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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.

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Position

Programme Organiser; Urban Development Programme (Contractual)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of the ‘Empowering the RMG workers living in urban slums of Dhaka’ project’s interventions at the field level as front line staff.
  • Organise field level events as per guideline to achieve project goals, objectives and outcomes.
  • Maintain strong communication and networking with RMG factory officials for implementing activities within the factory and linked with RMG workers.
  • Maintain strong relation with house owners of nearby slums where RMG workers are living to mobilise and ensure services from OSSC.
  • Maintain documentation of implemented project activities and preparation of monthly, half-yearly and yearly report.
  • Assist in organising training, workshops and other events at field level according to target plan.
  • Coordinate activities of online data base, DPS + health insurance and Maya Apa App.
  • Provide support to staff from other BRAC Programmes, technical team, research team, knowledge management and M&E department of ‘Empowering the RMG workers living in urban slums of Dhaka’ in the field for effective implementation.
  • Create working relationship with local labor organisations, service providers etc.
  • Liaison with local government institutions, local law enforcement agencies for proper implementation of the project activities.
  • 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/Bachelor’s in any discipline from any recognised university with minimum 2nd division/class or equivalent GPA/CGPA in all academic examinations.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 1 year of experience in a relevant position/field. 


Additional Requirements:

  • Substantial experience in operations management in the urban areas
  • Experience of working with RMG workers and implementing pilot, large and complex projects successfully
  • Competence in analysing the social and gender dynamics within urban set up
  • Community organising and social mobilisation
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organising and negotiation skills
  • Skills in documentation, facilitation and reporting
  • Awareness of political processes and protocols
  • Should be adaptable, creative, motivated and flexible

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Field Office

Last Apply Date: 08/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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