Advisor - Health System Strengthening

Job Description

Title: Advisor - Health System Strengthening

Company Name: CARE Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Minimum Master's degree in public health, social sciences, or related field.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 8 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ This position is subject to project award and funding

∎ Position Title: Advisor - Health System Strengthening under USAID Community Nutrition and Health Activity
∎ Location: CARE Bangladesh Dhaka Office
∎ Duration: Duration of the Contract will be for Five (05) years

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Responsibilities and Tasks:
∎ Oversee the coordinated planning (of activities and resources) and implementation of strengthening health system component in line with program strategies, technical standards, and expected results.
∎ In collaboration with the Deputy Chief of Party and other technical component leads, ensure the adequacy of planning, monitoring and reporting and competence for the effective scale up of program interventions to meet established programmatic and financial targets and timeframes.
∎ Develop and implement systems/techniques that address health system gaps and other pertinent sectoral issues for nutrition outcomes. Resolve/facilitate the resolution of technical issues.
∎ Coordinate at national and sub-national level for solutions with resources to minimize and overcome health system gaps in the project locations for nutrition outcomes.
∎ Provide strategic oversight of component tasks and activities, including participating in budget discussions and planning.
∎ Conduct monitoring visits to observe field activities to see progress of results.
∎ Serve on the program's Senior Management Team.
∎ Promote quality, efficiency, integrity, and learning throughout program duration.
∎ Mentor and supervise direct report/s, including the system coordinators.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum of 08 years' experience leading, managing and implementing efforts to improve health system specially community health system for pregnant women, lactating mother and U5 children.
∎ Demonstrated knowledge about gender and development, and demonstrated experience and proficiency in managing programs that mainstream gender.
∎ Demonstrated ability to implement projects with rigorous timelines and deliverables and to track program quality through donor approved monitoring and evaluation systems.
∎ Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, local and international staff.
∎ Ability to respond on short notice and plan and execute several activities at once.
∎ Ability to work under pressure, as part of a team or independently, and meet deadlines consistently.
∎ Proven experience hiring, training, and supervising technical teams.
∎ Proven leadership, inter-personal and cross-cultural skills, and ability to build and motivate diverse teams.
∎ Proven experience working in Bangladesh health system at senior level.
∎ Excellent English oral and written communication skills; knowledge of Bangla preferred.

Salary: Negotiable

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 26 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 8 Jul 2021
∎ CARE Bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development