Specialist, Programme Support, Integrated Development Programme (IDP)


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Posted on: Sun Mar 19 2023


Full Time

Khulna (Khulna Sadar)

Total vacancy

Not Specified

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Wed Mar 22 2023

Position Summary

BRAC Integrated Development Programme (IDP) ensures access to services for people living in hard-to-reach regions such as haors (wetlands), chars (riverine islands) and indigenous communities. Interested in life at the last mile in Bangladesh? Join the IDP team to learn about the unique challenges of remote delivery, and be part of a team working to get critical services to the furthest corners of the country. 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: Specialist, Programme Support, Livelihoods will support the programme participants for improving livelihoods through entrepreneurship and market development and ensure the interventions & implementation of the project in the field level. SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITIES: 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

  • Ensure project planning & budgeting of quality implementation depending on target with timeline.
  • Ensure technical support for programme quality, financial management and supervise programme implementation.
  • Coordinate with BRAC to Basic (B2B)/IDP personnel, BRAC relevant programme and all stakeholders including government and NGOs.
  • Provide support to Divisional Manager and regular monitoring and providing guidance to the Programme Organizers, Upazila Managers, District Manager and project participants.
  • Maintain liaison with the government and non-government stakeholders, local government representative, private sector enterprises, NGOs, project participants, arrange different types of meeting, workshop and social mobilization.
  • Ensure project report and documentation of MIS, M & E, case studies
  • Establish collection center for market access to the small farm producers and linkages with input and output market, private sector enterprise and establish market channel in B2B areas
  • Provide technical support especially on agricultural based activities like high value agriculture production, livestock management & treatment, fisheries, non-farm and climate resilience activities .


Educational Requirements

  • Master's degree in any discipline preferably in Agriculture, Business Administration.

Experience Requirements

  • 2 to 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Knowledge on agriculture, livestock, fisheries and livelihood related activities with market and value chain development, social issues, gender, entrepreneurship development.
  • Experience in working with different supply chain actors (Input company, dealer, agent, output market actors like Arotdar, wholesalers, collectors) for smallholders' farmers backward and forward linkage development.
  • Excellent in team building and training facilitation skill.
  • Good understanding on disaster management, adaptation and climate change
  • Proficient in use of computers and office software packages (MS Office, M S Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • 02-03 years of working experience in agriculture and livestock related activities with market and value chain development, producer groups, institutional development, social issues, person with disabilities, gender and small entrepreneurship development

Required Skills

  • Smart & Hard Worker
  • Energetic, dedicated, and hardworking.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

Required Educational Qualifications

  • Masters Equivalent in Any Discipline

Job Benefits

  • Festival Bonus: 2
  • As per company Policy
  • Provident fund
  • Gratuity
  • Performance bonus

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