Director Girls' Rights

Job Description

Title: Director Girls' Rights

Company Name: Plan International Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ A key leadership position for Plan International Bangladesh and is a core member of the country management team.
∎ Provides leadership of Plan International Bangladesh's campaigning and influencing work, and is responsible for positioning Plan International as a child and youth rights organisations.
∎ Contributes to the global youth strategy, Powering the Movement, supporting the design and implementation of new models for youth influencing and movement building.
∎ Works closely with the Director Programme Management & Implementation and Director Programme Development and Learning, building and strengthening partnerships with young people and youth organisations.
∎ Represents Plan International Bangladesh internally and externally, towards policymakers and the media
∎ Line manages 5 positions: Lead- Children & Youth Leadership, Communication Manager, Campaign Manager, Advisor GirlsNotBrides, Advisor Gender & Inclusion

Additional Requirements:
∎ We are looking for an inspiring and dynamic team leader with a minimum of 5 years senior leadership in advocacy, campaigning and youth programming.
∎ Strong demonstratable experience in using with success key influencing strategies such as advocacy, lobbying, movement building, or policy development.
∎ Has strong knowledge of child and women's rights and gender justice, and a good understanding of the development and NGO sector.
∎ Essential, experience of working with youth coalitions and networks.

Application Deadline: 18 Oct 2020

Company Information:
∎ 4 Oct 2020
∎ Plan International Bangladesh
∎ Business : Founded 80 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children`s development organisations in the world. We work in 52 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. In 2015, Plan International worked with 100 million children in 85,282 communities. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations but having a vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people`s rights and dignity.
Plan International has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994. Plan International seeks to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth social and economic empowerment and climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disaster hazards throughout the country.

Category: NGO/Development