Technical Officer : Plan International

Technical Officer at Plan International
(Based at Ukhiya Office, Cox’s Bazar)

Plan International Bangladesh has published a job circular for the position of Technical Officer.

Company: Plan International

Location: Ukhiya/Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

We believe in the power and potential of every child. Globally we have committed ourselves to the ambitious target of reaching 100 million girls to ensure that they can learn, lead, decide and thrive. Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) is transforming itself to meet the enormous challenge everywhere we work to successfully deliver on our global ambitions and significantly impact children’s rights and gender equality in Bangladesh.

Plan has been working in Cox Bazar to respond to the Rohingya refugee influx since 24 September 2017 implementing the following key objectives: 1. Ensure girls and boys affected by the crisis are protected from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation through appropriate prevention and response interventions in line with minimum standards. 2. Reduce the transmission of disease from feces to mouth through the promotion of good hygiene practice and the reduction of health risks related to poor sanitation 3. Restore and increase access to safe quality and inclusive educational opportunities for refugee children and adolescents (girls and boys) affected by the Rohingya crisis.

We are dedicated and responsible 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.

We value and embrace diversity of skills, backgrounds and perspectives. We recognize that our work is best achieved by reinforcing our capacity in partnership. We are seeking bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals to join EiE team.

S/he will be responsible for the implementation of the basic education component targeting children aged 3-18. She/he will ensure the delivery and achievement of programme outputs in particular establishment of shared learning centre (SLC), out-reach tutoring (OT), Integrated SBK, Myanmar Curriculum support for the identification and mobilization of teachers/facilitators in displaced and host communities, support for teachers training, delivery of education activities for targeted children including psychosocial support and referral, delivery of learning and teaching material. S/he will communicate frequently with EiE specialist for expenditure, reporting and donor compliance. She/he will take proactive stance in identifying and mitigating child protection related risk in the implementation of the project interventions and will represent plan at sub district level.

The role:

The position holder will supervise and follow up volunteers, facilitators, caregivers in accomplishing the project activities as per plan. S/he will communicate frequently with EiE Coordinator & Technical Specialists for implementing the project interventions with quality and donor compliance. S/he will take proactive stance in identifying and mitigating Child Protection related risk in the implementation of the project interventions. S/he will maintain a functional relationship with the Cox’s Bazar’s other programs to remain aligned with and make meaningful contributions to the achievements of Cox’s Bazar’s Program. S/he will support Project Manager in ensuring compliance in reporting the Donor, Plan and Bangladesh government and Non-governmental stakeholders.

What we’re looking for:

Minimum Bachelor level educational qualification in Education, social studies or any relevant subject. 2 years of experience in education sector. Experience in humanitarian settings is an asset INGO work experience is preferred. Comprehensive understanding of the Humanitarian architecture of the Rohingya Response its operating and regulatory environment. Understanding general finance, administration and information management Knowledge and understanding of Plan’s vision, mission values. In-depth understanding of Child Protection Maintaining work relationships (internal/external) Communicating, one to one & in groups, written & verbal, presentations and reports in English; knowledge of Bangla would be necessary. Budget management and assessment of financial operations in humanitarian situations Facilitation, negotiation and networking Persuasion and ability to influence.

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.

Click here to download the Role Profile

How to apply:

To find out more details and apply visit: Career Opportunities:  Technical Officer

Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. 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.

Salary Package for this role is BDT. 49,600 fixed monthly Cost to the company. Along with other benefits i.e., hospitalization benefit for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, Festival Bonus, leave, group insurance and yearly medical check-up for employee.

Application Closing Date: 21st June 2022. 

 Project duration up to December 31, 2022 for this position and highly possibility for extension. 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. Selected candidates must be willing to join within very short notice.

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


All Plan International Bangladesh’s job notifications are published and Plan International does not ask for or ever accept applications fees.  

Job Source: Plan International Career

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