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.


The purpose of this role is to develop concepts and ideas for new projects/ interventions as well as for scale up of existing interventions, prepare technical and financial proposals and concept notes, identify and mapping potential funding opportunities and ensure timely response, develop project progress reports and ensure timely submission. The role will also be responsible for overseeing the HCMP’s project documents archive and contribute to knowledge management documentation of sectors such as lessons learnt, innovations and good practices and prepare knowledge products for HCMP.



Senior Manager, PDDR (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Identify fundraising opportunities from different bilateral and multilateral donors and other national and international funding organizations.
  • Guide Specialist, PDDR in project tracking, new project proposal development, and donor communication as required.
  • Assist Head of PDDR in strategic issues related with programme development and fundraising techniques, mechanisms etc.
  • Work with Finance and Grants team, Sector Leads, Programme Managers for value addition in proposal development and donor reporting.
  • Respond to identified fundraising opportunities through team formation, work plan development, monitoring of progress through periodic formal progress review.
  • Obtain management approval to pursue opportunities through various internal mechanisms (formal GO/NGO meetings, due diligence on new donors/partners).
  • Develop project proposals, concept notes, technical and financial proposals, etc. as per the requirement of the funding organizations in line with HCMP processes and SOP
  • Develop and maintain basic project information, reporting schedule and government approval process in coordination with Grants and Operations.
  • Support programme to conduct needs-based research to identify areas of intervention, scale up, innovation.
  • Review progress reports, project completion reports etc. for different projects and components of HCMP as per the reporting schedules and templates
  • Review and edit project reports and other donor documents as donor requirement and ensure compliance as per the requirement of the funding organizations, prescribed sector standards, coordinate the formal review and sign-off process in coordination with Grants before submission to the donor within due time.
  • 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.



Educational Requirements:

Masters in Development Studies/ Disaster Management/ Economics/ Business Administration or any other relevant subject from any recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations


Experience Requirement:

Minimum 5 years of experience in programme development & management and fundraising in NGO/INGO is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Have sound knowledge of current national and global development trends related to FDMN crisis, host community issues,
  • Strong understanding of project design and budget formulation guidelines/ requirements, strategic and funding priorities of major institutional donors in Bangladesh.
  • Able to conceptualise new interventions across varied sectors in the CXB context
  • Excellent skills in technical and financial proposal and concept note development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills in English
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • 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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