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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is an organization for sustainable development and NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Skill Development officer

YPSA is implementing a project titled, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM) project for Food Security & Livelihood and Child protection sectors” at Ukiya & Teknaf Upazila (Host & Camp) in Cox’s Bazar. YPSA will implement the project with the support from Save the Children (SCI).

Job Title                             : Skill Development officer

Duration                             : Upto 29 September 2024

Project Location              : Ukiya & Teknaf Upazila (Host & Camp), Cox’s Bazar

No. of Position  : 01

Job Summary: The Skill Skill Development officer will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and evaluating youth development initiatives for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM) project for Food Security & Livelihood and Child protection sectors” under YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) at at Ukiya & Teknaf Upazila (Host & Camp) in Cox’s Bazar. This position involves working closely with project stakeholders, youth participants, and community partners to enhance their skills, knowledge and capabilities.


  1. Needs Assessments:
  • Conduct assessments to identify the skills needs and gaps within the target population or community.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand local job market demands and industry requirements.
  1. Skill Training Program Design:
  • Develop and design skill training programs based on identified needs and in alignment with industry standards.
  • Create curriculum, training materials, and assessment tools for effective skill development.
  1. Training Delivery:
  • Facilitate skill development training sessions, workshops, and practical exercises for participants.
  • Capacity building learner / participants on life skills to roll out that sessions among PRM adolescent & youth group members.
  • Regular basis visit adolescent & youth life skill sessions and provide on spot support to the respective FF as well as discuss with PM for further quality improvement.
  • Provide hands-on guidance and support to ensure participants acquire and master the necessary skills.
  1. Capacity Building:
  • Implement capacity-building initiatives for trainers and facilitators to enhance the quality and effectiveness of life skill training programs for adolescent & youth development.
  • Work with educational institutions, vocational training canters, and industry experts to stay updated on best practices.
  1. Career Counselling:
  • Provide career counselling and guidance to participants, helping them understand potential career paths and opportunities.
  • Assist in developing individualized career plans based on acquired skills.
  1. Employability Skills:
  • Integrate soft skills development into training programs, including communication, teamwork, time management, and problem-solving.
  • Enhance participants’ employability by fostering a holistic approach to skill development.
  1. Industry Partnerships:
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with industries, businesses, and employers to create opportunities for internships, apprenticeships, and job placemnt.
  • Collaborate with industry stakeholders to ensure that training programs meet industry standards.
  1. Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess the effectiveness of skill development programs.
  • Collect and analyse data on participant outcomes and program impact.
  1. Documentation and Reporting:
  • Maintain accurate records of training sessions, participant progress, and success stories.
  • Prepare regular reports for internal and external stakeholders, including donors and partners.
  1. Networking:
  • Actively participate in relevant networks, forums, and industry events to stay informed about emerging trends and opportunities.
  • Establish connections with potential employers and organizations to enhance job placement opportunities for trained individuals. 
  • Maintain regular and close contact with DWA, UP, DYD, & DAE etc. in order to get technical support to capacity building staff and project participants.


  1. Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field such as education, vocational training, human resource development, or a related discipline.
  2. Experience:
  • Previous working experiences on life skill training program designing & facilitation for adolescent development.
  • Proven experience in designing and delivering skill development or vocational training programs.
  1. Skills:
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to tailor training programs to diverse learner needs.
  1. Knowledge:
  • Understanding of current trends in the job market and industries.
  • Knowledge of various skill development methodologies and assessment tools
  1. Computer Skills:
  • Proficiency in using standard office software for curriculum design, data analysis, and reporting.

The Skill Development Officer plays a pivotal role in empowering individuals by providing them with the skills necessary for gainful employment and career advancement. The position requires a blend of instructional expertise, industry knowledge, and a commitment to enhancing the employability of participants.

Monthly Consolidated Salary: Consolidated Salary per month BDT 55,000 /- (With Fringe Benefit).

If you are interested and competent for this position and have the required qualifications and experience, apply to <cv.ypsa.hrmd@gmail.comon or before 05/05/2024.

YPSA YPSA is an equal opportunity employer and is sensitive to child protection and gender. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion or lobby will be treated as a disqualification for an applicant. Smokers are discouraged from applying for the position.


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