Technical Specialist – Civic Engagement

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Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015. Our core values bind us together and hold us to high standards for how we expect ourselves and those we work with to behave. They are our guiding principles to the way we work and help us to understand how to put our organisational purpose-Advancing Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls into practice.

Our organisation is transforming itself to meet the enormous challenge everywhere that we work. We need bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals in our team, driving change and delivering results that will allow us to reach our target of 100 million girls. With this backdrop, Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) has set the vision for 2030 as, ‘We will partner to empower girls and young women, to be heard, to live without fear of violence and to achieve their rights’. This change will enable us to deliver successfully on our global ambitions and significantly impact children’s rights and gender equality in Bangladesh.

The Role:

The Technical Specialist-Civic Engagement will be responsible for designing the innovative Civic Engagement model, develop and reviewing the technical tools. Mainly work for capacity building/strengthening, networking with Govt. and Civil society authorities and ultimately contribute to Results through developing the capacity of CSO and partner’s staffs. The position will ensure gender transformation in the Civic Engagement component.

What we’re looking for:

We need a self-motivated and energetic individual with Master’s Degree preferably in development studies, or a related field. Proven experience (typically 3-5 years) in Civic Engagement with youth, especially young girls, women and left

behind populations.


  • The position holder will provide support to the Project Manager for Civic Engagement issue Integration with the core objectives of the project
  • The position holder will support the design phase for establishing a multi-country resource hub that facilitates the enlargement of civic, democratic and civil society space
  • The position holder will provide support for the capacity building intervention for the youth/women-led CSOs to participate as rights holders in national/regional/global-level efforts to reclaim and protect civic space and civic engagement
  • The Position holder will provide support for the Duty bearers, so they can initiate actions regarding opening civic space and advancing fundamental human rights.
  • S/he will take a proactive stance in identifying and mitigating the safeguarding of children, young people and gender transformative related risks, implementing interventions in the community by Plan International Bangladesh.

The position will represent Plan International Bangladesh in forums and networks at the national /divisional level.

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Location: Based at Dhaka under Plan International Bangladesh Country Office;

Contract Duration: up to June 2024

Application Closing Date: 10 October 2023

Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. References will be taken along with background check and Anti-terrorism screening in conformity with Plans Global Policy on Safeguarding Children and Young People. We offer competitive salary, female friendly workplace, outstanding co-workers (who are respectful, professional, unbiased and easy to work with); equal opportunity that mean equal access to promotion, leadership role or incentive programme.

Plan follows an equal opportunity policy and actively encourages diversity welcoming applications from all especially women and people living with disability


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