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Career Opportunity

BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last four years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

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Position

Senior Technical Officer, Poultry and Livestock, Ultra-Poor Graduation Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Assist management to ensure effective and timely implementation of programme strategies at branch and regional level regarding poultry and livestock enterprises. 
  • Conduct regular field visits, proper follow-up and monitoring to identify participants’ needs, challenges and provide necessary guidance and supports to resolve for expected results.
  • Develop de-worming and vaccination schedule of respective region, ensure execution and assist to ensure the availability of required inputs for expected growth of assets.
  • Identify areas of capacity development for programme participants and also for the branch and regional level staffs, facilitate training as per programme need; provide quality input to develop necessary training modules and other training materials.
  • Communicate and build network with relevant BRAC programmes, respective Government livestock offices and non-government organizations to mobilise different resources for the programme participants.
  • Assist management to bring innovation considering specific regional context and provide quality inputs, share learnings from field in different meetings, forums, seminars, workshops etc. 
  • Develop different reports on poultry and livestock enterprise, analyse and assist management to identify gaps and provide guidance accordingly.
  • 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.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Masters in any discipline preferably in Science/ Biological Science from any recognised educational institute.


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Experience Requirement:

Experience of working with poultry and livestock or in development sector is preferred.


Additional Requirements:

  • Good knowledge on poultry and livestock farming and on different geographical context.
  • Ability to manage people and mobilise resources.

Age: n/a

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and life Insurance and others as per organisation policy

Job Location: BRAC Field Office

Last Apply Date: 02/Feb/2020

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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