Deputy Manager, Marketing

Job Location: Dhaka

Date Posted: 30th May 2022

Since its inception in 2004, BRAC Institute of Educational Development (BRAC IED) has been an active advocate and proponent of contributing to the development of education from a holistic perspective through professional development, capacity building, skills development, training and research. The Institute aims to tap into emerging areas of development by exploring areas including early years’ learning & early childhood development, play-based learning methodology, psychosocial wellbeing of stakeholders from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, adolescent mental health, Primary and Secondary education and curriculum & textbook design.

BRAC Institute of Educational Development is seeking to hire Psychologist / Sr. Psychologist who will be working to strengthen community based mental health & psycho social support activities integrated through primary health care services and MHPSS services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementing Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support (MHPSS) in a participatory manner.
  • Providing the individual counselling to clients on a one-to-one or group basis (working remotely if needed).
  • Planning & monitoring the individual, group mental health & psychosocial support activities in collaboration with community psychosocial volunteers/mother volunteers/play leaders and para counsellor.
  • Supervising the cases of para counsellor through individual or groups supervision format.
  • Developing & adapting Information, Education & Communication (IEC) materials to promote MHPSS services among the community.
  • Assisting in developing module & other MHPSS related materials for para counsellor (PC) and community psychosocial volunteers (CPVs)/ mother volunteers/play leaders.
  • Building the capacities of para counsellor and community psychosocial volunteers/ mother volunteers/ play leaders including trainings in MHPSS, to facilitate participatory and inclusive activities. 
  • Monitoring indicators & targets of the para counsellor and community psychosocial volunteers/ mother volunteers/ play leaders, collect the daily data & share with BRAC MHPSS.
  • Contributing to data entry and analysis of gathered information.
  • Ensuring consistency in the mental health & psychosocial activities across different locations, initiate & lead meetings for sharing, learning, continuous improvement of activities through the development and maintaining link with other MHPSS actors.

Job Location: Dhaka/Cox’s Bazar

Basic Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical/ Counselling Psychology from any reputed University.
  • 1-2 years of experience of working in MHPSS area in emergency settings.
  • Willingness of frequent field travel to outside of Dhaka, staying long time in the field with capability of working under pressure.
  • The incumbent will require frequent travel to Cox’s Bazar.

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong background and skills in facilitating trainings, coaching and mentoring others. Flexibility to be able to respond to the needs of the service.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Enjoy working as a member of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to our values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence.

Interested candidates are advised to email their updated CV to 

Application Deadline: 9th June 2022.

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