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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

Field Coordinator, Urban Development Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee implementation of Urban Development Programme (UDP) interventions at the district/ city level keeping alignment with the UDP objectives
  • Network and liaison with Mayor, councilor’s, city/ municipality authority for ensuring coordinated service delivery
  • Maintain strong communication and networking with municipality and city corporations, and elected local representatives to ensure their engagement in social accountability initiatives
  • Follow up field level implementation in each city and town under UDP coverage
  • Monitor progress of the project and ensure smooth field delivery of the activities
  • Organize training, workshops and different events at the field level according to annual targets.
  • Provide support to the technical department of UDP for effective urban interventions
  • Organise and manage regular team meetings with field staffs, informal catch-up meetings and external meetings as necessary and to ensure meeting notes and action points are distributed to the deadline
  • Identify, plan and organize capacity development training/ workshops of the programme organisers
  • 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 any discipline from any recognised university/ institutions with minimum second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 4 years’ experience with NGOs or international development organisation, including 1 years’ experience in the urban poverty reduction/ livelihoods/ planning and governance project or programme


Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large scale and complex projects
  • Have knowledge on current national and global development trends related to urban poverty and urban development
  • Have skills on community organising and social mobilisation
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organisation and negotiation skills
  • Skills in documentation, facilitation & reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and possess a proven track record of working successfully in a variety of cultural contexts
  • Awareness of political processes and protocols

Age: N/A

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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 Field Office

Last Apply Date: 01/Sep/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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