Grameenphone presents the GP Accelerator powered by SD ASIA.

Designed with the benefit of entrepreneurs in mind, this founder-friendly programme focuses on selecting the best entrepreneurs able to leverage GP Accelerator resources to accelerate their companies.

SD ASIA is currently looking for following people to recruit to run the program:

  1. Administrative Coordinator
  2. Administrative Support Assistant
  3. Graphic Designer
  4. PHP Developer
  5. Android Developer




The resources shall have the following Job Descriptions:


  1. Administrative Coordinator
  • Role: Admin/Coordinator will take charge of the project, ensuring teams are on track, following up on goal-setting and meeting KPIs, giving advice when required, connecting teams to required resources internally and externally (including mentors), take charge of scheduling, communication, reporting, enforcing Accelerator culture and ensuring the program is on track.

         Primary responsibilities:

  • Mentor support & liaison
  • GP and SD ASIA liaison, including facility bookings, scheduling, permissions and obtaining authority approvals for agreed upon requirements.
  • Manage application process
  • Liaison with Sponsors
  • SD ASIA team’s 1st point of contact once selected and throughout the Programme for the startup teams
  • Follow weekly sessions/timeline and follow up with mentors
  • Responsible for regular social media updates and blog posts on team progress and Internal news
  • Management of Admin Team
  • Assist in executing and organizing events

     Desired Skills:

  • Familiar with Social Media such as Facebook/Twitter
  • Familiar with Google Mail /Google Drive /Skype and their Marketing
  • Familiar with MailChimp to send updates
  • Familiar with Google Analytics
  • High organization skills

      General requirement:

  • Good written and verbal English skills
  • Be capable of generating business presentations to communicate updates internally
  • Understand Goal setting and KPIs
  • Good team work skill


  • Familiar with the tech/startup scene
  • Have worked in or for a startup
  • Has social media or marketing experience
  • Good business, operations and execution sense/experience
  • Experience in formalized organizational structure

Person Specification:

  • Flexible & adaptable
  • A team player
  • A self-starter
  • A person capable of planning and executing their own work wherever they are in the world
  • A deliverables focused individual.


Administrative Support Assistant – 1

This position is a full-time Administrative Support position which provides a full range of moderate to complex clerical/secretarial work assignments in support of the accelerator program. The incumbent reports directly to the Administrator of the project but interacts with a wide range of staff, startup founder, external stakeholders and community leaders. However, the employee is primarily responsible only for his/her own work. Assistant Admin will assist Admin/Coordinator and Management, as well as be able to provide day-to-day, on-the-ground business guidance to teams.

Responsibilities also includes:

  • A full range of moderate to complex clerical and secretarial assignments involving the use of judgment and discretion, as well as use of Excel and presentation skills
  • Day to day work is performed with general instruction, including new or unusual assignments. Independence and initiative occasionally required
  • Proofread letters and documents
  • Practical, thorough and creative solutions are required
  • Assignments and projects often involve coordinating with other work groups to gather routine information or solve problems
  • Thorough knowledge of office methods, procedures and practices
  • Fluency in using standard office software packages
  • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Ability to learn, interpret independently, and apply a variety of complex policies and
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Provide General Office Support:
  • Prepare and compose correspondence, reports, etc.
  • Create/Maintain standard & electronic files and records
  • Take, draft and distribute minutes of committee meetings
  • Coordinate, schedule and arrange meetings & events
  • Coordinate travel & other arrangements
  • Order and maintain supplies
  • Troubleshoot office technology problems & systems of a limited scope
  • Maintain and update event Calendar
  • Maintain and update Director’s network
  • Assist with events; name tags and RSVP’s
  • Information Gathering & Analysis
  • Maintain, gather and analyze data for various purposes
  • Dept activities (e.g. meetings, startup/investor database)
  • Compile & prepare reports: (e.g.)
  • Word processing Spreadsheet Database Desktop Publishing.
  • Communication and Interaction with Others:
  • Contacts include startup founders, staff, mentors, sponsor, external stakeholder, board members and community leaders to ensure the membership and related activities are conducted in a professional, diplomatic, sensitive and confidential manner.
  • Organize and arrange special events (E.g. team retreats)


Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer will supplement startup teams to provide assistance in building out their products and marketing materials, helping accelerate the rates of product development. The Graphic Designer would have strong visual communication skills with an eye to detail with a wide ranging portfolio. The Graphic Designer will understand how to begin from concept to wireframe through to delivery keeping the customer and user experience at front of mind. A strong understanding of web application UX and design principles is desirable as The Graphic Designer will be working on a number of projects from web applications, product design, marketing materials to general branding strategy.

Responsibilities Also includes:

  • Developing graphical assets working from wireframe through to finished assets for front end developers.
  • Design of user interface for web dashboard
  • Design of mobile web applications for specific tech business
  • Liaising directly with Product and Engineering teams to implement designs within our solution.
  • Provide strategic support and guidance on effective UX practices for creating a simple and engaging user experience.
  • Design components, pages and screens for our tech brand Android and iOS applications – a key understanding of best practice on latest OS would be desirable.
  • Prepare high quality mock-ups for labels
  • Design graphics for trade ads and related promotional graphics
  • Keep up with current trends both from marketing perspective and a graphic point of view
  • Prepare posts for social media and website


Desired Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge and expertise in Adobe CS Program specially Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Designing logos; icons; banners; blending of images
  • Extremely Creative with Web theme designs, web banners, and web buttons/icons
  • Ability to design and prepare material for print.
  • Experience of Clipping Path
  • HTML/CSS skill will be plus
  • Understanding of how to create a simple UX and experience for web projects.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Can plan effectively and work well with multiple teams.
  • Has a passion for customer experience and adding value in a team environment.

General requirement:

  • A degree in Graphics Design or something similar.
  • Experience in development of a brand strategy.
  • An understanding of HTML5, CSS3 and basic Javascript.


 PHP Developer

The Developers will supplement startup teams to provide assistance in building out their products, helping accelerate the rates of product development. Based on team requirement and support needed developers will work on weekly sprint. Developers will also provide advice by helping startup developers solve problems.

  • Years of Experience: 1 – 3 years
  • Responsibilities/requirements:
  • Analyze, design and develop dynamic Web site based on project document.
  • Solid experience in based Object Oriented Programming for minimum 3 year.
  • Solid experience in MVC Framework like Laravel, Yii etc.
  • HTML/ XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, Bootstrap.
  • Experience with SQL is a must.
  • Experience with Mongo is a plus.
  • Experience in PHP Web Application Debugging.
  • Must have experience with Facebook APIs.


Android Developer

The Developers will supplement startup teams to provide assistance in building out their products, helping accelerate the rates of product development. Based on team requirement and support needed developers will work on weekly sprint. Developers will also provide advice by helping startup developers solve problems.

  • Years of Experience: 1 – 3 years
  • Responsibilities/requirements:
  • Clear Understanding of Android application development concepts with good command on OOP
  • 2 to 3 years of hands-on Android application development experience
  • Debugging Develop mobile applications for Android as core developer
  • Experience integrating mobile applications with server side APIs (Primarily JSON payloads)
  • Understanding of how to optimize workflow through efficient process and use of technology
  • Client Communication
  • Ability to meet deadlines and achieve specified results.
  • Should follow the standard coding convention.

General requirement:

  • Can write and Speak English
  • Be capable of providing Spring Updates
  • Problem solver
  • Good team work skill

 Person Specification:

  • Flexible & adaptable
  • A team player
  • A self-starter



Mustafizur Rahman Khan