Fresh Graduate Jobs – Young Professionals at BRAC International

About BRAC:
BRAC is the world’s largest,
leading development organization dedicated to poverty alleviation and
empowerment of the poor. Initiated in Bangladesh in 1972 BRAC now operates in
10 countries across Asia Africa and the Americas. To counter poverty, and
promote social empowerment, BRAC strategically integrates development
programmes in microfinance, agriculture, health, education, human rights and
legal aid, community empowerment and more. 
BRAC Uganda launched in 2006
and works in the fields of Microfinance, Small Enterprise Programme (SEP),
Aquaculture, Poultry and Livestock, Education, Empowerment and Livelihood for
Adolescents (ELA), and Health.
Job Summary: BRAC
International is looking for highly qualified candidates interested to launch a
professional career in development. After successful implementation in Bangladesh
since 2008, the Young Professionals Programme (YPP) will debut internationally
this year as a recruitment initiative for motivated and enthusiastic fresh
graduates seeking a career with the world’s leading development organisation.
Graduates will train with a global group of recruits from Afghanistan,
Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Liberia.
This graduate scheme includes:
  • An initial six-month training on
    development programmes and management skills (both classroom and field-based)
    at BRAC headquarters and field operations in Bangladesh beginning October
  • A following two-month training programme
    in Uganda.
  • Two-year field level deployment across
    different programmes in Uganda.
  • On completion of field level
    assignments, YPs will have the opportunity to fast track their careers
    within BRAC International and be eligible for mid-level management
    positions at BRAC Uganda.
 Qualifications, Skills
& Experience:
  • Applicants
    must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above (in a scale of 4.0) or 4.5 and above (in
    a scale of 5.0) at undergraduate level from a reputed university.
  • Graduates
    from any discipline are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants
    must be a national of Uganda and have a valid passport.
  • Applicants
    must be fluent in English and at least one local language.
  • Applicants
    must be a maximum of 27 years of age.
How to apply:
you would like to apply, please send your CV and a cover letter explaining your
interest to work with BRAC. Please enclose photocopies of all academic
certificates with University ID, LC1 introductory letter, birth certificate, 3
recent passport size color photograph and send to BRAC Uganda-HRD, Plot
-90. Busingiri Zone, Off Entebbe Road, Nyanama, Kampala, Uganda PO box
31817(clock tower) mentioning the position on top of the envelope and cover
 You may also apply online at,
mentioning the position in the subject of the email.
  • Successful
    candidates will be expected to undergo a medical checkup before travelling
    to Bangladesh for an uninterrupted six months training period at BRAC
    headquarters and field operations. Weekends and holidays will be given as
    per BRAC Bangladesh policies.
  • Successful
    candidates will receive an all expenses paid trip to Bangladesh including
    airfare (to and from Uganda), accommodation, travel and food costs within
    Bangladesh, as well as a remuneration of USD 400 per month during the
    entire eight-month training period (tax deductible at source as per
    country policy). Upon completion of training, recruits will receive a
    monthly salary and benefits as per BRAC Uganda’s salary structure and HR
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is an equal opportunities employer.
NB: Please note only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: June 10th 2013
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