Programme Manager, Strategic Partnerships; BRAC PRL

Job Description

Title: Programme Manager, Strategic Partnerships; BRAC PRL

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelors in any subject from any recognised university.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ JOB PURPOSE: Support the strategic partnerships management process of BRAC in collaboration with relevant programmes, divisions and departments. The role will be the primary coordinator of partnership management with BRAC`s strategic partners and internal stakeholder management. Also, s/he will constantly strive to find ways to collaborate more effectively with the strategic partners of BRAC to both improve the service delivery and global reach of BRAC.
∎ 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:
∎ Support the Head of Strategic Partnerships to lead the Strategic Partnership Arrangement (SPA) and grant management by providing strategic and technical input.
∎ Coordinate closely with strategic partners to understand their priorities and work with BRAC's internal stakeholders to ensure effective engagements and quality reports.
∎ Write high quality reports related to strategic partnership, including annual progress report, briefing notes, case studies, visit briefs etc.
∎ Coordinate processes to explore new funding opportunities, generate leads, and share forecasted funding opportunities with BRAC programmes.
∎ Responsible for maintaining and updating the CRM database, consultancy database, fundraising and donor cultivation tools development.
∎ Support the identification of areas where BRAC could make innovative contributions to partner with stakeholders in development, across programming, advocacy and brand.
∎ Address all donors' queries with relevant and verified data and information and facilitate the process of making periodic updates to the SPA Results Framework for results reporting, initiating changes based on analysis of context and learning from BRAC's programmes on the ground, while meeting the needs of donor expectations.
∎ Drive knowledge management component of the strategic partnerships within BRAC, working across programmes to gather and synthesize learning and knowledge, while identifying opportunities for strategic input and thought partnership from strategic partners.
∎ Closely work with Support functions to track progress of Organisational Development and share timely financial, monitoring, safeguarding and risk management reports with the donors.
∎ Lead workshops, facilitate and document meetings and technical consortia for strategic partners in coordination with the relevant programmes and departments.
∎ Support programmes to address suggestions and recommendations by the strategic partners to improve service delivery and increase the impact of BRAC's work.
∎ Organise field visits, managing administrative and logistical support for donors.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Knowledge of log frame, project management and team management.
∎ Knowledge of different fundraising models and global fundraising landscape for development sector.
∎ Sound knowledge of BRAC, its programmes and culture.
∎ Strong internal and external relationship and partnership management skills.
∎ Strong oral and written communication skills in English, and ideally in Bangla as well.
∎ Ability to think strategically and interest in organisational development.
∎ Comfortable working across a number of sectors, developing new domain knowledge.
∎ Positive attitude and ability to work across cultures, with external stakeholders and international colleagues etc.
∎ Ability to learn new technologies easily (e.g. Slack, Google drive, SmartSheet, etc.)
∎ Minimum 06 years' of work experience in development or related field/ different functions (programme management, resource mobilisation, fundraising/ grant writing etc.) and including minimum 02 years of experience in managing strategic partnership and external donor relations is preferred.

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

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 20 Jan 2022

Company Information:
∎ 13 Jan 2022
∎ Business : 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.

Category: NGO/Development

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