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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

Deputy Manager, Project Coordination; Skills Development Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Develop and design donor funded and cost recovery projects under intensive guidance of Head of Operations and operationalise the strategies within different designated projects.  
  • Closely work with different supporting partners to build scale up strategies for skills focused philanthropic and cost recovery projects.
  • Follow- up and oversee the overall activities of designated projects through regular field visits and provide necessary support for further improvement and to ensure quality implementation of all projects.
  • Establish effective project communication plans and ensuring their execution in support with BRAC & SDP Communication team.
  • Support in effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with programme agreements as well as expected standards.
  • Ensure cross departmental coordination which is taking place among Gender & Inclusion, T4D, Quality Assurance and Decent Work, HR.
  • Work closely with the fundraising team to generate different proposals/activity based concept notes and support with budget preparation according to the donor requirements.
  • Coordinate project field visits for donors and government officials as and when necessary.
  • 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/Masters in any discipline from any recognised university with minimum 2nd division/class or equivalent GPA/CGPA in all academic examinations.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 02 years of relevant professional experience in development sector.


Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in corporate communications and dealing with different Government officials, marketing, public affairs or other related entities.
  • Ability to demonstrate previously developed reports, research, proposals and tender documents.
  • Knowledge on economic and social contexts of the country and on contracting, negotiation and deed preparation.
  • Strong networking and communication skills, understanding of NGO sector and incentive mechanisms.
  • Competencies on project management and awareness raising.
  • Ability to manage a team and understanding of project budget.
  • Proficiency in different computer applications.

Age: N/A

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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: 23/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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