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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.



Head, T4D; Health Nutrition and Population Programme (HNPP)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Support Health programme of BRAC to harness the power of information and communication technologies (ICT) to improve programme effectiveness in development and humanitarian contexts.
  • Provide technical guidance in fetching, piloting and scaling digital tools that empowers decision makers to make data-driven decisions, strengthen value chains, improve access to health, health instruction and other essential services; and facilitate accurate, real-time information for the health programme.
  • Oversee technology portion of healthcare projects starting from concept development and proposal writing to project implementation, monitoring and reporting. Supervise and guide all team members involved in the project with relevant responsibilities.
  • Deliver technical support to programme sections, implementing partners, government and other relevant stakeholders in the deployment, revitalisation and/or maintenance of donor and organisation supported T4D initiatives.
  • Oversee development and quality assurance during planning and deployment of Health T4D initiatives; participate in establishing and maintaining standards, documentation and support mechanisms for T4D.
  • Responsible for supporting and developing internal capacity to implement digital development tools and initiatives, identify emerging information and communication technologies for HNPP’s  response, engage with key tech partners, assess reusable and replicable technical building blocks, and maximize potential for T4D scale-up and roll-out.
  • Support the integration of innovative practices into traditional HNPP programming, and look for sustainable opportunities to launch projects with significant T4D components that are designed, supported, rolled out and maintained in partnership with other organisations.
  • Create awareness and enhance capacity within the programme (Head Office and Field Office) on appropriate use of frontier ICTs for development such as Internet of (Good) Things, wearables, sensors, mobile money, block chain, etc.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to improve the competencies, capacities and knowledge within the programme on digital adoption and development.
  • 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 and also encourage others to do so



Educational Requirements:

Master in Health Informatics/ IT/ CSE/ Information Systems Management. Candidate having MPH will get preference


Experience Requirement:

Minimum 10 years of experience in relevant field where 3 years in leadership role is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge on Mobile Health or DHIS2 and other information management systems.
  • Extensive knowledge on crisis management and donor regulations.
  • Significant knowledge of complex database concepts
  • Excellent knowledge on project planning and management
  • Strong knowledge on Human-Centered design thinking approaches, information systems, requirements analysis and software life cycle
  • Good understanding of set-up and administration of ICT services.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in both Bengali and English


Salary & Benefits


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

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 04/Jul/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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