Career Opportunity  

BRAC envisions 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 uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response interventions, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a reputed university. The majority of the organisation’s work is  self-financed and operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

  Position  

District BRAC Representative, Partnership Strengthening Unit (PSU)

No of Vacancy: N/A

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and maintain liaison with Government authorities at district and upazila level as well as with other private organisations
  • Establish, maintain, and strengthen relationships with the Government officials, development organisations and relevant people at local level
  • Build strong relationship with journalists of both print and electronic media at district and upazila level and publish articles/ success stories in the local and national newspapers
  • Attend different meeting/ workshop and programmes organised by BRAC and local administration. Invite
  • Government officials for their participation in BRAC programmes authorised by PSU
  • Organise field visits for the Government officials of district and upazila administration
  • Organise and implement exposure visits for both national and international delegates by taking all sorts of assistance from the local programme management
  • Play role as designated officer in line with Right to Information (RTI) Act and provide information to applicants according to the RTI Act
  • Organise/ coordinate celebration of National and International Days and other special programmes
  • Ensure certifications from office of the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) to release fund from the NGO Affairs Bureau
  • Act as an Incident Commander and maintain effective coordination with Humanitarian Programme during the natural disaster
  • Facilitate District Programme Coordination (DPC) meeting, take discussion notes, prepare meeting minutes and circulate it through e-mail across BRAC
  • Play active role being member of District Case Management Committee (DCMC) and Land Management
    Administering special duties for emergency situations
  Requirements  

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in any discipline from any recognised university/ institution with minimum 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations. No 3rd division/ class or below CGPA is acceptable

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience is required in Government liaison and coordination

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Have sound knowledge on Government Organogram and protocol
  • Have excellent understanding on development sectors
  • Strong organising, facilitation and networking skills
  • Able to generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
  • Excellent report writing skill and able to prepare meeting minutes, press release
  • Excellent communicator with strong writing and verbal communication skills in
    both English and Bangla
  • Very good command of Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint and
    familiar with using email and internet browsing

Age Range: Maximum 45 years

  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC office at district level

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Application Deadline: 15/ December/ 2018

You may send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position “District BRAC Representative” in subject line

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