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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:

This position will act as the focal point of the BRAC Humanitarian Programme (BHP) to coordinate and support to various programmatic and operational issues of the Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP). Maintain active coordination between BRAC Head Office (HO) and HCMP in Cox's Bazar (CXB) to strengthen in-house coordination and contribute to providing timely support from BRAC HO under the supervision of Director, Humanitarian Programme.

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Position

Programme Coordinator, HCMP Support (Contractual); BRAC Humanitarian Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Act as a focal point at BRAC HO to coordinate all routine issues with the HCMP Cox’s Bazar team. Liaise between HCMP in CXB and BRAC HO as focal person for any support to HCMP in CXB or to settle follow-ups from BRAC HO.
  • Work as a focal point and to coordinate between HCMP, Partnership Strengthening Unit (PSU), Finance & Accounts Department, and relevant programmes for timely submission of FD 7 and FD 6 for the new project and project completion reports to ensure that they meet all requirements and receive approval from the NGO Affairs Bureau (NGOAB).
  • Keep track of all proposals, donor and other reporting.  Also, provide inputs to finalize reports and timely submissions.
  • Coordinate all major logistics and supply chain issues for HCMP.
  • Review large scale procurement-related documents and procurement framework agreements and as appropriate ensures vetting from the respective Director. 
  • Ensure participation and note-taking of Disaster Management Steering Committee (DMSC) and HO-HCMP meetings and tracking of meeting actions.
  • Assist HCMP to obtain approvals from ED, CFO, Directors, and others as appropriate.
  • Be responsible for tracking various meetings, visitor’s information, visit management, and communication with relevant parties for organising and/or participating in forthcoming events and visits.
  • Ensure regular documentation of HCMP activities and information-keeping at BRAC HO
  • Conduct visits to HCMP in CXB as required by guidance from the Director, Humanitarian Programme.
  • 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 any discipline from any recognised public or private university


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in the development/ humanitarian field is required.


Additional Requirements:

  • Proven understanding and hands-on experience in managing large and complex donor-funded projects
  • Ability to operate in a complex organisation, across functions and work on own initiative and collaboratively as part of diverse teams
  • Ability to manage a varied workload, work under pressure, priorities and meet deadlines
  • Focused on delivering results by taking calculated-risks and problem-solving approach
  • Must have familiarity with various bilateral, multilateral, UN donors in terms of their thematic priorities, proposal, budget format etc.
  • Have proficiency in MS Word (Windows), Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent time management, leadership, analytical ability, multitasking, facilitation, Communication, Presentation and report writing skills.

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: As per organisation policy

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 07/Apr/2021

BRAC believes that everyone we work with including our staff, partners, programme participants and the community has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We uphold human dignity and inclusion rights for all, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability, ethnic origin or socio-economic condition. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from women and gender-diverse individuals. We welcome persons with disabilities to apply. We nurture a culture where all individuals have the opportunity to realise their potential. 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 Coordinator, HCMP Support (Contractual)” in the subject line.