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.

  Position  

Position: Director, Climate Change; BRAC and BRAC International

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Ascertain positioning of BRAC as one of the global level Climate Change programme champion by building its existing programmatic and organisational strengths in Bangladesh and BRAC International countries
  • Strengthen grant making and fund raising opportunities for programmes related to climate change and partnering with Government departments, development partners, and NGOs in Bangladesh and BRAC International countries. This includes partnership with Global funds like GCF
  • Guide/supervise the finalization and roll out of qualitative and quantitative monitoring tools including impact assessment of the work done
  • Take the overall responsibility of coordination and operational management of BRAC's interventions to Climate Change with scale, quality and impact in close collaboration with the Executive Directors and Programme Directors
  • Develop a portfolio of services related to climate change, and will be responsible for strengthening climate change knowledge base and ability to deliver climate change strategies, interventions and researches
  • Establish strong institutional relationship and coordinate with stakeholders (government, donors, UN agencies and others) in Bangladesh, BRAC International countries and Affiliates
  • Represent BRAC at different levels and share BRAC responses and information adequately at national and international level
  • Lead and manage the team on the whole and represent/ engage in relevant forums to reach the goal
  • Lead mainstreaming of climate change interventions within BRAC’s development programmes in Bangladesh and BRAC International countries
  Requirements  

Educational Requirements:

  • The candidate must have a graduate degree in International Business/ Management/ International Development/ Economics or any other relevant field

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 12 years’ experience in the field of climate change where minimum 5 years’ experience of strategic level is prerequisite

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrable understanding of and commitment to addressing the social and
    environmental dilemmas resulting from climate change
  • Ability and willingness to maintain ongoing relationships with stakeholders holding
    different and sometimes conflicting views
  • Sound knowledge on global issues related to climate change and have
    professional network within the related sector in Bangladesh and beyond
  • Excellent knowledge of the critical policy issues and options to address climate change
  • Expertise in financial and grant management and developing climate change strategies
  • Excellent leadership capability with necessary analytical, organisational and programme management skills
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: As per organisational policy

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

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Application Deadline: 17/Feb /2019

You may apply through careers.brac.net or bdjobs.com or send your CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position "Director, Climate Change; BRAC and BRAC International" in subject line

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