Programme Manager-Research and Advocacy – Center for Participatory Research and Development

Job Context
Type of Job Open ended
Duty Station Dhaka, with frequent travel to research/study areas
Job Purpose:
Programme Manager-Research and Advocacy is the Senior Management position at CPRD, will be responsible for leading cross-sectoral issues like project/programme implementation, office administration, meeting donor`s requirements and looking after overall organizational affairs.

Job Responsibilities
To ensure that the research projects are implemented with maximum efficiency and professionalism and capture the learnings following a systematic approach
To ensure that a robust monitoring and evaluation system and framework is in place to critically analyses programme achievements e.g., deliverables, outputs and outcomes.
To identify project related advocacy issues and guide the advocacy team in implementing advocacy events
Develop and build strong external networks within Bangladesh and abroad
To assist developing new project ideas, designing new project proposals to mobilize funding both from national and international level.
Employment Status

Educational Requirements
Masters/ in Climate Change, Environmental Economics, Disaster Management, Law, Marine Sciences, Environmental Science, Development Studies or any related discipline. Candidates with their second Masters from abroad are highly encouraged to apply
Experience Requirements
At least 10 year(s)

Additional Requirements
At least 10 years of professional experience in research and advocacy on the issues related to DRR, NRM, Climate Change, Resilience Building etc.
Clear theorical understanding on climate change, disaster risk reduction, resilience building etc. and respective national as well as global plans and framework
Proven experiences in implementing field-based research using quantitative and qualitative approaches.
Experience of project/research implementation in the climate risk exposed areas like char, coastal and haor and barind areas.
Solid experience in Programme Cycle Management, including the development and use of Theory of Change, log-frames, M&E systems, with strong knowledge and practical experience of applying PRA/Participatory Approaches.
Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills
Ability to prepare high quality reports and presenting research findings to the key audiences
Ability to represent the organization at various levels, including local, national and global.
Ability to communicate independently with Donors or Senior Govt Officials
Sound knowledge in using computer/softwares (e.g., MS Office, SPSS)

Apply Procedure
Potential candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send CV along with a cover letter as a single document TO;
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for interview
`CPRD promotes Diversity and Gender Balance in its Workforce`
Application Deadline : 16 Aug 2021