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. We use an integrated model to change systems of inequity through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. We are a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings, and were ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last three years consecutively by NGO Advisor. We operate in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC’s Programme Development, Resource Mobilisation and Learning (PRL) unit supports coordination between BRAC Affiliates, BRAC Bangladesh, BRAC International, and Country Offices to strategise and diversify the organization’s fundraising approaches, designing high quality programmes, improving timeliness of project/programme proposals development and submissions, as well as performance and reporting. The team will support BRAC’s journey towards becoming an even stronger “knowledge partner” of choice with relevant stakeholders in the humanitarian and development industries.



Senior Programme Manager, Programme Design (PRL)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Lead programme design for complex programmes that cut across multiple sectors and or countries leading on the development of theories of change, logical frameworks, and measurement and evaluation plans in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct needs assessments and desk reviews to inform the design of strong programmes
  • Design and facilitate programme design workshops and meetings
  • Coordinate across multiple programme teams, countries and external stakeholders to design programmes and develop proposals
  • Draft concept notes and proposal documents
  • Review and analyse requests for application/proposals and help determine potential strategies for application in consultation with BRAC programme staff. Lead proposal drafting teams, including review of proposals and concept notes at various stages of development
  • Build systems of collaboration, information sharing and quality control for programme development and management processes
  • Identify  potential partners and participate in negotiations in developing partnerships and consortia for proposal application
  • Develop standard operating procedures, tools and templates for high quality programme design and ensure adoption throughout BRAC operating countries. Continuously assess and improve upon tools and processes once they are developed
  • Build organisational capacity in quality programme designing across different programmes and  countries
  • Manage the contracting process and work of consultants in the proposal development process
  • Conduct after action reviews and analysis, document and share learning from successful and unsuccessful programme design and proposal development
  • Maintain communication with donors and different BRAC teams for smooth information sharing for quality programme design.
  • 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
  • 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 Social science or relevant subject from any recognized University with Minimum CGPA 2.5 and above.


Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum 6 years in development or related field; ideally would have experience working in a number of different functions (programme management and design, resource mobilization, fundraising/grant writing etc.) and core experience in designing programmes using global standard project management and lifecycle tools.


Salary & Benefits


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

Job Location: Head Office

Last Apply Date: 11/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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