Senior Manager, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), BRAC International


Career with BRAC International

BRAC International is a leading non-profit organisation with a mission to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. Founded in 1972, by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, BRAC is the largest non-governmental development organisation in the world, and is present in 15 countries across Asia and Africa today. BRAC designs proven, scalable solutions that equip people with the support and confidence they need to achieve their potential. BRAC’s institutional expertise on various programmes, including health, agriculture, microfinance, education, and youth empowerment, is touching the lives of over 100 million people in the Global South.
BRAC International (BI) is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Senior Manager, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV),BRAC International

This position is part of BRAC International’s core programme team. The major role of this position is to strengthen the SGBV interventions in Brac International programmes and projects across different countries. This position will be responsible for supporting country programme teams in developing GBV-related concept notes/proposals, developing operational guidelines, providing hands-on technical support and supervision, and building the capacity of the country teams to implement SGVB prevention and response interventions. The position will also be responsible for working with other sectoral team members to develop integrated programme development initiatives ( both solicited/unsolicited).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop different systems, tools, and guidelines for strengthening SGBV prevention and response activities in BI programming
  • Assess SGBV needs, design, budget and integrate SGBV prevention and response initiatives, in different BRAC International programmes and projects
  • Provide hands-on technical support to BI programmes and country teams in planning and executing GBV prevention and response initiatives.
  • Provide support/engage with concept note/ proposal development for integrating GESI and GBV integration
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and build capacity of different country teams in SGBV prevention, survivor support, and community engagement for quality implementation of SGBV activities.
  • Conducting periodic field visits and meetings with country teams to follow up on the implementation of SGBV activities and ensure the quality and effectiveness of interventions.
  • Identify and build relationships with government agencies, NGOs, and other providers to establish a coordinated and effective SGBV referral service network.
  • Represent the organization in relevant forums, conferences, and meetings to cultivate partnerships, engage in advocacy, and support country teams for active participation in national and international advocacy efforts on SGBV.
  • Establish a monitoring system and regularly assess the impact and effectiveness of SGBV interventions in BI programmes


  • 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, and encourage others to do so.

Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social science, development studies preferably in gender studies, or in a related field.

Required Competencies:

  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with multicultural teams, fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment.
  • Openness to learn and explore new ideas with a deep commitment to quality
  • Ability to think strategically and drive innovation in program design and implementation
  • Ability to thrive in dynamic and fast-paced environments, demonstrating a high level of adaptability to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Proficient in using Microsoft and google online tools including Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive, for seamless productivity and collaboration
  • Possesses strong critical and strategic thinking, exceptional problem-solving skills, and a client-oriented service mentality
  • Experience of providing technical guidance and supportive supervision to a large geographically dispersed team
  • Capable of working both individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, negotiation, and presentation skills), facilitation and presentation skills
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in development and at least 3 years of experience in implementing SGBV prevention and response activities, Gender and Diversity inclusion with a proven track record of success, especially in countries in Africa, including in humanitarian settings.
  • Knowledge of Gender Equality, SGBV Guiding Principles, survivor-centered approach, latest evidence, research, global guidelines, and good practices on prevention and response to gender-based violence, across the humanitarian and development setting
  • Experience in leading capacity-building initiatives in SGBV prevention and response
  • Ability to manage complex projects and budgets.
  • Proven experience in building and managing partnerships.
  • Strong knowledge of international standards and best practices on SGBV

Employment type: Regular/contractual

Salary: Negotiable

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

How to apply

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates Please Apply through link.

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to [email protected]

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 11/24 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 17th February 2024

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer

Deadline: 17 Feb 2024

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