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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: Sector Specialist, Gender Justice and Diversity Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct training need assessment (TNA) and facilitate gender training and capacity building activities
  • Develop and review training materials (Handout, Module, Manual, IEC & BCC) for Gender training, workshop and Forum
  • Visit and follow up of branch offices to ensure gender responsive work environment
  • Communicate with responsive programme management to organise different workshop, discussion and dialogs on organisational gender priorities
  • Maintain liaison with local level programme management (RM, AM, DM, DBR etc.) related to Gender equality activities
  • Ensure GJ&D participation in District Programme Coordination (DPC) and other organisation level combine forums/ meetings to raise gender responsive work environment issue
  • Organise and ensure celebration of special days and events on gender, women and human rights national and international days
  • Form and follow up SHRT (Sexual Harassment Redresser Team) activity and ensure necessary support
  • Follow up and carry on FD-6 activities, maintain liaison with DBR and local government institutes to participate as a gender focal person
  • Prepare monthly action plan and periodic progress report
  • Support other unit’s activities for knowledge management, M&E and integration as a focal and disseminate communication materials on workplace gender equality actions
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the safeguarding goals while action 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/ Population Science from reputed university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA 2.00 in all academic examinations

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 2 years experiences of work in gender and women empowerment. Experience and/ or capacity as a trainer/ facilitator

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Have excellence knowledge in Social Science specially focusing on Gender and
    women empowerment.
  • Good Understanding on organisation’s goals and objectives
  • Strong Understanding on GJ&D’s goals and objectives and BRAC gender strategy
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in and with teams
  • Have cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Have quality on leadership and supportive supervision
  • Excellent skills as a facilitator
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

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

Job Location: BRAC Field 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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