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Vacancy Announcement

Concern is implementing a nutrition emergency project for the Rohingya community named “Nutrition Interventions for Vulnerable Rohingya Communities in Cox’s Bazar in particular Children under five, adolescents; pregnant and lactating women” funded by UNICEF. This project will be implemented in the Ukhiya Upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

Currently, Concern is looking for a suitable candidate for the following position:

Protection Manager (01 Position): S/he will be responsible to ensure protection is mainstreamed in Concern programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluations. The Protection Manager is responsible for ensuring that Concern’s emergency response capacity is developed and quality protection sensitive programmes are implemented. The job holder will provide technical and advisory support to the Concern Rohingya Response programmes

Duty Station: Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar

Annual Gross Salary Range: BDT 993,972.00- BDT 139,8612.00- + other admissible benefits (festival bonus, hardship allowance, mobile phone allowance, health and life insurance and outpatient medical)

Contract Duration: up to November 2019

Major Areas of Responsibility:

1. Program Management and Development

  • Support proposal development and ensure protection is clearly articulated in all thematic proposals
  • Work alongside Concern worldwide Nutrition and FSL/DRR team and mainstream protection with a view to implementing protection responses within integrated multi-sector programme
  • Carry out regular field monitoring visits, focus group discussions, participatory assessments, key informant interviews ensuring appropriate treatment of sensitive information
  • Based on learning from the field, identify recommendations to strengthen protection responses and work with Nutrition and FSL/DRR staff to implement recommendations
  • Work closely with the MEAL Coordinator to develop and/or continuously update and refine tools for protection monitoring to ensure the effective collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Ensure that protection-related reporting are met, and that reports are of high quality and are submitted on time
  • Organize donor visits, evaluations and programme reviews as necessary.

2. Representation, Coordination and Leadership

  • Proactively participate in the protection and other relevant coordination meetings, task forces, etc
  • Build productive relationships with protection actors to better understand the context, needs and priorities around beneficiary protection, and use this to inform or guide the next steps
  • Develop, maintain and/or initiate partnerships with international and local NGOs, UN Agencies and relevant Government Ministries to support Concern programming.

3. Staff and Team Management

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to staff as appropriate, in (for example, but not limited to) assessment, monitoring, evaluation, reporting (internal and donor reports), financial management, proposal development, technical design.
  • Support staff recruitment and management ensuring direct report are managed in line with Concern’s HR policies and procedures
  • Ensure team members are aware of core Concern policies and procedures relevant to their work, and with the support of others, carry out regular briefings on these policies, including the P4, security management, accountability etc. Contribute to the implementation of these policies
  • Capacity building of national project staff and partners with updates on training materials and technical knowhow.

Key Requirements:

  • Master level (Social Works, Human Rights Law, International Relations, Development Studies) or similar, or equivalent field experience
  • 7 years Protection Programming experience at least 2 years of working in emergency contexts
  • Experience in integrated programming
  • Good knowledge of and experience in using established inter-agency standards and guidelines
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating protection programmes
  • Experience in capacity building
  • Experience of representation and ability to represent Concern effectively in external forums
  • Experience of preparing successful funding proposals
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued project reports
  • Excellent communication skills with high level of written and spoken English
  • Previous experience with Rohingya populations or with Bangladesh
  • Additional language proficiency (Chitagongian/Rohingya)
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills with internal and external audiences, experience working in partnership with Governments would be an advantage
  • Specific experience of designing and managing DFID, ECHO UNICEF and WFP and other major donor projects
  • Specific experience of working in interagency projects

Job Description: Click here to download

Job Application Form: Click here to download

If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please complete the Concern Job Application Form along with your updated CV with photograph and National ID to recruitment.bgd@concern.net

Closing Date of Application: 16 February 2019

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behavior expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

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Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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