Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) Job Circular

 Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) is a largest national disbursing fund, capacity building support, advocating for pro-poor policies, grant making organization in Bangladesh. They have experience of handling more than 2,000 NGOs in last nineteen years. They are working with public institution to ensure responsiveness towards marginalized people. They are directly involved in some of pro-poor laws, most progressive, policies enacted over last 12 years.

Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) Job Circular

Position: Director (Programme)

Qualification: Degree in Gender/ Social Sciences/ Public Administration form any reputed University. Working experience in NGO/ CSO/ Private sector institution. Candidate having good understanding of Governance & Human Rights programming. Additional qualifications are experience of working with civic movements, donor liaison, coalition building, resource mobilization. Training in project management & planning.

Job Location: Dhaka. But frequently travel within Bangladesh as per requirement.

Salary: BDT 230,000 taka (negotiable)

Requirements: Skill of motivation, teamwork, supervision, inspirational leadership in a diverse, challenging, multidisciplinary institutional context is essential. Experience in financial norms/ rules, basics of financial & accounting rules, procurements, auditing regulations, fulfilling project targets. Experience in managing partnerships. Working experience in senior management position. Influencing running advocacy campaigns & policy. Able to engage with public speaking, media, behalf of MJF of full range. Excellent written verbal skill in Bangla and English. Good knowledge in Rights based approaches to programming and development issues.

Attributes: Excellent presentation, communications, and negotiation skills. Networking and coalition management. Excellent. Strategic thinking. Honesty Integrity and Confidentiality. Commitment to social justice, equality inclusion and non-discrimination

Review/develop a MJF’s programme strategy to ensure effective implementation and link with all other thematic priorities. Build and maintain effective network and alliances with Government, relevant coalitions,  downstream partners, development partners, media). Supervise and mentors direct supervises and strive to bring out the best in them in terms of efficiency and collaborative work. Ensure that programme areas such as prevention of GBV, rights of marginalized and strengthening of public institutions are prioritized for effective implementation. Supervise and mentors direct supervises and strive to bring out the best in them in terms of efficiency and collaborative work. Work with Executive Director for long term sustainability of MJF. Director (Programme) should be a strategic thinker, a strong supervisor, and an inspirational communicator. Work with Senior Management Team (SMT) to develop Action Plan for the roll out of MJF Strategic Plan. Ensure that programme design, implementation, and are responsive to communities, partners, and beneficiaries. Ensure programme implementation is on time, on target, and budget, using effective M&E systems to demonstrate the desired impact. Oversee programme implementation strategies, including partnership frameworks, beneficiary targeting, distribution processes and capacity building of partners as needed. Ensure programme implementation is on time, on target, and budget, using effective M&E systems to demonstrate the desired impact. Actively lookout for interesting /innovative concepts and proposals for funding. Provide feedback to the relevant supervises and other relevant programme persons to improve the project performances and monitor the project progress and report regularly. Assist Executive Director in making important decisions and lead the overall team. Maintain effective and positive internal communication with MJF staff. Provides induction, training, coaching, mentoring and advice to supervised staff to ensure that they understand and carry out their responsibilities effectively. Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with donors, corporate sector, policy makers, consortium partners, downstream partners, and other stakeholders. In agreement with the Executive Director, take on a representation role on specific coordination working groups or forums and or events. Develop clarity on the border definition of Governance and analyze the country situation from human rights perspectives. Keep abreast of current issues, actors, and initiatives. Establish and contact key actors and use available resources for gathering and distributing key information. Maintain the state-of-the-art knowledge and information on initiatives related to National -International human rights standards. Work closely with senior management teams to guide MJF to become a stronger, dynamic, innovative, relevant center of excellence. Work with the Director of Finance and Administration to ensure finance, logistics, security, and administrations efficiency. Ensure compliance and transparent use of resources in line with donor and MJF’s regulations. Work with SMT to Implement all recommendations of reviews, audits. Participate in the review of staff job descriptions and setting of performance standards. Lead and manage program team to achieve its mandated targets following annual operational plans. Works with HR Function to identify training needs and development opportunities for supervised staff.

Application Deadline:
16 August 2021 

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