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BRAC is a large non-profit development organisation of Bangladesh established in 1972. With over 100,000 employees, BRAC touches the lives of an estimated 138 million people. We currently operate in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. We were ranked as the world's top NGO by The Global Journal in 2017 and placed in the top 3 for the last 5 years in a row. We were also ranked as the top international charity in the UK in 2016


Programme Head, Gender Justice & Diversity Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Play strategic management roles to ensure gender equality promotion and women empowerment and achieve expected results in line with BRAC strategy and gender strategy (2016-2020) across BRAC program operations and organisation
  • Support to plan and ensure implementation of gender integration plan/ approaches with programs /enterprises/departments and ensure regular coordination and liaison for its successful and effective achievements
  • Collaborate and support BRAC programmes and enterprises to develop new initiatives from gender perspective
  • Ensure GJD support for strengthening gender responsive organizational development , capacity building including strengthening of Gender Mainstreaming/ integration platforms like GFP, promoting gender friendly work environment and redressing sexual harassment at workplace
  • Facilitate to develop gender responsive M&E system in programmes, department and for the organization as a whole
  • Oversee and guide capturing gender equality knowledge and learning from BRAC’s interventions for evidence based gender advocacy and policy changes and hire appropriate gender consultant for develop strategic document and review the gender intervention
  • Oversee GJD’s communication and documentation related activities, development of IEC,BCC and other communication materials
  • Identify and plan for thematic study / research on gender equality and hire appropriate gender expert for review the gender intervention to sharpening sector specific models, developing strategic documents for replication
  • Playing leadership role in gender focused networks, partnerships and alliances towards policy advocacy on VAWC, Child Marriage issues, engage Men and boys at national, regional and global level
  • Oversee GJD’s budget planning, monitoring including procurement and audit of the department and ensure technical support in gender responsive program design to ensure gender, women’s empowerment, EVAW inclusion
  • Ensure timely submission of different periodic reports to management, donors Government, AOP reviews etc. and manage staff of the team and supervise the key staff of GJD at HO level and review midyear /annual performance appraisal ,coaching and mentoring GJD staff to improve their analytical and technical skills on gender mainstreaming/sector specific gender integration approaches
  • To initiate diversity guideline/ policy formulation and review gender policy based on current context

Educational Requirements: Masters in Social Science/ Development Studies/ Women and Gender Studies/ Sociology/ Anthropology 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 in sectoral gender sensitive programming and implementation viz. governance, poverty, environment, conflict or HIV/AIDS (including significant experience in capacity building on gender mainstreaming)

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Sound academic background on gender issues and specialized experience in an international context in the field of research on gender issues, gender sensitive indicators, including gender sensitive programming, monitoring and evaluation
  • Have strong gender sensitive statistical data manage capacity
  • Need to track record on development of gender sensitive indicators and monitoring
  • Strong links with international, regional and national networks working on gender equality and women’s rights
  • Have knowledge on current national and global development trends to women empowerment, community organizing and social mobilization, rights based approach, gender, good governance, access to information, result based management tools and techniques, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes, communications tools
  • Skills on leadership and people management, operations management, strategic thinking, decision making and problem solving, communication and documentation, Programme/Project management, conflict and risk management, project design and proposal writing
  • Competent on demonstrate analytical and advocacy skills on gender issues
    especially with regard to policy advocacy in line with CEDAW and BPFA
  • Ability to work under pressure and with multi-disciplinary and
    multi-cultural teams
  • Excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people
    to understand needs and gain support, and is proactive in developing
    strategies to accomplish objectives

Age Range: N/A

  Salary and benefits  
Salary Range: Negotiable

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


Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Application Deadline: 26 May, 2018

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