Head of Ultra-Poor Graduation (UPG) Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities: (1) Technical assistance
Provide technical support and guidance UPG country teams in designing, implementing and monitoring & evaluating the projects.
Design new projects/proposals and review and provide technical inputs in proposals.
Review and provide technical input on internal and external reports and other documents as needed.
Develop, review and update training materials. 2) Quality assurance
Ensure the quality of the programmes being implemented by the country programme heads/managers
Ensure mechanisms are in place to measure and improve quality of programmes, sharing best practices and transfer technical skills to the local staff.
Ensure the documentation and dissemination of lessons learned from the programmes 3) Program development
Resource mobilisation for expansion of UPG programmes in BRAC International countries.
Network with donors, policy makers, researchers and other implementing organisations.
Work with country programmes to advise and develop sector specific strategic plans.
Work closely with other technical units and technical advisors to ensure cross-unit collaboration and programme integration.
Contribute to the development of new and innovative approaches and initiatives in the programmes/projects. 4) Safeguarding:
Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so. 5) Others:
HR capacity building support.
Diversity management
Resource review, data monitoring and budget modifications.
Coordinate with research team for conducting baseline, mid line and end impact study.
Guide to develop training materials & modules, business plan and other printing materials.



Educational Requirements: Masters in Economics/ Social Science/ International Development / any relevant technical subject areas from an accredited university.


Experience Requirement:
At least 8 years of experience in NGO, preferably in relevant field
At least 5 years in managerial role
Experience in working with cross boarder team and culture
Experience in project designing, proposal development, fund management and programme monitoring

Additional Requirements: Required Competencies
Ability to direct works and drive results
Ability to plan effectively and prioritise work
Ability to work with teams effectively and remotely in different time zones
Ability to collaborate effectively and build relationships with work team & partners
Excellent in interpersonal skills and comfortably adapts with diverse group of people
Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills
Willingness to travel across the world and visit field works

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: Employment type: Regular/ Contractual

Job Location: BRAC International, Head Office, Dhaka

Last Apply Date: 05/Jul/2019

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