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Work Location : Bangladesh - Dhaka Type of Post : Accompanied - Family
Other Possible Location : Funding : THIS POSITION IS PENDING DONOR APPROVAL
Expected Travel : up to 30% Type of Contract :
Language Requirement : English Application Deadline :
Employee Duration : Active Full-Time
CARE seeks a Chief of Party for the USAID Partnership for an anticipated USAID Bangladeshi Youth Activity. The project will aim to bolster youth’s income; resilience to violent extremism/ and anti-democratic values; and to provide youth the skills and abilities to advocate for good governance and to improve Bangladesh’s self-reliance. The project will build skills and empower youth to increase their employability for bolstering the confidence and motivation of youth to realize their life-goals and make contributions to the economic growth of Bangladesh. It will also foster civic engagement of youth by creating new spaces and leveraging existing opportunities for influencing policy and development practices. The project’s three objectives will include: Increase civic awareness and resilience to anti-democratic and violent extremism values; Strengthen youth participation in community-improvements and decision-making processes; Improve the marketability and employability of youth to connect them to sustainable livelihoods and income generating opportunities. All CARE projects are expected to be grounded with a strong analysis and implementation strategy on gender equality and girl’s empowerment.
The performance period for the award is slated to begin in or around March 2021. This position is subject to project award and funding. International relocation and allowances are available.
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