Senior Officer, Director's Office, Ultra-Poor Graduation (UPG) Programme

Job Description

Title: Senior Officer, Director's Office, Ultra-Poor Graduation (UPG) Programme

Company Name: BRAC.

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in any discipline from any recognised university/ institution

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Ultra-poverty is the most extreme form of poverty. People living in ultra-poverty are forced to make impossible decisions every day, such as choosing between food, medicine or clean water. BRAC`s Ultra-Poor Graduation Programme is a comprehensive set of interventions aimed to enable households to progress along a pathway out of poverty. BRAC is the pioneer of the global Graduation approach, and is supporting the Government of Bangladesh to eliminate ultra-poverty completely from the country by 2030. Join us to build a more inclusive society, where no one is forced to live in ultra-poverty. 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: Provide comprehensive support to the director and manage director`s office operations. Manage director`s diary and schedule, maintain relationships with stakeholders, anticipate needs of the director and manage national and overseas travels as and when required. Disseminate information to concern persons this position will show full compliance and adhere to the instructions given by the Director.
∎ 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:
∎ Prepare documents and generate notes, minutes ctc. of events organized under the Ultra-Poor Graduation (UPG) Programme and circulate/ distributed these to appropriate place in time.
∎ Conduct and ensure timely communication with stakeholders, internal and external including government and BRAC programmes by working closely with the director and follow through
∎ Support to organize public events, meetings, workshops and seminars to facilitate different unit of UPG Programme
∎ Ensure the compliance of financial/HR documents as per organisation's policy before placing it for Director's approval i.e. review financial documents of programme activities in coordination with Financial Analyst/HR Partner
∎ Serve as the primary point by acting as the point of contact between Director and stakeholders, colleagues on all matters pertaining to the director by managing information flow demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support.
∎ Ensure executive supports to maintain day-to-day engagements of director
∎ Arrange and coordinate (e.g. Manage and preserve the tickets, boarding passes, bills and vouchers etc. for future reimbursement or billing) 100% national and overseas travels and itineraries of the director.
∎ Provide any necessary support to the UPG Programme as and when required

Additional Requirements:
∎ Excellent in MS Office Skills (MS word, Excel, Power point etc)
∎ Excellent verbal and written communications skills both in Bangla and English
∎ Strong communication skills (via phone, email and in-person)
∎ Outstanding organisational and time management skills
∎ Interpersonal skill
∎ Negotiation skill
∎ Problem solving skill
∎ Good knowledge on day-to-day office administration and secretarial support.
∎ Acquainted with office management systems and procedures
∎ Client service
∎ Persuasiveness
∎ Discretion and confidentiality
∎ Ability to think proactively and prioritize work
∎ Collaboration Skills.
∎ Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
∎ Stress Management/Composure.

Salary: Negotiable

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

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 Oct 2022

Company Information:
∎ 2 Oct 2022
∎ 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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