Job Details
Position: Director, Asia Region
No of Vacancy: N/A
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Director – Asia Region is responsible for leading the development and implementation of organisation’s strategy and building the organisation’s brand, communications and reputation in the region to create meaningful impactfor the region and beyond. The Regional Director will have direct oversight over country programs across the region. The key responsibilities include:
Articulate a compelling vision for the region and support country programs in setting country strategies. Strategically position BRAC International for new opportunities in the region and prioritize and oversee the preparation of concept papers and proposals.
Guide and support the management of country level strategic planning and successful implementation of country operations achieving coherence with BRAC’s vision, mission and values. Promote thought leadership by ensuring that program innovations and successes are tested, analyzed, documented, and effectively communicated externally and internally.
Explore, evaluate and present innovative funding opportunities that support the objectives for the region as a whole. Proactively engage with donors to shape and influence their strategies and funding priorities for areas that BRAC deems critical for transformational change in the region.
Directly manage Country Representatives and develop their leadership and management capacity. Ensure effective senior management team structures in each country.
Liaise effectively with Director, Sectoral Development and technical teams at the head office to ensure quality control and technical assistance to countries.
Support Country Representatives in building in-country partnerships, government and donor relationships, fundraising and advocacy activities.
Develop and nurture culturally sensitive internal and external relationships and networks to ensure optimum communication and programme success.
Oversee regional budget and other regional initiatives
Educational Requirements:
Masters/PhD in technical subject areas from any reputed university.
Experience Requirements:

10-15 years experience in a senior technical or management position preferably in an NGO/INGO managing complex programs, including administration, budgetary management, staff supervision,training, country security management and risk evaluation, country stakeholder management
Experience in playing strategic role in long and short-term planning and executing ambitious strategy in complex global organization.
Experience of defining and leading change in a complex global organisation which has led to significant results for the organisation and their stakeholders.
Experience of building networks at senior levels, resulting in securing significant new opportunities to advance the strategy
Experience of managing a major crisis, requiring quick changes to priorities and rapid action to respond
Demonstrable security management experience in a complex environment with a commitment to ensuring staff safety and security
Additional Job Requirements:

Strong Leadership skills providing strategic guidance to the regional and country teams
Understanding of international social, political and economic issues and regional particularities.Experience and knowledge of south-based development issues.
Commitment to poverty alleviation and gender issues.
Gives clear directions and lays out work in a well planned, organised manner; maintains two-way dialogue about work and results without micro-managing; coaches and mentors others to develop them and bring out their best.
Leads strategic planning processes to achieve organisational goal. Demonstrates long-term thinking, planning and decision-making to help the organization achieve its goals.
Technical knowledge of at least one BRAC programme.
Appreciation of diversity and familiarity with multicultural environment
Possesses strong oral and written communication skills; makes effective presentations and speeches; gets messages across that have the desired effect; demonstrates strong listening skills; ability to motivate and influences others.
Strong understanding of programme, financial and operational management processes
Age Range: N/A
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Job Location:
BRAC International Head Office, Dhaka
Other Way to Apply:
External candidates need to apply online through or email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 28/17 in the subject bar.
Last Apply Date: 30/Nov/2017