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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

Manager, Strategic Partnership Management (PRL)

No of Vacancy: N/A

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Drive strategic decision-making process on the management and future directions of BRAC’s relationship with key donors in Bangladesh, providing strategic guidance and facilitating discussions and input from BRAC’s senior management
  • Coordinate closely with strategic partners to understand their priorities and work with BRAC’s internal stakeholders to shape relevant and timely communication and engagement with the strategic partners
  • Identify opportunities within the scope of strategic partnership for improved collaboration and system improvement supporting better communication and improved knowledge management
  • Facilitate the process of making periodic updates to the Results Framework, based on analysis of changes in context and learning from BRAC’s programmes on the ground, ensuring high technical quality of indicators and data and relevance to BRAC’s strategic goals, while meeting the needs of donor expectations
  • Work closely with finance and accounts and monitoring teams to ensure that results framework of strategic partnerships is up to date.
  • Drive knowledge management component of the strategic partnership within BRAC, working across programs to gather and synthesize learning and knowledge, while identifying opportunities for strategic input and thought partnership from strategic partners
  • Organize and facilitate meetings and technical consortia for strategic partners in coordination with the relevant programmes and departments
  • Support progammes to address suggestions and recommendations by the strategic partners to improve service delivery and increase the impact of BRAC’s work
  • Provide periodic updates on the in-country donor landscape and prospective opportunities to relevant programme leadership
  • Produce high quality written communication documents, related to strategic partnership, including annual progress report, briefing notes, donor reporting, communication briefs, etc.
  • Represent BRAC in donor meetings

Educational Requirements: Candidates must have Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree in any discipline with Minimum 2nd division or equivalent CGPA from any government recognized university.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years in development or related field; ideally have experience working in a number of different functions (Programme management, Resource mobilization, Fundraising/grant writing etc.)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in managing strategic partnership and external donor relations

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of BRAC, its history, its programmes and culture
  • Knowledge of log frame and M&E framework development; strong quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of different fundraising models and global fundraising landscape for development sector
  • Relationship management (internal and external)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, and ideally in Bengali as well
  • Critical thinking and strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable working across a number of sectors, developing new domain knowledge
  • Ability to work across cultures, with external stakeholders, international colleagues, etc.
  • Resourceful in finding opportunities
  • Ability to learn new technologies easily (e.g. slack, google drive, trello, etc.)
  • Interest in organisational development
  • Strategic thinking
  • Curious, constantly learning; adaptive
  • Positive attitude and good sense of humor

Age Range: Not Applicable

  Salary and benefits  
Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Health & Life Insurance Benefit, Festival Bonuses, Compulsory Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity and others


Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Application Deadline: 21/June/.2018


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