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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:

This position will lead the programme development, programme quality assurance, staff capacity building, knowledge management, M&E and Reporting of the Protection Sector of Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP).

 

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Position

Programme Manager-Programme Development and Donor Reporting (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP-Protection)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning and Overall Management:

  • Work closely with HCMP Higher Management regarding strategy formulation & guidance in relation with protection sector/ programme design & development.
  • Provide support to the Sector lead, Programme Manager and Project Managers with assessed  accurate verified  information that feed in Developing  and implementing  an appropriate and effective Protection strategy, setting clear objectives and indicators, for Protection activities in consultation with other Protection staff and field staff, and, where appropriate, with the local communities.
  • Manage the assigned Protection project(s) to meet the project objectives within budget and allotted time frame through proper planning and time management with leading effective communication and decision making
  • Manage the assigned project team human resources and provide technical support, training and capacity building.

Implementation and Monitoring:

  • Facilitate and guide Sector M&E team to design, develop, and modify monitoring and evaluation tools & techniques as required.
  • Facilitate compliance-related issues of the Protection Sector and work closely with programme support functions e.g. PDDR, Grants, Internal Audit, M&E, Communications, PSU etc. to ensure effective preparation of facing any external/ donor auditor if and when necessary.
  • Track action plans in HCMP PDDR, grants to minimize gaps and overlaps, ensure consistency, and provide feedback to Sector Lead and HCMP Higher Management for timely action and follow-up.

Quality and Accountability:

  • Find out the quality gaps through close monitoring and ensure technical supervision to ensure quality of the projects’ activities of the Protection Sector.
  • Develop Training programme for staff including materials development and course facilitation.
  • Facilitate and assist HCMP PDDR team to accelerate and analyze the performance of projects, find out the gaps and solutions accordingly with a standard performance tracking.

Coordination, Networking and Advocacy:

  • Represent BRAC-HCMP-Protection Sector in the Technical and Policy groups of Cox’s Bazar Protection Sector with technical inputs to prepare policy materials and technical materials.
  • Coordinate and liaise with local/regional Protection authorities, NGOs, private sector actors and other international partners including UN agencies on all Protection program activities;
  • Coordinate Programme Development and MEAL activities of all projects of the Protection Sector and maintain cordial relationship with the respective team of the donor agencies, HCMP Higher Management, Sector Lead, HP Management with effectiveness and efficiency.

Fund Raising, Proposal Development and Reporting:

  • Work closely with Protection Sector in HCMP to Programme Design, Development, and Review (PDDR) and Grants Team in concept notes and project proposal development etc.
  • Coordinate with PRL and HCMP PDDR team for tracking new and pipeline proposals, completed projects and reporting of the Protection Sector and provide timely updates to the Sector Lead, HCMP Senior Management and Humanitarian Programme as applicable.
  • Keep track of all proposals, donor and other reporting.  Also, provide inputs to finalize reports and timely submissions.
  • Lead the process for report, proposal and concept Note writing of Protection sector.

Safeguarding: 

  • Ensure the safety of the 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:

Masters in Development Studies/ Management/ Economics or any other relevant subject from any reputed public or private university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 10 to 15 years of work experience in Programme Development & Management, Proposal Development, MEAL of relevant Programme of NGO/ INGO.


Additional Requirements:

  • Have sound knowledge on development sector, global development scenario to identify funding trends, financial and grants management, donor agencies, knowledge management, project design and Humanitarian Principles
  • Excellent skills in communication, researching, monitoring and evaluating, auditing, analysing budgets, writing qualitative reports on quantitative assessment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills in English
  • Have computer skills with all Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: As per organisation policy

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

Last Apply Date: 20/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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Or You may apply through careers.brac.net or bdjobs.com or send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position “Programme Manager-Programme Development and Donor Reporting (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP-Protection)” in the subject line.