Career Opportunity

Oxfam employs more than six thousand people in 90 countries who share a commitment to work together to end poverty and suffering. It is committed to ensure diversity and gender equality within the organization and welcomes applications from women, person with disability and under-represented groups. Oxfam does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on their HIV/AIDS status. The organization has been working in Bangladesh since the War of Independence and has established a permanent country office in 1972. Since then it has responded to all major emergencies in the country. Oxfam’s current program focuses on Economic Justice & Resilience, Gender and Women’s Leadership and Humanitarian Capacity Building and Response

Senior Programme Officer - MEAL

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
[Only Bangladeshi national are eligible to apply]
Job Type: Fixed Term

Salary & Benefits: BDT. 10,56,451 (13th months) per annum gross with other benefits e.g. medical for spouse and children, contributory Provident fund, gratuity, leave & Insurance etc.


We are looking for a dynamic team player who will work as Senior MEAL Officer to Securing Rights of Women Domestic Workers in Bangladesh project (in brief: Securing Rights Project) aims to improve the well-being of women domestic workers by enabling them to access their rights to engage in “decent work” as defined by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The four-year project will build on the momentum created upon approval of the Domestic Worker Protection and Welfare Policy (2015), by Government of Bangladesh which recognizes domestic work as a profession and extends several rights and protections to domestic workers. The ultimate outcome for SRP is- Increased social and economic well-being for women domestic workers (DW) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Direct report to : MEAL Coordinator

Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge

  • Minimum of 3 years experience on MEAL in the field of development or disaster management projects
  • Masters in social science or relevant discipline
  • Good understanding of humanitarian context, empowering and advocacy issues in Bangladesh
  • Good critical thinking and clear understanding about the MEAL Framework , tools and indicator  setting evidence-based monitoring and evaluation frameworks and programmes, with emphasis on participatory and partnership-based MEAL approaches
  • Strong knowledge of IT applications and development – especially for MEAL
  • Familiarity with project cycle management, monitoring and evaluation
  • Organised and able to manage own time under guidance and direction from line-manager and matrix manager
  • Analytical ability to integrate gender and diversity issues within the MEAL framework.
  • Ability to work effectively with others, adaptable and flexible.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and good report-writing skills.

For the full list of the key responsibilities, skills and competencies, please visit jobs/

Apply Instructions

If you feel you can make a difference please visit jobs/ by using the Job Reference Number  INT5007 (Please follow the proper procedure. Sending of irrelevant documents will be counted as disqualification.)

Application Deadline: 14 November 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature

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