Career Opportunity at BRAC International

BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti-poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002through the Stichting BRAC International, which is registered in the Netherlands. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In 2018, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the third consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organization committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Fundraising Professional

The purpose of this role is to identify new funding opportunities and preparing relevant proposal, document and budget as per donor requirement, to secure funding for new projects and programmes for BI countries..

Job Location:  BRAC International Head Office, Dhaka.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Searching for new funding opportunities
  • Review request for proposal documents, prepare summary and share with relevant people
  • Draft and review EOI/ Concept note/ proposals in co-ordination with programme, country and affiliate teams
  • Review and provide input into the budgets
  • Registration and information update in various donor portals (Pador, FPA)
  • Coordinate and provide guidance to country fundraising teams
  • Timely communication and managing coordination between multiple stakeholders
  • Developing country and project specific communication material in coordination with communication team for fundraising
  • Maintain BRAC International's consolidated pipeline, analyze information and prepare reports.

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters/ Four years Bachelor degree in Development Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Business Administration or any other relevant disciplines.

Required Competencies:

  • Good command in English, especially in analytical writing and speaking
  • Understanding on donor requirements and sound knowledge on programme/ project development tools
  • Ability to document lessons learned and apply them to future projects;
  • Ability to work under pressure with Self-awareness, cultural sensitivity, respect to diversity, flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to make time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to a new situation
  • Ability to demonstrate values, core purpose and principles of humanitarian work

Experience Requirements:

  • More than 2 years of experience in development sector in similar role.
  • Experience in writing project proposals/ reports/ meeting minutes and presentations.

Employment type: Regular

Salary: Negotiable

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates need to apply online through careers.brac.net or email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 27/18 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: May 31, 2018

Women are encouraged to apply

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer