This Position is open only for Female Candidates

Position Title, Location & Contract Duration

Senior Officer - Gender, Learning & Development

1 position, based in CARE Bangladesh Dhaka Office

The duration of the proposed contract is 3 Years

I.Job Summary:

CARE is one of the world's leading international humanitarian and development organisations, committed to helping people in poor communities improve their lives and alleviate poverty. Founded in 1945, CARE is working across 94 countries to fight global poverty and marginalization. CARE has been active in Bangladesh since 1949 being one of the largest country offices of CARE. CARE works to help people achieve social and economic well-being, while being among the best in their fields. In CARE put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE Bangladesh is currently shifting towards a program approach, where it has developed longer-term impact visions to have more sustainable changes in the lives of the extreme poor and marginalized.

The Senior Officer - Gender, Learning & Development will work under the supervision of the Gender Learning and Development Coordinator within the HRD&M Department. This role serves two purposes: 1) to support implementation of the Gender Equity and Diversity (GED) action plans, awareness building and training for staff and 2) to support implementation of the Learning and Development (L&D) Action Plans for staff’s professional development. The ideal candidate will be someone who treats all people equally, embraces diversity and respects differences without judgement, builds rapport quickly, confident, critical thinker, good organizer and negotiator, able to work independently, technology-savvy, comfortable with using MS Excel, conferencing software like WebEx, Skype for Business, Zoom or others, social media platforms like Facebook for Work and numerous web-based applications.

II. Responsibilities and Tasks:

      % of Time

Responsibility # 1: Organize and co-facilitate induction, trainings, workshops and Women’s Internship Program.


  • Support implementation of CARE Bangladesh’s Gender Equity Diversity (GED) and Learning and Development (L&D) Action Plans, awareness building and training for all staff.
  • Provide logistic and administrative support to organize staff orientation programs and all training sessions/workshops, Gender Focals’ coordination meetings and Trainee Meetings using WebEx, Skype or other technology to connect field offices virtually.
  • Provide logistic and administrative support from recruitment stage to onboarding of the Women Trainee Program: from posting advertisements to organizing assessments, interviews, issuing contracts, ensuring salary payments, organizing field visits and all other support during internship.
  • Organize office events for special day celebrations (International Women’s Day, 16 Days of Activism, Pohela Boishakh, awards-giving events and others)
  • Organize monthly learning sessions by coordinating with facilitators, prepare invitation emails using web-based software and broadcast to field offices using WebEx, Skype, or other technology
  • Become trained as a Gender Equity and Diversity trainer to co-facilitate workshops at field offices
  • Prepare Scope of Work/ ToRs for various training sessions/workshops with external facilitators.
  • Coordinate with Directors/Unit Heads to organize induction for international staff.
  • Send New Staff Orientation Pack to every newly joined staff.


Responsibility # 2: Data analysis, reporting, documentation and record keeping.


  • Prepare database of staff professional development plans and consolidate into yearly Training Plan for CARE Bangladesh.
  • Prepare and document all training related information and materials.
  • Post photos, videos and updates of training sessions/workshops on social media like Workplace (Facebook for Work platform) and prepare content for Communications team.
  • Support in the drafting of post-training and workshop reports with data from Feedback Forms to enable the GLDC to evaluate effectiveness of training programs.
  • Prepare quarterly HR & GED Newsletter using online software with support from GLD Coordinator.
  • Translate HR & GED Newsletter to Bangla.
  • Support supervisors in disciplinary cases, drafting summary reports in English and Bangla and prepare official letters in Bangla.
  • Maintain GED Training Modules and Resources from the CARE’s Gender Network.

Prepare and maintain meeting minutes from Day Care Parents Meetings, Trainee Meetings, HR Team Meetings, Gender Focals Coordination Meeting and other meetings as needed.


Responsibility # 3: Support supervision and daily operations of day care.


  • Daily supervision of day care staff and monitoring of day to day activities, liaising with outsourced service provider and keeping track of new requirements and expenses as necessary.
  • Supervise day care staff: complete their monthly personnel reports, performance management, roster and leave management, and monitor their overall well-being.
  • Prepare monthly payment letters for parents.
  • Maintain database of day care children and parents.
  • Maintain all day care files and keep them updated for the unit.
  • Maintain liaison with outsourced service providers regarding their routine visit, monitoring reports and updates.
  • Maintain liaison with mothers and Admin Department to address any requirements.


Responsibility # 4: CARE Academy Liaison and Maintenance (E-learning platform of CARE USA).


  • Provide support to all CARE BD staff as the troubleshooting focal person for all CARE Academy e-learning courses.
  • Maintain liaison with CARE Academy focal person at HR Service Center of CARE USA to resolve issues.
  • Prepare and continuously maintain e-learning course completion reports and status updates of all staff.
  • Enter and update Indemnity database on HR software for staff.
  • Issue Indemnity Letters as per Training Policy.


Responsibility # 5: Communication and Coordination with internal staff and external stakeholders.


  • Communicate with all new staff about registering for CARE Academy and Workplace (CARE’s Facebook at Work platform)
  • Maintain necessary communication and follow up with internal colleagues and external service providers as needed


III.           Reporting to:  

Gender, Learning & Development Coordinator

IV.          Working Condition:  

This is a CBDO based position in Dhaka with some field visits as required.

  • Qualification:
  •  Minimum 3-5 years’ experience, particularly in facilitation and training. Experience in gender and diversity-related training is desirable but not essential.
  • Minimum Master’s degree in Management, Social Sciences, Gender Studies or relevant discipline from a reputed university.
  • Strong organization and coordination skills.
  • Solution-oriented approach to new challenges 
  • Accustomed to using technology for virtual meetings (WebEx, Skype, Zoom, others)
  • Comfortable using social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn) and different web-based software
  • Excellent oral and written English and Bangla is essential.
  • Computer skills in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and internet are essential.
  • Comfortable working with and critically analyzing data to formulate evidence-based reports.
  • Comfortable with people of different backgrounds.
  • Able to prioritize and juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

VI.          Core Competencies:

  • Initiating actions.
  • Communicating with impact.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Negotiation.
  • Operational decision making.
  • Stress tolerance.

Candidates need to be highly motivated and committed to CARE Bangladesh’s vision, mission, and long-term development work to significantly improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalized Candidates must be capable of displaying great learning agility, support and encourage knowledge sharing across projects, for the ultimate benefit of all of CARE’s mission wide initiatives.

Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the really deserving candidate. In addition, CARE offers Provident Fund, Gratuity, Festival Bonus, Leave Encashment, Life and Health Insurance, Day Care facilities, Working Mother Benefits etc.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply through CARE Bangladesh’s e-recruitment site: on or before July 21, 2018. 


  • CARE 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.
  • Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.
  • CARE Bangladesh has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards discrimination, harassment and abuse. All employees are expected to abide by the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse & Child Protection Policy of CARE Bangladesh.
  • Internal and external applicants shall be treated equally in the entire selection process.
  • There is no cost involved with applying for positions with CARE Bangladesh. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.