNCTAD & others.
  • Prepare speeches / Talking points for FBCCI & submit recommendations and relevant papers/ working papers for the Seminars/ Meetings scheduled at home and abroad.
  • Develop policy and recommendations and closely coordinate with the relevant national and international organizations.
  • Examine and interpret trade policies and negotiating positions with regard to WTO agreements, FTAs, RTAs, BTAs and other trading agreements.
  • Coordinate and cooperate in all issues and events so as to function efficiently and effectively.
  • Perform independent research for each assigned study to gain a deeper understanding of the condition and any study-specific criteria.
  • Keep superiors and subordinate well informed on all pertinent issues and matters.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Applied Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Management, Finance and Banking, International Relations from any reputed Public and Private University.
  • PHD will be preferred.
  • Substantial experience in trade-related research/studies/project management/policy advocacy/publication etc.
  • Persons having Publications, Journals are encouraged to apply.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 12 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age at least 45 years
  • Minimum 12 years of experience preferably in academic and/or research institutions, of which 3 years should be as Research Fellow or a comparable position (educational qualification requirement may be relaxed for a candidate having experience in trade related organization for at least 7 years).
  • Expert in policy advocacy, trade facilitation, local and international trade, industrial policy, SME policy, commercial/ trade negotiation, national strategic plan, international trade, banking and financial issues, trade policy review mechanism, fiscal & monetary policy, budget, WTO issues, project formulation and implementation etc.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong knowledge of data availability and sources.
  • Excellent analytical ability, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, negotiation skill.
  • An aptitude for team work and ability to guide junior researchers.

Job Location




Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Attractive salary and other comprehensive package will be provided.

Job Source Online Job Posting.


Application Deadline : 23 Jun 2022

Published On

24 May 2022

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