Project Officer - GBV, Improving Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights in Dhaka

Job Description

Title: Project Officer - GBV, Improving Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights in Dhaka

Company Name: Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka, Dhaka (Mohakhali)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree in any discipline
∎ Bachelor's Degree or equivalent , preferably in Human Rights Law, Social Sciences including Gender Studies, International relations or other relevant subject.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 4 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): At least 4 years NGO experience
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO

Job Context:
∎ BAPSA is the implementing partner of Ipas Bangladesh in a project funded by Global Affairs Canada through HealthBridge Foundation in Canada titled `Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Dhaka` to improve availability and access of quality SRHR services particularly family planning, MR and Post-abortion care (PAC) services for poor and ultra-poor women and adolescents living urban areas of greater Dhaka. The project will also work to reduce SGBV by creating awareness among city dwellers. To ensure uninterrupted SRHR services during any public health emergency including COVID-19 pandemic, the project will also work for emergency preparedness and responses. The five-year project will be implemented from now till March 2026 in collaborate with city corporations` health authorities and their health programs, DGFP and DGHS, BGMEA and other stakeholders and partners.
∎ Program Officer- GBV for ISRH project of BAPSA is mainly responsible to support for the orientation on GBV/RC (Counselling) of selected UPHCSDP Counsellor & Service providers. Responsible for supporting the capacity of selected NGO outreach workers strengthened to disseminate appropriate and standardized messages to prevent the SGBV even in the time of public health emergencies. S/he will support to conduct formative assessments, integrating user-centered design principles and processes, to identify and develop acceptable approaches for communicating messages on MR, PAC, contraceptive care, and GBV to women, adolescents.
∎ This position will be based at Ipas Bangladesh office at Dhaka. Program Officer- GBV will be supervised by the Monitoring & Quality Assurance Officer for ISRHR project of BAPSA.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Assist in development of training plan on Gender Based Violence/Reproductive Coercion of selected UPHCSDP Counsellor & Service provider as per timeline of the project workplan.
∎ Provide support to conduct formative assessments, integrating user-centered design principles and processes, to identify and develop acceptable approaches for communicating messages on GBV to women and adolescents
∎ Plan, coordinate, and disseminate messages on SGBV services for selected NGO outreach workers
∎ Support the project to develop job aids and social behavior change (SBC) materials with appropriate and standardized messages to provide SGBV services
∎ Implement social and behavior change strategy that supports for the survivors of gender-based violence
∎ Support facility managers and service providers of selected facilities to create an enabling environment for the survivors of SGBV
∎ Support for strengthening referral pathways for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age 30 to 58 years
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Experience of policy advocacy at senor level engaging with multiple stakeholders

Salary:
∎ Tk. 45000 - 50000 (Monthly)
∎ Festival Bonus 2 times at any year.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Festival Bonus: 2

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 20 Sep 2021

Company Information:
∎ 9 Sep 2021
∎ Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion Bangladesh
∎ Address : House - 6/3, Block - D, Barobag, Section - 2, Mirpur, Dhaka
∎ Web : www.bapsa-bd.org
∎ Business : Reproductive Health

Category: NGO/Development

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