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.


Officer, Infrastructure Development, Urban Development Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Assist for drawings & specifications in preparation of subcontractor scope. Identify and support implementation of demand based (Urban) WASH/ infrastructure technologies and interventions
  • Prepare the specifications for all equipment that is required for each project
  • Continuous follow up of progress in implementing WASH/ infrastructure interventions against Community Action Plan, identify opportunity/ constraint, provide appropriate feedback & support to ensure smooth and effective implementation of the projects
  • Ensure quality control of the infrastructure development related work (budget, estimate, schedule, plans, worker’s performance) and report regularly on project status. Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions
  • Assist the community meson/ worker and other project participants to provide assistance and ensure technical support
  • Prepare context specific innovations of relevant infrastructures and pilot the interventions according to local demand and based on CAP
  • Interact daily with the clients (meson, worker, CDO members) to interpret their needs and requirements and represent them in the field
  • Assist and provide guidance to the relevant field staff, take initiative of their capacity development, and monitor and evaluate the performance of all supervisee staff
  • Insure, drive, achieve and maintain agreed quality and standard during construction for sustainability issue

Educational Requirements:

  • B.Sc/ Diploma in Civil Engineering from any recognised university/ institutions with minimum second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years’ of experience in relevant field

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large scale and complex projects
  • Have knowledge on current national and global development trends related to urban poverty and urban development
  • Have skills on community organising and social mobilisation
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Skills in documentation, facilitation & reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and possess a proven track record of working successfully in a variety of cultural contexts
  • Awareness of political processes and protocols

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 Field Office


Application Deadline: 17/Feb /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.

BRAC is an equal opportunity employer