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ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) is looking for suitable candidate for the following position:

Coordinator – Protection and Leadership Development

Project : 1. Promoting Women and Girls leadership for prevention of Gender Based Violence in Emergency Project funded by UNICEF and
2. Humanitarian Assistance to the Most Vulnerable Rohingya Women and Girls (phase II)/UN Women Project
Department : Humanitarian Response
Location of posting : Cox’s Bazar
Types of contract   Contractual
Duration : 1 Year
Number of position : 2 (One)
Salary and benefits      :

Monthly Gross Salary will be 130,319/- with other admissible benefits such as festival bonus, provident fund, gratuity, medical benefit, group life insurance etc.

[N.B: Salary may be negotiable based on individual’s experience and Expertise

Key responsibilities include (not limited to)

  • To support the Protection and Women Leadership Programming in Rohingya Emergency Response.
  • To coordinate between partner and AAB in the implementation of the programme.
  • To coordinate between different projects on protection of women and adolescent girls within AAB.
  • To follow-up of activities around Women Friendly Spaces in the camps and provide day-to-day mentoring to the field-level staff.
  • To support the implementation of leadership building of women and adolescent girls.
  • To produce reports as per AAB and donor requirements.
  • To provide project related information when and wherever needed.
  • To participate in the sector meetings (e.g. Protection, GBV SS etc.) and contribute to its processes together with Women Rights and Protection Coordinator.
  • To assist building policy and advocacy agenda related to Rohingya women and girls.
  • To maintain positive and productive collaboration, coordination and relationships with the ActionAid Bangladesh team, and external partners and other sectors.
  • Any other tasks delegated by the Line Manager which is jointly agreed. 


S/he will report to Head of Humanitarian Response of ActionAid Bangladesh. S/he is expected to maintain functional relationship with his/her peers in team, priority, project management team. S/he must be able to communicate with other teams and units, both programme and function of AAB.

Required Educational Qualification and Experiences


  • A university degree, preferably a graduate degree in Gender Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Development Studies, Management or any other relevant subject areas of Social Sciences.


  • At least 5 years or more of sound experience in project management especially with the focus on women’s empowerment, livelihoods and/or life-skills programming. Experience of working with Rohingya community or in refugee context will be given preference.   

Required Competencies

  • Good understanding of and experience in designing and implementing emergency programmes.
  • Knowledge of protection, gender, women and child rights issues.

Application instructions
Only those who meet the above requirements are requested to apply following these instructions:

  • Last date of application is Saturday, 20 October 2018.
  • Please click here to submit your application. 

ActionAid Bangladesh aims to attract and select a diverse workforce ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion. Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature.

ActionAid Bangladesh has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards child abuse, exploitation and child labor and expects all employees to abide by the Child Protection Policy of ActionAid Bangladesh.