Manager, Research and Special Project; Urban Development Programme

ব্র্যাক Dhaka

New 1 month, 1 week ago


  • BRAC Urban Development Programme (UDP) envisions cities and human settlements which are safe, resilient, inclusive and sustainable. We implement tailored interventions to reach this goal, such as building low-cost climate-resilient housing, empowering workers in the ready-made garment sector, raising community fire prevention awareness and advocating with the local and national governments for inclusive, pro-poor, urban planning and governance. Join the UDP team to create models for better urban spaces across Bangladesh and be part of a team making cities into places where everyone living in them can thrive. 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: At the Head Office (HO) level, Manager-Research and Special Project will be responsible for accumulating knowledge and evidence for project development and implementation design conforming to programme objectives and fostering innovative solutions to development problems. Provide strategic direction and guidance to field staff to operationalize Urban Development Programmes (UDPs) pilot and innovation projects and gather evidence to influence required result. The position will also dissemination of relevant knowledge/insights in platforms strategically aligned with UDP`s objectives.
  • 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.
  • Qualifications

  • Masters preferably in Urban and regional planning/ Development Studies/ Anthropology/ Sociology/ Economics/ Development Management from any recognised university/ institution
  • Experience Requirement

  • At least 5 year(s)
  • Experience Requirement

  • Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others.
  • Employment Status

    Full Time

    Job Type


    No. of Vacancy

    Not specified

    Expired At

    July 5, 2022, midnight