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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

Capturing and sharing knowledge on climate resilience and development, disseminating information about major progress on resilience initiative and results of the programme; develop climate resilience innovative ideas and dissemination of organisational CCA related activities; contribute to fund raising efforts; and support mainstreaming climate change at BRAC

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Position

Manager, Climate Resilience and Development; Climate Change Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and update the climate change indicator report for BRAC.
  • Contribute in the climate resilience strategic planning and design.
  • Explore climate change resilience funding sources on innovative ideas.
  • Prepare climate change resilience framework for BRAC and BRAC enterprise.
  • Create climate resilience collaborative tools to facilitate sharing of ideas that are of use to colleagues and other programmes.
  • Design and organise workshop for youth on creative ideas of climate resilient initiative in rural and urban context.
  • Disseminate BRAC climate resilient  best practices through workshop, seminar, conference, print media, etc.
  • Prepare field based report for Climate Change Programme activities which listed in AOP.
  • Explore options and contribute in the designing and planning of implementing actions to promote climate resilient solutions under the programme.
  • Coordinate and organise technical events, meetings, dialogues in the regional and national level.
  • Provide news content for newsletter which circulate in the BRAC system.
  • Help in  updating and developing strategies and policies to optimise adaptation and mitigation actions in BRAC.
  • Help writing proposals to secure funding and  periodic reporting on AdMit work.
  • 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 and also encourage others to do so.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Masters in Environmental Science/ Management/ Climate Change/ Geography/ Sociology or any relevant discipline from any recognised university/ institution with minimum 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 05 years of work experience in the field of climate change is required.


Additional Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of environment, climate change, disaster management, DRR and CCA etc.
  • Understanding of proposal and report writing.
  • Have effective programme and people management skills with strong competencies in team work and partnership.
  • Excellent skills in planning, coordinating and organising events.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skill both in Bangla and English.

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health & Life Insurance and others.

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 29/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 by mentioning the name of the position “Manager, Climate Resilience and Development” in subject line.