Public Health Epidemiologist

Job Description

Title: Public Health Epidemiologist

Company Name: Save the Children

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Narayanganj

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Medical Graduate (MBBS) is required, preferably with Masters in Public Health (MPH)

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The Public Health Epidemiologist will be responsible for leading design and implementation of public health programs (like community needs/situational assessments, rapid epidemiological studies, and outbreak investigations etc.) based on identified priorities in consultation with respective City Corporation Chief Health Officer/Designate and other decision makers (Mayor/Secretary/Ward Councilor) in the assigned City Corporation (CC) or MOHFW Authorities at the assigned District.
∎ S/he assist in capacity building of CC health team on public health concept and implementation of public health campaign activities in the respective CC and also will regularly participate in capacity building initiatives (formal training, mentoring/ coaching) taken by the project.
∎ The incumbent will maintain excellent working relationship with Chief Health Officer/ Designate and CC Health Team, MOHFW Authorities, and other relevant stakeholders through regular meetings and implementation of joint public health programs.
∎ S/he will also be responsible for managing public health program activity budget at CC/District level and prepare activity reports as necessary.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 2 years' experience in public health programming, preferably in urban context
∎ Experience in community based health programming and public health research works.
∎ Demonstrated experience of capacity building for diverse group of people
∎ Relationship building, influencing, negotiating and inter-personal skills.
∎ Ability to analyse strategic trends and develop appropriate plans and responses to manage risks.
∎ Written and spoken skills in English.
∎ Candidate from the respective City Corporation/District will get preference.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 16 Oct 2021

Company Information:
∎ 5 Oct 2021
∎ Save the Children
∎ Business : We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Category: Medical/Pharma