Working at BRAC UK
Since its humble beginnings in Bangladesh almost 50 years ago, BRAC’s passionate team has always been motivated by the conviction that people living in poverty can be agents of positive change in their own lives. Today, nearly 100,000 staff across four continents are driven to achieve BRAC’s vision of a world where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential.
If you are enthusiastic about working for our committed team at BRAC UK, please explore our open positions below. BRAC UK offers a comprehensive employee benefits package including competitive salaries, generous annual leave allowance, an annual professional development budget, and more.
Deputy CEO and Director of Partnerships
Salary: £68,438 – £83,235
BRAC, one of the leading development organisations in the world, is seeking a Deputy CEO and Director of Partnerships to play a key role in overseeing the fundraising and resource mobilisation work of its London office and in the engagement of important stakeholders and supporters.
BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, conflict-prone and post-disaster settings. These include programmes in education, healthcare, microfinance, girls’ empowerment, agriculture, human and legal rights, social enterprises, a bank, a university, and the world’s largest mobile money platform.
This is an exciting time to join BRAC with a bold, global strategy in place which aims to reach over 250 million people by 2030. Together with the CEO, the Deputy CEO and Director of Partnerships will lead on the implementation of an ambitious fundraising strategy to help deliver the aims of BRAC’s global strategy, as well as developing a healthy funding pipeline. The partnerships team has colleagues focused on Africa and Asia programme partnerships, bi-lateral donor and foundation/private sector funding and major donors.
The position will also play a key global leadership role as a member of the Partnerships Committee, a cross-BRAC group leading on the development of systems and processes in fundraising and grant management, and the coordination of donor engagement for all entities within BRAC globally.
The charity is looking for an inspirational leader with strong international development experience in and an impressive track record in fundraising results, particularly in the field of institutional donors. You will also need experience of developing fundraising strategies, a strong knowledge of UK and European government funding and you will have lived and worked in low and middle income countries. This will be combined with excellent communication and people management skills, the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of people across different countries, and the willingness and ability to travel regularly to Africa and Asia.
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CLOSING DATE: Monday 6th February 2023, 9am GMT.
PLEASE NOTE: We will be longlisting applications as soon as we receive them, so please apply early to register your interest.
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BRAC, one of the leading development organisations in the world, is seeking a Partnerships Officer to contribute to the healthy growth, sustainability and quality of our projects in Africa.
We are looking for a Partnerships Officer to contribute to the healthy growth, sustainability and quality of the Africa portfolio through business development and grant management support to country offices. During 2023 the Partnerships Officer will play a key role in supporting the process of transitioning grant management from the BRAC UK office to country offices, whilst providing continuous quality assurance support to in-country implementing teams.
This role supports the Partnership Managers with account management—both fundraising and grants management—of donor-funded contracts for the Africa programmes in coordination with in-country Project Managers and Grant Managers in Africa, which includes the countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda, while also providing support for the Asia portfolio as required.
The Partnerships Officer will work closely with the Partnerships Manager for Africa to develop high-quality proposals in line with fundraising strategies and plans to secure diversified funding for the Africa programmes.
They will also enhance the quality of BRAC’s donor relationship management and contractual obligations for ongoing grants by ensuring that internal information on all projects is received, translated for the donor audience and communicated effectively to donors and other audiences in an accurate, informed and timely way.
Download our candidate pack to find out more, including how to apply.
CLOSING DATE: Monday 13th February 2023, 9am GMT.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send your CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 pages, outlining how you meet the requirements of the role to firstname.lastname@example.org (include ‘Partnerships Officer’, in the subject line).
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of submitting your application then you have not been selected.
Candidates must have existing eligibility to work in the UK and this will be verified prior to interview. Please do not apply unless you can demonstrate this eligibility.
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BRAC’s core values are integrity, innovation, inclusiveness, and effectiveness. BRAC UK shares these values, and has additionally defined team values that guide our culture and operations:
- We are dedicated to empowering people living in poverty to be agents of change in their own lives.
- We bring integrity to our work by being honest, principled and fair.
- We cultivate diversity, equity and inclusion in our work environment to foster a culture of belonging and trust.
- We support and promote one another’s well-being as people, not just employees.
Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
BRAC was founded on the fundamental belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to realise their full potential. Our work has always been guided by our vision of a world free from exploitation and discrimination and rooted in a commitment to serving the most marginalized and vulnerable people. At BRAC UK, we are committed to creating and fostering an inclusive culture within our office and beyond its walls. As an organisation whose mandate is global, we work to build a more equitable world where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We strive to actively celebrate diversity, advance our equitable practices, and drive greater inclusion.
I have spent my life watching optimism triumph over despair when the light of self-belief is sparked in people. As a team, I want us to keep lighting these sparks. Our work should always reflect our faith in human spirit and our respect for their inherent power.”