Title: Medical Officer (only for Bangladeshi nationals)
Company Name: icddr,b
Job Location: Dhaka, Rajshahi
Employment Status: Contractual
∎ MBBS from a reputed medical institute in Bangladesh with valid registration from BMDC with a one-year internship; A Master's Degree in Public Health (MPH) in a related field will be given preference.
∎ At least 3 year(s)
∎ icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. icddrb as a values-based organization encourages women and people with disabilities.
∎ The USAID's Alliance for Combating TB in Bangladesh project will develop a dynamic, strategic, and fresh approach to accelerate Bangladesh's fight against TB. The solutions will be aimed at creating an environment aligned with the universal health coverage (UHC) vision and focused on defined priority areas - increased TB detection, decentralized DR-TB management, child TB, expanded prevention, and others.
∎ The Medical Officer will report to the Deputy Project Coordinator. The position holder will be responsible for providing technical assistance to roll out all TB programme implementation in the field sites (hospital facilities and communities) by coordinating with the ACTB local and central management team, GoB stakeholders, partner NGOs and other stakeholders/sub-recipients. S/he will be involved in-
∎ Understand the TB programme and plan for its implementation (milestones, deliverables etc.), align implementation plans across partners;
∎ Conduct regular meetings with the field team to monitor deliverables against timelines and criteria, and share it with the supervisor and central team;
∎ Develop training and programme materials; Conduct and facilitate Child TB training, Active Case Finding (ACF) and other TB related training;
∎ Assign work to the team and initiate activities as per plan, coach staff to address issues faced during field-work, maintain the quality of the ongoing ACTB activities;
∎ Build rapport with all the stakeholders in the assigned divisions, maintain liaison with relevant Govt. Officials, NTP authority, and relevant stakeholders within the designated areas;
∎ Visits to the field sites, onsite meetings with the team, meeting with relevant authorities, prepare visit reports for submission to project leads, provide comments and recommendations, follow-up to ensure the quality of data collection;
∎ Supervise field team members and provide directions to ensure smooth and efficient implementation of ACTB activities, track consumption of financial & non-financial resources, take corrective actions to comply with donor mandates and project implementation plans;
∎ Brainstorm new research ideas and develop operational research protocols as instructed by the principal investigator, create detailed research design and methodology to achieve the objectives, estimate budget based on the methodology.
∎ Minimum 03 years of working experience is required (under Medicine/ Paediatric department or in Public Health); Knowledge and experience on TB patient management or working experiences under TB project / programme will be considered as an added advantage.
∎ Annual Tk. 1,389,540/- inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances and other admissible benefits;
Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ 14.8% provident fund contribution, income tax paid by icddr,b, children allowance @Tk.1,917/- per child per month, festival bonus, contributory healthcare support including dependent spouse and children, group life insurance and subsidized canteen. Transport and daycare facilities are subject to space availability.
Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.
Application Deadline: 4 Feb 2023
∎ 25 Jan 2023