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Job Context:
  • Center for Disability in Development (CDD) as the implementing partner of CBM is currently implementing a large scale consortium programme titled “Innovating Pathways for Employment Inclusion (IPEI); Innovation to Inclusion (i2i)” funded by DFID. The programme intends to ensure full participation of people with disabilities in society and enjoy equal access and have choice and control over economic opportunities in Bangladesh. IPEI will develop, test, validate, and share learning from interventions in Kenya and Bangladesh that will: directly improve access to waged employment for 7,000 women and men with disabilities; and demonstrate the potential for change by identifying the most successful interventions that strengthen the disability ecosystem in three locations in Bangladesh namely Dhaka, Chattagram and Sylhet. The programme duration is 3 years from 2019- 2022 and implementation will be done in partnership with CDD under a global consortium.
Job Responsibilities
  • A. Training Management
  • With the guidance from PM i2i lead the arrangement of capacity building activities such as trainings, workshops, seminars etc. ensuring active participation from trainees and quality delivery from the trainers or resource persons;
  • Take lead in conceptualizing and initiating sub activities/tasks for planned capacity building activities/trainings, ensure timely start of sub activities and continuous follow up according to the agreed detailed work plan;
  • For every capacity building activity/training conduct mapping of potential risks, identifying risk mitigation measures and ensuring proper implementation of mitigation measures to minimize the risks in terms of safeguarding, terrorism, safety and security of trainees and trainers;
  • Support and facilitate DPOs in organizing relevant programme events such as meetings, soft skills trainings, peer review, workshops among others;
  • Support resource person/trainers in conducting effective training sessions;
  • Liaise with project management and consortium partners to determine training needs and schedule training sessions
  • Design effective training session plan, select and book venues ensuring accessibility and needed reasonable accommodation;
  • Support DPOs in implementing national advocacy strategy and plan;
  • Develop, edit, proof-read documents such as concept notes, reports, articles, proposals and any other documentation;
  • B. Coordination
  • Maintain close communication with consortium members, private companies, DPOs, community and guardians of persons with disabilities and TVETs and skills training providers;
  • Prepare, forward and follow-up invitation to the participants of training, workshops and meeting;
  • Maintain and update contacts of various stakeholders regularly;
  • Ensure voice of persons with disabilities in the capacity building activities;
  • C. Monitoring and Reporting
  • Ensure monthly/quarterly planning, forecasting and performance analysis of capacity building activities for the i2i project;
  • Keep attendance and other records on training activities;
  • Prepare training report ensuring disability, age and sex disaggregated data of the trainees;
  • Conduct evaluations to identify areas of improvement of training session;
  • Support PM i2i in monitor project progress and ensure that the targets of capacity building activities such as trainings are achieved timely maintaining high quality;
  • Support PM i2i to prepare quarterly narrative report maintaining high quality;
  • D. Capacity building
  • Liaise with technical advisors (CBM end)/thematic experts (CDD), partners (DPOs, implementing organizations and consortium members), consultants or resource persons to ensure availability of appropriate tools in guiding trainings and other capacity development initiatives;
  • Mentor and coach participating teams in the implementation of disability inclusive activities with a view to enhancing awareness and practice on inclusive workplace, skills training and employment among consortium members and target stakeholders;
  • E. Safeguarding:
  • Attend safeguarding trainings and refresher sessions;
  • Conduct safeguarding risk assessment for every training and plan for mitigating the risks with appropriate measures;
  • Support DPOs in complying with safeguarding policies and principles where appropriate;
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • Master of Social Science (MSS)
  • Skills Required: capacity building skills
Experience Requirements
  • 2 to 3 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
Additional Requirements
  • Age 25 to 45 years
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • Sound knowledge and understanding on employment and disability related policies, acts, laws and procedures;
  • Sound knowledge on various training methodology;
  • Impressive interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills;
  • Computer and internet skills (MS package,Email, browsing);
  • Typing ability in both English and Bengali;
Job Location

Dhaka (Savar)

Compensation & Other Benefits
  • Weekly 2 holidays
  • Salary Review: Yearly
  • Prorate basis Festival Bonus

Read Before Apply

CDD respects rights and dignity of all human beings including children, women, elderly, all gender, indigenous community and persons with disabilities.

CDD complies with its child safeguarding policy and code of conduct. All staff of CDD must sign and adhere to this code of conduct.
CDD encourages persons with disabilities meeting the selection criteria to apply for this position.
Candidates with the required profile and proven experience, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit their application in English clearly mentioning the Job Title along with a meaningful cover letter, updated CV.
No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated according to the merit and with strict confidentiality. CDD is an equal opportunity employer.