Technical Specialist-GBV

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    2 weeks ago
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    Diversity and Gender, Peace and Security, Social and Inclusive Development
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We believe in the power and potential of every child. Globally we have committed ourselves to the ambitious target of reaching 100 million girls to ensure that they can learn, lead, decide and thrive. Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) is transforming itself to meet the enormous challenge everywhere we work to successfully deliver on our global ambitions and significantly impact children’s rights and gender equality in Bangladesh.

Plan has been working in Cox Bazar to respond to the Rohingya refugee influx since 24 September 2017 implementing the following key objectives: 1. Ensure girls and boys affected by the crisis are protected from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation through appropriate prevention and response interventions in line with minimum standards. 2. Reduce the transmission of disease from fees to mouth through the promotion of good hygiene practice and the reduction of health risks related to poor sanitation 3. Restore and increase access to safe quality and inclusive educational opportunities for refugee children and adolescents (girls and boys) affected by the Rohingya crisis.

We are dedicated and responsible to act on our core values and advance our organisational purpose- Advancing Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls demonstrate our commitments to stand for what is right.


We value and embrace diversity of skills, backgrounds and perspectives. We recognize that our work is best achieved by reinforcing our capacity in partnership. We are seeking bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals to join CPiE team.


The role:


      • The position holder is responsible for quality ensuring and improvement of the GBV intervention of Plan International and partner organizations (PHD, SKUS, Mukti Cox’s Bazar and HOPE Foundation) as per the signed agreement.
  • S/he is responsible for the timely and quality implementation of GBV activities, compliance with donor rules and regulations and effective stakeholder relationship management.
  • S/he is responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the consortium members, different sectors in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
  • Regularly attend GBV sub sector and other related sector meetings at appropriate levels to feed into PIB priorities in the field. S/he will take necessary steps for ensuring the quality of the GBV activity in collaboration with the partner’s implementing team.
  • Regularly communicate and attend the meetings at Women Affairs and Youth Development Department of GoB at Cox’s Bazar level.
  • S/he will take a proactive stance in identifying and mitigating safeguarding of children and young people and gender transformative related risks, implementation of interventions by Plan International Bangladesh.
  • S/he will ensure qualitative and quantitative achievement of key project deliverables over time.
  • Provide technical support on design of service and activities of the project and support PIB staff and partner organizations through trainings and monitoring.
  • S/he will take a proactive stance in identifying and mitigating safeguarding of children and young people and gender transformative related risks, implementation of interventions by Plan International Bangladesh.
  • S/he will report to the Project Manager. Besides, she/he needs to involve with the technical persons of other thematic areas, HR & OD, finance, logistic and admin, IT, partners staff, etc.



What we’re looking for:


Master Degree or equivalent in Women and Gender Studies, Social Science, Law, Psychology or related field focus on gender issues. At least 3 years of relevant experience with partners at the national or international level in the areas of GVBiE, Gender mainstreaming and women and girls’ empowerment, ideally within the humanitarian context. Good understanding on contemporary GBV relevant development issues and national policy and law. Demonstrated skills in providing technical inputs to PIB, and partners team to overcome social and structural barriers related to GE, SRHR, SGBV prevention and protection, MHPSS and autonomous decision-making capacities to make informed life choices by the adolescent’s girls and young women. Experience in coordination with different stakeholders and consortium project. Previous work experience in GAC funded project. Demonstrated skills in training manual/module development and facilitation skills on GBV. In -depth understanding on gender dimension, gender equality and inclusion as well as equal power partnership concepts. Flexible and adaptive to take challenge. Ability to lead implementation, monitoring and supervision of development projects. Ability to work in a matrix management, strict date line and multi-tasking environment. Exposure to community development especially in the child rights and SRHR. Must have an appropriate communication style when communicating with the whole range of colleagues, partners, government high officials, children and communities. Working experience in matrix management. Excellent interpersonal communication skill. Verbal and written proficiency in English. Excellent reporting skills in English and Bengali. Ready for extensive travel to remote geographical location



About Plan International

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.


We believe in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected. Plan International’s new Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach.

Please Click on Role Profile of Technical Specialist-GBV for details of the job.

Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


We promote 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.


Salary Package for this role is BDT. 86,870 to BDT. 97,730 fixed monthly Cost to the company. Along with other benefits i.e., hospitalization benefit for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, Festival Bonus, leave, group insurance and yearly medical check-up for employee.



Closing Date: 14th March 2023. Selected candidate will get initially contract up to September 30, 2024 for this position and highly possibility for extension based on performance. Early submission is strongly encouraged as application collection and selection process will go simultaneously. Only short-listed candidates will be communicated for interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy. Selected candidates must be willing to join within very short notice.


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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