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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 will provide leadership and support in problem solving, key decision making, quality control, technical input and advice as well as planning, executing, monitoring and evaluation of the protection sector activities, facilitating fundraising and project proposal development, maintaining liaison among different government and local bodies for sector purpose under the supervision of Head of Programme.



Sector Lead, Protection (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Lead protection sector through HCMP strategic planning, developing sector strategies, policies & procedure, work plan and providing overall management of protection staff, budget, operations align with BRAC and FDMN strategies.
  • Provide strategic and operational oversight and guidance to the project teams to ensure the effective delivery of the Projects.
  • Identify and address technical support needs of the project, working collaboratively with BRAC technical / strategy teams.
  • Develop timely budget forecasts and plans as required.
  • Lead periodic narrative and financial reports and ensure timely submissions to management and donor.
  • Ensure procurement plan, budget, actual expenses and actual code wise posted.
  • Ensure implementation strategies, operational guideline, and annual plan for the project and programme implementation for HCMP and to ensure the effective delivery of the project.
  • Oversee BRAC’s community-based protection, sexual and gender-based violence protection, and protection monitoring activities.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of a context specific project and program intervention strategy and plan.
  • Provide overall guidance to plan, coordinate and manage key monitoring and evaluation events, including baseline, situation analysis, evaluation and formative research, in close collaboration with relevant teams in BRAC Cox’s Bazar.
  • Ensure training for BRAC team on protection principles, SGBV principles, service provision, and refugee rights.
  • Facilitate reflection and learning among project teams SGBV, CBP, LEGAL, protection monitoring to build knowledge and understanding.
  • Maintain network and liaison with GBV subsector, Protection Working Group, GIHA network PESA network.
  • Liaise, cooperate and create partnerships with other organisations to ensure cohesive service coverage.
  • Establish strong relationships with external stakeholders, including relevant government agencies, employers, duty bearers, relevant networks and civil society organisations.
  • Contribute to develop concept note and different proposal as per Rohingya and host community need.
  • Ensure that project learning and achievements are shared with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • 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 in Social Science/ Public Administration/ Economics or any other relevant subject from any recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations


Experience Requirement:

Minimum 10 years of working experience in the protection sector including at least 2 years in the emergency field of NGO/ INGO is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Have sound knowledge on humanitarian principles, emergency situations and sphere standards.
  • Strong understanding of protection, gender based violence, legal issues, laws of the country etc.
  • Ability to lead multi-donor and multifaceted protection project
  • Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity
  • Have effective programme and people management skills with strong competencies in teamwork and partnership.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills in English
  • Have computer skills with all Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: As per organisation policy

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Last Apply Date: 07/Dec/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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