Technical Specialist-SRHR
(Based at Cox's Bazar)

We believe in the power and potential of every child. Globally we have committed ourselves to the ambitious target of reaching 100 million girls to ensure that they can learn, lead, decide and thrive. Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) is transforming itself to meet the enormous challenge everywhere we work to successfully deliver on our global ambitions and significantly impact children’s rights and gender equality in Bangladesh.

Plan has been working in Cox Bazar to respond to the Rohingya refugee influx since 24 September 2017 implementing the following key objectives: 1. Ensure girls and boys affected by the crisis are protected from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation through appropriate prevention and response interventions in line with minimum standards. 2. Reduce the transmission of disease from fees to mouth through the promotion of good hygiene practice and the reduction of health risks related to poor sanitation 3. Restore and increase access to safe quality and inclusive educational opportunities for refugee children and adolescents (girls and boys) affected by the Rohingya crisis.

We are dedicated and responsible to act on our core values and advance our organisational purpose- Advancing Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls demonstrate our commitments to stand for what is right.

We value and embrace diversity of skills, backgrounds and perspectives. We recognize that our work is best achieved by reinforcing our capacity in partnership. We are seeking bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals to join CPIE team.

The role:

The Technical Specialist-SRHR is a key technical position for Plan International Bangladesh to advance the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of adolescent’s girls and young women (AGYW) in all their diversity in Cox's Bazar host communities and refugee camps. This position requires technical skills in developing technical guideline, training manual and also conduction of training to the respective partner organizations. The job holder will maintain close coordination/functional relationship with Plan’s regional colleagues, concerned authority, institutions/departments and relevant GoB Department like as, Health and Family Planning, Youth Development, Women and Children Affairs, Health Sector, SRHR WG, Adolescent WG of ISCG and like-minded organizations for better quality implementation of SRHR services. S/he is responsible for monitoring SRHR programme quality, documentation and dissemination of project’s learning and good practices.

What we’re looking for:

Master’s degree in social science or equivalent. Any degree in adolescent/sexual and reproductive health or MPH will be preferred. At least 3 years’ experience with partners in implementing SRHR Projects, where 1 years’ proven experience in humanitarian responses specially in Rohingya responses will be preferred. Good understanding on contemporary SRHR relevant development issues and national policy and law. Demonstrated skills in providing technical inputs to PIB, and partners team to overcome social and structural barriers related to GE, SRHR, SGBV prevention and protection, MHPSS and autonomous decision-making capacities to make informed life choices by the adolescent’s girls and young women.  Have strong insights on the complex situation for adolescents and young regarding the their SRH rights. Demonstrated skills in training manual/module development and facilitation skills on SRHR. In–depth knowledge, understanding on and working experience with health and family planning system and administration of Bangladesh and FDMN context as well. Ability to lead implementation, monitoring and supervision of development projects. Ability to work in a matrix management, strict date line and multi-tasking environment. In-depth understanding on gender dimension, gender equality and inclusion, gender transformation as well as equal power partnership concepts. Exposure to community development especially in the child rights and SRHR. Must have an appropriate communication style when communicating with the whole range of colleagues, partners, government high officials, children and communities. Working experience in matrix management. Flexible and adaptive to take challenge. Excellent interpersonal communication skill. Verbal and written proficiency in English. Excellent reporting skills in English and Bengali. Ready for extensive travel to remote geographical location. Prior experience of working in greater Chittagong Division. Knowledge of Chittagonian or Rohingya. Experience in humanitarian settings, particularly with refugees or IDPs. Knowledge of Plan policies and procedures, Sphere and the Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct. Willingness to visit remote areas and to work with children and young people. Ability to develop budget and to monitor outcomes. Clear understanding of development agenda of Bangladesh. Professional training programmes on Child Protection and SRHR. Skills in organization and facilitation of training and workshops for different stakeholders. Ability to work independently while being a strong team player. Experience in managing humanitarian projects. Familiar with Plan International. Familiar with the GAC.

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.

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How to apply:

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Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

We promote 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.

Salary Package for this role is BDT. 108,589 to BDT. 122,162 fixed monthly Cost to the company. Along with other benefits i.e., hospitalization benefit for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, Festival Bonus, leave, group insurance and yearly medical check-up for employee.

Closing Date: 2nd September 2023.  Project duration up to 30th September 2024 and selected candidate will get initially one-year contract for this position and highly possibility for extension based on performance. Early submission is strongly encouraged as application collection and selection process will go simultaneously. Only short-listed candidates will be communicated for interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy. Selected candidates must be willing to join within very short notice. Only Bangladeshi citizen are eligible for apply.

Plan follows an equal opportunity policy and actively encourages diversity welcoming applications from all especially women and people living with disability.


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