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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.

Purpose

This position is responsible for overall management and implementation of the project activities at the Upazila level. He/she will be accountable for the successful delivery of the goal and outcomes, regularly monitor and report the progress in achieving them, ensure coordination with key stakeholders such as local government institutions, PIOs, other humanitarian actors, local leaders, CBOs, etc. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring that the activity follows project log frame, implementation plan and budget.

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Position

Project Manager, Flood Recovery Project (Contractual); BRAC Humanitarian Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage, monitor and oversee the different steps and stages of project execution and ensure the accomplished the activities as per design.
  • Develop scheme wise detailed budget and implementation plan.
  • Manage the project resources (budget and human resources) properly for maximum cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Travel frequently to the field (at least 50%), monitor progress and identify risks for timely action and early resolution.
  • Provide technical guidance in the implementation of project activities and adapt accordingly.
  • Update and suggest BRAC Humanitarian Programme’s senior management on the direction, strategies and technical issues of the project.
  • Provide guidance to the team members on program quality standards, management quality procedures and DRR best practices.
  • Determine staff technical capacity building needs and make arrangements for necessary training, feedback, guidance and support to ensure optimum performance.
  • Supervise staff to ensure the timely, efficient, and impactful implementation of the project.
  • Prepare project reports (progress, financial, etc.) for management information, oversight and action in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that environmental, resilience and sustainability issues are considered in the project activity implementation.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external partners and stakeholders to ensure the desired outcomes.
  • Ensure compliance for all actions and activities with organisational rules, regulations, policies, strategies and internal control mechanisms and the achievement of results according to the principles of results based management.
  • 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:

Master’s in any discipline preferably in Disaster Management/ Development Studies/ Social Science or similar discipline from recognised university/ institution with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 5 years of working experience in humanitarian response, disaster management and/ or development sector with Government agencies and/ or I/NGOs is required


Additional Requirements:

  • Conversant with the national and international humanitarian architecture, particularly coordination (including cluster approach), networking, strategic collaboration/partnership and funding
  • Sound knowledge of global, regional and national disaster management framework of Bangladesh and all other humanitarian framework and standards
  • Excellent skills in report writing (e.i. financial report, progress report etc.)
  • Capable for planning and prioritizing under any stress situation
  • Excellent skills in team building, problem solving and decision making
  • Demonstrated coordination skill and able to implement programme in a challenging work environment
  • Excellent communication, coordination and networking skill
  • Familiar with MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: As per organisation policy

Job Location: BRAC Field Office

Last Apply Date: 26/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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