• Dhaka

International Rescue Committee is hiring Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Coordinator 2022 in Dhaka

Highlights of Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the rolling out of the GEDI Action Plan in accordance with the global and regional frameworks and agreed country-level priorities
  • Collaborate with the HR and other relevant departments and program teams on ensuring greater gender balance, inclusion, and representatives on the staff, including by conducting gender/GEDI analyses of HR data and policies, ensuring recruitment and career support processes are aligned with GEDI values and principles, and delivering anti-bias training to HR staff and hiring managers
  • Support the capacity-building, empowerment and active functioning of the WOW network and their focal points, GE/GEDI Champions and other relevant roles, e.g., Safeguarding focal point, IRC Way Day ambassadors on GEDI related matters
  • Collaborate with HR and other relevant colleagues on the socialization and implementation of anti-harassment/ anti-sexual harassment, respect at work, and safeguarding policies (against sexual abuse and exploitation of adult and child clients, against harassment and bullying among staff, against sexual harassment of staff)
  • Collaborate with the Senior Coordinator – SSA to conduct gender-sensitive and inclusive Security Risk Assessment (SRAs) and develop effective Security Management Plans (SMPs)
  • Foster organizational culture transformation by rolling out the “Chalo Shobai!” curriculum, conducting awareness-raising and training for staff, and building the capacity-building of managers and leaders to foster an inclusive and gender-sensitive culture and lead by example

Founded in 1933, International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world’s leading agencies working in post-conflict and development contexts, supporting communities in over 40 fragile, failed and developing states. In this capacity, we work to restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted, struggling to endure and wishing to advance on a path of development.




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Experience and Competencies: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A minimum six (6) years of relevant experience with at least two (2) years of experience in a similar role, e.g. fostering gender equality at work place and in programs; experience working closely with structurally excluded groups is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on gender combined with a self-reflexive and intersectional feminist understanding of power inequalities and gender dynamics; critical postcolonial feminist lens is a plus
  • Proven experience and skills in designing and conducting gender analyses, qualitative and quantitative research; familiarity and experience with action-oriented participatory research methodologies is preferrable
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in capacity building, including designing and conducting participatory training and facilitating collective learning processes; coaching and mentoring skills are desirable
  • Proven experience in supporting/designing, implementing and/or monitoring and evaluating gender-transformative programs and projects; experience and skills in drafting proposals is preferrable
  • Excellent in oral and written communication in Bangla and English Languages, including skills to speak to diverse audiences and develop various written products (reports, training manuals, learning aid materials, etc.)
  • Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office)
  • High personal integrity, strong worth ethic and passion for equality, justice, and positive change
  • Strong team player and ability to work with multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Open-minded and empathetic, with a nurturing leadership style
  • Critical thinker and a quick learner; creative thinking is a plus
  • Self-motivated and able to work with little direction; ability to effectively function under pressure and with tight deadlines is desirable

Specific Educational Qualification

  • Tertiary training, preferably a master’s degree, in Gender Studies/ Human Rights/ International Development/ Humanitarian Aid and/or relevant degree in Social Sciences such as Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, and/or a related field with a specific focus on gender

Professional Degree/ Certification

  • N/A
Eligible Regions: Bangladesh

Application Process

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