Gender Based Violence (GBV) Program Fellow

from Community Partners International
Closing date: 25 Aug 2019

This is an expatriate position intended to build capacity of national staff and refugee volunteers. The WASH/Energy Program Fellow will carry out all duties with local counterparts to ensure project implementation, and sustainability by building the capacity of national staff.

Situational background

There is a need to equip women, empowering them with skills, resources, and organizational structure, to ensure their capacity to pro-actively change their own situation. This necessitates embedding camp and block level leadership mechanisms - selected and led by Rohingya women - with the capacity to evaluate, monitor, and provide feedback on programs and services within their immediate community. This will lead to appropriate and effective community-based services, with links to higher levels of care, ensuring that women in need of services receive the care they need, and improving the future for all Rohingya women.

Primary Responsibilities of Fellow:

  • Assess performance of GBV Program Manager and GBV Program Officers

  • Assess performance of GBV Rohingya Volunteers, monitor field level implementation

  • Provide oversight and guidance for GBV programming

  • Based on performance assessment, guide GBV Program Team to improve and address community needs

  • Assist Program Manager in design & implementation of Livelihoods program

  • Build capacity of Program Manager, Program Officers, and Rohingya Supervisors/ Volunteers

  • Build capacity of Rohingya Livelihoods Center Supervisor to facilitate livelihoods programming in the camp

  • Assist Livelihoods Program Officer to conduct market assessment, identify cash-for-work opportunities, and manage day-to-day activities in the field

  • Build capacity of GBV Program Manager to achieve deliverables including concept notes, budgets, work plans, cash projections

  • Represent CPI at stakeholder coordination meetings, along with GBV Program Manager

  • Assist GBV Program Manager to liaise with local partner organizations for effective program implementation


  • Performance skills checklist for GBV Program Officers

  • Performance skills checklist for GBV Volunteers to provide home-based outreach services related to GBV

  • Livelihoods market assessment and project plan

  • Adolescent girls and boys mentoring program guide

  • Training curriculum as needed

Essential Skills

  • Relevant degree and/or experience in field related to gender-based violence

  • Proven experience engaging local organizations

  • Global health or development experience, especially facilitating training

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish good working relationships with stakeholders with different cultural backgrounds

  • Ability to work independently with strong organizational skills

How to apply:

All interested and qualified candidates are requested to email an Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae to:

  • The closing date for applications is 5:00 pm, (25-August-19, Sunday), Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

  • Please clearly mention the Position and Location you are applying for in the email Subject Line.

  • CPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.

  • Candidates are required to declare in advance should there be any relative or family member currently employed in CPI. Failure to do so can lead to termination of the employment contract even after successful selection.

  • Because of the large volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Contract and position is contingent upon successful award of the project and final approval by the donor.