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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 25, 2023
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    Head of Health, Nutrition and WASH

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead the Health, Nutrition & WASHProgramme team at the Dhaka office and oversee the implementation of programme strategy, work plan and initiatives at BRAC International’s countries at overseas.
    • Rollout of Health, Nutrition & WASH programme strategy and ensure appropriate and effective integration of BI Health and Nutrition programme strategy and priorities of National Health Strategy of Government in BI countries.
    • Build the capacity of the health team at the country level ensuring regular feedback and mentoring and necessary training.
    • Provide technical support and guidance to thehealthteam to design, implement, and monitor and evaluate the programs through communication and regular field visit to the countries as necessary.
    • Take the lead in Health, Nutrition & WASH sector’s proposal development, help country management to design new projects/proposals and review and provide technical input on proposals. Should have in-depth experiences in problem tree analysis, theory of Changes, developing Log Frame, etc.
    • Closely work with the Fundraising, Grant Management and Monitoring & Evaluation team to synchronize information needs and compile programme-level M&E information for dissemination.
    • Represent BRAC International at the various health sector related meetings and forums with donors, government technical counterparts and partner organizations.
    • Foster donor relations and ensures consistent fundraising for Health and Nutrition programming.
    • Review and provide technical input on internal and external impact documents/ reports and other documents as needed.
    • Builds relationships with key stakeholders, affiliates and partners.
    • Ensure the documentation and dissemination of lessons learned from the programs.

    Safeguarding Responsibilities:

    • Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
    • Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
    • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

    Educational Requirements:

    • MBBS with Master’s degree in public health / Nutrition Technical subject areas related to Health and Nutrition

    Required Competencies:

    • Results-driven with demonstrated success in quality delivery of Health and Nutrition programme.
    • Have skills in planning, designing, monitoring and implementing of Health and Nutrition projects /activities.
    • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to Health and Nutrition sector.
    • Understanding of international social, political and economic issues and regional particularities in relation with health and nutrition programming.
    • Strong leadership and management skills.
    • Commendable interpersonal and coordination skill.
    • Strong negotiation and influencing skill.
    • Ability to work under pressure on tight deadlines.
    • Appreciation of diversity and familiarity with multicultural environment.
    • Flexible to work in different time zone.
    • Commendable computer proficiency.
    • Strong communication skills with excellent written and spoken English.

    Experience Requirements:

    • 12 + years’ experience in a senior technical or management position in an NGO, UN or donor agency (an international organization managing complex programs), including programme design, planning, implementation, administration and finance especially for Health and Nutrition program.
    • Considerable experiences in proposal development and report writing.
    • Demonstrated success in raising fund for Health and Nutrition programme.
    • Experiencing dealing with various donors.
    • Experience in working with a diverse team.

    Method of Application

    If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

    External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at

    Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to

    Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 29/23 in the subject bar.

    Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Application deadline: 25 June 2023

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