Human Resources Specialist (HRS) - Institutional Development

Job Description

Title: Human Resources Specialist (HRS) - Institutional Development

Company Name: Cowater International Inc.

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's in Public Health/Social Science/Public Administration with HR related training/work experience preferred

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 10 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Job Summary
∎ The Human Resources Specialist, a full time position, reporting to the Team Leader (TL), ProNurse, located in Dhaka, will be responsible for conducting an overall assessment and situation analysis of the status of current career path for public sector nurses. S/he will also lead the process of development of the competency based nursing career path and relevant job descriptions working closely with the DGNM, MOHFW and other relevant ministries. S/he will also be responsible for day-to-day implementation of selected project outputs/activities and provide technical support on project matters to the Directorate General of Nursing Services and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Review and analyze background documents, such as, Ministry of Health and Familiy Welfare's (MOHFW) Bangladesh Health Workforce Strategy, Nurse Midwifery Act, Nurse Midwifery Operations Plan, Report from the National Task Force for Future of Nursing or any other document assigned by supervisor;
∎ Under the guidance of TL, engage/participate in stakeholder/counterparts consultations, Key Informant interviews to gather baseline information to inform five year Project Implementation strategy of selected outputs;
∎ Assist DGNM to establish a Technical Working Group to work on Expanded Nursing Career Path (TWG-ENCP) hold consultation meetings including national stakeholder meeting to develop a nursing career path;
∎ Provide technical assistance (TA) to the TWG-ENCP to review all current nursing career path reference documents (current MOHFW, MOPA, PSC, MOF policy and Gov't Orders; international best practice);
∎ Provide TA to the TWG-ENCP to draft a comprehensive, competency based gender-responsive career path for nurses with definite career streams;
∎ Provide TA to the TWG-ENCP to revise all current job descriptions and develop new ones as needed to align with the revised nursing career path streams;
∎ Work closely with TL and Directorate General of Nursing and Midwifery (DGNM) to obtain approval of the career path by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare including approval from Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Finance and Bangladesh Public Service Commission;
∎ Work closely with International Nursing adviser and TL to assess the current organizational capacity of Bangladesh Nurses Association (BNA);
∎ Develop and implement a plan for organizational strengthening of BNA, including revision/updating of the constitution, streamlining election process;
∎ Assist BNA interim EC to review and revise BNA constitution and registration with International Council of Nurses (ICN) as necessary Assist interim BNA leadership to conduct a comprehensive SWOT analysis to identify priority organizational development needs
∎ Facilitate orientation of the key BNA members and champions on the approved nursing career path and assist policy advocacy initiatives to facilitate implementation of the nursing career path
∎ Provide TA and orientation to DGNM to assist them in adopting and implementing new gender-sensitive, streamlined and cost-effective policies, practices, rules and regulations
∎ Assist Team Leader to formulate the Project Steering Committee (chaired by Secretary of Health) and Project Technical Committee (Chaired by DG, DGNM) and coordinate/organize quarterly and semi-annual meetings;
∎ Assist to implement activities to strengthen the position of DGNM vis-à-vis MOHFW, MOF, MOPA and BPSC;
∎ Contribute to the development of Project Implementation Plan, Annual Work Plans and Progress Reports of the assigned Outcomes;
∎ Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 10 years' experience of working with GOB rules, regulations, processes dealing with negotiation, policy advocacy and dialogue in the health sector, expertise in organizational capacity building,
∎ Experience on recruitment rules and employment practices in Bangladesh health sector particularly with Nursing sector;
∎ Experience of working with MOHFW/DGNM and International organization is preferred

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 5 Jun 2021
∎ Cowater International Inc.
∎ Business : COWATER is an International Executing Agency. They are running a CIDA funded project Called PLAGE II, which is the Development Cooperation Between the Governments of Bangladesh and Canada.

Category: NGO/Development