PKSF, an apex development institution established by the Government of Bangladesh, works through an integrated network in its organizational structure to ensure that all employees, irrespective of their ranks, work towards realizing its proclaimed vision and mission. PKSF officials are morally and strategically motivated through different meetings and necessary training sessions to demonstrate skills and efficiency in performing their duties with a commitment to their profession and society. The Human Resources (HR) Unit is extremely careful in applying a competitive and rigorous recruitment process which guarantees that only the persons with proven talent and capability are recruited. Their skills are regularly updated and sharpened through in-service training at various intervals both at home and abroad.
The Managing Director is the Chief Executive Officer of PKSF. At present, two Additional Managing Directors (AMDs) assist the Managing Director to ensure fair, transparent, accountable and efficient management of PKSF. The AMD-1 works to determine policies and plans of action to execute the activities of PKSF, considering national priorities and possible new realities. Rural, national and international contexts in one hand, and different financial and economic perspectives on the other are taken into consideration to carry out this responsibility. The AMD-2 deals with the issues related to keeping good relations with the Partner Organizations (POs), ensuring their transperancy, accountability as well as efficiency, and helping them restructure or reorganize their activities in response to the changing socio-economic realities.
The activities of PKSF are mainly carried out under the supervision of two Additional Managing Directors, five Deputy Managing Directors (DMDs), one Senior General Manager as the Head of HR Unit and one General Manager as the Head of Audit Unit. They directly report to the Managing Director. The core microfinance programs of PKSF such as Jagoron, Agrosor, Buniad and Sufolon are being implemented through 8 different panels of officials. Each panel is headed by a Panel Supervisor. Each panel looks after around 25 POs. Currently, these panels operate under the direct supervision of four DMDs.
PKSF also implements development partner-funded projects which address a wide range of deveoplemt issues related to sustainable poverty reduction such as employment, rural microenterprise, environment and climate change, sanitation, low income community housing etc. PKSF generally establishes a separate project management unit for each project. Each unit has a Project Coordinator (PC)/Project Director (PD) in charge of it. S/he directly reports to the head of the Division concerned, and acts as the contact person at PKSF for the relevant government bodies and development partners.
As on 31 December 2021, PKSF has 424 talented and committed employees, which includes 245 regular officials, 19 contractual personnel, 79 project officers and 81 support staff.