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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

Lead, Advocacy, Communication and PVAW, Gender Justice and Diversity Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Lead and provide technical support in developing and implementing viable advocacy, communication work plans for GJD and PVAW in line with BRAC Gender Strategy.
  • Develop result-based advocacy strategies relevant with gender integration initiative in sectoral programmes and enterprises.
  • Define strategies in collaboration with Advocacy for Social Change to promote gender equality in line with BRAC Gender Strategy.
  • Develop policy briefs/position papers on gender within organization, programmes, as well as at national level through a process of critical analysis and reflection.
  • Represent GJD for high level policy advocacy, negotiate and lobby with relevant ministries, directorates and strategic partners and represent BRAC in different national, regional and international meetings/workshops/ seminars.
  • Develop and maintain partnership with right based organization/platforms/alliances and CSOs to promote social movements /campaigns focused on VAWG, Child Marriage, and Engage Men and Boys (EMB).
  • Representing BRAC to GNB and EMB Steering Committee and other forums/ network.
  • Lead documenting best practices, lesson learned, documents and experiences on gender aspects for effective advocacy.
  • Lead BRAC’s celebration of days and events (Women’s Day, Girl Child Day, 16 Days of Activism) for promoting women rights.
  • Prepare detail budget for Advocacy, communication and PVAW initiatives.
  • Provide   technical support to develop IEC/BCC gender advocacy materials and capacity building of popular mass movement in line with BRAC Gender Strategy across BRAC Program.
  • Strategic lead towards the use of media (print, electronic and social) to communicate with larger people to advance a gender focused social and public policy to influence attitude and behavioral change.
  • Provide strategic leadership in design, implementation, monitoring and quality assurance according to the expected outcomes, goals and objectives of the PVAW initiative and ensure quality progress reporting.
  • Initiate the process of implementing evidence based gender advocacy through close collaboration with KM, M&E and Gender Integration.
  • 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:

Post Graduation from any recognised university with minimum second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA 2.50 in all academic examinations.


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Experience Requirement:

At least  8 years’ of experience in the related field.


Additional Requirements:

  • Strong experience in strategic planning and policy formulation and experience in networking, communication and media work (Electronic& Print).
  • Extensive campaigns experience with regard to using policy, research, lobbying, media and digital platform.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience on gender  policy mapping, contributing to strategy development.
  • Understanding and wide ranging experience of employing communication techniques and tools to influence an advocacy agenda.
  • Experience in popular mobilisation and policy advocacy at international level and Experience in alliance and partnership building.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill and ability to successfully manage complex and sensitive organizational relationships to achieve cross-organizational, collectively agreed goals.
  • Strong linkage and networking with forums/influential actors.
  • Time management, leadership, analytical ability, Multitasking, Facilitation, communication, presentation skill and report writing.

 

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and life Insurance and others as per policy.

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 10/Feb/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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