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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.


Position: Emergency Preparedness and Response Officer (Contractual), Site Management; HCMP

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Undertake the leading role in development and implementation of DRR strategy in consultation with CIC, communities and other camp actors
  • Make contingency plan related to cyclone, flood, landslide and fire using participatory methods in consultation with communities
  • Undertake disaster risk vulnerability mapping in the camps that BRAC have site management mandate, and share findings with relevant sector leads as well as advice on preparedness actions
  • Undertake management and training of SUVs and ensure required tools and equipment
  • Ensure regular drills at the camp level in coordination with the fire department, CPP and the CIC
  • Keep updated the list of all volunteer groups in the camp
  • Arrange training for capacity building of various sectors within BRAC on DRR
  • Attend and represent BRAC in sectoral coordination meetings both at Cox’s Bazar and at the camp level
    Prepare periodic reports

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in disaster management or any other relevant subject from any recognised university/ institute

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in humanitarian emergency assistance programs or working with refugees
  • Experience in undertaking contingency planning related to any of the following: Cyclone, landslide, flood or fire
  • Experience working with and networking with government officials

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated capacity in developing and implementing DRR strategies in integrated programs
  • Ability to undertake need assessment and implement capacity building strategies for staff on DRR
  • Experience in staff supervision and training
  • Commitment to the understanding of BRAC core values and principles
  • Demonstrated competency to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Have effective acquaintance with people management, data entry management
  • Willingness to live and work in difficult and rapidly changing conditions
  • Ability and willingness to travel and stay in the field
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse organization
  • Have excellent knowledge on Office Applications
  • Excellent language skills both English and Bangali
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: As per organisation policy

Job Location: Ukhia or Teknaf


Last Apply Date : 21/May/2019

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