Job Details
Position: Country Representative, BRAC Afghanistan
No of Vacancy:
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities: Summary of duties: Overall leadership and management of the Afghanistan Country Programme of BRAC International (BI). Provide strategic direction, design and roll out in-country strategies (as required) in line with BRAC International strategies , enable others to act and hold them accountable, facilitate change management, ensure quality implementation of programs and Value For Money, explore and identify long term funding opportunities and lead fund raising efforts and process, analyse effectiveness of programme and facilitate learning and sharing culture within and outside organization; management of resources, audit, problems and risks; policy advocacy and representation. Facilitate contract negotiation, signing (where applicable) and ensure due diligence and quality reporting. Specific duties:
Provide strategic directions and guidance to the team with the objectives of envisioning the future and ensuring the Value for Money for existing programmes.
Uphold, promote, follow and apply the core values and mission of BRAC International in Afghanistan.
Design, facilitate, develop and roll out of appropriate strategy and ensure that those are in line with BI strategies and Country Strategy Paper.
Lead, coordinate and manage the country portfolio for effective and efficient delivery of results.
Deliver quality assurance of programme interventions by providing strategic directions and guidance to the team, modelling the way, enabling them to act and holding them accountable.
Explore and identify long term funding opportunities, lead and coordinate the development of new programmes and fund raising efforts.
Facilitates partnerships with government, UN agencies, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc.
Represent the organisation in different forums and networks and to the government, donors, UN agencies, affiliate offices and head quarters.
Lead and facilitate resource mobilisation and knowledge management, and communications of results for portfolio rising.
Ensure effective, transparent and compliance management of both financial and non financial resources that comply with the organisational, host country governments and donors’ policies.
Follow up with Programme Managers on the findings of Audit and Monitoring reports and take steps to improve quality of programme activities.
Ensure legal and ethical compliance of the host country departments/ministries and the contractual compliance and obligation to donors.
Ensure high standard safeguarding practices across the country programme as per organisational policy
Ensure that safeguarding training and handling safeguarding issues including sexual harassment, child abuse complaints from the employees and associates are managed effectively in the country.
Analyse continuous impact and effectiveness of existing programmes on a national level.
Strengthen result measurement systems for BRAC and ensure Result-Based Management (RBM) and Central Knowledge Management Learning (KML) system for feeding the gathered information for multiple uses i.e. fundraising, strategic framework development and policy advocacy.
Contract negotiation, signing (where applicable) and ensure due diligence and quality reporting.
As the Member Secretary, coordinate the efforts of BRAC Afghanistan Advisory Council.
Educational Requirements:
Masters in Social Science or relevant discipline.
Experience Requirements:

15+ years experience in diverse programme management in a developing country setting, out of which at least five years in senior management position.
Working experience as Country Director would be an added advantage.
Professional knowledge in diverse development approaches
Additional Job Requirements:

Demonstrable leadership, organisational, managerial and team leadership skills
Ability to think strategically, conceptualise new ideas, digest and analyse complex information and present coherent work plan or implementation plan
Strong communication, representational, analytical, networking, administrative, relationship building and Knowledge Management skills
Proven skills in fund raising and fund management
Strong People Management and Change Management Skills
Thorough understanding on VFM(Value for Money) and organizational Due Diligence
Strong Problem Solving and Risk Management skills
Excellent writing and facilitation skills
Experience of working in a challenging context would be an added advantage.
Age Range: n/a
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Job Location:
Country Office,Kabul,Afghanistan
Other Way to Apply:
Candidates need to email their CVs with a letter of interest, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net and mention position name and AD# BI 11/19 in the subject bar. BRAC is an equal opportunities employer BRAC is committed to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, our hiring process includes extensive background checks and a criminal records disclosure.
Last Apply Date: 19/Apr/2019