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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.


This position, under the supervision of the Project Manager, will work with the project team and the Humanitarian Programme to ensure implementation of project activities within the time frame. The position holder will also monitor and provide technical support during implementation of project interventions and achieve the stipulated results.



Field Coordinator, Flood Recovery Project (Contractual); BRAC Humanitarian Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, track and document project progress, achievements and challenges.
  • Document lesson learnt and dissemination within BRAC and with other stakeholders as required.
  • Conduct regular field visits to ensure effective, timely and quality implementation of project activities.
  • Organise work to meet deadlines including planning and tracking of progress.
  • Prepare regular reports on interventions and applications as well as review the progress and challenges of the project.
  • Support and ensure community engagement at all levels.
  • Coordinate with other agencies, particularly those undertaking cash transfer programmes and other flood recovery interventions, in designing and implementation of the project.
  • Participate in meetings with government, local elected bodies or other NGOs at the national and local level.
  • Ensure that the project is implemented in a cost effective, consultative, participative and gender-sensitive way.
  • Assist to design and lead the implementation of appropriate recovery interventions to address medium to long-term food security, livelihood, and WASH needs of the flood affected population, ensuring gender mainstreaming and disability inclusion and where appropriate linkages with other relevant sectors.
  • Adhere to BRAC values as well as the promotion of gender justice and women’s rights.
  • Understand and adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles.
  • 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:

Masters or Bachelors in any discipline preferably in Disaster Management/ Development Studies/ Social Science from recognised university/ institution with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations. Civil engineers may also apply for this position.


Experience Requirement:

Minimum 5 years of experience in relevant field is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • 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


Salary & Benefits


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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Or You may also apply through bdjobs.com or send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position “Field Coordinator, Flood Recovery Project (Contractual)” in subject line.