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Senior Programme Specialist, Emergency Preparedness & Response
BRAC International

Job Summary

: N/A
Job Nature
: Contractual
: Any
: 7 to 8 year(s)
: Both
Job Location
: Dhaka
Salary Range
: Not mentioned
: Jun 09, 2019
: Jun 24, 2019

Job Context

The purpose of this position is to establish a model/system in selected BRAC International countries including capacity development to address disasters and emergency situation.

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Design disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness and response plan framework considering BRAC International global plan, strategies and focus.
  • Provide project management and technical support to the country emergency preparedness and response teams on disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness and response interventions.
  • Support country teams to conduct country risk assessment for designing emergency response strategies and implementation plans considering internationally accepted standards and frameworks.
  • Design, promote, and facilitate capacity development of a global team to address emergency preparedness and response at country level and BRAC International.
  • Provide financial and grants support to country emergency preparedness and response teams.
  • Facilitate & monitor communication for information sharing and maintain contact with related stakeholders.
  • Monitor risk management, safety and security situation through country teams and support them to adapting relevant procedures.
  • Report writing and budget development for relevant stakeholders.
  • Engage with regional and global forum on humanitarian response, disaster risk reduction and climate change for co-creation of concepts, access resource and policy dialogues.
  • Promote and facilitate BRAC International humanitarian branding at regional and global level.
  • 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 Nature


Educational Requirements

Masters in Disaster Management/Urban Planning/ Social Science from an accredited university.

Experience Requirements

7 to 8 year(s)

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge on disaster management and emergency response programme/ project management
  • Ability to document lessons learned and apply them to future project/programme management
  • Ability to work under pressure with self-awareness, cultural sensitivity, respect to diversity, flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to demonstrate values, core purpose and principles of humanitarian work
  • Proven track record in capacity development interventions for teams
  • Effective presentation and writing skills
  • Effective donor communications skill
  • At least 7-8 years working experience in disaster management, planning and capacity development
  • Experience of working with cross boarder team and culture.
Gender: Both
Age: Any

Job Location


Salary Range

Not mentioned

Job Source Online Job Posting

Application deadline has been passed!

Company Information

Bezuidenhoutseweg 2 2594 AV The Hague The Netherlands