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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

Programme Organiser, Urban Development Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Execute the implementation of Urban Development Programme (UDP) interventions at the field level as front line staff
  • Follow up community organisers to ensure strong community mobilisation and collective actions by community groups
  • Maintain strong communication and networking with local government officials for implementing social accountability initiatives
  • Follow up field level implementation in allocated district/ city under UDP coverage
  • Maintain documentation and prepare monthly MIS report  and use monitoring data to solve performance issues
  • Assist in organising training, workshops and different events at the field level according to annual targets
  • Provide support to the technical department & research, knowledge management & M&E department of UDP in the field for effective urban interventions
  • Conduct special refreshers for the CO’s at regular intervals
  • Identify and assist in organising capacity development trainings/ workshops for the community 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:

Bachelors/ 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 01 year of working experience


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 and negotiation skills
  • 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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