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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.




Area Manager, Gender, GRESP-CHT, BRAC Education Programme (Contractual)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • District level coordination with local managers, BDC and staff of respective program to ensure necessary support for CHT interventions.
  • Supervise and assist to Officer, Gender with monthly target setting the field activities to mobilise community people & students in the gender issues especially on GBV, SH, CM.
  • Organise, facilitate and participate in district level different meeting, dialogue, training, workshop, event etc. 
  • Develop monthly and annual action plan, meeting plan, set targets and deliver to respective supervisor.
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration with partner programmes and enterprises for achieving gender integration targets within timeframe.
  • Identify operational challenges and take steps for problem solving as well as provide referral linkages related to gender based violence.
  • Take initiative to develop capacity of staff and volunteers.
  • Regular visit and follow up to selected platform and forum of Gender Officer’s and volunteers for quality assurance purpose.
  • Ensure regular documentation and reporting to respective supervisor.
  • Ensure effective field based budget expenditure in collaboration with local accounts.
  • Ensure effective local level advocacy and networking with relevant GOs and NGOs stakeholders.
  • Organise and celebrate days and events for promoting women’s rights and gender equality.
  • Communicate with relevant GOs and NGOs stakeholders, law enforcement agencies, in district level and ensure effective local level advocacy and networking with involved them in program activity.
  • 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.



Educational Requirements:

MSS/ M.Sc. preferably in Sociology, Anthropology, Education, Political Science, Social work, Public Health, Women & Gender Studies or in any relevant discipline from reputed university.


Experience Requirement:

2-3 years professional experience in the field of gender and development, gender mainstreaming/ gender integration, women empowerment, violence against women issues of which preferably 1 year in field level managerial position.


Salary & Benefits


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

Job Location: BRAC Field Office (Bandarban)

Last Apply Date: 02/Nov/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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