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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, Project Implementation; Migration Programme (Contractual)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the project plans and schedules are being followed accordingly; develop solutions to project challenges and direct others for successful completion of project on time and within budget.
  • Oversee project activities and communicate with relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist project teams and other stakeholders to define, communicate and drive the strategic vision and goal of the project.
  • Ensure that project activities comply with the policies and regulations of BRAC and the donors.
  • Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes.
  • Advice on ‘best practice’ approach to all aspects of programme and project management which is practical and result focused.
  • Ensure close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners/BRAC departments/GoB/ ministries to guarantee smooth implementation of Safe Migration and reintegration activities and achievement of results as specified in grant agreements. 
  • Ensure project plans, specifications, roles and responsibilities and the necessary communications are defined and completed according to standard within the programme framework.
  • Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on regular basis to BRAC and donor.
  • Work closely with team members to provide training on strategic initiatives, project operation, problem solving, prioritization of work and improving quality thereby.  
  • Troubleshoot project problems, launch initiatives to reduce operational costs and defects, identify and implement creative solutions.
  • Develop and evaluate the tools and techniques used by the project to manage the project.
  • Collaborate with other managers for the successful execution of the project and mentor team members by sharing tips and techniques.
  • Facilitate project team and others to identify project requirements and ensure that they align with programme objectives.
  • 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:

Masters in Social Science/Business Studies or any relevant subject(s) from any recognised university with minimum 2nd division/class or equivalent GPA/CGPA in all academic examinations.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 5 years’ of work experience in the development field including project management skill is required.


Additional Requirements:

  • Firm knowledge on project cycle management, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Conceptual understanding of development and migration issues
  • Excellent project proposal writing, report writing and budgeting skills
  • Skills on problem solving, planning, decision-making and creativity
  • Excellent competencies on leadership, coordination and communication

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, 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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