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  

Deputy Manager, Capacity Development and Training, Climate Change Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Develop training modules on climate change mitigation, adaptation and related issues particularly on mainstreaming climate change at BRAC
  • Conduct training and orientation on climate change issues in alignment with the organisational policy papers such as climate change strategy, environmental policy, environmental and social safeguard framework
  • Organise Conventions on 'Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction' for the adolescents at the regional level
  • Coordinate with other BRAC programmes and assess training, capacity development need for mainstreaming climate change
  • Assist management in formation of relevant committees as prescribed in the environmental policy and initiate the process of activation of the ‘Green Standing Committee', ‘Green Teams' and ‘Green Envoys' in the process towards making BRAC ‘climate-smart’
  • Ensure all logistic support during training and capacity development events such as training session, workshop, seminar, symposium etc.
  • Work in capacitating a Cadre of ‘Climate Change Champions within BRAC’ focusing on young people
  • Liaise with local government to plan resource and responsibility distribution for emergencies
  • Support higher management in making suitable decisions in mainstreaming climate change at BRAC and stakeholders working with
  Requirements  

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in Social Science/ Development Studies/ Disaster Management/ Business Administration or any other related subject from any recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations. No 3rd division/ class or below CGPA is acceptable

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in relevant field. Candidates having experience in training need assessment, module development and facilitation will get preference

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Have knowledge on climate change and disaster risk reduction and the ability to understand new terminology and concepts easily
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and to develop networks and collaborations
  • Strong analytical ability and able to perform assigned tasks independently
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with have a sense of responsibility and
    adaptability
  • Very good command on Microsoft Office Packages and Internet browsing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills both in Bengali and English

Age Range: Maximum 35 years

  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

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

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

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Application Deadline: 15/ December/ 2018

You may send your updated resume to resume@brac.net by mentioning the name of the position “Deputy Manager, Capacity Development and Training” in subject line.

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