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দি এশিয়া ফাউন্ডেশন

ভায়োলেন্স মনিটরদি এশিয়া ফাউন্ডেশন

Total Post: 7 (seven)

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
• Monitor subnational incidents of political violence through review of national and sub-national media sources, NGO/CSO reports, police or other official reports, as well as through direct reports from local stakeholders
• Systematic collection and encoding of data, data-entry, and mapping of incidents of political violence in compliance with the requirements of the Violent Incidents Monitoring System (VIMS) database
• Systematic verification of incident reports by phone and/or through site visits

Education: Master’s degree in international development, economics, political science, or a relevant social science discipline

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum 3 years of demonstrated work experience in relevant development programs, including political party development, elections, political processes, human rights, peacebuilding, violence monitoring, etc.
• Demonstrated experience using quantitative data for research or programming and/or practical experience with data collection and encoding;
• Existing relationships and networks in the specific location in which the incumbent will be based (Barisal, Bogra, Chittagong, Khulna, Mymensingh, Sylhet, Rangpur)
• Excellent speaking, writing and oral communication skills in English and Bangla
• Good command of basic data software (e.g. Excel, Access, MySQL)

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with violence monitoring and/or violent incidents monitoring systems
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Ability to analyze prevailing electoral and political conditions
• Stakeholder management and relationship building skills at the local level
• Strong ability to multi-task and to handle complex programming challenges

Salary & Benefits: Competitive benefit package will be offered for desired candidate along with
other benefits as per policy. Contract is annually renewable.

Job Location: DI project office in Barisal, Bogra, Chittagong, Khulna, Mymensingh, Sylhet, or Rangpur (with frequent travel)

 

Reports to: Violence Monitoring Coordinator (based in Dhaka)

 

Apply Instruction

This recruitment is open; candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please submit a CV of maximum 4 pages along with a cover letter of not more than 1 page specifying the location (Barisal, Bogra, Chittagong, Khulna, Mymensingh, Sylhet, or Rangpur) for which you are applying and detailing your experience and suitability for the role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications that do not clearly address the suitability of the candidate for this specific position will not be reviewed. We thank all applicants, however only those making the shortlist will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: July 9, 2017 @ 5 pm BST

 

Company Information:
The Asia Foundation (the Foundation) Monitor in each of seven locations around the country – Barisal, Bogra, Chittagong, Khulna, Mymensingh, Sylhet, and Rangpur – to join the USAID-and DfID-funded Strengthening Political Landscape in Bangladesh program (SPL), which works to build political party capacity and strengthen relationships between parties and constituents while reducing political violence. The Foundation is partnering with Democracy International (DI) to support objective two of the program, which confronts the challenge of political violence. Specifically, the Foundation will develop and implement a Violent Incidents Monitoring System that will monitor, track, and analyze instances of political violence across Bangladesh, and work to identify drivers of violence that can then be addressed through violence prevention activities and trainings.