Title: Senior Programme Manager, Strategic Partnerships (PRL)
Company Name: BRAC
Vacancy: Not specific
Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh
Employment Status: Full-time
∎ Bachelor in any discipline from any reputed University.
∎ 6 to 7 year(s)
∎ Support the Head of Strategic Partnerships to lead the Strategic Partnership Arrangement (SPA), grant management 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
∎ Address all donors queries with relevant and verified data and information
∎ 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
∎ Successfully manage reviews, assessments, studies and researches agreed under the partnership grant
∎ Closely work with Support functions to track progress of Organizational 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 progammes to address suggestions and recommendations by the strategic partners to improve service delivery and increase the impact of BRAC's work
∎ Organize field visits managing administrative and logistical support for donors
∎ 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.
∎ 6-7 years in development or related field; ideally would have experience working in a number of different functions (programme management, donor compliant reporting and liaison etc.)
∎ 2+ years of experience in managing consortiums and/or donor relations
∎ Knowledge of log frame, project management and team management
∎ Knowledge of different fundraising models and global fundraising landscape for development sector
∎ Experience in Donor liaison, multiple stakeholder management and relationship management (internal and external)
∎ Strong oral and written communication skills in English, and ideally in Bengali as well
∎ Critical thinking and strong attention to detail
∎ Comfortable working across a number of sectors, developing new domain knowledge
∎ Ability to work across cultures, with external stakeholders, international colleagues, etc.
∎ Resourceful in finding opportunities and able to work under strict deadlines.
Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Contributory Compulsory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health & Life Insurance and others.
Application Deadline: 27 Feb 2021
∎ 18 Feb 2021
∎ 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 12 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.