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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

Manager, Gender Justice and Diversity Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate designing and implementation of overall plan for gender mainstreaming in the relevant departments of BRAC
  • Analyze sector specific Gender Mainstreaming scope, priorities, risk & opportunities as required to implement into the department/unit level
  • Provide technical guidance to the Gender Focal Person (GFP)s to establish gender responsive departments across BRAC
  • Design and Develop gender equality tools, frameworks, checklists, and indicators to strengthen gender mainstreaming in the departments
  • Guide and support BRAC’s departments to develop capacity of staff on gender agenda.
  • Provide technical support to departments for establishing gender sensitive work environment and increasing women staff ratio in requirement and mid-management level
  • Provide support in conducting various study, survey, evaluation of the gender mainstreaming interventions/initiatives in the departments
  • Provide support in developing/reviewing the gender related IEC, BCC materials, operational guideline, manual etc
  • Support and systematize the process for gender mainstreaming technical skill/capacity development of GFPs
  • Establish and strengthen ownership of relevant departments of BRAC to achieve gender equality and women empowerment goals
  • Effective coordination with GJD’s internal components (KM, M&E, OD, Advocacy) for achieving BRAC’s Gender equality goals
  • Develop communication network with BRAC Departments to reduce VAWC and engaging men and boys to promote gender equality and women empowerment.
  • Report to senior management on the gender mainstreaming activities in the BRAC departments
  • Contribute to various learning events of BRAC’s departments
  • Collaboratively observe different days (International Women’s Day, 16 Days Activism Campaign, and International Girl Child Day etc.)
  • 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 preferably Economics/ ACCA/ Gender Studies/ Development Studies/ Business Studies or any relevant Social science from any recognised 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:

At least 5 years’ of experience


Additional Requirements:

  • Good understanding gender, inclusion, and diversity issues
  • Have skills on Project/ Program design and cycle management
  • Have skills on knowledge and training materials design and development
  • Training facilitation
  • Handling of financial bill/voucher and managing financial and programme audit

 

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 as per policy

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

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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