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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.


Senior Programme Manager, Organisational Capacity Development, Gender Justice and Diversity Programm

Job Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Interacts with leaders throughout the organization to assess Organizational Development needs and develops appropriate solutions for the programmes
  • Diagnose, develop, and deliver organizational solutions that accelerate critical capabilities and skills at the organizational level to support the BRAC Gender Strategy and drive gender responsive performance
  • Create and communicate a cohesive gender organizational development strategy that enables a more proactive advisory approach for GJ&D
  • Ensure effective management and implementation of the capacity development strategy and programme
  • Undertake an analysis of the current training modalities to understand cross cutting issues, identify entry points to strengthen and mainstream cross-cutting issues including gender and environment
  • Lead in the organisation of advance level training, learning visits (internal and external) for gender related capacity development of GJ&D and partner programme staff
  • Oversee the development of gender sensitive training modules and materials for GJ&D, review publications and other IEC/ BCC materials to ensure that they include gender sensitive information
  • Lead and manage the capacity development plan for BRAC staff in promoting gender equality, VAWC, gender responsive work environment and climate change adaptation
  • Facilitate Gender responsive institutional capacity, system & mechanism with HR&LD for increasing female staff and women’s leadership in BRAC
  • Create and manage the procurement and contracting process for additional vendor support in conjunction with OD work. This includes writing the scope of work, collaborating with Procurement and Contracts Division on the request for proposal, serving on the evaluation panel, and being the project manager for the executed contract
  • Strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the capacity development programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with BRAC rules and regulations and of capacity building expected outcomes in line with programme expectations
  • Support Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management teams to ensure Organisational Development result tracking of Gender responsive work environment actions and other Organisational Development actions
  • Identify sources of information, identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned directly linked to the capacity development programme

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Sociology/ Social work/ Gender Studies/ Psychology from any recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA 2.50 in all academic examinations

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of experience of working in gender and women empowerment issues with 5 years in training on gender in organization development

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Have conceptual Knowledge on gender equality issues, policies, priorities and programmes in the context of Bangladesh
  • Excellence academic in Social Science; focusing on Gender and women empowerment or Organizational Psychology
  • Good Understanding on organization’s goals and objectives
  • Innovative thinker and builder to play a key role in delivering on BRAC’s gender mission of creating a gender responsive culture that empowers employees
    enjoy partnering with others to do great things
  • Analytical and decision-making skills, group facilitation skills, innovative problem
    solving skills, consulting and influencing skills
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communication skills and cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and project management skills, ability to
    manage relationships with both internal and external partners.
  • Skills on developing Organization Development approaches
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (adult learning, mentoring,
    coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations etc.)
  • Excellent team player and building relationships
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and life Insurance as per organizational policy

Job Location: BRAC Head Office


Last Apply Date: March 15, 2019

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