The Advisor - Community Access leads the design and execution of community strategies and initiatives for high quality contraception, menstrual regulation (MR) and post-abortion care (PAC) access for Ipas Bangladesh. S/he will: shape and advance community efforts and reduce barriers to care; design and plan inclusive, creative, impact driven strategies, programs and activities; take the lead on donor proposal and reporting; and promote internal awareness of and demand for evidence-based strategies to reduce unsafe abortion and promote contraception use in the community.
In this position, the Community Access Advisor will collaborate with partner non-government organizations (NGOs), policy and government representatives, community members and other stakeholders to design, develop and analyze strategies and activities, including: social norm and behavior change; stigma-reduction; community health workers; influencers and leaders; and other related areas.
The Advisor cultivates and promotes positive community change on safe MR, PAC and family planning use by building on shared values, beliefs, attitudes, behaviors and practices that already exist in a community to promote access safe abortion and family planning use. S/he will have the ability to actively cultivate, engage and connect diverse people and activities working together toward a common goal, a commitment to network building and the ability to build trust in individual relationships across distances with a variety of stakeholders.
Internal & External Customers / Suppliers as well as Third Parties
Salary & Benefits
Ipas Bangladesh offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including:
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online by 5 October 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify he candidacy.