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New Job Opportunity at BRAC International – Senior Director PRL | Deadline: 20th August, 2020

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Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Jobs Vacancies at BRAC Tanzania 2020


Career Opportunity With BRAC International
is an international development organisation with the vision of a world
free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination, where everyone
has the opportunity to realise their potential. BRAC uses an integrated
model to change systems of inequity through social development
programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially
responsible investments, and a university. BRAC is a global leader in
developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes in conflict-prone
and post-disaster settings and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world
for the last three consecutive years by NGO Advisor.

unique holistic approach to poverty alleviation includes a range of
core programmes in economic and social development. BRAC’s institutional
expertise on successfully implemented programmes is applied in
countries where their models are either replicated or adapted according
to the country context. Together, BRAC aims to help people realise their
potential and create opportunities through multi-stakeholder

acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people living in
poverty. The organisation is specialised in piloting, perfecting, and
scaling innovations to impact the lives of millions. With over 120,000
staff worldwide, BRAC is now almost completely self-sustainable through
its network of social enterprises and investments and operates in 12
countries across Asia and Africa: Bangladesh (where it was born),
Afghanistan, Liberia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone,
South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Pakistan.

International was set up in 2009 as a non-profit foundation in the
Netherlands to govern and manage all BRAC entities outside Bangladesh,
except for affiliates in the UK and the US with offices established in
The Hague, Newnd London.

strong relationships between BRAC USA and BRAC UK with the management
and programmes of BRAC Bangladesh and BRAC International are essential
for BRAC, based on joint regional and global frameworks.



A world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential.

BRAC’s mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice.
interventions aim to achieve large scale, positive changes through
economic and social programmes that enable women and men to realise
their potential.

Position Senior Director – Programme Development, Resource Mobilization, and Learning (PRL)
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Senior Director PRL will be responsible for quality development in
programs, resource mobilisation and organisational learning, throughout
BRAC, BRAC International and its affiliates around the globe. He/she
will be a key player in bringing the organisation to a higher level of
financial sustainability, as well as improving impact at scale within
implementing projects as well as knowledge creation and influence.

the funding landscape shifts and becomes more competitive, BRAC will
need to develop a more strategic and skilled approach to meet its
funding needs. To stay aligned with the strategy, the programmes would
need to constantly redesign their implementation plans, manage new
clients, and reconsider their approaches to fundraising, as part of the
development of a learning culture.



Senior Director PRL is reporting to the Executive Director BRAC
International and the Executive Director BRAC Bangladesh. As a member of
the Executive Management Team he/she is expected to actively contribute
to BRAC’s global strategy and development agenda and to drive changes
for improvement in alignment with the global strategy and BRAC’s brand.
This all should be based on his/her active engagement with BRAC’s
country programmes.

The Senior Director PRL will lead
and motivate its team of professional Program Development and Grants
Management leaders to collaborate and support BRAC’s country and
affiliate teams to strengthen its programme quality, fundraising
strategy, donor management, and resource mobilisation. In addition,
he/she will further develop Private Partnerships and the MEAL
(Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) function for BRAC.

Major Responsibilities

  • Lead and be a member of a pro-active PRL team that supports BRAC
    Bangladesh, BRAC International country programmes, and Affiliates in
    developing a fundraising strategy, pro-active forecasting, quality and
    timely proposals (by bringing the required technical expertise and
    consultants), setting up MEAL frameworks to ensure high quality
    programmes and donor reports that meet the expectations of the donors.
  • With the PRL team, invest in capacity building of country teams and
    staff, to ensure that they understand the programme cycle principles, as
    well as importance of M&E and accountability to communities and
  • With BRAC, BRAC International and affiliates strategically position
    BRAC for new opportunities, and foster innovation and development of new
  • Overseeing the Program, Resource, and Learning” (PRL) central unit
    and strengthening of systems for collaboration, information sharing, and
    quality control between PRL and BRAC teams around the world.
  • Leading the development of growth plans for BRAC, through close
    working relationships with donors, governments and private funders, and
    by providing support on business opportunities to ensure high quality,
    cohesive proposals.
  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement, and performance
    optimization across all programme development processes, as well as use
    of tools and systems that support that, in close collaboration with
    Program Directors to embed key tools and practices in the project
    management cycle.
  • Managing competencies and capabilities within programme development,
    resource mobilisation, partnerships and MEAL, by providing technical
    skills to country and other staff and informing them about new
    approaches and best practices on the key programme quality and resource
  • Staying updated on the latest funding trends, policies, and
    innovations for effectively prioritising the focus areas that are
    aligned with the organisation’s current and expanding core business

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Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field

Experience Requirement:

  • At least 10 years of progressively experience in an international
    business environment – with a diverse workforce – that includes leading
    roles in fundraising/donor relationships, programme development,
    partnerships, and stakeholder management/communication.

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Additional Requirements:

  • Significant experience in the development sector in a senior
    leadership role for 5+ countries with responsibility for resource
    mobilisation, programme quality, external relations and strategy
  • A proven track record in successfully securing grants from Major
    Donors, Corporations, and Individual Partnerships & Trusts, in
    establishing and managing relationships and partnerships with private
    and institutional donors and government counterparts.
  • Experience and skills in proposal development and MEAL systems, in
    analysing complex organisational challenges and presenting innovative
    solutions, leading strategic planning and translating this into program
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a complex
    international setting with proven track record of people and team
    management and development, and establishing a learning culture within
    an organisation.
  • Proven ability to analyse external environment and global social
    trends – like SDG goals and donor trends – and in successfully
    developing and managing both external and internal partnerships as well
    as team’s relationships.
  • Experience in establishing a safeguarding culture within
    organisations, for establishing a safe working environment at all
    levels, with sensitivity to diverse culture/workforce.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills; demonstrate mature
    judgment, trust and open communication; ability to develop collaborative
    and harmonious relationships with external partners and clients at the
    senior level. Highly respected by peers and staff throughout the
    organisation as well as by donors, wealthy private partners, clients and
    other partners.
  • Ability to win support across the wider BRAC family, for the work of
    the PRL unit and the overall quality of international programme
    delivery and resource mobilisation, by pro-actively supporting country
    programmes with improving their quality in projects and growth in
  • Fluency in English in verbal and written, and preferably in a second international language (French; Arabic).

Age: N/A
Salary and Benefits
Salary: Negotiable
Job Location: Any of BRAC’s offices, with preference for Europe or Africa
Last Apply Date: 20/Aug/2020
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visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable
adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion,
gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from
all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We
guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the
essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer
and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable
to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any
personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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