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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. We use an integrated model to change systems of inequity through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. We are a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings, and were ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last three years consecutively by NGO Advisor. We operate in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. The Programme Development, Resource Mobilisation, and Learning Department (PRL) works across the whole organization, with regional teams, international country offices and BRAC affiliates abroad in designing, high quality programmes, mobilizing resources, expanding partners/donor networks among others. This position will support the strategic partnerships management process of BRAC in collaboration with relevant programmes, divisions and departments. The role will be the primary coordinator of partnership management with BRAC’s strategic partners and internal stakeholders . Also, s/he will constantly strive to find ways to collaborate more effectively with the strategic partners of BRAC to both improve the service delivery and global reach of BRAC.

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Position

Senior Programme Manager, Strategic Partnerships (PRL)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of Strategic Partnerships to lead the Strategic Partnership Arrangement (SPA), grant management providing strategic and technical input
  • Coordinate closely with strategic partners to understand their priorities and work with BRAC’s internal stakeholders to ensure effective engagements and quality reports
  • Write high quality reports related to strategic partnership, including annual progress report, briefing notes, case studies, visit briefs, etc
  • Address all donors queries with relevant and verified data and information
  • Facilitate the process of making periodic updates to the SPA Results Framework for results reporting, initiating changes based on analysis of context and learning from BRAC’s programmes on the ground, while meeting the needs of donor expectations
  • Drive knowledge management component of the strategic partnerships within BRAC, working across programmes to gather and synthesize learning and knowledge, while identifying opportunities for strategic input and thought partnership from strategic partners
  • Successfully manage reviews, assessments, studies and researches agreed under the partnership grant
  • Closely work with Support functions to track progress of Organizational Development   and share timely financial, monitoring, safeguarding and risk management reports with the donors
  • Lead workshops,  facilitate and document meetings and technical consortia for strategic partners in coordination with the relevant programmes and departments
  • Support progammes to address suggestions and recommendations by the strategic partners to improve service delivery and increase the impact of BRAC’s work
  • Organize field visits managing administrative and logistical support for donors
  • 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:

  • Bachelor in any discipline from any reputed University.


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Experience Requirement:

  • 6-7 years in development or related field; ideally would have experience working in a number of different functions (programme management, donor compliant reporting and liaison etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in managing consortiums and/or donor relations


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of log frame, project management and team management
  • Knowledge of different fundraising models and global fundraising landscape for development sector
  • Experience in Donor liaison, multiple stakeholder management and relationship management (internal and external)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, and ideally in Bengali as well
  • Critical thinking and strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable working across a number of sectors, developing new domain knowledge
  • Ability to work across cultures, with external stakeholders, international colleagues, etc.
  • Resourceful in finding opportunities and able to work under strict deadlines.

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health & Life Insurance and others.

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 27/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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