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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 five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.


Programme Manager, Stop Violence Initiatives (SVI), Community Empowerment Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Lead stop violence initiatives (SVI) and work as a focal person to address violence against women and children for ensuring concerted effort
  • Ensure implementation of Stop Violence Initiative (SVI) component activities in 54 districts according to Annual operational plan, BRAC strategic priorities and SPA result framework; Prepare and implement operational plan, budget as well as conduct financial monitoring
  • Provide strategic guidance and necessary support for effective implementation of the CEP-Psychosocial initiatives 
  • Ensure violence reporting from field to update SPSS database, prepare and share bi- annual analytical report based on the data
  • Take part in BRAC’s internal concerted effort on VAWG/C initiatives; maintain the collaboration with GJD team
  • Coordinate with internal/ external researchers to ensure impact assessments and periodic action researches on Violence against Women and Children
  • Communicate and coordinate with Communications and Material Development Unit to ensure development of effective IEC and BCC materials and their dissemination
  • Develop advocacy campaign on VAW issues jointly with Advocacy for Social Change Programme and take part in different advocacy initiatives at local and national level
  • Prepare progress report, analytical reports as per the reporting schedules of SVI component
  • Ensure collaboration in field and national level partners to address VAWG/C
  • Ensure capacity strengthening initiatives for staff members towards result oriented implementation and capturing best practices and learning’s on SVI
  • Contribute in developing concept note and designing projects and donor reporting to mobilise resources on VAWC
  • Ensure new dimensions of interventions reviewing the learning and challenges to explore the experiences of addressing VAWC.
  • 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:

  • MSS/ MDS Preferably in Gender Studies/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Development Studies/ Political Science/ Economics/ Social Welfare etc. 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 working experiences with strong skills and capacity in project/ programme design, planning management, reporting and  have experience of working with VAWC/ Women Empowerment issues

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge on Development theories in general and practices by NGOs and other development agencies especially on violence against women, empowerment etc.
  • Time management, Leadership,  Analytical Ability, Multitasking, Advocacy, Networking, Communication, Presentation & Report Writing skills
  • Have Adaptability,Teamwork, Relation Building & Change Management skills

Age: N/A


  Salary and benefits  

Salary: Negotiable

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

Job Location : BRAC Head Office


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Last Apply Date: 01/May/2021

BRAC believes that everyone we work with including our staff, partners, programme participants and the community has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We uphold human dignity and inclusion rights for all, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability, ethnic origin or socio-economic condition. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from women and gender-diverse individuals. We welcome persons with disabilities to apply. We nurture a culture where all individuals have the opportunity to realise their potential. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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