Programme Manager, Agriculture Machineries and Market Linkage, Climate Change Programme

Programme Manager, Agriculture Machineries and Market Linkage, Climate Change Programme



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Job Context

  • he BRAC Climate Change Programme (CCP) supports communities to develop their capacity to adapt to climate change and improve their resilience to climate change, as well as supporting communities and organisations to reduce their climate change impact. Eager to make a difference and help communities to tackle climate change? Work with us to protect resources, improving quality of life and raise awareness, while providing people with access to the tools and knowledge to adapt and respond to adverse climatic impacts and adopt sustainable practices. 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: Designing interventions and strategies on Climate Adaptive Agriculture, bringing innovations through introducing agri- machineries and improved stage facilities into the farming communities and implementation of CAA related activities in collaboration with different BRAC programmes and other stakeholders.
  • 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate efforts of designing climate adaptive solutions, resource mobilisation initiatives through identifying potential partners, government agencies, INGOs, corporations, etc.
  • Bring innovations into the farming communities through introducing agri-machineries, improved stage facilities and market linkages.
  • Guide agricultural mechanization for smallholder farmers and bringing climate-smart innovations in the farmers field.
  • Lead preparation of the concept notes, yearly operation plan, work plan, budget, policy and strategic documents on a need basis.
  • Establish net zero energy-based agri-storage at community and household levels considering the local demand and contextual analysis.
  • Provide with renewable energy-based food processing facilities to the targeted farmers.
  • Establish solar irrigation pumps at the community level to deliver high irrigation efficiency by supplying proper amount of water to every area of the field to gain speed in cultivation.
  • Provide with agri-machineries support (harvester, weeder, sprayer, thresher, power tiller etc.) for improving agricultural production so that farmers can grow more crops in a short time and with greater efficiency
  • Promote Gender friendly agricultural equipment into the communities through training, demonstration and financial assistance.
  • Capacity building of targeted farmers on agri-machineries and climate-smart agricultural techniques, through training and demonstration.
  • Contribute to development and oversee the implementation of programme and projects on climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  • Communicate and liaison with different clusters, forums, donor and partners organisations to improve coordination, capacity and programme visibility.
  • Drive capacity building of team members, relevant BRAC programmes and community on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation.
  • Research and identify media stories, write and edit media releases, and feature stories within tight timeframes which consistently meet agreed BRAC standards.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • B.Sc. (Hons.)/ MS in Agriculture Engineering or in any other relevant discipline from any recognised institute.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 7 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Computer Literacy (MS-Word, Excel, power point etc.).
  • Excellent speaking and writing skill both in Bangla and English.
  • Proposal and Report writing.
  • Supervision of field operations.
  • Policy Analysis, Financial Management and Budgeting.
  • Team building and Ability to work under pressure and deadline.
  • Donor Coordination.

Job Location




Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance, Wellness Centre Facility, Day Care Facility and others as per policy.

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 26 Jun 2023

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Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 7 year(s)

Job Location: Dhaka

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: 5 Jul 2023

Published On

26 Jun 2023

Company Information


Business : BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.

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