Job Details
Position: Director of Programme Development, PRL
No of Vacancy: N/A
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Senior Director for Programme Development, Resource Mobilisation, and Learning, this position will play a key role in helping to build overall programme development capacity in the organisation. The Director of Programme Development will lead the process of developing strong designs that are built on holistic development approaches and standards. The position will provide technical support and build capacity for both BRAC Bangladesh and BRAC International in designing quality programme interventions for funding, be consistent with BRAC Global Strategy, and reflect on organisational learning. The Director of Programme Development will be responsible for ensuring planning and programme design work, quality and competitive grant proposals, as well as providing guidance for programme/project approval procedures and assessing the overall performance of the programme development team.
Developing and implementing strategies and a community of practices to enable quality designs of programmes and proposals.
Building systems of collaboration, information-sharing and quality control for the programme development work for BRAC and BI.
Together with affiliates, develop project management tools and ensure their regular and effective use.
Managing competencies and capabilities within the programme development team.
Creating holistic programme development/design across sectors and countries, ensuring strategic alignment across competing priorities between entities/teams.
Working in conjunction with the Program Development staff across all entities to leverage their key programme objectives and develop business opportunities, through the preparation and submission of quality proposals.
Working closely with Programme Directors to develop key tools and practice, as well as ensure that they are introduced and embedded in the project management cycle.
Developing and driving a culture of excellence, continuous improvement, and performance optimisation across all programme development processes.
Effectively and efficiently delegating responsibility and authority, as well as ensuring accountability to subordinate staff for the delivery of agreed outputs.
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Educational Requirements:
The candidate must have a graduate degree in International Business, Management, International Development, Economics or any other relevant field.
Experience Requirements:
The Director of Programme Development must have progressively responsible experience in an international business environment that includes leading roles in programme design and development, donor proposal development, and management experience of a diverse workforce, including effective performance management and utilisation of capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills.
Additional Job Requirements:

Familiarity with Human Centred Design Approach; Project Life Cycle; Project Management tools.
Familiarity with key donor requirements (e.g. USAID, EU, UN, the World Bank, etc.) for quality proposal development.
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change in complex organisations.
Ability to work virtually in a global environment.
Track record of successful proposal and programme designing for international development organisations.
Ability to operate fluently in English.
High proficiency in MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Project, MS Visio), Cloud Computing (Google Drive and Dropbox), and Adobe package.
Ability to travel 30% of the time.
Age Range: N/A
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Job Location:
Negotiable. Preference for candidates who can be based close to BRAC’s offices in New York, London, the Hague, or Nairobi.
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Last Apply Date: 06/Feb/2019