International Consultant, Urban Development Programme (UDP)

Job Description

Title: International Consultant, Urban Development Programme (UDP)

Company Name: BRAC.

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in Sustainable Development, Development Studies or Social Science

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 10 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Conduct research and identify innovative approaches to solve the urban contemporary issue considering environmental and sustainability concerns, interests, and issues related to the development.
∎ Lead the identification of new and emerging problems which are not being addressed also propose a comprehensive solution considering Urban Innovation with the support of the Research and Insights and Design team.
∎ Lead and manage different online and in-person events like the frugal innovation forum (FIF) collaborating with the programmes, affiliates, partners and external organisations.
∎ Drive a holistic innovative partnership & eco-system approach strategically and align with programmes, functional teams lead the way to unlock consumer values and track the results successfully.
∎ Ensure the power of T4D (Technology for Development) to promote technological innovation as an improvement of the service delivery model in Urban Development programmes.
∎ Prepare, present and negotiate complex and sensitive agreements and project proposals with bilateral/multi-lateral agencies and other donor communities.
∎ Monitor the pace of project implementation, ensuring potential of the programme is fully capitalized through the promotion of high-quality work and internal control.
∎ Generate new ideas and remain updated on trend analysis of project management within the team to scale up the urban development projects.
∎ Consider Innovation pilots with attention to cost-effectiveness, feasibility, and timely implementation of activities.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at least 23 years
∎ Sound knowledge of current practices of project management, standards, technical aspects of innovation and idea generation
∎ Have a good understanding of programme /sector operations at the community level and capacity building of them.
∎ Excellent communication skills.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ Festival Bonus, Health & Life Insurance and others as per organisation policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 22 Nov 2023

Company Information:
∎ 16 Nov 2023
∎ Address : BRAC 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
∎ Business : brac is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.
Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.

Category: NGO/Development



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