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Position Title, Location & Contract Duration:

Position Title: Technical Coordinator – GBV Capacity Building under Gender & Protection Sector for Humanitarian Response Program, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

Number of positions: 01 Positions.

Location: Based in Ukhiya Team office under CARE Cox’s Bazar Field Office.

Contract Duration: The duration of the proposed contract is up to June 31, 2020.

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 95 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.

Since August 2017, the heavy influx of Forcibly Displaced Mayanmar Nationals into Cox’s Bazaar has required an emergency response in accordance with CARE’s humanitarian mandate to meet the needs of crisis-affected populations in the poorest communities. CARE is responding to the crisis in multiple sectors, including Protection & Gender and recruiting a Technical Coordinator – GBV Capacity Building to lead on building the capacity of the GBV team, partners and other sectors by delivering key, engaging and participatory trainings, refresher trainings and coaching and mentoring to ensure quality implementation of the GBV program as part of the emergency operation in Cox’s Bazar.

The GBV Capacity Building Technical Coordinator will be responsible for a) the development and delivery of capacity building activities and trainings for staff and local partners, community actors, service providers and local government and humanitarian actors on all core GBV concepts and principles, ensuring coordinated planning, facilitation and complete report writing; b) providing on-going coaching and mentoring to the GBV team, supporting the team to deliver quality technical programing; c) providing support in delivering field level / community based trainings, including community mobilization and awareness raising activities, risk mitigation, behavioural change interventions, life-skills training etc.; d) overseeing and submitting the GBVIMS on time and providing technical support to the Response Officer / Case workers on quality case management, ensuring all referral pathways are updated; e) ensuring ‘self-care’ sessions for the GBV team are conducted on a monthly basis and/or when required.

II.  Responsibilities and Tasks:  

% of Time

Responsibility # 1: Deliver engaging and participatory trainings on all core GBV concepts


  • Conduct capacity building assessment (professional/personal) of all GBV staff.
  • Assist in developing capacity building plans to strengthen knowledge/understanding of GBV concepts.
  • Develop the capacity of staff on all core GBV trainings (GBV core concepts, GBV case management, GBVIMS, CCS, PSS, PFA, referral pathways etc.), via tailored engaging and participatory workshops/ trainings and provide on-going mentoring and coaching post trainings, ensuring program quality.
  • Coordinate and liaise with CARE PNGOs to ensure quality implementation and output in relation to agreed objectives and provide trainings where necessary.
  • Coordinate and liaise with referral pathway members to provide trainings on safe referrals and how to best support GBV survivors.
  • Support WGSS staff in delivering/co-facilitating community trainings and community-based GBV prevention and response activities that target women, girls, men and boys.
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports to supervisor capturing all implemented activities and challenges, using the agreed tools, keeping organised and full documentation of all activities.
  • Work closely with the GiE Technical Coordinator when required to deliver/co-facilitate GiE trainings.


Responsibility # 2: Manage GBVIMS, providing support to Response team on case management


  • Manage the GBVIMS, ensuring timely and quality reporting and all data protection mechanisms are in place both at the field level and digitally.
  • Provide 1:1 support to Response Officers and Case Workers in accurately populating case management files with support from the GBV Program Manager and GBViE Specialist.
  • Attend all GBVIMS and Case Management Task Force coordination meetings.


Responsibility # 3: Support in all GBV program learning and areas of synergy

20 %

  • Provide technical support on program implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all capacity building and GBV program activities.
  • Facilitate the development/roll out of all training curriculums and training materials.
  • Act as focal point and support on all research requests/visits (internal/external).
  • Conduct Service Audits of WGSS/GBV services when required.
  • Develop and update WGSS/GBV program profiles and location document on quarterly basis.


III. Reporting to:  

Reports to the GBViE Specialist.
No direct line management responsibilities. Works closely with and supports the GBV and other sector teams with dotted line to Response Officers and Case Workers. Dotted line to Protection Focal Points (camp13, 16).

IV.  Working Condition:  

Based in Ukhiya Team Office under CARE Cox’s Bazar Field Office.

V.   Qualification:  

  • 6 - 7 years’ experience with a minimum of 3 years’ work experience of GBV in emergencies, protection, and gender programing.
  • Master’s degree in social sciences, gender studies, public health, social work, humanities, Psychology, law or other related discipline.
  • Training/facilitation experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in GBV in emergencies, clear understanding of gender, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women and girls, risk mitigation and PSS programing.
  • Strong knowledge of IASC GBV Guidelines and Gender Handbook, Humanitarian Principles, IASC Protection, GBV and CP minimum standards and guidelines.
  • Excellent skills in designing, delivering/facilitating tailored trainings to different stakeholders on gender, GBV, and protection principles and knowledge of training participatory tools and methods.
  • Must be comfortable to attend and facilitate internal/external meetings, representing GBV issues.
  • Practical field experience working in camps or spontaneous/informal/makeshift settlements required.
  • Positive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in team setting.
  • Strong ability to organise work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritise work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and competing priorities and maintain attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and staff management skills, problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong computer skills on MS word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Must have GBVIMS experience.
  • Fluent communication skills in both verbal and written English and Bangla. Proficiency in Chitagonian will be an added advantage.

VI.  Core Competencies:  

  • Commitment to and understanding of CARE core values and principles.
  • Must adhere to and encourage PSHEA and CARE Code of Conduct and ensure timely reporting.
  • Strong belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality.
  • Demonstrated competency to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Resilient, flexible and gender sensitive.
  • Commitment and energy to work across multiple sectors and with a variety of actors.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse organization.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in a culturally-sensitive manner.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and stay in the field, regularly.
  • Ability to manage conflict and reach and build consensus.
  • Willingness to live and work in difficult and rapidly changing conditions.
  • Constructive and pro-active communication with a wide variety of actors and stakeholders.
  • Ensure and Promote GEDI and be GEDI sensitive, creating an enabling environment where diversity can flourish and all staff and stakeholders experience inclusion and appreciation.

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, Working Mother Benefits etc.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply through CARE Bangladesh’s e-recruitment site: on or before July 11, 2019


  • CARE Bangladesh aims to attract and select a diverse workforce ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, 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.