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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 Manager, Risk Management Services


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Implement risk management framework in different development programme which will include risk monitoring, risk measurement and risk identification
  • Work closely with the microfinance programme to understand cross-functional linkages and interdependencies, as well as the implication of risk at both the strategic and operational level
  • Participate in preparing risk management capacity development training module and make suggestion on the development of the modules
  • Communicate issues regarding risk strategies and policies by arranging meetings and seminars on risk management for the beneficiaries and stakeholders
  • Constructively challenge, consult and advise on different aspects of risk management, whilst maintaining excellent relationship with the programme management
  • Prepare quarterly risk management report for the Head of Risk Management Services and related stakeholders
  • Lead and supervise different teams from other programmes to assess risk effectively
  • Establish and quantify the organisation’s 'Risk Appetite', i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to accept
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Risk Management Framework applied to the various programmes of BRAC
  • Assist the Head of Risk Management Services to prepare reports for the Risk Management Committee, Executive Management of the organisation and Audit Committee
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with other related programmes to achieve the organisation’s overall goals/ objectives
  • 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

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Masters or Bachelors in Business Administration, having concentration in Finance / Economics from any recognised university with minimum 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience in any reputed Development / Business organisation, with minimum 3 years of experience in Risk Management field


Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge on the functions and programmes of a development organisation including knowledge on strategy and management of large work force
  • Expertise on Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Understanding on ‘Risk vs. Reward’ skill
  • Excellent ability to influence, drive change and resolve conflicts
  • Excellent communication skill in both Bangla and English
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and technology based development organisation
  • Strong analytical, logical reasoning, and problem solving skills
  • Should have strong leadership and negotiation skills
  • Should have willingness to travel frequently

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

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

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 13/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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