Technical Director - Accelerating Reductions in Adolescent Childbearing (ARaC)

Job Description

Title: Technical Director - 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 8 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Save the Children is seeking a Technical Director 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:
∎ Minimum 8 years of professional experience designing, managing, and implementing donor-funded adolescent health and/or child, early, and forced marriage programs.
∎ Knowledge of state-of-the-art strategies, tools, and methodologies related to child, early, and forced marriage; adolescent family planning and reproductive health; social and gender norms; gender-based violence; and related areas.
∎ Experience with health and gender programming for very young adolescents (ages 10-14).
∎ Familiarity with USAID approaches and regulations.
∎ Experience using collaboration, learning, and adaptation to continuously improve the quality of implementation.
∎ Knowledge of the context in Bangladesh as it relates to child, early, and forced marriage and adolescent childbearing, including relevant government processes and policies.
∎ Experience living and working in Bangladesh.
∎ Demonstrated experience working with local and youth-led organizations, including in capacity development on technical areas relevant to child, early, and forced marriage and adolescent childbearing.
∎ Demonstrated experience collaborating with multisectoral partners to advance adolescent wellbeing and gender equality, including in areas related to gender-based violence, education, economic opportunities, mental health and psychosocial support; and resilience.
∎ 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.

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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