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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.

Purpose:

Responsible for all internal and external communications for Communicable Diseases and WASH. To achieve programmatic priorities, s/he will responsible for developing communication materials, knowledge products, social media campaign, advocacy event management and ensure timely dissemination of information in the CD & WASH website.

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Position

Deputy Manager, Communications; Communicable Disease and WASH Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to documentation of BRAC Communicable Diseases & WASH Programme for both internal correspondence as well as external communication (e.g. donor reports and presentations)
  • Support to produce documents and materials for internal and external stakeholders under the Director’s portfolio, on an ad hoc basis
  • Manage resources (budget and work) to produce communication materials (short project videos, project briefs, periodic updates)
  • Create newsletters, project two-pagers, capability statements and regularly update the data for ad hoc dissemination
  • Participate and coordinate with cross-functional units of the organisation (communication, advocacy and Knowledge Management ), and act as the focal point for programme information
  • Draft articles or blogs on activities of WASH and communicable diseases
  • Update the website of WASH and Communicable Disease Programme as required
  • Provide support to team members to create documents for higher management
  • Prepare different types of annual report, publication, MOU, agreement, presentation, speech and giving input in writing proposal and documentation of programme activities   
  • 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:

Bachelors or Masters in English/ Journalism and Mass Communication/ Media and Communication/ International Relations/ Development Studies or any other relevant field from any recognised university/ institution with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations. Candidates having O-level and A-level will get preference


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 03 years of work experience is required. Candidates having experience in the development sector will get preference


Additional Requirements:

  • Commitment to an understanding of BRAC core values and principles
  • Expert knowledge of traditional and new media to manage the communication portfolio and delivery of messages to both internal and external audiences
  • Knowledge of communication, media engagement and creative writing
  • Fluency in English and Bangla, (both oral and written) is required
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others
  • Ability to think strategically and carry out assigned tasks independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Age: N/A

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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: 07/Mar/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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