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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.


SAPLING Coordinator (Contractual), Health Nutrition and Population Programme (HNPP)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic and management support for SAPLING project implementation and planning and coordination of project and its activities according to the organisation’s standards
  • Coordinate with the consultants for collating and synthesizing existing evidence for position papers and communicate with relevant stakeholders including government and other stakeholders to raise visibility of the food system issues and build consensus
  • Maintain liaison with donors and stakeholders for smooth functioning of project activities and policy making for SAPLING project
  • Track and analyse projects performance, expenditures, procurement, and coordination for ensuring timely completion of deliverables. Handle any issues that arise and solve problems in a tactful and responsive manner.
  • Work closely with the development partners and will be responsible for communication and engagement in activities. Schedule and organise meetings/ events and maintain agenda. Ensure technology is used correctly for all operations (video conferencing, presentations etc.)
  • Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance test
  • Develop comprehensive reports on ongoing programme activities and submit summary reports to donors as per request
  • Coordinate with different departments of BRAC, e.g. Strategy and Communication Department, Finance & Accounts Department, Human Resource Department, Internal Audit Department, Monitoring Department, Procurement Department, Administration Department, Legal and Compliance Department, Partnership Strengthening Unit, Logistics Department
  • 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 in Nutrition/ Agriculture/ Food System from any recognised university/ institutions

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years experience in related field

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge on the health sector of Bangladesh
  • Project Management
  • Critical thinking & problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong hold speaking and writing in both English and Bengali
Age Range:  Maximum 45 Years

  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office


Last Apply Date : 18 August 2019


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