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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

Regional Manager - Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Justice and Diversity Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate field based actions to implement gender mainstreaming plans in collaboration with partner programs and enterprises
  • Provide technical guidance to field management of partner programs and enterprises to achieve gender mainstreaming goal and objective
  • Develop monthly and annual plan, action plan, meeting plan, set targets and deliver to respective supervisor
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration with partner programs and enterprises for achieving gender mainstreaming targets within timeframe
  • Take initiative for gender skill transfer of selected programs and enterprises staff, volunteers, workers and stakeholders
  • Organize, facilitate and participate in district level different meeting, dialogue, training, workshop, event etc 
  • Identify operational challenges and take steps for problem solving as well as provide referral linkages related to gender based violence
  • Regular visit to selected platform and forum of partner programs and enterprises for quality assurance purpose
  • Ensure regular documentation and reporting to respective supervisor
  • Ensure effective field based budget expenditure in collaboration with local accounts
  • Ensure effective local level advocacy and networking with relevant GOs and NGOs stakeholders.
  • Organize and celebrate days and events for promoting women’s rights and gender equality
  • Violence reporting, incident linkage and referral and follow-up of VAWG incidents in the assigned districts
  • Support to collect any information and data related to GJD programme from the field.
  • Any other relevant activities related to GJD goals given by supervisor.
  • 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:

Masters in Social Sciences/Science/Business Studies (Economics, Sociology, LLM, Anthropology, Education, Political Social Work, Public Health, Women & Gender Studies) from any recognized university with minimum all second class / division or equivalent GPA / CGPA in academic examinations. No 3rd division / class or below CGPA 2.50 is acceptable.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 3 to 5 years professional experience in the field of gender and development, gender mainstreaming/ gender integration, women empowerment, violence against women issues.


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 field Offices (Chattogram, Satkhira, Faridpur, Chuadanga, Laxmipur and Cox'sbazar)

Last Apply Date: 12/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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