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Posted on:
16 Sep, 2020
Application by:
30 Sep, 2020
Project status:
Project title:
Communication Component of the project Sustainability in the Textile and Leather Sector in Bangladesh (STILE)
Period of project:
01.03.2021 - 01.03.2023
Duration of assignment:
6 months
Job code:

Project description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is implementing the Project “Sustainability in the Textile and Leather Sector” (STILE). The objective of the project is to “strengthen public and private sector actors’ capacity to fulfil their mandate and responsibilities to ensure compliance with social and environmental standards in the textile-, garment and leather industry in Bangladesh.”

GIZ is seeking to commission the services of a Firm of Consultants to implement Output 4 of STILE. Output 4 focuses on four areas of intervention:

(1) developing and implementing at least five awareness-raising and information campaigns
as well as designing related communication materials regarding social and environmental sustainability
and pandemic preparedness measures in the textile- and leather clusters
(2) conducting capacity development measures for at least ten Women Cafés of selected Non-
Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to support them educating workers regarding their rights
and duties at the workplace and fostering conflict-resolution services
(3) developing and implementing capacity development measures as well as providing advisory
services for workers and employers to initiate measures to improve compliance with social
standards together with the management in 100 factories using Worker Participation Committees
(4) monitoring and evaluating workers activities in actively advocating to increase compliance
with social and environmental standards in their working and living Environment.

Job description

Tasks of the team leader

- Overall responsibility for the advisory package of the contractor
- Ensuring the coherence and complementarity of the services of the contractor with
other services delivered by the project at local and national level
- Strategy, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of capacity development
measures for local partners
- Consideration of cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender equality)
- Personnel management, in particular identifying the need for short-term assignments
within the available budget, as well as planning and steering assignments and supporting
local and international long-term and short-term experts
- Ensuring results monitoring is conducted
- Regular reporting in accordance with deadlines
- Responsibility for controlling the use of funds and financial planning in consultation with
GIZ’s officer responsible for the commission
- Supporting the officer responsible for the commission in updating/adapting the project
strategy, in evaluations and in preparing a follow-on phase


- Education/training: University qualification (Master’s Degree) in Social Science i.e. Development Studies, Economics, Political Science, International Relations, Public Relations, Communication Science, Media Science, Peace and Conflict Studies or Marketing
- Language: Excellent English language skills (C2 according to CEFR) Good German language skills (C1 according to CEFR)
- General professional experience: 10 years of professional experience in workers empowerment, civil society cooperation, and industrial relations
- Specific professional experience: 5 years of working experience in developing and implementing advocacy and campaigning measures and / or social media and/ or mass communication initiatives (gender equality and / or environmental issues)
- Leadership / management experience: 5 years of management / leadership
experience as project team leader or manager in a Company
- Regional experience: 3 years of experience in projects in Asia
points, of which 1 year in projects in Bangladesh
- Development Cooperation (DC) experience: 3 years of experience in DC projects
- Other: 3 year working experience in the garment and textile sector

Contact person

  Deolene Neto

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