Program Manager, Improving Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights

Job Description

Title: Program Manager, Improving Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights

Company Name: Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society Bangladesh (OGSB)

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ MBBS, Master's in Public health/Population Science is preferable

Experience Requirements:
∎ 8 to 10 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB) is an exceptional professional body working for improving the reproductive health of women through its collaborative activities with GOB, development partners, NGOs & other national and international agencies. OGSB is working for more than a decade to ensure the rights and fulfill the needs of women, adolescents and contributed much to reduce maternal mortality & morbidity. OGSB is one of the major implementing partners of Ipas Bangladesh in a project funded by Global Affairs Canada through HealthBridge Foundation of Canada titled `Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Dhaka` to improve availability and access of quality SRHR services particularly family planning, MR and Post-abortion care (PAC) services for poor and ultra-poor women and adolescents living urban areas of greater Dhaka. The project will also work to reduce SGBV by creating awareness among city dwellers. To ensure uninterrupted SRHR services during any public health emergency including the COVID-19 pandemic, the project will also work for emergency preparedness and responses. The five-year project will be implemented from now till December 2025 in collaboration with city corporations` health authorities and their health programs, DGFP, DGHS, BGMEA, and other stakeholders and partners.
∎ Program Manager for the ISRHR project of OGSB is mainly responsible for ensuring the execution of capacity building and skill retention on FP, MR, and PAC service and SGBV for the health service providers maintaining the standards, protocols, and guidelines in SRHR components at the project areas especially in 5 BGMEA health centres, 10 Garments health clinics and 100 General Practitioners. S/he will ensure planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, budget management of the program, and facilitative supervision.
∎ This position will be based at Ipas Bangladesh office in Dhaka and will jointly work with ISRHR Project Manager of Ipas Bangladesh. The program Manager of OGSB will be supervised by the President of OGSB.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Experience in government and public health systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks, and best practices in reproductive health and/ maternal health including family planning.
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Family Planning, Maternal Health, Public health
∎ The applicants should have understanding regarding the following area(s): Urban Health system, DGFP, DGHS, Health Structure of BGMEA health centers and Garments clinic
∎ Experience in working with OGSB
∎ Substantial program management experience in reproductive health specially in Menstrual Regulation, Postabortion Care including Family Planning.
∎ Experience in Training on Menstrual Regulation, Postabortion Care and Family Planning
∎ Familiarity with effective financial and budgetary control and experience in managing grants, contracts.
∎ Previous experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others.
∎ Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
∎ Experience working within a complex and matrix organization structure and with time pressure.
∎ Fluency in English and Bangla and ability to travel in the field up to 60%

Salary: Tk. 100000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ Annual increment

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 21 Oct 2021

Company Information:
∎ 13 Oct 2021
∎ Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society Bangladesh (OGSB)
∎ Address : Halcyon Heights, Plot - 2/3 A, Flat# 3-A, Block - A, Mohammadpur, Dhaka
∎ Web :

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