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Community Mobiliser At ActionAid

ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to achieve greater human rights for all and defeat poverty.

ActionAid Bangladesh is looking for suitable candidates for the following position:

Community Mobiliser

Project : Preventing and responding to Gender Based Violence and other forms of Violence among women, girls and boys in Kutupalong Camps 11 & 12 (Funded by UNICEF)

Location of posting: Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar

Types of contract: Fixed term contract

Duration of Contract: Up to 09 December 2021

Number of positions: 3 (Women are encouraged to apply)

Salary and Benefits:Monthly Gross Salary will be 43,050/- with other admissible benefits such as medical benefit, mobile & internet allowance and group life insurance etc.

Job Context

Since August 2017, the heavy influx of Myanmar nationals into Cox’s Bazar requires emergency response in accordance with AAB’s humanitarian mandate. AAB has started to respond and to scale-up to reach beneficiaries. AAB’s response has a strong focus on gender – more specifically, putting women and adolescent girls at the centre of the response – protection, gender-based violence (GBV), sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is lead on the integration of gender and protection (namely GBV prevention, protection and mitigation).

Key responsibilities include (not limited to)

Work with SRO as collaborate approach and support SSWG manager

Conduct community outreach awareness session

Preserve record and evidence of participants, sessions

CWG formation and make it functional through conduct meeting, awareness session regularly

Communicate and liaison with CiC secretariat, site management and other actor at community level for smoot support and services of participants as per their requirement

Take initiative for mobilizing men, adolescent boys, girls, religious leaders, community leaders through conduct meeting, training , awareness session, discussion , sensitization and follow-up progress

Assist in developing message on the type of services available as well as awareness issue, where these services are available, support to communities for accessing services, consequences of GBV and its prevention, protection and mitigation

Identify concerns related to and support adherence to GBV referral protocols and GBV guiding principles and bringing this concern to SRO.

Relationships

The person holds this position will be reportable to Programme Officer – GBV

Required Educational Qualification and Experiences

Education

Preferably Postgraduation, at least a bachelor’s degree in Gender studies, Social work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Rights, Public Health, International Development and any other relevant field of study.

Knowledge and experience on management, research, networking & Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA).      

Experience

At least 2 years of work experience in a developmental organization.

Experience in working with marginalized/vulnerable groups

Required Competencies:

Understanding of case management and analysis

Knowledge of Protection and GBV principals

Working knowledge of written and spoken Bengali and English;

Ability to work independently and foster a team spirit;

Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines;

Skills in report writing, documentation and presentation;

Gender sensitive and familiar with humanitarian principles, Human Rights Based Approach;

Good knowledge of using internet and software packages (i.e. MS Office, etc).

Application instructions

Only those who meet the above requirements are requested to apply following these instructions:

Last date of application is Wednesday, 13 January 2021.

Please click here to submit your application.

 

ActionAid Bangladesh aims to attract and select a diverse workforce ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion. Any personal persuasion/phone call will result in disqualification of candidature.

ActionAid Bangladesh has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse (SHEA), Child Protection Policy and other relevant safeguarding policies and expects all employees to abide by the Safeguarding Policies and Code of Conduct of ActionAid Bangladesh.

N.B: There is no cost involved with applying for positions at ActionAid Bangladesh. Any solicitation of fund / money from job applicant should be regarded as fraudulent.

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