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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

Regional Coordinator, WASH-Urban Development Programme (Contractual)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all programmatic targets like; community mobilization, CAP implementation, WASH interventions like drainage network, community toilet, school sanitation block, tube-wel setup waste management, facial sludge management plant.
  • Select and design the most appropriate form of water and sanitation system (to include excreta disposal, vector control, solid waste disposal, drainage, facial sludge, pure drinking water) taking into full account the local conditions, resources, customs and cultural norms.
  • Ensure the consideration of cross cutting areas such as gender, protection, DRR and sustainability within all WASH interventions, also considering the importance of integration with other sectors such as health and nutrition.
  • Network and liaison with Mayor, councilor’s, city/municipality authority for ensuring coordinated service delivery.
  • Organize 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 deadline.
  • Guide and supervise Field Coordinators to ensure all regional level targets are met according to annual plan. Monitor progress of the project and ensure smooth field delivery of the activities.
  • Identify, plan and organize capacity development trainings/workshops of the field staffs (urban 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, encourage others to do so.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Masters in any discipline from any recognized UGC approved university with minimum all 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA. Third division/ class or CGPA below 2.00 is not acceptable.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 05 years’ of working experience with NGOs, UN agency or international development organization including 03 years’ experience in the urban WASH project or programme is mandatory. Substantial experience in operations management in the urban areas will be given preference.


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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health &Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Field Office

Last Apply Date: 02/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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