Project Manager - Resilience of Host Communities through multisectoral approach

Save The Children in Bangladesh invites interested and potential candidates to apply for the above-mentioned position. The project is to promote the resilience of host communities in Ukhia and Teknaf of Cox's Bazaar district, Bangladesh, through strengthening the local Health and Child Protection Systems and income-generating opportunities by 2024.

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The Opportunity

Project Manager – Resilience of Host Communities through multisectoral approach has the responsibility of providing support to the team for addressing the vulnerability of children through ensuring the implementation of the activities of “Child Protection, Health & FSL”. The position holder is accountable to provide technical expertise/guidance for project implementation, budget monitoring, capacity building, and partnership management of the said project. S/he is responsible for supporting the project team including the partner for assessment, response analysis, design, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of the DIP and Budget and support to all three components. S/he will provide support to the partner organization to implement the project activities in line with SCI standards. This position is responsible for internal and external coordination, reporting, and liaison with the government with support from SCI Govt. relation team. S/he will lead the host community program for this project maintaining proper coordination with existing SCI projects working in the host communities.

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 7 years of working experience in the development sector with direct involvement in either Child Protection or the Health sector. It will include at least 4 years of working experience in a management or supervisory position. Working experience in a host community with Partnership Management and liaison with district and Upazilla-level Government is mandatory. Implementation of integrated projects, Rights-based & good command of participatory approach is desirable.
  • Implementation of an integrated project, Rights-based & good command of participatory approach is desirable.
  • Knowledge of CRC and other Human Rights instruments, Host community project implementation modality,
  • Hands-on experience with computerized accounts packages and Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams
  • Excellent communication skills in cross-cultural contexts, awareness, and sensitivity to gender and diversity
  • Bachelor/ Master’s Degree, preferably in Social Sciences / MBBS (graduate) including MPH or relevant discipline

Contract Type: Regular
Job Location: Cox’s Bazar
No. of vacancies: 01 (One)

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations

For detailed job description and to apply online, please use the below link:

Application deadline: April 09, 2023

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
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