Capacity Building Component Lead - DI
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Deadline||23 May, 2021|
Position: Capacity Building Component Lead
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Job Id: 427
# of Openings: 1
Democracy International (DI) is seeking a Capacity Building Component Lead for the USAID-funded project entitled Promoting Peace and Justice (PPJ) in Bangladesh for a period of five years. DI's PPJ program is designed to directly address the factors currently constraining Bangladesh's justice system and seeks to collaborate with government and CSO counterparts to expand access to justice. This will be a full-time position based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The Capacity Building Component Lead (CBCL) will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of PPJ's efforts to improve the case management capacity of the judiciary. These activities will include initiatives to:
- Increase capacity of district court judges, especially women judges, to implement the processes informed by the International Frameworks for Court Excellence (IFC E)
- Improve legal frameworks for better case management
- Improve coordination between the executive branch and the judicial branch
As some of this work may be performed through grants to NGOs, the CBCL will also monitor and evaluate grantees' activities and provide technical assistance to grantees as required. The position may require extensive travel throughout the country.
Essential Job Duties:
- Responsible for the day-to-day management of component activities.
- Develop and manage relationships with PPJ partners.
- Maintain coordination with local stakeholders and Government officials.
- Monitor and evaluate grantees' activities and provide technical assistance to grantees as required.
- Facilitate and manage the implementation of the program through cooperation with partners.
- Develop progress updates/reports.
- Conduct field visits as assigned and conduct monitoring visits to relevant activities in the field.
- Contribute to PPJ's budget preparation.
- Assist in preparation of annual work plan, specifically for the Capacity Building Component.
- Legal degree and experience background.
- Minimum 5 years of work experience in legal sector, preferably with experience working in the judiciary and/or with extensive contacts within the judiciary.
- Experience supporting USAID-funded programs strongly desired.
- Excellent command of English (spoken and written).
- Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically.
- Able to plan and work independently with minimal supervision.
- Able to influence, communicate, cooperate, and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders.
- Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Ability to manage multiple and complex tasks.
- Strong knowledge on various computer applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and other relevant software.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. DI will only contact candidates of interest. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
About the Organization
DI provides technical assistance, analytical services and project implementation for democracy, human rights, governance and conflict mitigation programs worldwide for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. State Department and other development partners. Since its founding in 2003, Democracy International has worked with civil society organizations, political parties, election-management bodies, government agencies, legislatures, justice-sector institutions, and others in 70+ countries.
DI welcomes and supports a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and for DI employees. DI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at DI. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities.