Action Against Hunger has been present in Bangladesh since 2007 and obtained registration with the NGOAB in the same year, Since then, ACF moved quickly to expand its integrated emergency Health & Nutrition and protection response through both direct and partner-based programming focused on primary healthcare, nutrition, women’s protection, and empowerment, water & sanitation, food security, gender-based violence and mental health & physical social support. As a lead player in Cox's Bazar district, Action Against Hunger in collaboration with its partners, has been leading a massive multi-sectoral emergency response to meet the needs of refugees and host communities., ACF will continue working in both the camps and host community, while meeting the significant needs in both refugee and host populations, as already existing vulnerabilities are compounded with cyclical monsoon and cyclone seasons that impose additional threats to the lives and protection of those refugees as well as vulnerable host populations. With support from partners /donors like ECHO, OFDA, USAID, GIZ among others, ACF has been growing over time on its geographic coverage within Cox bazar and to other parts of the country, thus expanding its’ networks and partnerships around emergency preparedness and response work, reach beyond the Rohingya refugees, also targeting the vulnerable host groups in Cox Bazar and other parts of Bangladesh.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director for Programmes, you will support the mission in the development of a relevant technical strategy, in scaling up MHPSS and protection programs, and insure quality intervention, respecting sectorial standards and integrating a gender transformative approach.
More precisely, you will :
Experience requested :
MHPSS expert is expected to support ACF Bangladesh Mission to contribute in defining the MHPSS strategy, building capacity of existing MHPSS staff and overall support to integrate gender transformative approach in programs. There is urrently an average of 9 grants with an estimate value of 8M Euro.