Manager, Partnership and Advocacy; Urban Development Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Develop ‘Empowering the RMG workers living in urban slums of Dhaka’ project’s partnership strategy and plan for partnership management referral system development
Ensure formal partnerships and MOUs with RMG factories, BGMEA, BKMEA, Textile Mills Association of Bangladesh
Network and liaise with private, national and multi-national RMG industries for the job placement of the skilled labor and ensured partnership for referral services
Maintain coordination with related BRAC programmes to ensure coordinated service delivery by one stop service centre (OSSC)
Develop partnership with the BRAC institute of global development to provide training for local government officials, Maya Apa app for online services, DPS with BRAC Microfinance and health insurance providers for sustainable hybrid insurance of RMG workers
Dialogue/ roundtable discussion at the town and national level with organising learning, sharing workshops at the national level
Disseminate success and failure stories. Develop policy brief and try to build multi stake partnerships for BRIDGE affiliation
Develop partnership mechanism between the landlords and Urban Development Programme, so that they can also get potential tenants for their house
Maintain communication and network with relevant stakeholders at local, national and international levels
Assist the M&E team to develop appropriate indicators and monitoring tools to monitor and evaluate partnership and job matching system
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 any discipline from any recognised university with second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations


Experience Requirement: Minimum 3 years of working experience is required

Additional Requirements:
Sound knowledge about the private sector engagement, business inclusion, policy compliance issues of RMG sectors, labor rights and law, policy advocacy in the area of RMG sector
Sound knowledge about the national and international laws, regulations about labor rights as well as compliance issue
Understanding of the RMG sector development scenario and challenges in the context of Bangladesh
Ability to communicate, negotiate and develop relationships with a broad range of stakeholders
Excellent skills of communication and presentation, documentation, reporting and facilitation

Age: Maximum 45 years


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 16/Sep/2019

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