Senior Programme Specialist, Emergency Preparedness & Response

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Provide project management and capacity building support (including training package development and delivery of trainings) to the country emergency preparedness and response teams.
Support to design disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness and response framework considering BRAC International’s global and regional strategies.
Support country teams to conduct country risk assessment and multi-hazard risk assessment for designing and implementing emergency response strategies and plans considering internationally accepted standards and frameworks.
Support to design, and facilitate capacity development of a global humanitarian team of BRAC to ensure emergency preparedness and rapid response at country and regional level.
Provide financial and grants management support to country level emergency preparedness and response teams.
Facilitate communication for information sharing and maintain contact with country teams and other relevant stakeholders.
Monitor risk management, safety and security situation through country teams and support them to adapting relevant procedures.
Report writing and budget development for relevant stakeholders.
Engage with regional and global forum on emergency response and disaster risk reduction for co-creation of concepts, access resource and policy dialogues.
Promote BRAC International humanitarian branding at regional and global level.
Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.



Educational Requirements: Masters in Disaster Management/Urban Planning/ Social Science from an accredited university.


Experience Requirement:
At least 7-8 years working experience in disaster management, planning and capacity development
Experience of working with cross boarder team and culture.

Additional Requirements:
Knowledge on disaster management and emergency response programme/ project management
Ability to document lessons learned and apply them to future project/programme management
Ability to develop training packages including module, manual and handbooks
Ability to work under pressure with self-awareness, cultural sensitivity, respect to diversity, flexibility and adaptability
Ability to demonstrate values, core purpose and principles of humanitarian work
Effective presentation, writing and communication skills
Effective donor reporting and budget tracking skill

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: Contractual

Job Location: BRAC International, Head Office, Dhaka

Last Apply Date: 15/Sep/2019

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