Programme Manager- “Decent Employment for Marginalised Youth in Retail” Project; SDP (Contractual)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Manage “Decent Employment for Marginalised Youth in Retail” project to ensure smooth implantation
Develop the project document (ProDoc) with detailed operation plan involving multiple work stakeholders (retail business)
Lead the project in achieving the results; ensure that the quality of services is maintained at the highest standard, and that all project objectives and deliverables are met
Represent the programme in various internal and external platforms in retail business; which will include attending periodic meetings and follow up activities assigned by the supervisor and programme management
Ensure regular monitoring and supervision of project activities, resources and identify improvement areas to ensure quality
Ensure regular liaison with stakeholders for prompt collaboration and course correction
Ensure progressive learning capitalization and identify challenging and development areas
Manage effective stakeholder communication and collaborate with implementing private sector partners and donors
Identify and leverage opportunities to develop partnership with renowned retail organizations for learner placement and job linkage
To assess the need of the private sector partners to include the knowledge in project implementation
Establish partnership with Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) to standardize and receive approval of the curricula and standard
Ensure the commission and conduct of baseline, midline and evaluation study of the projects and ensure its proper implementation
Ensure day to day project activity and output data are being utilised properly
Ensure analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual reports as well as project’s impact reports and recommend necessary improvement areas
Ensure timely delivery of the project performance report with Programme Head and relevant stakeholders
Ensure delivery of project information and narrative to enable quality and on time donor reporting
Disseminate the decisions and new initiatives as per monthly, quarterly and annual performance review meeting
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



Educational Requirements: Masters in any subject; preferably in Business Administration / Social Science / Human Resource Management or TVET background from any recognised university / institution with minimum 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations


Experience Requirement: Minimum 5 -7 years of relevant professional experience in project management, programme planning, resource management and operations, monitoring and evaluation, partnership management, research and other related fields. Previous experience in managing partnership with private sector organizations will be an advantage

Additional Requirements:
Sound knowledge on development sector of Bangladesh
Sound understanding of budgeting, project planning and implementation tools
Knowledge of promotional and branding tools
Experience in retail business
Experience in M&E will be an added asset
Extensive work experience in project management
Should have leadership, pro-activeness with analytical and problem-solving abilities and attitude
Strong networking and team management skills
Demonstrated critical thinking with strong detail orientation
Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills both in English and Bangla
Efficiency in quality report writing and reviewing

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 05/Dec/2019

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