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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 four years consecutively by NGO Advisor.


Programme Coordinator, Health Nutrition and Population Programme (HNPP)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in developing nutrition related strategies aligned with organisational overall strategies.
  • Provide support to the HNPP management in overall strategic and technical leadership in planning, developing, designing, budgeting, and implementation of large-scale and model nutrition specific/ sensitive/ multisectoral nutrition programmes.
  • Provide quality leadership and mentoring to programme managers and ensure field supervision, programmatic monitoring, knowledge management for better implementation and impact
  • Guide project management and financial management including budget tracking
  • Mobilise resources (fund raising) through new proposal development, negotiation/ collaboration/ building strategic and/or stopgap partnerships with donors and other relevant stakeholders
  • Maintaining close networking, partnership and coordination with different core and support programmes within the organisation. Establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with government, donors and partner agencies, DPs, CSAs and other relevant stakeholders at national and global level by participating in organisational, national and regional initiatives and events.
  • Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters with MPH from any recognised university/ institutions

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 08 years experience in health and nutrition sector and managerial position

Additional Job Requirements:


  • Extensive knowledge on development work, especially nutrition related public health
  • Knowledge of donor regulations
  • Knowledge on financial management and budget


  • Project management and planning
  • Strong interpersonal, communications, organisational, team building, partnering and representational skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Bengali


  • Analytical ability, Strategic thinking, Problem solving skills, Networking, Leadership, Change management
  • Adaptation to changes

Age Range: Maximum 45 Years

  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


Last Apply Date : 18 August 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 guarantee assessment of disabled candidates who meet the essential requirements. 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. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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