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 three years consecutively by NGO Advisor.


Programme Coordinator, DRR & Capacity Building; BRAC Humanitarian Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the development and standardization of tools, systems and templates for the humanitarian capacity building activities to continue to increase the quality of the programmes delivered and to monitor their impact
  • Designing, planning, budgeting and implementing project activities; follow – up and monitoring the progress; reporting and documentations
  • Ensuring that the project implementation plan is developed timely, effectively and to ensure sustainability of the project interventions beyond project end
  • Develop a plan for BRAC Humanitarian Programme on capacity building initiatives and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) framework mapping assessment that contribute to DRR related issues
  • Maintain liaison, linkage and communication with GO, NGOs, INGOs, UN organisations, universities, research agencies and other relevant stakeholders for the successful implementation of the programme
  • Build knowledge of organisational level, civil society, communities and volunteers, as well as the private sectors through sharing experiences, lessons learned, best practices and training and education in disaster risk reduction including the use of existing training and education mechanisms and peer learning
  • Participate in national level coalitions/ clusters on DRR & resilience issues, establish partnerships with other NGOs with proven expertise in the sector and identify areas of possible linkages
  • Guide to ensuring projects adhere to technical norms and standards in resilience and DRR activities
  • Guide the team to ensure that disaster risk reduction and resilience are incorporated in the development of BRAC strategic and programmatic documents
  • Represent BRAC in different national and regional forum
  • Collaborate with the programme development team to explore new funding on training, innovative interventions on DRR
  • Provide technical guidance to training team to manage training curriculum and courses as per plan to develop DRR
  • Supervise and ensure project lesson learnt documentation and project data-base is updated and ensuring timely completion and reporting of the activities
  • Contribute to the preparation of learning documents, case studies and comparative study documents for knowledge management and publication
  • Prepare quantitative and qualitative reports capturing the progress against agreed work plans and learning

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in Disaster Management/ Environment Science/ Social Science or any other relevant subject from any recognised university with minimum second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 08 years’ working experience on DRR and capacity building programmes in national and international NGOs or relevant organisations is required. Experience in the establishment and support of community led projects, particularly on DRR will get preference.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Sound Knowledge of national and global policies and practices of DRR
  • Strong understanding of advocacy, campaigning, communications and how
    they contribute to achieving programme goals
  • Demonstrated skills in design and effective use of training materials, training
    module development, training delivery and influencing strategy development
  • Project planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, facilitation and context analysis skills
  • Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and SPSS. Knowledge
    and experience of GIS and RS will be an added advantage
  Salary and benefits  

Age Range: Maximum 50 years

Salary Range: Negotiable

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

Job Location: BRAC Head Office


Application Deadline: 13 January, 2019

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