Enhancing Capacity for competitive growth

H R Services For “Social Management Program Of BEPZA’

Assignment name: HR Services For “Social Management Program Of BEPZA’ Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro): -
Location within country: Dhaka Duration of assignments (months): 2
Name of the Client: Total No. of staff-months of the assignment: 7
Address: United House, Gulshan, Dhaka, Bangladesh Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in US$ currency equivalent): -

Start date (month/year): 2009-07-08 00:00:00

Completion date (month/year): 2011-06-22 00:00:00

No. of professional stuff-months provided by associated Consultants: 5
Name of associated Consultants, if any: N/A

Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader):

Project Architect: M. Zakir Hossain

Project Consultant: Mr. Mozzamel Haque

Project Engineer: -

Narrative Description of Project: The Bangladesh Investment Climate Fund (IFC-BICF) is an 8-year technical assistance program targeting a better operating environment for businesses. Consistent with the Government’s strategic vision for private sector development within its overall poverty reduction strategy, the Government and the IFC-BICF jointly designed and implemented programs to institute more business friendly policies, laws and regulations, and strengthen the institutions and civil servants who implement them. Funded by the U.K.’s Department for International Development and the European Union, the IFC-BICF is managed by the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group.\nOver the course of the planned IFC-BICF economic zones program, Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) has been offered assistance in a range of areas, including designing and implementing a Social Management System for the organization. IFC-BICF contracted Social Management Specialists are working on enhancing social compliance at enterprise level by creating an awareness building campaigns. As part of the Social Management Program, BEPZA employs and supervises 60 labor counselors with the World Bank Group’s funds. The core function of the labor counselors includes compliance monitoring, building awareness campaign, dispute resolution etc.\nTo provide all required HR Services to the Social Management Program of BEPZA, IFC-BICF has contracted Young Consultants for a period of 1 year (from July 2009 to June 2010) with possibility of extension for addition one year.\n