Call for Cross-cutting Technical Experts

Duty station: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Duration: Long-term assignment
Date Announced: July 3, 2019
Closing Date: July 19, 2019

Chemonics International Inc. – a global consulting and international development firm – seeks qualified and highly motivated cross-cutting technical experts for the anticipated USAID Esho Shikhi (“Come and Learn”) Activity in Bangladesh. This five-year activity aims to improve the learning outcomes of marginalized and difficult-to-reach Bangladeshi children and youth in the communities of Cox's Bazar.  Target beneficiaries may include children and/or youth in Government Primary Schools, secondary schools, non-governmental organization (NGO) schools, madrasahs, or out-of-school youth throughout the district. Result areas for the activity include 1) increasing learning opportunities; 2) improving quality of education in selected subjects; 3) increasing district and local level government capacity to plan, manage, and oversee quality education; and 4) increasing school community capacity to prepare for and respond to the impacts of natural disasters. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people and in improving learning outcomes in Bangladesh. 

We are looking for cross-cutting experts in the following areas:

  • Gender and Social Inclusion
  • Strategic Communications
  • Behavior Change Communications
  • Organizational Change Management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in inclusive education or related areas; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum five years of experience in GESI, organizational change management or strategic communications in pre-primary and primary education level
  • Proven experience developing, implementing and coordinating inclusive education projects/programs and training materials
  • Professional experience implementing donor-funded activities in Bangladesh
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity
  • Professional verbal and written proficiency in English is required
Please send electronic submissions of your CV and cover letter with “Cross-cutting Expert” in the subject line to BangladeshEshoShikhi@chemonics.com by July 19, 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Interviews will be held in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar. We encourage early submission of applications as candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.