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Officer – Girls’ Education and Skills Program (GESP)

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mid level
Posted date:
September 14, 2023
Close date:
September 19, 2023
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Job Description

Save the Children seeks qualified candidates for the anticipated economic empowerment of the youth project. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The position is contingent and subject to donor approval.

The Opportunity

The position is mainly responsible to provide day-to-day technical support to the PNGO’s staff. S/he will provide technical support on clarifying concept of employability/soft skills, TVET skills, entrepreneurship to PNGO’s staff. Moreover, S/he will provide capacity building support the project staff of implementing partners. The position will also provide extensive support to project team to create job linkage support. S/he will sit with all project staffs on a regular basis to ensure smooth field level implementation and assist them in mitigating any challenges. S/he will participate in regular calls to update the member country and SCUS representatives on the program implementation` and to prepare reports where and when required. She/he will engage local level relevant stakeholders and private sectors to support community to bring a positive change.

The position holder needs to have sound technical knowledge on vocational skill components, employability skills, entrepreneurship development and a strong understanding of what makes an effective skill training program and GESP program. S/he will provide overall support to training centre and hub-related activities such as career counselling, job linkage, training delivery and business plan development. Moreover, S/he will be involved in the planning and execution of the project activities and ensure that the objectives and results of the project are met to the satisfaction of the participants, local stakeholders, partners, Save the Children and donors. The Position holder will provide support in GESP project implementation to the project lead, where and when necessary.

Qualifications and experience

•   At least 4 years’ experience in project/program implementation and partner management, especially in education and skills development program.  
•   Clear understanding and competency on project/program management and skills training program management.
•   Experience in implementing skills training program, youth development, soft skills, stakeholder engagement, internal and external communication, and program monitoring.
•   Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics/Social Science, Education, Development Studies or relevant field. Additional professional certificates of relevant course on TVET will get preference.

Job Type: Regular
Job Location: Dhaka

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.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

    • Job Identification 3368
    • Job Category Programme Operations
    • Posting Date 09/11/2023, 10:20 AM
    • Apply Before 09/19/2023, 07:59 PM
    • Job Schedule Full time
    • Locations CO - Dhaka

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