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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

Divisional Manager, Gender Justice and Diversity Programme (Contractual Position))


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate among Engage Men and Boys network members for the project implementation;
  • Ensure inception meeting, quarterly meeting with the district level network, training and workshop with government officials, CSOs and relevant stakeholders;
  • Coordinate the youth campaign and media engagement, community mobilization;
  • Initiate to increase capacity of EMB network at the district /divisional level to build technical and conceptual capacity for implementing project interventions and build strong coordination among network members and potential allies i.e. youth, religious leaders, key influential people, journalists, members of civil society of seven divisions;
  • Coordinate interventions like university campaign, school campaign, youth campaign, capture knowledge and share evidence based learning of this project;
  • Represent the EMB network at different workshops, seminars and discussion sessions at district/ divisional level;
  • Develop cooperative attitudes among network members and different stakeholders;
  • Support to M&E system to ensure tracking and reporting of project results;
  • Ensure functioning of EMB network towards policy advocacy on VAWC, Child Marriage issue and Engage Men and boys at division and district level;
  • Maintain budget and effective fund management of the project;
  • Ensure project related documents, periodic reports from the field;
  • Attend Network meeting and Support Network for adopting new strategic directions based on project’s learning at local level;
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the safeguarding goals while action as a key source of support, guidance and expertise for establishing a safe working environment in accordance to its reporting procedures. Practice, promote encourage and endorse the safeguarding policy and implementation standards among team members in case of any reportable incident

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

MSS from any recognised university with minimum all second class / division or equivalent GPA / CGPA in academic examinations. No 3rd division / class or below CGPA 2.50 is acceptable


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Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum 2-3 years professional experience on gender equality and women empowerment in the development sector
  • Sound knowledge and understanding on gender and women development, gender mainstreaming, masculinity and capacity to link with other development agenda
  • Active involvement with women movement at national level
  • An influential communicator and demonstration ability to convene people
  • Ability to network effectively with the ability to develop a wide range of relevant contacts
  • Ability to manage multiple complex job duties and project-based work
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, innovation and collaboration


Additional Requirements:

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Integrity
  • Communication with impact 
  • Strong understanding on Gender Analysis tools and practical knowledge and skills to use them
  • Leadership ability
  • People management skills

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Job Location: BRAC Field Office (Khulna)

Last Apply Date: 06/Apr/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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