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  • Coordinator – Urban & Private Health Systems

    Location BD-Shahbagh, Dhaka
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/9/2018 9:53 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1910
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    3
    Category
    Country Office - Bangladesh
    Education Requirement
    Master's
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Under the leadership of Advisor – Health Systems & Training, the Coordinator – Urban & Private Health will be responsible for planning, coordination, providing support for implementation of the quality of FP, MR & PAC  services in the public and private health facilities in urban Bangladesh. The coordinator will also coordinate with DGHS and DGFP officials at national and local level, officials and authorities of health facilities and will organize field visits to program implementation facilitates. S/he will work closely with Health System Team of Ipas Bangladesh and will support capacity building of the service providers. 

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for planning and coordination of the implementation of FP and MR-PAC service delivery through public and private facilities supported by Ipas Bangladesh.
    •  The Coordinator will be positioned in Dhaka and will work under the Advisor - Health Systems & Training and will work through facility visits and liaise with the national and local managers and providers especially in the urban areas and in private health facilities.
    •  S/he will also coordinate with GoB/PNGO, Medical College Hospitals, divisional health and family planning offices and will assist for ensuring smooth program implementation in private health facilities in consultation with the supervisor. 
    •  S/he will liaise with the officials of public and private sector facility providers and managers and Ipas team including the Divisional Coordinators of Ipas Bangladesh for ensuring supports in providing quality of FP, MR & PAC services. 
    •  Assists in organizing meetings, training sessions, orientations and other events in facilities and with GOB and NGO stakeholders; prepares budget, organizes venue, identifies and invites  participants, and provides logistic support for the meeting and writing meeting minutes and report. 
    •  Reviews program implementation with extensive field visit independently or jointly with MOH/PNGO officials and by reviewing the data of the HMIS in the Ipas program areas and provides support to ensure that data quality standards are monitored and met;
    • Follows up on implementation of monitoring, review and evaluation recommendations; ensures the optimal use of evaluation findings by providing guidance in preparation of timely management response to all mandatory evaluations.
    •  Performs any other tasks assigned by the supervisor as and when needed

    Requirements

    • Master’s degree in social science/Development Studies/Public Health or relevant subjects. 
    • At least 3-4 years’ experience in reproductive health, MR/PAC and family planning project implementation.
    • Experience in facilitating reproductive health in private facilities would be considered as an added  
    • Fluent in English, Bangla and very good computer skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability and willing to extensive travel for program activities including training events, support in facility improvement, supply of logistics and follow-up activities.  
    • Ability to work as an effective team player

    Commitment to Diversity

    Ipas is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

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