Research & Knowledge Management Specialist
(based at the Country Office in Dhaka)

All over the world girls are at risk because of their young age and their gender. They are at risk of being denied the opportunity to access a secondary education, to gain the skills and training they need to work and to exercise control over their sexual and reproductive health. They are at risk of being married before the age of 18. They are at risk of violence and harassment from men and boys in every space they occupy, including their home, their school, their refugee camp and their city.

Strengthening Monitoring Evaluation and Research and Knowledge Management (MER & KM) function is one of the significant current initiatives across Plan International to help to transform the lives of 100 million girls so that they can learn, lead, decide and thrive throughout the world. MER function supports to enhance programme quality and improve programme outcomes to bring sustainable changes in the lives of children and adolescents, especially girls.

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT GIRLS RIGHTS AND ENDING GENDER INEQUALITY?

DO YOU HAVE THE SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE TO DESIGN, CONDUCT AND COORDINATE THE RESEARCH AND EVALUATION AND SUPPORT PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT AND POLICY ADVOCACY TO PROMOTE GIRLS’ RIGHTS IN THE COUNTRY?

DO YOU HAVE SKILLS AND WILLINGNESS TO DISSEMINATE RESEARCH AND EVALUATION FINDINGS AT DIFFERENT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FORUMS FOR KNOWLEDGE SHARING AND HAVE CAPACITY TO ENHANCE KNOWEDGE MANAGEMNET?

IF YOUR ANSWERS ARE YES, THEN THIS IS THE JOB FOR YOU

The role
As Research & Knowledge Management (R&KM) Specialist, you will be responsible to assist in developing annual R&E plan, identify research and evaluation questions in consultation with programme team, design appropriate methodology and deliver analytical report. You will develop TOR and assess proposals submitted by the external consultants/consultancy firm. Being a member of MER & KM team, you will support in conducting Annual Participatory Programme review, establishing downward accountability mechanism, etc. As R&KM Specialist represent Plan International strongly at different national and international forums, development debates, and other relevant occasions and actively contribute in organisational knowledge management.

What we’re looking for
We are looking for a ‘to go’ and a passionate team member who is competent in conducting quantitative and qualitative researches and evaluations with little support, skilled in data analysis and producing analytical and useful study reports. A Postgraduate degree holder with three to four years’ experience in the similar role, preferably in development field.

About Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected.  Plan International’s new Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach.

How to apply:
To find out more details and apply visit: Career Opportunities: Research & Knowledge Management Specialist and should apply online by 21 April 2019. Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply      

We promote paid time off, flexible working hour, competitive salary, female friendly workplace, outstanding co-workers (who are respectful, professional, unbiased and easy to work with); equal opportunity that mean equal access to promotion, leadership role or incentive programme.

Attractive salary will be offered to deserving candidate along with other benefits as per organization’s policy.

As an independent development and humanitarian organization, We strive for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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