Senior Specialist, Knowledge Management & Communications; Climate Change Programme (Contractual)

Job Description

Title: Senior Specialist, Knowledge Management & Communications; Climate Change Programme (Contractual)

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in Development Studies/ Environmental Science/ Management or any other Social Science discipline/ relevant subject from any recognised university/ institution

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 7 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Location: Head Office
∎ Capturing and sharing knowledge, and disseminating information about major progress and results of the Programme; develop climate change knowledge products and dissemination of organisational CCA related activities; contribute to fund raising efforts; and support "Mainstreaming Climate Change at BRAC".

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Contribute to develop and design strategic planning, knowledge management strategy and framework
∎ Create collaborative tools to facilitate and sharing ideas for climate change and other programme
∎ Establish and maintain process to ensure knowledge management efforts are shaping strategically
∎ Prepare strategic documents and analyse reports of climate change programme
∎ Contribute in design and guide to develop a communication strategy and knowledge management materials of climate change initiatives by BRAC
∎ Explore options and contribute in design and plan of implementing actions to promote climate resilient solutions
∎ Coordinate and organise technical events, meetings, dialogues for strategic positioning and better visibility of BRAC
∎ Prepare and disseminate newsletter on global, national and project related on climate change and other important issues
∎ Liaising with national, international, government and private sector entities to represent BRAC at the national and international levels, and to build network and partnerships
∎ 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:
∎ Minimum 07 years of work experience is required
∎ Knowledge on climate change issues
∎ Excellent computer and relevant technical skills on communication and advocacy material development (including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop etc)
∎ Fluency in English and Bengali, with excellent public speaking skills and a passion for writing and content development
∎ In-depth empirical and analytical understanding on key development issues in the context of urban and rural Bangladesh
∎ Excellent team player with necessary analytical, organisational and project management, problem solving and interpersonal skills and will be able to work under minimum supervision
∎ Excellent interpersonal communication, planning and coordinating skills
∎ Conversant in analytical writing on economic, social, public affairs or other related issues within the international development sectors
∎ Demonstrable experience of communication from concept notes to campaigns
∎ Sound knowledge and working experience of different communication tools and platforms
∎ Demonstrable experience of publishing high quality posts, blogs, and reports
∎ Capability to strategies, coordinate and lead to accomplishment
∎ Networking and developing professional relationships and goodwill

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

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Jan 2022

Company Information:
∎ 6 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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