Plan International Bangladesh invites qualified and committed individuals to fill the following position:

Project Manager
Competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the deserving candidate

The role:
Based in Ukhiya / Teknaf with regular travel to Rohingya Settlements and Host Community. The project manager will be responsible for managing the project intervention and leading the EiE and CPiE team. This includes line management of technical and PSS/Case Management officers, as well as ensuring that the project is implemented, managed and budgeted to meet with donor compliance and the needs of the community and children. The project manager will ensure quality delivery and achievement of project objectives and results. The role requires close collaboration with other project teams.

The major responsibilities of this position holder will probe around:

  • Support education and/or CP needs assessment in intervention target areas as needed.
  • Highlight education and child protection related issues requiring an immediate or medium-term response, in line with Plan’s code of conduct.
  • Deliver project activities on time and in line with budget and donor requirements, tracking progress of activities and expenditure and providing regular updates on progress, priorities and constraints.
  • Work closely with Plan’s internal departments, including HR, Finance, Admin and Logistics to ensure projects are appropriately resources and project activities are delivered.
  • Lead project team, with direct supervision of the technical and social work officers, who in turn coordinate a team of community volunteers.
  • Collaborate closely with Plan International’s Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) team as well as gender focal points to ensure CPiE is fully integrated and the project is gender responsive.
  • Manage hired consultants under the project and contribute to strategic and technical direction.
  • Support training and development of training materials and programme tools which aid the delivery of inclusive and gender responsive education programmes, in coordination with specialists.
  • Ensure social work officers receive necessary training and are included in capacity building initiatives led the CPiE team.
  • Provide line management to the technical and social work officers and ensure fulfilment of performance management processes.
  • Visit project sites on regular basis to supervise and monitor teams and education and learning related activities in the affected communities
  • Document best practices and success stories and support the development of opportunities for shared learning within and across teams
  • Monitor progress and ensure that tools (including monitoring framework) and methods are in place to measure impact and results, and link with reporting requirements.
  • Attend relevant coordination meetings from time to time
  • Any other tasks as required

The person:


  • University degree in Education, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Fluency in English and Bangla (both reading and writing), Chittagonian language.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Do No Harm principles and other humanitarian standards, including INEE minimum standards and CPMS
  • Well planned and organized, comfortable to lead on project implementation and demonstrates initiative in problem-solving and decision making
  • Strong leadership skills, able to support and train staff and to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • In depth knowledge of child of child safeguarding and equality for girls.
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in education and/or Child Protection sector and knowledge and understanding of key EiE/CPiE issues.
  • Experience of designing and delivering training and other capacity building initiatives with a variety of audiences.
  • Experience of conducting education and CP needs assessments


  • Strong project management, budgeting and analysis skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Has 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
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Knowledge of Plan policies and procedures, Sphere and the Red Cross/NGO Code of Conduct
  • Prior experience of working in greater Chittagong Division and knowledge of Chittagong or Rohingya is a plus.
  • External representation and communication skills, Strong English language skills.
  • Experience in managing humanitarian projects in EiE or CPiE.

Duration of the position is 1 year.

To Apply:
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online by 20th July 2019 at: Plan International Bangladesh: Career. Please click on Job Description for details regarding the job. 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.

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