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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: Programme Manager, Programme Development and KM, Gender Justice and Diversity Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to develop and update a resource mobilization strategy on identified theories of change, programme strategies and strategic plans to ensure diversification of resource base and identified funding needs are met
  • Identify new areas for GJ&D interventions and programmatic expansions and develop new project/ interventions designs and implementation strategies and plans accordingly
  • Search and identify new funding opportunities and coordinate with relevant stakeholder for decision making processes, ensure compliance with programme’s strategy and organizational strategies and procedures
  • Coordinate the design of new projects and proposals in collaboration with program team and writing project proposal and prepare proposals including technical and financial proposals and project concept notes
  • Execute knowledge management strategy including design, architecture, and creation of essential infrastructure and systems to support knowledge sharing and information management
  • Responsible to work with programme management, M&E and implementation unit to develop quality management strategy of projects of GJ&D
  • Coordinate with team leaders of different projects of GJ&D for developing tools and protocols for project quality management
  • Coordinate closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth project start up (FD6, responding to queries of donor etc.) for awarded projects and coordinate with relevant team leaders to ensure consistency, cross-learning and cohesion between programs and large initiatives
  • Support inception and orientation workshops for new projects activities and provide technical support to cross-cutting programmes of GJ&D
  • Lead and manage Knowledge Management and Communication team to achieve results
  • Coordinates efforts to mainstream knowledge management/ strategy /learning into core GJ&D activities and processes including project management and new business development
  • Collaborate with M&E team to publish and share relevant information and knowledge for targeted audiences
  • Responsible to develop, support and facilitate knowledge and information management related to implementation of the projects as well as the GJ&D library including documentation of all key activities and learning points and producing knowledge products accordingly in order to facilitate replication of good practices and learning
  • Lead the development of the GJ&D newsletter and other external communication materials and play a key role in knowledge integration and dissemination as well as introduce new tools and technology that can enhance the function of GJ&D
  • Lead media relationship to maximize the visibility of GJ&D and ensure print, electronic and social media engagement from GJ&D

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Social Science/ International Development Studies/ Gender Studies from any recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA 2.50 in all academic examinations

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience in relevant field

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Have conceptual Knowledge on gender equality issues, policies, priorities and programmes in the context of Bangladesh
  • Excellent track record in assured funding from different sources
  • Skills in resource mobilization and proposal writing for large donors like EU grants, Global Fund, UN grants etc.
  • Have experience of proposal development and project design
  • Demonstrable knowledge, experience and capabilities relating to designing and implementing gender equality concerns in designing new programme/ project and implementing gender equality promotion actions and gender mainstreaming
  • Have experience in communications and knowledge management
  • Skills on leadership and people management, strategic thinking, decision making and problem solving, project design and proposal writing, qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability to express ideas and facts in writing and orally in a clear, organized and convincing manner appropriate to the audience
  • Ability to improve performance by doing new things which can include the introduction of an innovative process
  • Excellent team player and building relationships
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and life Insurance as per organizational policy

Job Location: BRAC Head Office


Last Apply Date : 21/May/2019

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