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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 Head, Advocacy for Social Change


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Lead the overall management, planning and implementation of the ‘Advocacy for Social Change’ initiatives and ensure achievement of the strategic objectives of such initiatives
  • Provide managerial and technical inputs to develop policy advocacy and engagement strategies and implementation plan in order to achieve results as required
  • Identify new areas for intervention, design and develop intervention models, and roll out for piloting of interventions as per the policy priorities of BRAC
  • Develop knowledge management system to capture and document lessons learned, good practices and innovations in all ASC initiatives and facilitate organizational learning.
  • Ensure internal monitoring and MIS mechanisms are in place for tracking of activities, outputs and results of all ASC interventions.
  • Oversee financial plan and human resource plan for the division.
  • Oversight of budget and other resources
  • Coach and mentor ASC staff to improve their programming and analytical skills including activity planning, management, communication and monitoring.
  • Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in any discipline preferably in Public Policy/ Development Studies (MDS)/ Social Sciences/ Economics / Development Management from any recognised university


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Experience Requirement:

  • At least 10-12 years’ experience in a national or international development organization in an equivalent position.
  • Substantial experience in leading public policy discourse in Bangladesh
  • Experience of working on both government and non-government agencies and policy makers
  • Experience of intervention design and fund mobilization


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of SDGs
  • Government policy making systems
  • Monitoring and evaluation of development programmes
  • Operational management
  • Knowledge management
  • Leadership and people management

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

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

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 15/Jul/2021

BRAC believes that everyone we work with including our staff, partners, programme participants and the community has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We uphold human dignity and inclusion rights for all, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability, ethnic origin or socio-economic condition. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from women and gender-diverse individuals. We welcome persons with disabilities to apply. We nurture a culture where all individuals have the opportunity to realise their potential. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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