HR & Admin Executive, Bangladesh



People & HR
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Job Type



Are you a proactive and motivated individual with a passion for working in social enterprise? Do you want to gain valuable experience while supporting our organization's mission to create positive social impact by restoring vision for millions of people in low-income settings across Bangladesh?

VisionSpring, a US-based social enterprise, is looking for a dedicated HR & Admin Executive to join our team in Dhaka. We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, and self-driven candidate who would like to have a challenging and meaningful career path in Human Resources (HR) and the social sector. HR is a key focus area in our organization and requires a proactive and dynamic approach. The candidate must be dedicated and sincere towards his/her work and should always be open to learning new things. The candidate must have in-depth subject matter knowledge, expertise, and experience. Timely and high-quality delivery of goals would be essential and will be a key performance measurement criterion. S/he will assist HR Manager in managing employee relations and grievances and ensure consistent and reliable execution of HR programs and policies. S/he will work closely on matters related to implementation of policies, managing employee relations, increasing, and measuring employee satisfaction, and hearing, engaging, and motivating employees. S/he will be based out of Dhaka, Bangladesh. This role is a permanent, full-time position. We expect the successful candidate to be a long-term contributor for VisionSpring.

About You

  • You know how to work with people across departments and engage effectively across functional boundaries.
  • You know how to include people and make them feel a part of a broader purpose. You are instinctively drawn to people with diverse experiences and skills and recognize the attributes that come together to form a powerful team.
  • You are convinced about the power of culture and believe that culture eats strategy for breakfast.
  • You are fueled by helping people learn, stretch, and excel. You play a role as catalyst who brings out the best in others by creating leadership and opportunities at all levels.
  • You rely on data and use expertise to measure staff engagement and success of the programs and policies.
  • You are passionate about diversity and inclusion in the organization and are a stickler for ethics and values.
  • Staff well-being, welfare, and engagement comes naturally to you.
  • You have experience with global best practices and understand how matrix structures come to life.
  • You have strong knowledge of Bangladesh Labor Law, payroll and HR-related statutory compliances.
  • You believe that technology and processes are great enablers to create efficiencies and improve productivity.
  • You are an effective networker and a patient listener and build a strong connection with the employees at all levels.
  • You are fueled by listening to people and helping and serving them.
  • You have a special talent for flawless implementation of programs and policies for the benefit of the employees.

About Us

  • We are creating access to affordable eyewear, everywhere. Clear vision creates opportunities for increased learning, work, safety, civic participation, and quality of life.
  • As a social enterprise, social change motivates us first. Our focus on sales and revenue targets serves and advances our mission objective – to increase functioning, productivity, and income earning potential for our low-income consumers by correcting refractive error with eyeglasses.
  • We are working to transform the systemic dysfunction of an optical market that has failed to deliver eyeglasses – a 700-year-old technology – to 2.5 billion consumers in need of vision correction, most of whom live on less than $4 a day.
  • We serve low-income consumers, not as beneficiaries but as customers. Our customers expect a high quality and affordable product, and they will spend limited discretionary income for the immediate and tangible benefits of vision correction.
  • We run our operations on metrics and social impact measures. We leverage a range of processes and practices to get the work done.
  • We believe in scaling our impact, not our organization. We are a lean team of doers.


Recruitment And Onboarding

  • Assist in screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and conducting initial candidate assessments to expedite our recruitment process.
  • Maintain all the documentation from requisition to onboarding in proper way as per organizational procedures.
  • Onboard new employees to the organization and provide the support they need to get inducted into the organization.
  • Coordinate orientation sessions.
  • Provide support to new hires during their initial weeks.
  • Provide support and counselling on all employee-related matters, including disciplinary matters, policies, benefits, and others.

Policies And SOPs

  • Assist with the maintenance of HR policies and processes as per the organizational guidelines.
  • Assist in drafting the HR manual, policy and procedures and reviewing periodically to keep our processes up-to-date and well-communicated.
  • Assist with the execution of the delivery of all HR practices and initiatives towards building employer brand.

Employee Engagement

  • Assist in the implementation of employee engagement programs and celebrations to create a positive, ethical, collaborative, and effective work environment through proactive communication.
  • Keep the entire organization updated proactively on all HR initiatives and policies.
  • Assist with the implementation of employee engagement programs, conduct employee satisfaction surveys, collate reports, and work on increasing employee satisfaction.
  • Ensure employee participation in organizational initiatives and build an employee communication and feedback loop by conducting periodic organization-wide meetings, one-on-one meetings, and feedback sessions.
  • Assist with the implementation of employee offsites, workshops, and trainings to ensure positive team spirit and bonding between employees and build a culture of collaboration within and between teams and departments.

Administrative Support

  • Handle various administrative tasks, such as document management, meeting scheduling, and maintaining HR records, allowing HR manager to focus on strategic initiatives.
  • Maintaining leave data and keep HRIS updated all the time.
  • Managing hotel bookings, air tickets etc.
  • Providing employee letters as part of administrative support.

Coordinate with HR team members and other departments to ensure flawless staff experience. Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned from time to time and based on the needs of the department/organization.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in HRM) from a reputed university.
  • At least 1 to 2 years of professional experience.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong presentation skills and a proactive, can-do attitude.
  • Knowledge of Bangladesh labor laws.
  • A passion for social impact and a desire to gain practical experience in HR.
  • Must meet the highest standards of ethics and personal integrity.
  • Exceptional time management and task management skills.
  • An eye for detail and strong analytical ability.
  • Willingness to travel within and outside Delhi NCR as and when required.


  • Salary range is based on experience and education and as per VisionSpring Policy.
  • VisionSpring offers competitive benefits, including gratuity, festival bonus, health insurance and paid time off.


  • We want to know more than just what you have done. We want to know who you are. What are the passions and talents that draw you to this role?
  • Please update your CV/résumé to include a phrase or sentence describing the business of each organization where you have worked. Applications without this information will not be considered.
  • Please submit your application, including a thoughtful cover letter and CV/résumé through LinkedIn.
  • The preferred start date is December 15, 2023.
  • Please note, only candidates to be shortlisted will be contacted.

At VisionSpring, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with our core value to advance equity. Our mission is predicated on removing a fundamental barrier to full economic and social participation—uncorrected blurry vision. The values that underpin our mission energize our commitment to a diverse and inclusive team. A diverse team also allows VisionSpring to approach problems with nuance and develop unique insights that drive an outsized positive impact in the world. We actively recruit, develop, and retain talented people from diverse backgrounds and support everyone in being exactly who they are. VisionSpring is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes people from all experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.