Officer – Gender, Youth and Social Inclusion (GYSI)

Officer – Gender, Youth and Social Inclusion (GYSI)

Helen Keller International (HKI)


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Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct desk reviews and meetings with key informants as part of the identification of needs, trends and practices and piloting of new GYSI-related activities with different groups.
  • Conduct small group discussion sessions with select groups including youth association representatives, to identify needs, trends and practices to develop new activities.
  • Support the development of Session content and other learning materials for Adolescent groups, ethnic youth associations and men focusing on GYSI, leadership and nutrition.
  • Support development of activities to be included in the detailed action plans (DAP) for youth engagement and collaboration based on the overall BANI work plans.
  • Lead implementation of activities for youth engagement and collaboration with the Ethnic Student Associations and Bandarban University and other entities, as appropriate.
  • Monitor and track activities related to youth engagement and GYSI, including budgeting, planning, and implementation of each product.
  • Identify, select, and collaborate with various GoB departments, USAID projects, institutions, and other key stakeholders around GYSI.
  • Coordinate with different local educational institutions to explore and provide collaboration opportunities, e.g., research and/or internships, for ethnic students to enable them to obtain real-world work and/or research experience before graduation.
  • Contribute to learning dissemination and related events.
  • Maintain documentation, including keeping GYSI materials up to date and archiving.
  • Collaborate with GoB and other relevant actors to support awareness-raising around GYSI.
  • Conduct training and capacity building initiatives, for both internal and external partners.
  • Produce different GYSI and advocacy materials, e.g., images, audios, videos, briefing notes, translations, publications, and printing materials that represent BANI’s GYSI activities and align with HKI’s global standard communication toolkit.
  • Contribute to intervention-specific coordination meetings to engage in effective work planning, review progress against milestones, and monitor progress toward outcomes.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in any relevant field (Gender Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Development Studies)

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Expertise in gender equality, youth and social inclusion is required.
  • Expertise in gender mainstreaming is required.
  • Expertise in Adult Learning Methodologies and Advanced Facilitation Knowledge is required.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations, and procedures is preferred.
  • Previous Work experience in CHT is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Advanced English communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and experience liaising with the GoB, private sector counterparts, and development partners; ability to coordinate with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, administrative capabilities, and team building skills
  • Creativity and initiative in identifying public affairs opportunities and needs.
  • Advance knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in English and Bangla, both written and oral
  • Familiarity with CHT socio-political history and multi-cultural environment (preferred)

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh



Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 31 Aug 2023

Not specific

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 5 year(s)

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: 9 Sep 2023

Published On

31 Aug 2023

Company Information

Helen Keller International (HKI)

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