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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.


Manager, Emergency Response & Preparedness; BRAC Humanitarian Programme (BHP)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct surveys to determine the types of emergency-related needs that will need to be addressed in disaster planning, or provide technical support to others conducting such surveys
  • Keep informed of global and local regulations affecting emergency plans and ensure that plans adhere to regulations
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in order to prepare and analyze damage assessments/ need assessment following disasters or emergencies
  • Provide technical support to emergency response team and other local management team for 1st line response and subsequently the recovery projects with attention to programme quality and ensure programme activities/ indicator are achieved within timeline
  • Prepare district level contingency plan and risk mapping regarding humanitarian aspect
  • Provide technical assistance to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) team to mainstreaming DRR
  • Collaboration with Need Assessment Secretariat and other relevant stakeholders in order to ensure a coordinated need assessment process in the aftermath of a disaster
  • Ensure early warning and weather updates and circulate it through different communication channel (i.e.: community radio, email, sms etc.)
  • Ensure all preparedness and emergency response activities
  • Develop team capacity through field visit, meeting, discussion and individual contact, on the job training
  • Represent BRAC in coordination platform including cluster as assigned by the authority

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in Social Science, Disaster Management or any relevant subject from any reputed University with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations. No 3rd division/ class or equivalent CGPA is acceptable
  • Having experience and training related to Emergency response, Recovery and Rehabilitation will get preference

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 05 years of working experience in disaster management and humanitarian response is required

Additional Job Requirements:

  • National and International disaster management architecture
  • Core Humanitarian standard and principles
  • Coordination mechanism
  • Humanitarian reform
  • Humanitarian programme cycle
  • National and international statue relating to disaster management
  • Team building and leading capacity and ability to work under pressure and deadline
  • Planning & prioritizing (resource allocation, Critical thinking)
  • Stress management
  • Problem solving & decision making ability
  • Time management
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Good communication skills
  Salary and benefits  

Age Range: NA

Salary Range: Negotiable

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

Job Location: BRAC Head Office


Application Deadline: 15 January, 2019

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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 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.

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