Sector Lead, Protection (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Bangladesh
Organization: BRAC
Closing date: 19 Jan 2021

Strategic Planning and Programme Management:

  • Lead Protection Sector through HCMP Strategic Planning, developing sector strategies, policies & procedure, Work Plan and providing overall management of protection staff, budget, operations align with BRAC and FDMN strategies.
  • Provide strategic and operational oversight and guidance to the project teams to ensure the effective delivery of the Projects.
  • Provide strategic decision and necessary guidance to protection partner team and staff to develop work-plans in coordination with the Programme Manager, and follow up with team members regularly to ensure that activities are on track.
  • Oversee implementation of Protection project activities ensuring that services are delivered on time, on budget and in compliance with donor regulations.
  • Ensure that Protection partner field staff understand the requirements of implementation.
  • Ensure Protection programme is implemented in ways responsive to communities, partners and women, children and in line with BRAC’s principles, values and strategic plan and compliant with BRAC’s procedures.
  • Develop detailed implementation plans including procurement and distribution schedules of programme inputs in line with programme logistics/supply chain capacity.
  • Ensure appropriate, timely and accurate data collection against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting.
  • Monitor programme progress against both programmatic and budgetary targets, making adjustments to programme design as necessary.
  • Prepare timely and high quality programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal BRAC’s requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
  • Support to PDDR and Grants in reviewing partner narrative and financial reporting as well as MEAL data.
  • Undertake ongoing capacity assessments of partner, reporting areas for development to Protection programme managers and other staff.

Need Analysis and Programme Design:

  • Support design and organization required for assessments, baselines and evaluations, particularly in regards to communicating needs to the PDDR team, Protection team and partners.
  • Foster an understanding of the context – political, cultural etc. and community expectations, within the Protection and programmes team in rohingya and host community and contribute to the development of contextually appropriate programme design.
  • Contribute to the integration of protection in all programme planning and proposal design, where possible.

Quality and Accountability:

  • Ensure training for BRAC team on Protection principles, SGBV principles, PSEA policies and principles, service provision, and refugee rights.
  • Facilitate reflection and learning among project teams SGBV, CBP, LEGAL, Protection Monitoring to build knowledge and understanding.
  • Prepare technical specifications, SOP/Guidelines and QA guidelines.
  • Ensure to develop all kind of module, flipchart, curriculum as per project need.
  • Manage budget and expenses of Protection activities.

Coordination, Networking and Advocacy:

  • Maintain network and liaison with GBV Subsector, Protection Working Group, GIHA network PESA network.
  • Liaise, cooperate and create partnerships with other organizations to ensure cohesive service coverage.
  • Ensure that programme interventions continue to be informed by and integrated with other core sectors of BRAC, such as education, health & nutrition, shelter and child protection & livelihoods.
  • Establish strong relationships with external stakeholders, including relevant government agencies, employers, duty bearers, relevant networks and civil society organizations.
  • Contribute to develop concept note and different proposal as per Rohingya and host community need.
  • Ensure that project learning and achievements are shared with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development of case studies for the purpose of reporting, advocacy and media efforts.


  • Offer sufficient support to the partner organizations in respective access points.
  • Conduct periodic review of annual plans to identify challenges and the ways those challenges could be addressed.
  • Adopt an approach towards partner capacity strengthening.

Safety and Safeguarding:

  • 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.

Educational Requirements: Masters in Social Science/ Public Administration/ Economics or any other relevant subject from any recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations

Experience Requirement: Minimum 10 years of working experience in the protection sector including at least 2 years in the emergency field of NGO/ INGO is required.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge on humanitarian principles, emergency situations, sphere standards etc.
  • Ability to visit field offices/camps frequently (50% field engagement)
  • Knowledge on people management, donor coordination, donor compliance etc.
  • Knowledge on proposals development, budget etc.
  • Skill on monitoring, reporting etc.
  • Knowledge on protection, gender based violence, legal issues, laws of the country etc.

Age Range : N/A

Salary Range : Negotiable

Other Benefits : As per organisation policy

How to apply:

You may apply through or or send your updated CV to mentioning the name of the position “Sector Lead, Protection (Contractual); HCMP” in subject line.

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