British Council invites applications for the position of Gender & Inclusion Adviser (Part Time) for PROKAS project


Duration Part-time contract at daily rate basis (January 2017 to April 12, 2018)
Closing date Wednesday 28 December 2016

Role overview

Scope of work   

  • Ensuring PROKAS analysis and design studies are informed by gender and inclusion considerations
  • Consulting with women's and excluded groups organisations on an on-going basis to identify potential partners, or organisations that can be approached for work on particular issues
  • Ensuring that all PROKAS strategies, reporting and communications materials integrate a focus on gender and inclusion
  • Providing technical support to funded projects on developing the design and M&E frameworks
  • Assessing the capacity of funded projects to effectively address gender equality and social inclusion issues within their programme activities, and developing capacity strengthening plans for each funded project
  • Delivering technical support and capacity strengthening activities to funded projects, to include providing resources, training, webinars and one-to-one support
  • Participating in regular monitoring of funded projects
  • Support the integration of gender and inclusion in PROKAS reflection and learning processes
  • Organise orientation sessions for the PROKAS team on gender and inclusion issues in each of the selected themes
  • Provide tools and guidelines on gender and inclusion for PROKAS staff to support them throughout the project cycle
  • Develop and implement gender-responsive and inclusive policies at all levels, including the Operations Manual, the Human Resources Policy, child protection policy and others
  • Participate in strategic PROKAS processes and activities, and provide ad hoc to PROKAS team members to ensure that gender and inclusion considerations are integrated into their work.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 12 years’ experience, including substantial professional experience in providing technical advice on gender and inclusion to colleagues and increasing their gender competences
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of gender & Inclusion, and governance and institutional development issues.
  • Excellent strategy and programme development skills with a strong focus on results
  • Strong experience of providing training and capacity building support on gender and inclusion issues
  • Previous work experience as an adviser to a donor, NGO or government institution
  • Strong experience with participatory processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication and facilitation skills in Bangla and English
  • A graduate degree in anthropology, development studies, gender, politics or related discipline.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role please download the TOR from the application pack below and follow the instruction mentioned in the TOR to apply