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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-Advocacy, Networking and M&E; Community Empowerment Programme (CEP)


Job Description/Responsibilities:

Advocacy and Networking

  • Prepare yearly advocacy and networking plan for RPK and implement accordingly.
  • Map existing networks and complementary/cross-sectoral initiatives to build a regional network of the community networks.
  • Work with key government officials at the national, regional and local levels who engage with community radio and media
  • Participate and represent in advocacy events/ trainings/ workshops for capacity building and networking
  • Work for RPK’s fund raising and sustainability.

M&E and Documentation

  • Prepare and maintain result – based monitoring framework for RPK programmes.
  • Maintain the liaison with the M&E team of CEP as well as with BRAC monitoring team for better coordination and collaboration with broader programmatic objectives of CEP and organizational priorities of BRAC.
  • Manage the documentation of RPK’s activities, best practices, lesson learned and knowledge products in close collaboration with documentation and knowledge management manager of the CEP.
  • Provide technical support to develop IEC/BCC materials for effective mass campaign and capacity building in line with community radio activities.

Communication and Collaboration

  • Yearly regular communication plan of RPK (Govt. and other organization such as AMARC Asia- Pacific, UNESCO, UNICEF, BCRA, other CR station, John Hopkins, Save the Children, BNNRC etc.)
  • Identify and develop collaborative relationship with key stakeholders in government, civil society and at the community level, who are working for, or supportive to community radio.
  • Design different off air activities (Campaign, Workshop, Stakeholder’s Meeting, event etc.) for RPK programme
  • Maintain liaison and communication internally with BRAC’s other programmes and externally with other organization to promote RPK.

Safeguarding.

  • 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 from any recognized UGC approved university with minimum all 2nd division/class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA. Third division/class or CGPA below 2.00 is not acceptable.

 


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Experience Requirement:

At least 3 - 5 years’ experience in communication and media, advocacy, networking and monitoring or any other relevant field.


Additional Requirements:

  • Strong experience in strategic planning and policy formulation and experience in networking, communication and media work (Electronic& Print).
  • Extensive experience of campaign and policy advocacy; and effective use of media and digital platforms for awareness raising and policy changes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill and ability to successfully manage complex and sensitive organizational relationships to achieve cross-organizational, collectively agreed goals.
  • Strong linkage and networking with forums/influential actors.

 

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: 27/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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