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Company industry:
NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
Company Type:
Non-Profit Organization
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Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Manager (supervisor of staff)
Master's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Masters, Consultant

Language Skills

Job Description

Light House is a well reputed national level non-profit voluntary development organization working for the development of high risk population, disadvantaged and marginalized groups since 1988. Now, it is implementing a total of 20 projects in 37 districts in the country. For more information, please visit: Light House has been implementing a project titled "Comprehensive Legal Services for Ethnic Minorities" as a piloting in two Upazila (Nachole upazila of Chapainawabgonj and Panchbibi of Joypurhat) since December 2015. It is now inviting applications from the qualified individuals or firms for conducting a Learning Study/Research to track Changes of Attitude, Practices and Justice Seeking Behavior among the ethnic minorities in the mentioned two upazila. The Consultant should have a broad range of experiences and a consistent thoughtful approach to organize and conduct learning studies/research which will help Light House for taking new initiatives for the ethnic minorities in the plain land of the country in the light of Community Legal Services (CLS). CLS is a UKAID supported programme managed by Maxwell Stamp-PLC as the principal contractor, which provides grants to Light House to support delivery of community legal services. CLS encompasses a set of interventions that promote greater access of the poor to legal entitlements, better protection of human rights and appropriate modes of dispute resolution.

Position Requirements

Educational Requirements: A consultant will be hired for conducting a learning study/research among the ethnic minorities in the mentioned area. He/she should have proven track record for organizing and conducting field level studies/research and bringing out the results, learning, challenges and recommendations from the existing project area, strong moderation, facilitation and convening skills and knowledge of participatory approach; and an excellent academic background (at least Master degree, preferably PhD). Good command of English and Bangla is necessary. Experience Requirements: At least 5 years The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Advisor/Consultant Job Requirements: Procurement: The consultant will be awarded through a competitive bidding process. The interested candidates are requested to submit their expression of interest including the following: (i) A forwarding letter mentioning the rate of daily fees (ii) Description of Personal Profile (CV) (iii) Description of experience and achievements related to the mentioned subject. Duration: The assignment period is scheduled for a maximum of 20 work days for the consultant. A tentative work plan should be developed in consultation with Light House.

About the Company

Light House is a well reputed non-profit voluntary development organization working for the development of rural and urban asset less poor, marginalized and high risk population particularly the landless, homeless, sex worker, drug users both injecting and heroin smokers, men who have sex with men (MSM) and Hijra with transgender, distressed, school dropouts, child labor, adibashi and other disadvantaged adults and children in Bangladesh.

It is a leading Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Bangladesh that was founded in 1988 following devastating and gigantic Flood. Feeling concern, a group of young and energetic men joined together to work for the flood victims. One of those founder members, Md Harun-or-Rashid is now the Chief Executive of Light House. Gradually it becomes able to achieve people’s trusteeship, transparency within the working areas keeping up better relationship with civil society, district and upazila level administration and local government. At present, Light House is working in 31 districts of 7 divisions of Bangladesh.

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