Project Manager
Girls Get Equal: (Integrated approach to end child early and forced marriage)
(Based at Barishal Divisional Office)

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We are dedicated to work with integrity and passion, relentlessly focus on making a positive change in children and young people’s lives. Our pledge to take responsibility every day 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.

Plan International Bangladesh is going to implement a multi years’ project titled “Girls Get Equal: (Integrated approach to end child early and forced marriage)” in one district (Barguna) of Barisal Division. The overall objective of the project is to reduce the incidence of child marriage in 16 unions of two sub-districts within the district of Barguna. The project will reach 26,000 children and youth (targeting the most marginalized adolescents and young women) in Barguna District with interventions across the five outcome areas-girls’ retention in school, youth economic empowerment, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), social norm change and child protection. The project will follow a clear tested graduation model to make the young women economically productive through effective training and income generating opportunities and socially empowered to achieve gender equality in the world of work.

Plan International Bangladesh is looking for Project Manager for GGE project who will manage and implement the project, ensuring proper alignment with Plan International’s Global Gender Equality and Inclusion Policy and gender transformative approach by developing actions contextualized to the situation of women, men and adolescent girls/boys targeted by the project.

The role and Scope:

  • Lead the process of developing the implementation plan of the project
  • Manage partnership for programme implementation ensuring capacity building and compliance management.
  • Provide basis for development of competent workforces for the project
  • Ensure development of M&E framework of the project to support comprehensive and quality monitoring of the project performance
  • Establish quality donor reporting system for the project
  • Implement advocacy issues of the project at the local level and national level
  • Facilitate programme learning and best practices for feeding into scaling up and advocacy initiatives at national level.
  • Support gender mainstreaming to partner organization regarding gender transformative approaches
  • Implement project’s gender equality strategy with clear targets and ensures that gender transformative change outcome is reflected in project documents
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to the area of responsibility.

What we’re looking for

  • We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic team member with Master’s degree (preferably in Development Studies/ any disciplines of Social Sciences) and minimum 5 years’ experience in managerial position and working with partners in implementing the development projects. S/he needs to have relevant exposure of working with gender equality, women, and girl child and adolescents rights.

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.

How to apply:

To find out more details and apply visit: Project Manager- Girls Get Equal and should apply online by 31 May 2020. Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Qualified 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.

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

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. References will be taken and background and Anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy.          

Attractive salary will be offered to deserving candidate along with other benefits as per organization’s policy.

As an independent development and humanitarian organization, We strive for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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