Programme Coordinator, Urban Development Programme (UDP)

Job Description

Title: Programme Coordinator, Urban Development Programme (UDP)

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in Environment, Disaster, Economics, Business studies, Social Science or any other relevant discipline.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 8 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ BRAC Urban Development Programme (UDP) envisions cities and human settlements which are safe, resilient, inclusive and sustainable. We implement tailored interventions to reach this goal, such as building low-cost climate-resilient housing, empowering workers in the ready-made garment sector, raising community fire prevention awareness and advocating with the local and national governments for inclusive, pro-poor, urban planning and governance. Join the UDP team to create models for better urban spaces across Bangladesh and be part of a team making cities into places where everyone living in them can thrive. 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.
∎ JOB PURPOSE: Assist Programme Head with future planning UDP. Oversee all projects and interventions of UDP with the focus on systematic monitoring of progress and management of projects/programmes on urban governance; identification of data gaps and capacity issues, and development of strategies for the support to go governance. Provide advice to government counterparts and facilitation of knowledge building in order to transform them to more transparent, accountable and participatory institutions capacitated for pro poor urban management and planning.
∎ 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.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Assist Programme Head in strategic decisions and corresponding analysis as and when needed.
∎ Overall supervision of project implementation including guidance to team members in developing, planning and executing project activities.
∎ Provide technical support and strategic guidance to the field operations unit on urban planning and governance related issues.
∎ Maintain close communication and network with city/municipality authority, UDD, Rajuk, KDA, CDA, RDA and the relevant sectoral stakeholders.
∎ Provide technical guidance to the programme development team for designing new human settlement interventions on urban governance and land tenure security.
∎ Collaboration with city/municipality authority, UDD, RAJUK, KDA, CDA, RDA for citywide development planning and assist them community led development plan on city upgradation /urban regeneration.
∎ Strengthen community platform and raise the voice and ensure the participation of community people for citywide development planning.
∎ Organise capacity building training workshop, meeting, seminar, conference for elected representatives of city/municipality authority and officials on urban management and planning.
∎ Organise pre and post-budget analysis in community, word and city level on urban allocation and findings sharing with public authorities.
∎ Develop training module for urban local government officials/representatives/CDO members on, planning & governance related issue.
∎ Analyze and disseminate report of all governance and planning related activities of the Urban Development Programme.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Excellent quantitative and qualitative data collection, coalition and analysis skills.
∎ Excellent interpersonal, community consultation skills and negotiation skills.
∎ Skill in documentation, facilitation & reporting.
∎ Strong analytical skills, be gender sensitive, and possess a proven track record of working successfully in a variety of cultural contexts.
∎ 08 years of working experience in relevant field.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and life Insurance and others as per policy

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 3 Feb 2023

Company Information:
∎ 25 Jan 2023
∎ 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.

Category: NGO/Development


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