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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

Senior Manager, Resource Mobilisation and Grant Management, Ultra-Poor Graduation Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with wider funding team to help identify and plan strategies to position UPG programme with potential partners and donors.
  • Proactively seek new funding opportunities from both public and private sector and engage in donor relationship management.
  • Develop concept note and funding proposals independently and support joint proposal development initiative through coordination with different programmes, such as PRL, BRAC International and other development programmes of BRAC and participate in the bidding process for fund raising as per needs.
  • Manage grants related activities with different programmes such as PRL, BRAC International and other development programmes of BRAC on behalf of UPG programme and work as a focal point for grant management activities.
  • Identify, collate and share good practice and learning around donor requirements and agreed programme portfolio.
  • Conduct continuous environmental scan and provide donor intelligence (thematic orientations, modalities of engagement, entry points, forecasts etc.) to the senior management to increase probability of attracting funds.
  • Support global and regional efforts to develop programmatic, fundraising, communications and other strategies as needed.
  • Prepare different documentations for reporting (AOP, midyear reports, annual report, different donor reports, presentation slides etc.).
  • Organize different exposure visits in coordination with different relevant units within and outside the Programme related to resource mobilisation.
  • Coordinate with all UPG units and work closely with M&E staff and finance staff for data preservation and sharing.
  • Support programme to conduct and initiate graduation related studies for programme development, identify the potential gaps, and optimum utilization of resources through enriching existing intervention.
  • Represent BRAC and UPG programme at various internal and external forums as and 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:

Graduation/ Masters preferably in Social Science, Communications, Journalism, Media Relations, Business Administration or other relevant subjects from any recognised university. Any related professional degree or certification is preferable.


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Experience Requirement:

At least 4 years’ experience to work with major donors/ funders with a good understanding of donors intuitions. Exceptional writing skills and a proven track record of producing high quality written materials and writing successful fundraising proposals or reports.


Additional Requirements:

  • In depth knowledge on poverty dynamics.
  • In-depth knowledge on livelihood programmes.
  • Ability to work across cultures, with external stakeholders, international colleagues etc.
  • Knowledge Management Issues, Programme operations management, M&E etc.

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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: 14/Oct/2020

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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