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Executive Assistant

BRAC, one of the leading development organisations in the world, is seeking an Executive Assistant to play a key role in supporting BRAC UK’s leadership team as they strive to help BRAC achieve its goal of creating opportunities for 250 Million people by 2030.

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 one of the world’s largest mobile money platforms.

BRAC UK supports BRAC’s development work around the world through fundraising, partnership development and donor relationship management. BRAC UK plays a key role in BRAC’s work engaging with and influencing policy makers and practitioners to tackle extreme poverty.

Overview of the role

We are looking for a highly organised and enthusiastic team member to support BRAC UK’s leadership team.

BRAC UK has a highly committed executive team and board of trustees with engagement with a wide range of internal and external partners and donors globally.  The Executive Assistant (EA) is a new role in the BRAC UK team and has a purpose to increase the level of efficiency and effectiveness of our leadership team by providing critical administrative and organisational functions in the charity.  

In 2019 BRAC global-wide developed a new global strategy and formed a new Global Board to lead this strategy.  The strategy builds on the experience, results and relationships BRAC has built over the last close to fifty years, aiming to deliver more innovation in its programmes and impact the lives of at least 250 million people by 2030.   The Executive Assistant will play an important role in increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the UK office as it looks to help BRAC achieve this ambitious target.  

Download our information pack to find out more.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 21st July

To apply, send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the role requirements, in no more than 2 pages to (mark ‘Executive Assistant’ in subject line).

Please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before sending in your application.

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 to proceed.

Safeguarding – BRAC UK takes its safeguarding responsibilities seriously, and has a range of policies to support effective training and reporting to protect people, particularly children, at risk adults and beneficiaries of assistance, from any harm that may be caused due to their coming into contact with BRAC UK.

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