Educo Bangladesh is looking for a Child Protection Specialistfor Rohingya Response Program

We are Spain based global development NGO with more than 25 years of experience that works for the interest of Children and in defense of their rights, especially the right to a quality education. Our institutional philosophy (Mission, Vision, Values and Principles) is firmly established on a commitment in pursuit of Children’s wellbeing. We have three strategic development goals, which center on the Right to Education, the Right to Protection, and Governance.

In Bangladesh, Educo has been working since 1999 with aims to empower Children to express their views, ideas and opinions, and to exercise leadership. At the same time, Educo works with duty bearers, especially Parents and Local Government Institutions, to create an enabling environment for Children where they can influence the decisions that affect them.

However, Educo Bangladesh is going to launch a new Program at Cox’s Bazar, named “Rohingya Response Program", subject to the approval of the Government of Bangladesh. The Organization is now looking for a Child Protection Specialistfor this new Project.

Name of Position Child Protection Specialist
Number of Vacancy 1 nos.
Department/Unit Program
Job Location & Conditions Cox’s Bazar/Ukhiya Field office. Required 80% frequent field visit and 20% at Program Office
Report to Head of Mission, Cox’s Bazar
Tenure of Services Contract Initially 1 year (may be extended based on Fund availability and satisfactory performance)

Child Protection Specialist



Manage the Project cycle

Title Child Protection Specialist
  • Develops proposals and manage independently;
  • Provides professional advice within a defined subject or business/programme area;
ENGAGEMENT Collaborate
  • Communicates with clients and institutions to ensure programme objectives and workplans are conveyed and coordinated;
DELIVERY Manage the Project Cycle
  • Assesses effectiveness of business/programme, systems and procedures.


The Child Protection Specialist, under the supervision of the Head of Mission, Cox’s Bazar, will be responsible for  the development of strategies, conceptualization of design, improving program quality, developing M&E metrics and tools, prepare training modules and materials on Child Protection in Cox’s Bazar humanitarian program to establish mechanism on child protection in each refugee camp.

  • Responsible for the development of innovative, relevant and responsive strategies, programs and projects related to Child Protection; prepare training modules/materials and M&E tools on child protection towards improving child protection mechanism and decreasing exposure of children to risk in the Rohingya refugee camp;
  • Provide Child Protection & Child Protection in Emergency technical inputs to program/project implementation aimed at improving program quality, aligned with national, international and ChildFund-Educo global humanitarian and child safeguarding standards;
  • Build the team’s capacity on Child Protection to implement the program/ projects by providing appropriate technical support to project staff;
  • Document learnings and improvement on child protection/child protection in emergency to develop it as a resource material for internal use and for sharing to other stakeholders;
  • Provide professional advice on child protection and recommends project/programme initiatives and priorities;
  • Assess effectiveness of project/programme, systems and procedures and recommend improvements.
  • Social Justice
  • Equity
  • Respect
  • Participation
  • Non-Discrimination
  • Transparency
  • Dynamic Spirit
  • University Degree with specialization in Child Protection and / or Child Protection in Emergency, child rights or related field.
  • At least 3 or 5 years’ experience in Child Protection and / or Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE) and child rights
  • Experience facilitating training, and developing training modules and materials
  • Experience in developing proposals and M&E tools
  • Ability to develop creatively program vision and planning
  • Position requires language skills in both English and Bangla at an advanced level.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in written.
  • Knowledge on project management
  • Knowledge and experience on Child Protection/Child Protection in Emergency, Education in Emergency, child rights
  • Knowledge of Sphere standards and other training in humanitarian response preferred
  • High computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications
OUR ACCOUNTABILITY (our accountability statement):
For Educo, accountability means fulfilling our responsibility to listen and respond to the opinions and needs of our stakeholders in the decisions we make and the activities we undertake, with the ultimate aim of increasing our impact and ensuring the responsible use of resources. 
Educo is committed to prevent violence and maltreatment to children by fostering a safeguarding culture in which interactions with children promote their dignity and favor their comprehensive development and wellbeing in a safe and protective environment. Educo will ensure to "do no harm" to children and to be a child safe organization.
Consolidated monthly salary will be BDT. 110,000. Salary is negotiable based on Competency, Experience and Salary history.
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send their CV (not more than two pages and must feature results of previous works) with 1 pp size photograph and contact number on or before May 22, 2019 only through email at Please mention the name of the designation (you are applying) in the subject line. Two referees must be mentioned in CV (one must be immediate supervisor) Women are especially encouraged to apply.
N.B. As a Child-Centred Organization, Educo is committed to Child protection, and has developed a Child Safeguarding Policy, together with a Code of Conduct. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks. Before induction, any new staff should read and sign Educo’s Code of Conduct.