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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 five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

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Position

Safeguarding Specialist, Human Resource & Learning Division


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Work with Safeguarding Focal and Champion of Organizational programmes and other entities to ensure that the safeguarding initiatives are implemented according to safeguarding charters.
  • Support programmes and operations to follow safe programme design process for preventing (or addressing) situations where vulnerable people may be put at risk of harm.
  • Work with selected programmes to oversee the mechanism for community awareness on safeguarding and ensure community level complaints mechanisms that facilitate reporting of harm and abuses.
  • Work closely with the Communication Team to develop communication and learning materials and effective tools/strategy on safeguarding promotion for covering various stakeholder inside and outside of BRAC.
  • Work with Risk Management Team to ensure systematic Risk assessment of programmes and departments and maintain safeguarding register to record the safeguarding progress.
  • Work with HR units for ensuring safeguarding aspects in regular HR mechanisms such as safe recruitment, JD and PMS etc.
  • Assist on develop and review of safeguarding and other subset policies and guidelines as required.
  • Support to arrange and conduct meetings, discussion, workshop, dialogue as required with different stakeholders on Safeguarding issues.
  • Assign in regular reporting to different body of BRAC and development partners.
  • 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:

Bachelors degree preferably in social science or any other subject from any recognised educational institute with minimum 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examination.


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Experience Requirement:

Relevant 2-3 Years’ experience in safeguarding/compliance/ legal/ HR unit and practical experience to work with communities in any humanitarian project or community development project will add value.


Additional Requirements:

  • Good understanding and commitment on Safeguarding policies and practices
  • Facilitating skills to conduct training, workshop and dialogue with various stakeholder
  • Can support others in capacity building on safeguarding, including consultations with programme participants at grassroots level
  • Skills on writing, developing messages, communication materials on safeguarding for various stakeholder
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written to deliver messages effectively
  • Skilled in report writing, preparing power point presentation and any form of written communication.

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

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

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 05/Mar/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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