Bangladesh’s Road Transport and Highways Division (RTHD) plays an essential role in infrastructure development, providing critical improvements and expansions of road transport and highway networks. They are tasked with policymaking, planning, and implementing road projects and smooth transportation throughout Bangladesh. RTHD jobs cover engineering roles and project management responsibilities, contributing significantly to the inclusive growth of their country’s transportation infrastructure.
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Responsible for planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures and infrastructure, such as roads, railways, airports, bridges, harbors, dams, irrigation projects, power plants, and water and sewerage systems.
Overseeing all aspects of projects, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring and summarizing the project's progress.
Performing administrative tasks such as managing and distributing information within an office, answering phones, taking memos, maintaining files, sending and receiving correspondence, and greeting clients and customers.
Managing financial functions, Providing accounting support services such as accounts payable/receivable, bank reconciliations, and general ledger entry, as well as budgeting services such as cash-flow reports, budget-to-actuals analyses, financial statements, and monthly closing and cost accounting reports.
Each position is integral to ensuring the continued expansion and advancement of Bangladesh's transportation infrastructure.
Qualifications and Experience
Educational Background: A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field from a recognized institution is required. A Master's degree is preferable.
Skills: Using design software such as AutoCAD, proficiency in project management software, and a strong understanding of construction materials and processes.
Experience: 5 years of experience in road or bridge construction is required.
Educational Background: A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desirable.
Skills: Excellent leadership, communication, and project management skills, as well as proficiency in project management software.
Experience: At least 7 years of project management experience, focusing on infrastructure projects.
Educational Background: A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field.
Skills: Excellent organizational skills, proficiency in office management software, and strong interpersonal skills.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in an administrative role.
Educational Background: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required. Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is preferable.
Skills: Proficiency in accounting software, strong analytical skills, and understanding of financial regulations.
Experience: At least 5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in the public sector.
How to Apply
Please follow the steps below to apply for any of the positions mentioned above:
- Visit the Official RTHD Job Portal: Open your preferred web browser and visit the official RTHD job portal (www.rthd.gov.bd/jobs). Please find the job announcement for the position you're interested in and click on it.
- Register or Sign In: If you're a new user, click 'Register' to create an account. If you're a returnee, sign in with your registered email and password.
- Fill Out the Application Form: After signing in, fill out the application form with your details, academic qualifications, and work experience. Make sure all the information provided is accurate and up-to-date.
- Upload Required Documents: Upload scanned copies of your educational certificates, professional certifications, national ID card, and a recent passport-sized photograph. Ensure the size and format of the files are as per the website's requirements.
- Submit the Application: Review your application for any errors. Once you're satisfied, click 'Submit'. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful submission.
- Pay the Application Fee: Follow the instructions in the confirmation email to pay the application fee. Keep the transaction receipt for future reference.
Please be aware the application deadline for any job announcement is 30 days from its release. Any applications received after this timeframe will not be considered. To avoid any last-minute technical glitches, complete your application before its due date. Good luck!
The selection process for these positions will be rigorous and competitive to assess each applicant's competence and suitability for employment. Here is how it will unfold:
- Screening of Applications: After the deadline for submission, all applications will be screened to ensure they meet the eligibility criteria for the desired position. Only the applications that meet the requirements will proceed to the next stage.
- Written Exam: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written examination. The exam will test relevant skills and knowledge pertinent to the job role. The exam's date, time, and location will be communicated via email.
- Personal Interview: Candidates who pass the written exam will be invited for a personal interview. This is an opportunity for the hiring panel to assess your interpersonal skills, depth of experience, and fit for the role and organization.
- Final Selection: Based on the performance in the written exam and interview, successful candidates will be offered a position at RTHD. All offers of employment will be contingent upon successful reference checks and verification of eligibility and qualifications.
Please remember that each step in the selection process is eliminatory; candidates must successfully pass each stage before moving on to the next one. Candidates will be emailed about their status at each step of this journey. Wishing you success!
Salary and Benefits
RTHD provides a competitive salary package in line with industry standards in Bangladesh. Exact remuneration will depend upon an employee's position, qualifications, and experience; benefits include basic pay as well as other fringe benefits like:
- Health Insurance: Comprehensive health insurance coverage for employees and their immediate family members.
- Retirement Plan: A robust retirement plan to ensure long-term financial security.
- Paid time Off: Generous annual leave, sick leave, and public holidays.
- Professional Development: Opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth, including training programs and workshops.
- Work-Life Balance: Flexible work hours and a supportive work environment to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
At the final stage of the selection process, specific salary and benefits details for each position will be disclosed. Please be aware that Bangladeshi law may subject them to applicable taxes and contributions.
As our esteemed institution, RTHD welcomes all eligible candidates to take this exceptional opportunity and join our venerable institution, taking full advantage of your unique perspectives and experiences to help drive our ongoing growth and success. We assure you a fulfilling and enriching career experience here; don't wait - apply for our open positions today - we look forward to reviewing them and welcoming you as part of our team - best of luck!