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Gender & Inclusion Transformation Architect (GIA)- EARN project

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. Our core values bind us together and hold us to high standards for how we expect ourselves and those we work with to behave. They are our guiding principles to the way we work and help us to understand how to put our organisational purpose-Advancing Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls into practice.

Our organisation is transforming itself to meet the enormous challenge everywhere that we work. We need bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals in our team, driving change and delivering results that will allow us to reach our target of 100 million girls. With this backdrop, Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) has set the vision for 2030 as, ‘We will partner to empower girls and young women, to be heard, to live without fear of violence and to achieve their rights’. This change will enable us to deliver successfully on our global ambitions and significantly impact children’s rights and gender equality in Bangladesh.

This position is contingent upon award of the project by the donor. Position description may be revised based on updated information from the donor.

The Role:

As the Gender and Inclusive Transformation Architect (GIA) for an anticipated NEET EARN project, the mission is to serve as the visionary architect of a transformative initiative. This position is contingent upon the award of the project by the donor. The position description may be revised based on updated information from the donor. It is a central role of this position is to design, oversee, and support inclusive programs that cater to the unique needs of marginalized communities, with a special focus on women and persons with disabilities. S/He is responsible for developing replicable capacity assessment tools and mechanisms, conducting capacity development for consortium skills partners, and fostering collaboration through a gender working group.

Working in tandem with the Research and Monitoring Lead, S/He will design monitoring tools to track gender transformative changes within the community. Her/His work extends to crafting gender-transformative community interventions and managing a team of specialists. Additionally, your adept budget management skills are crucial to overseeing a substantial budget and ensuring the effective utilization of resources.

In summary, the role of the GIA is pivotal in realizing Plan International’s mission to promote children’s rights and gender equality in the context of marginalized communities, particularly in Bangladesh, by fostering lasting social change and empowerment among NEET youth.

What we’re looking for:

We need a self-motivated and energetic individual with Master’s degree preferably in Gender Studies, Social Work, Development Studies, or a related field, with a focus on gender and social inclusion. Should have minimum of 5 years of experience in leadership roles for international development projects, with a proven track record of project management and strategic planning, specifically in the context of inclusive development. S/he should also have proven experience in strategic leadership roles, with a track record of formulating and executing ambitious visions in the realm of gender equality and social inclusion. Also, extensive project management expertise, including planning, budgeting, resource allocation, and timeline management in the context of inclusive development projects. S/he should have exceptional stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to foster partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders, particularly those focused on gender and social inclusion. Demonstrated ability to design and implement innovative strategies to drive transformative change with a focus on marginalized communities. Should have Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, for effective internal and external communication with an emphasis on inclusive language and messaging. Also, experience in providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to project team members, fostering a collaborative work environment that prioritizes gender equality and social inclusion.

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Location: Bangladesh Country Office (40% travel required)

Duration: 2 years (with possibility of extension)

Application Closing Date: 25 November 2023

Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that we stand for. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. Any prior communication or persuasion may lead to disqualification of the candidacy.

A range of pre-employment checks and anti-terrorism screening will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never askfor any fees through mobile banking or send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

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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