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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.


Manager, Emergency Response and Preparedness; BRAC Humanitarian Programme (Re-Advertisement)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct surveys to determine the types of emergency-related needs that will need to be addressed in disaster planning, or provide technical support to others conducting such surveys
  • Keep informed of global and local regulations affecting emergency plans, and ensure that plans adhere to these regulations
  • Collaborate with Manager Field operations and coordination and other officials in order to prepare and analyse damage assessments/ need assessment following disasters or emergencies
  • Provide technical support to emergency response team, Incident Command System (ICS) and Upazilla Disaster Management Team (UDMT) for 1st line response and subsequently the recovery projects with attention to programme quality and ensure programme activities/ indicator are achieved within timeline
  • Prepare district level contingency plan and risk mapping regarding humanitarian aspect.
  • Provide technical assistance to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) team to mainstreaming DRR
  • Collaboration with Need Assessment Secretariat and other relevant stakeholders in order to ensure a coordinated need assessment process in the aftermath of a disaster
  • Ensure early warning and weather updates and circulate it through different communication channel (i.e.: community radio, email, sms etc.)
  • Assist to design preparedness plan and activities for the organization align with IASC emergency preparedness plan
  • Ensure all preparedness and emergency response activities
  • Represent BRAC in coordination platform including cluster as assigned by the authority
  • Develop team capacity through field visit, meeting, discussion and individual contact, on the job training
  • Analyze response report and submit to supervisor for necessary measure

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in Social Science, Disaster Management or any relevant subject from recognised University with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations. No 3rd division/ class or equivalent CGPA is acceptable

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 05 years of working experience in disaster management and humanitarian response or any other similar field is required. Candidates having experience and training related to Emergency response, Recovery and Rehabilitation will get preference

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of National and International disaster management architecture,
    Core Humanitarian standard and principles, Coordination mechanism,
    Humanitarian reform, Humanitarian programme cycle, National and international
    statue relating to disaster management etc.
  • Capable for planning and prioritizing under any stress situation
  • Excellent skills in team building, problem solving and decision making
  • Demonstrated coordination skill and able to implement programme in a challenging
    work environment
  • Excellent communication, coordination and networking skill
  • Familiar with MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  Salary and benefits  

Age Range: N/A

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office


Last Apply Date : 16/Aug/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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