Company Name: Plan International Bangladesh
Job Title: Gender Specialist - Born on Time Project (Re-Ad)
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: NGO/Development
Deadline: 21 Jan,2017
For this role Masters in Social Science, Journalism, development studies, women and gender studies, law or anthropology
3 to 4 year(s)
- At 3 - 4 years' experience in working on gender equality, women's rights, child - youth rights related projects in National and/or International Organizations.
- Ability to develop and conduct training on gender equality and inclusion as well as skills-based training on mainstreaming gender in project cycles is mandatory.
- Training on networking, advocacy and campaigns will be appreciated.
- Substantial (50%-60%) travel is required to the project sites, partner organizations and other networking bodies.
- Competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the qualified and deserving candidate
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Only short listed candidates will be called for interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy.
As a child-centered development organization, committed to the wellbeing of children and to supporting the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we do not tolerate child abuse.
We are an equal opportunities employer
Application Deadline : Jan 21, 2017
Based in Dhaka and duration up to December 2020
Job Description / Responsibility
The Gender Specialist will be responsible for ensuring alignment with the project's global gender transformative strategies by developing actions contextualized to the situation of women, men and adolescent girls/boys targeted by the project.
S/he will be the focal person for quality check of project implementation based on Gender Equality Programme Criteria prescribed by Plan's Policy on Gender Equality (2011).
Gender Specialist will have thorough understanding of the gender equality priorities of relevant donors and UN agencies and apply global and local best practice relating to gender transformative programming of the project.
S/he will develop gender mainstreaming plan for concerned project with an explicit integration with other five strategic objectives of CSP IV of Plan International Bangladesh i.e. child protection, education, WASH, DRR&CJ and Youth Economic Empowerment. Support partner organizations to develop their gender mainstreaming plans.
Gender Specialist will represent the project at national forums and maintain networking with Govt. NGOs and alliances on project issues.
Other responsibilities include organizing Training Needs Assessment (TNA), designing and developing training curriculum/module for the various project stakeholders including health service providers by integrating a gender and adolescent responsiveness lens in relevant capacity building activities of the project. Develop, implement and monitor the project Gender Equality Strategy to meet the targets of project.
Also responsible for capacity building of project partners' staff for integration of gender component in community mobilization, including the empowerment of women and adolescent girls and the engagement of men, Training & advocacy areas.
S/He would closely work with Gender Advisor of Plan International Bangladesh as a member of Gender Resource Team (GRT) to implement Gender Equality Policy, Gender Action Plan and agenda of Women Leadership Forum.