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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.


Programme Manager, Partnership & Coordination will be the focal person of all partnership and coordination activities of DFAT Host Community project of Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP). This position will ensure the quality of DFAT Project activities and coordinate with all sector leads in relation with DFAT project under the supervision of the Head of Host Community, HCMP.



Programme Manager, Partnership & Coordination (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programm

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning and Management:

  • Coordinate the activities of the overall management of the DFAT project in collaboration with the respective sector leads, and ensure compliance as per the requirement of the funding organizations, coordinating the formal review and sign-off process before submission to the donor.
  • Be responsible for overall partnership management by providing technical guidance ineffective use of sub-grants, proper implementation of activities and so on.
  • Attend management meetings and provide inputs in designing strategies, general guidelines as applicable.
  • Contribute to the development of strategic plans, annual operating plan (AOP), log frame and budget preparation & revision for the Programme.

Coordination, Networking and Advocacy:

  • Ensure effective coordination with partnering NGOs, donor and other key stakeholders of the programme.
  • Liaise and be in constant contact with donors, partnering NGOs to build relationships for the smooth operation of all activities.
  • Participate in different coordination meetings with partnering NGOs, donors, govt. officials and other stakeholders.

Implementation and Monitoring:  

  • Manage and ensure the effective use of sub-grants to partnering and implementing NGOs.
  • Monitor and oversee programme activities and provide necessary guidance as required.
  • Ensure supports in overall programme development of the Programme.

Quality and Accountability:

  • Facilitate reflection and learning among project teams to build knowledge and understanding.
  • Prepare technical specifications, SOP/Guidelines and QA guidelines.
  • Ensure to develop all kind of module as per project need.
  • Manage budget and expenses of project activities.

Fund Raising, Proposal Development and Reporting:

  • Review progress reports of components of Programme as per the reporting schedules and templates.
  • Ensure periodical reports to be submitted to Management, Donor, and other stakeholders as required.
  • Contribute to budget proposals, budget amendment, partners’ budget management, concept note preparation etc.

Safety and Safeguarding:

  • 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 any discipline from recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations


Experience Requirement:

Minimum 10 years of experience in programme management and coordination in NGO/ INGO is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Have knowledge of development theories practice by NGOs and other development agencies and familiarity with the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh.
  • Knowledge of people management.
  • Knowledge and skills on the participatory programme designing, process monitoring, planning, monitoring and evaluation and result based LFA development.
  • Must have familiarity with various bilateral, multilateral, UN donors in terms of their thematic priorities, proposal, budget format etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, prioritise and meet deadlines in a complex and challenging environment; must be culturally sensitive.
  • Ability to operate in a complex organisation, across functions and work on own initiative and collaboratively as part of diverse teams.
  • Have skill in programme coordination and partnership management.
  • Excellent time management, leadership, analytical ability, multitasking, facilitation, communication, presentation and report writing skills.
  • 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: 19/Jan/2021

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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