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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

Senior Manager, Advocacy for Social Change


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Director to identify priorities and help align her/his time accordingly; revisit them regularly to assess progress; identify critical tasks which can be delegated to other cluster members and support the Senior Director in such delegation.
  • Support the Senior Director in distributing the workload across the cluster and follow-up on assignments to various teams/individual; keep the Senior Director abreast of the progress of planned activities/projects; regularly analyse financial and audit reports of the cluster and support follow-ups; manage large, often cross-functional, organisation-wide projects or initiatives; bring together essential stakeholders and help drive decisions.
  • Follow up on actions arising out of meetings or tasks assigned to the Senior Director either by the BRAC executive management teams or by any other cluster members. Help organise the Senior Director's time and support in preparing drafts responses such that, as much as possible, datelines are met.
  • Help the Senior Director plan meetings/retreats/engagements to ensure shared vision and objectives; prepare talking points, summaries, and briefing materials to effectively help the Senior Director contribute in internal/external meetings, workshops and such engagements; reflect field-level knowledge, on-the-ground experience of BRAC colleagues, and academic/non-academic studies in any such briefing materials.
  • Working with the engagement team, support documentation and outreach in various platforms, assist in organising events and maintain internal-external engagements.
  • 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:

  • Post-graduation in Development studies/ Social Science/ Economics/ English from any recognised educational institute.


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Experience Requirement:

  • 5-7 years of professional experience is required.


Additional Requirements:

  • Post-graduation in Development studies/ Social Science/ Economics/ English from any recognised educational institute.

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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: 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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