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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: Manager, Capacity Development, Gender Justice and Diversity Programme (Contractual)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Lead in developing the operational plan and budget in line with organisational gender need and BRAC gender strategy
  • Analyse organisational context and deliver solutions to support the BRAC gender strategy and drive gender responsive performance
  • Create gender responsive institutional system and mechanism throughout the organisation to promote gender responsive work environment
  • Analyse training modalities, innovate ideas, generate new knowledge and lead capacity development plan for BRAC staff to promote gender equality, VAWC and climate change adaptation
  • Lead advance level gender training, learning visits including internal and external for capacity development of GJ&D and partner programme staff
  • Ensure proactive response to information and reporting needs by the line management and management of partner programme/ department in relation to the BRAC gender strategy
  • Facilitate gender responsive institutional system and mechanism that women and men in BRAC have equal opportunities for participation, personal growth, professional advancement and contribution towards the organisation’s mission and vision
  • Lead and address the BGS goals related to organisation that focused on harassment free congenial work environment and bringing more women staff at mid-level management
  • Facilitate and manage gender climate survey, perception survey and gender audit to assess gender responsive organisational culture and report to BRAC management
  • Review policies and structure of the organisation as per organisational need
  • Coordinate the Gender Focal Point platform at HO and build their capacities to advocate for gender equality
  • Support Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge Management team to ensure result tracking of Gender responsive work environment action and other need based action
  • Provide technical advice, direction and support to Zonal Manager and Senior Sector Specialist and Sector
  • Specialist to achieve impact on gender and women empowerment through trainings and capacity development of staff
  • Organise quarterly learning sharing meeting with team to execute capacity development plan
  • Strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the capacity development programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with BRAC rules and regulations and of capacity building expected outcomes in line with programme expectations
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the safeguarding goals while acting as a key source of support, guidance and expertise for establishing a safe working environment in accordance to its reporting procedures. Practice, promote, encourage and endorse the safeguarding policy and implementation standards among team members in case of any reportable incident

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters in Social Science especially in Sociology/ Social work/ Gender studies/ Psychology/ Anthropology from reputed university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA 2.00 in all academic examinations

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of working experience

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Have experiences in Gender mainstreaming in Organisational Development
  • Experience in develop and review policies
  • Expertise in developing Capacity Development approaches
  • Skills in designing ODU result tracking mechanism
  • Capacity to address organisational work environment issues
  • Experience and/ or capacity as a trainer/ facilitator
  • Experience in field supervision and staff management and budget management
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in and with teams and cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Skills in development of gender sensitive training modules and materials
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and life Insurance as per organisational policy

Job Location: BRAC Head Office


Last Apply Date : 17/Sep/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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