Public Health Coordinator (PERSIST Project funded by GAC)

Job Description

Title: Public Health Coordinator (PERSIST Project funded by GAC)

Company Name: World Vision Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Bagerhat (Rampal)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ MBBS or Bachelor's degree in Social Science or relevant field with MPH in Reproductive Health

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ The incumbent project "PERSIST" is aimed at "Improved knowledge and skills for adolescent girls and young women on SRHR, CSE and on CEFM prevention and response, leadership skills and menstrual hygiene management including risk communication messaging for COVID-19". Under the project, adolescent girls supported menstrual hygiene management to improve school attendance and prevent the spread of COVID-19 Through promoting the gender-responsive WASH and MHM promotion in schools, the project plans to reach more than 9000 adolescent girls. The project will initiate the activation of the School brigade in more than 50 schools and will support schools with appropriate facilities for girls including the establishment of MHM corners, introducing Sanitary Pad Vending Machine and Sanitary Pad incinerators to ensure that proper MHM facilities and services available in schools.

∎ This position purposes is to ensure overall coordination of quality program implementation within the project impact area and coordinate with district/ Upazila administration on regular basis. The position also aims to coordinate with the partner organization to ensure their roles to deliver activities efficiently and effectively.
∎ Manage the programme delivery and timelines of various programme projects of the respective Department/Office in accordance with workplans and ensures the coordination of periodic reviews of programmatic/technical achievements and progress indicators for reporting activities.
∎ The position also aims to work closely with the project staffs and the partner staffs in delivering basic public health interventions and share reports timely.
∎ This position purposes to ensure monitoring & evaluation, networking and coordination, communications with district/ Upazila level government Health focal point, capacity building for project staff as well as government health staff working under project implementation area.
∎ This position requires frequent field visits, confidence on writing qualitative reports, practical use of PLA tools and techniques.
∎ This position will report to Project Manager.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Support & Capacity building of staff, CSOs, health facilities staff on SRHR
∎ Support to develop gender-sensitive IEC /BCC material on sexual and reproductive health service and rights.
∎ Facilitated to develop a strategy to mitigate COVID19 pandemic situation, with prevention, treatment, and referral
∎ Increased capacity of the identified health system and structures to deliver, promote and monitor gender-responsive, adolescent-friendly SRHR and psychosocial support services and information, including those that address CEFM, for married and unmarried adolescent girls and young women.
∎ Increase utilization of PPE by health service providers at health facilities in the project impact areas.
∎ Strengthen governance policy and public engagement of Public Health through building capacity of government health staff and community health workers at district/ Upazila level.
∎ Ensure participatory Monitoring & Evaluation system.
∎ Networking, linkage, and coordination with project staff including partner organization, respective department at district/ Upazila level, local government, WV Cluster/ Zonal & National office.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Clear understanding of SRHR including mental health & Public Health interventions in Bangladesh's Perspective.
∎ Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
∎ Clear knowledge on adolescent health need, adolescent health structure
∎ Leadership and Coordination skills
∎ Ability to be a self-starter who is able to motivate team members to achieve common goals.
∎ Ability to handle multiple tasks and multiple deadlines.
∎ Communications and networking
∎ Good command in English & Bengali both in writing and speaking
∎ Decision making, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
∎ Competent in using MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint presentation
∎ Ability to work under stressful condition and adaptive to local culture and situation
∎ At least 3 years of experience in the field of SRHR project

Salary: Tk. 70000 - 80000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Festival Bonus: 1
∎ Benefits are applicable as per organizational structure and policy.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 2 May 2021
∎ World Vision Bangladesh
∎ Address : Abedin Tower (2nd floor), 35 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka - 1213, P.O. Box: 9071
∎ Business : World Vision (WV) is an established international Christian humanitarian development and advocacy organization dedicated for working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their fullest potential by tackling the causes of poverty & injustice. It serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender or ability.

World Vision is committed to first do no harm to children or adult beneficiaries, to respect the rights of all beneficiaries, and to uphold the best interests of children as a primary consideration in all actions and decisions; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy.

World Vision Bangladesh has zero tolerance towards incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. World Vision Bangladesh as Child Safe Organization discourages anyone to apply with prior record of conviction related with child neglect, abuse and exploitation.

Female are specially encourage to apply.

Category: NGO/Development

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