Livelihood Specialist - Tenders Global

Livelihood Specialist



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.

The Role:

Livelihood Specialist will provide technical oversight of Plan International Bangladesh’s (PIB) Skill and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE) programme in Cox’s Bazar in close coordination with Project Manager of The Federal German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Project. She/he will coordinate strategy and operations of all SOYEE projects and assist with the design of activities related to decent work in Cox’s Bazar. She/he will be responsible for ensuring that the project implementation is of the highest quality. The Livelihood Specialist will develop SOPs, train field staff and oversee the quality of implementation.


What we’re looking for:

We need a self-motivated and energetic individual with Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, International development, social sciences. Also, a Master’s degree is strongly preferred. Should have at least three years of proven and successful track record as a technical advisor or project manager in the field of Food Security & livelihoods, skills and economic development; Proven experience in Food Security and livelihood programming in a post-emergency context, private sector engagement, or economic development; S/he should have experience working in Bangladesh with a range of a local partners in the field of economic empowerment and/or Food Security and livelihoods

As well as experience with dealing multi-donor funded livelihood projects, team management and ensuring technical support. S/he should have excellent English writing skills and ability to communicate technical information in an easy to understand, informative and collaborative manner. Should have experience with project cycle management and project management tools such as logical frameworks, work plans, budgets and monitoring plans.

To know more details about the position go to: Livelihood Specialist.

Location: Teknaf Project Office

Duration: till 30 November 2025

Application Closing Date: 09 December 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 Programme Participants 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 ask for 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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