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Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) [Source:Bdjobs.com Online job posting, Published On: September 29, 2014 ]
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Job Description / Responsibility
  • Organisation Description:
  • BLAST is a leading national legal aid and human rights organisation in Bangladesh providing legal advice, mediation, and litigation services, and undertaking advocacy to ensure the rights of women, men and children living in poverty or facing discrimination/social exclusion throughout the country. BLAST works through its Head Office in Dhaka and 19 District-level Offices with a network of panel lawyers and partner organisations.
  • Position Description:
  • The position of Trainer will contribute to the success of a new project focusing on providing legal aid to the poor and marginalized in five specific districts and improving its research and advocacy nationwide. The successful candidate will be a member of the Training Cell of BLAST focus on arranging and supervising the training for all program staff and different stakeholders involved in the project and those organizations with which BLAST is partnering under the leadership of Coordinator-Training. The position is commending immediately and ends in December 2016.
  • Main Responsibilities:
  • Assisting Training Coordinator for conducting training needs assessment for the project
  • Identifying gaps between the skills of individual employees and the skills required
  • Implementation of training programs and assessing adequacy
  • Creating and selecting tools to assist in the assessment of the training
  • Evaluating effectiveness of the competence of instruction, the content of training and training materials used
  • Assisting Training Coordinator in preparing and developing training schedule, plan, budget, materials, tools and modules.
  • Assisting Training Coordinator in preparing report
  • Provide support to Coordinator (Training) to ensure successful training programme
  • Facilitate and assist to facilitate training sessions according to the training plan
  • Assist in preparing and developing of training plan, schedule, materials, modules
  • Communicate with training participants
  • Maintain and preserve all training related document
  • Perform other duties as when necessary.
  • Location: Dhaka, with regular field travel required
  • Duration: Commencing immediately till 31 December 2016

Job Nature


Educational Requirements
    Masters degree in any relevant discipline

Experience Requirements
  • Minimum 3 year(s)

Additional Job Requirements
  • At least 3-5 years relevant experience in provision/organisation of training.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and persuasiveness, both internally and externally
  • Proven experience in writing reports
  • Computer skill (MS word, excel, power point)
Other Benefits
  • Salary and Benefits: commensurate with experience and BLAST�s salary scale; festival bonuses (as per organizational policy) after successful completion of 6 months probation period.
  • Costs in relation to field work, will be borne by the organisation
Job Location


Job Source

Bdjobs.com Online job posting


Interested candidates are requested to apply ONLY THROUGH BDJOBS ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS by 11 October 2014.
Any efforts to solicit the organization will result in disqualification.
Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview.
BLAST is an equal opportunities employer; women and individuals from marginalised communities in particular are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: October 11, 2014
Company Information
Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Address : YMCA Development Center, 1/1 Pioneer Road, Kakrail, Dhaka.
Web : www.blast.org.bd
Business : BLAST is one of the leading legal services organizations in Bangladesh, and the only one that provides access to legal aid across the spectrum, from the frontlines of the formal justice system to the apex court. It prioritises support to women, men and children living in poverty or facing disadvantage or discrimination. It also provides legal aid, advice and representation across a range of areas, including civil, criminal, family, labour and land law, as well as on constitutional rights and remedies, providing access to judicial remedies alongside alternative dispute resolution wherever appropriate. Alongside individual legal aid, BLAST undertakes strategic litigation, or public interest litigation, as a key part of its advocacy for law and policy reforms to ensure effective legal protection of rights.
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