Deputy Chief of Party - Accelerating Reductions in Adolescent Childbearing (ARaC)

Job Description

Title: Deputy Chief of Party - Accelerating Reductions in Adolescent Childbearing (ARaC)

Company Name: Save the Children

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ A Master's degree in public health, social work, social sciences, or a related field.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 10 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Save the Children is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Accelerating Reductions in Adolescent Childbearing (ARaC) program in Bangladesh. The program will focus on increasing the ability of adolescents to exercise their right to delay early marriage and childbearing; strengthen social support for adolescents to delay marriage and early childbearing; strengthen essential services for adolescents and their families; and institutionalize effective solutions.
∎ Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.
∎ This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
∎ Contract length: Regular

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 10 years of experience with administrative systems of large international development projects.
∎ Experience in one or more relevant technical areas, including child marriage, preventing early childbearing, gender, child protection, social and behavior change, multisectoral adolescent and youth development, adolescent- and youth-led social accountability and civic engagement, systems strengthening, and/or adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
∎ At least three years of experience with organizational capacity development, including experience with adolescent- and youth-led organizations.
∎ Experience in program management and administration, financial management, award compliance, sub-award management, and tracking performance and costs via specific funding streams;
∎ At least five years of experience with administrative systems of large international development projects. Experience dealing with change and innovation a plus.
∎ In-depth knowledge of USAID approaches and regulations.
∎ Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in teams.
∎ Creative problem- solving skills with the ability to work effectively in resource-constrained environments.
∎ Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Bangla.
∎ Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
∎ Prior experience as DCOP or Director of Operations on a USAID-funded program.
∎ Experience living and working in Bangladesh.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 1 Apr 2023

Company Information:
∎ 16 Mar 2023
∎ Save the Children
∎ Business : 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.

Category: NGO/Development


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