EiE Technical Advisor

(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 EiE team.

The role:

The Education in Emergencies (EiE) Technical Advisor will be responsible to ensure technical quality of all projects that fall under the EiE program in Cox’s Bazar and support staff to be able to implement activities in line with international standards. This role will join a full technical team in Cox’s Bazar consisting of technical specialists in different thematic areas of EiE (Early Childhood education, Myanmar Curriculum-Primary & Secondary education, Adolescent and youth Education) led by Lead Education.

The technical Advisor will support the Technical Specialists in the development and/or adaptation of high-quality educational materials or technical packages by reviewing and providing guidance to ensure that all materials are in line with relevant internal and external quality standards. She/he will be responsible for supervising the technical specialist (ECD) and support them to implement the technical activities with quality. Besides she/he will provide technical support and guidance to Technical Specialists and project teams on major or cross-cutting program challenges as identified through field visits or data monitoring. S/he will communicate frequently with EiE lead for project designing, quality delivery, assessment and reporting. S/he will communicate with the project team members, partner staff and also maintain effective coordination and representation between Plan International and any relevant stakeholders at local, national, and international level including donors as assigned

What we’re looking for:

University Degree or equivalent in education or related fields. 5-7 years progressively responsible professional experience in EiE, with a special focus on Early Childhood Development (ECD) and/or youth and adolescent education preferred. Good knowledge of and experience with INEE Minimum Standards and education cluster coordination. Strong technical background in curriculum and content development and/or experience teaching in diverse contexts. Experience in designing and delivering high-quality education training as well as capacity building for staff. Experience with program design and proposal development; familiarity with program budgeting a plus. Skills or background in M&E or quality assurance mechanisms for education; familiarity with EMIS a plus

Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment. Proven leadership skills in education programming, including planning and execution of projects. Fluency in English, written and spoken. People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train staff, and to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner. Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills. Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan's core values and humanitarian principles. Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts. Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem-solving skills. Knowledge and skills: knowledge of Plan policies and procedures, Sphere and the Red Cross/ NGO Code of Conduct. Requires general information management and proficiency in information technology/ computer skills.

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:

To find out more details and apply visit: Career Opportunities: EiE Technical Advisor

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. 203,712 to BDT. 254,640 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: 10th January 2024.  Selected candidate will get initially contract for this position up-to December 31, 2024 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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