Program Officer, Improving Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights

Job Description

Title: Program Officer, 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:
∎ Bachelor's Degree (Masters preferred) from any recognized university of Bangladesh in Social science or relevant subject.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 5 to 6 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB) is an exceptional professional body working for improving 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 fulfil the needs of women, adolescent and contributed much to reduce maternal mortality & morbidity. OGSB is one of the major implementing partner 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 Officer for ISRH project of OGSB is mainly responsible to assist the Program Manager and support the Clinical Trainer for ensuring the capacity building and skill retention activities for the health service providers maintaining the standards, protocols, and guidelines in SRHR specially on MR, PAC, and Family Planning components in project areas. This position will be based at Ipas Bangladesh office in Dhaka. Program Officer for ISRHR project will be supervised by the Program Manager of ISRHR project, OGSB.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The Program Officer is responsible for the administrative and program management of the project.
∎ Ensure necessary logistics, funds, material for the training program at pre-, during, and post-training period.
∎ Keep track of all financial dealings at the project area and support Program Manager to prepare reports on monthly/quarterly/semi-annually/annually as per project requirement.
∎ Provides support for uninterrupted availability of RH commodities to selected BGMEA health centres, Garment health clinic, and General Practitioners at project areas.
∎ Provides support for uninterrupted availability of essential medical equipment and logistics at selected BGMEA health centres, Garment health clinic and General Practioners at project areas.
∎ Work closely with Health authorities of project-supported facilities to define needs and support for logistics management and ensure service provision of FP, MR and PAC at selected health facilities under the project.
∎ Support in project-related administrative activities and report all incidents related to security and issues of general concern to OGSB authority through the supervisor.

∎ Any other duties assigned by the management.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ At least 5-6 years of relevant professional experience in Sexual and Reproductive Health including family planning or related fields.
∎ Experience of working with OGSB
∎ Good management, communication, and reporting skills are required and IT skills is must.
∎ Good experience in coordination with different stakeholders
∎ Competency in training budgeting and budget management
∎ Computer skill: proficiency in MS Office and Bangla computer writing

Salary: Tk. 40000 (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 :

Category: NGO/Development