Team Leader and Key Experts for upcoming EU Project; Technical Assistance to support social security reforms in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Apply by 28 August 2018
Senior-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 29 June 2018

Job Description

Mott MacDonald is preparing to bid for this 5 year EU funded project commencing in Bangladesh early in 2019.

The main objective of the technical assistance is to strengthen the capacities of the cluster of institutions responsible for delivering the reforms of Bangladesh’s National Social Security Strategy, at central and local levels. The focus will be on institutional reform, policy development and planning, implementation and monitoring of social assistance to poor and vulnerable populations - with a focus on the most nutritionally at risk (pregnant women and young children). The technical assistance will also support the implementation and monitoring of a sector reform performance contract to support NSSS implementation (in the pipeline) as well as facilitate the overall strategic management of the Bangladesh Resilient Livelihoods Programme, in support to the Government. The tentative start of activities is January 2019.

We are looking for a Team Leader to be resident full time in Bangladesh with the following skills;

  • An experienced TL with a core set of Social Protection skills
  • Experience in Bangladesh
  • EU project experience
  • Experience covering cash transfers, targeting and public works programmes
  • Capacity building experience with developing country governments
  • Experience implementing social protection policy and of policy and programme reform

About the Organization

Mott MacDonald is an employee-owned management, development and engineering consultancy serving the public and private sector around the world, with more than 16,000 staff worldwide. Our International Development Services division operates portfolios within the international development sectors of Environment and Water, Education, Health and Social and Economic Development in over 40 countries. Together we implement and manage projects in developing countries and emerging economies around the world, supporting national governments and municipalities in policy, planning, project design and delivery. We are committed to supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to provide our expertise to improve the lives of people in need.

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