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.


Field Coordinator, Urban Development Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee implementation of UDP interventions at the district/ city level keeping alignment with the Urban Development Programme (UDP) objectives
  • Maintain liaison with Mayor, Councilor’s and city/ municipality authority for ensuring coordinated service delivery
  • Maintain strong communication and networking with municipality and city corporations, and elected local representatives to ensure their engagement in social accountability initiatives
  • Follow up field level implementation in each cities and town under UDP coverage
  • Monitor progress of the project and ensure smooth field delivery of the activities.
  • Organise training, workshops and different events at the field level according to annual targets
  • Support to the technical department of UDP for effective urban interventions
  • Organise and manage regular team meetings with field staff, informal catch up meetings and external meetings as necessary and to ensure meeting notes and action points are distributed to deadline
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of programme and Community Organiser’s (in urban development context)
  • Identify, plan and organise capacity development training/ workshop

Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s in any discipline from any recognised university/ institutions with minimum second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with NGOs or international development organisations, including 1 year experience in the urban poverty reduction/ livelihoods/ planning and governance project or programme

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