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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

Head of Operations, Ultra-Poor Graduation Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

Strategic role:

  • Contribute in developing programme strategy to improve the design of existing programme and preparing new concept notes, proposals, budgets, planning for new new project.
  • Finalise programme’s operational strategy and design effective implementation process to increase the programme efficiency.
  • Provide technical assistance (strategy development, training, proposal and documents review, tools development) to adapt the graduation model in different context and new target populations.

Operational Management:

  • Oversee all aspects of implementation and management of the UPG Programme interventions, including special projects , through supervising and monitoring the field operation, developing detail implementation plan, different training and orientation material etc.
  • Develop feedback mechanism; ensure flow of authentic information to assist management in order to make effective decisions.
  • Regular analysis of budget, identify deviation and develop plan for adjustment in order to establish good efficient financial management.
  • Responsible for managing overall field administration including disciplinary management, logistics, etc.
  • Develop coordination mechanism and ensure close work relationship between operation and other units (M&E, technical team, etc) to ensure proper services, optimum use of resources and to make appropriate strategic decisions and changes.

People management:

  • Develop strategic and leadership skills of the team through field visit, hands on coaching, mentoring, effective meeting, proper orientation based on individual and overall need of the programme.
  • Develop staffing and capacity development plan through analyzing programme targets, need assessment, coordinate with relevant department and follow up proper execution of the plan.
  • Ensure employee retention and succession plan at different level of staff and promoting gender diversity.
  • 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 preferably in Social Science/ Development Studies/ Business Administration or related discipline from any recognised educational institute.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 7 years of working experience (at least 3 years in senior management position) in the development sector, preferably demonstrable experience of working with extreme poverty, livelihoods and disadvantaged groups in the Bangladesh and global context.


Additional Requirements:

  • Wide range of understanding on poverty dynamics of different context nationally and globally
  • Strong understanding of gender and economic development issues and experience in integrating these into programme practice.

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others as per organisation policy

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 10/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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