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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

Manager, Resilient Infrastructure and Management (Contractual); Climate Change Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for field implementation regarding resilient infrastructure of Climate Change Programme (CCP) as per programme design and required impact
  • Supervise, follow-up and overseeing the overall activities of designated areas through regular field visits and providing necessary support for further improvement
  • Implementation of sustainable and climate resilient infrastructure at community and household level
  • Design and implementation of activities and initiatives around sustainable and climate resilient infrastructure and its application within the development and infrastructure management contexts
  • Support the mainstreaming of sustainable and climate resilient infrastructure within BRAC following existing policy and standards
  • Support the development and piloting of frameworks, tools and methodologies focusing on improving the sustainability and climate resilience of infrastructure
  • Development of initiatives for increasing knowledge and applied understanding of sustainable and climate resilient infrastructure
  • Coordinate with multiple programmes/ departments with BRAC to ensure smooth programme operation of CCP in technical and thematic areas as well as M&E 
  • Support to prepare concept paper, project proposal, MoU, ToR related to programme activity, coordinate preparation of reports as required to be shared within BRAC and donors and stakeholders
  • Develop team capacity of field level staff through intensive supervision, mentoring, coaching and orientation
  • Assist in organizing meetings, seminars, trainings, workshops to exchange views with representatives of stakeholders and beneficiaries
  • Ensure the drafting of reports and other key positioning pieces which highlight the role of sustainable and climate resilient infrastructure in global development, including relations to the national and global agenda
  • Support various tasks, work packages and projects as outlined and assigned in the annual operating plan
  • Provide support in research and data collection on topics upon request by supervisors; and perform other duties as and when assigned
  • 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; and
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Master’s in Environmental Science/ Climate Change/ Geography/ Civil Engineering or any discipline from any recognized university/ institution


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 05 years of work experience in relevant field


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge on climate resilient infrastructure issues
  • Knowledge on planning and coordinating assigned tasks and organizing events
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Networking and developing professional relationships and goodwill
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills both in Bengali and English

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus and Health & Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 15/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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