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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. We use an integrated model to change systems of inequity through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. We are a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings, and were ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last three years consecutively by NGO Advisor. We operate in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. The Programme Development, Resource Mobilisation, and Learning Department (PRL) works across the whole organization, with regional teams, international country offices and BRAC affiliates abroad in designing, high quality programmes, mobilizing resources, expanding partners/donor networks among others. This position will support the strategic partnerships management process of BRAC in collaboration with relevant programmes, divisions and departments. The role will be the primary coordinator of partnership management with BRAC’s strategic partners and internal stakeholders . Also, s/he will constantly strive to find ways to collaborate more effectively with the strategic partners of BRAC to both improve the service delivery and global reach of BRAC.

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Position

Manager, Strategic Partnerships, PRL


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate closely with strategic partners to understand their priorities and work with BRAC’s internal stakeholders to ensure effective partnership engagement  and quality deliverables
  • Produce high quality written documents related to the strategic partnership, including progress report, management response for reviews, programme briefs, meeting minutes and case studies
  • Organise and facilitate strategic meetings and technical engagements for strategic partners in coordination with the relevant programmes and departments
  • Support programmes to address suggestions and recommendations by the strategic partners to improve service delivery and increase the impact of BRAC’s work
  • Facilitate the process of making periodic updates to the Results Framework based on programme data and information, documenting rationales, and articulating achievements
  • Develop tools and systems to support partnership development and partnership activities
  • Work closely with support functions such as procurement, risk management services, safeguarding unit, finance and accounts and monitoring teams for compliance
  • Capture knowledge and lessons learnt across programmes to monitor progress for senior management decision making and advocacy
  • To cultivate and develop strong relationships with stakeholder to efficiently deliver partnership goals
  • Manage reviews, assessments, studies and researches agreed under the partnership arrangement
  • Arrange workshops, field visits and events along with all logistical support for donors when required
  • 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’ in Economics, International Relations, Development Studies and/or Business Administration from any reputed university


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Experience Requirement:

  • 3+ years in development or related field; ideally would have experience working in a number of different functions (project management, grant management, donor liaison and M&E)
  • 1-2 years of experience in managing large grants and external donor relations


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: 18/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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