Scope of Work

Job Title/Position Technical Officer
Department Global Program Operations (GPO)
Position Reports to District Manager
Position supervised None
Location Any district of Chittagong or Sylhet Division


The Technical Officer will provide technical oversight and guidance within either Sylhet or Chittagong districts.  The Technical Officer will work closely with the District Manager to provide technical assistance for access to and scale up of post-partum family planning (PPFP) in the selected districts of Bangladesh.  S/he will also work closely with GoB District Health and FP managers and officials, GoB service providers, community leaders, and community-based health providers.


  • Provide technical assistance in broader goal of FP with special focus on PPFP to achieve project goals, objectives and targets and contribute in developing strategies for scale up
  • Facilitate and conduct training activities, as needed
  • Support the MOHFW to avoid potential stock-outs of commodities, instruments and equipment which are critical to FP/PPFP service provision
  • Coordinate and facilitate discussions with the local health and FP managers and service providers and others at the division/district and upazila level to develop scale up plan
  • Assist in developing a pool of PPFP trainers and QA managers in Sylhet and Chittagong divisions/district in coordination with relevant training institutions
  • Develop functional and effective PPFP service delivery models by integrating PPFP into ANC, delivery, postnatal and immunization service delivery points
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance at the division level in response to issues or problems encountered during implementation
  • Support and monitor progress made through division led efforts according to the workplan
  • Conduct facility visits to ensure selected facilities are adequately set up to provide PPFP services
  • Work with government trainers within the health system to train healthcare providers on PPFP service delivery
  • Provide mentoring and supportive supervision to newly trained healthcare providers to ensure transfer of learning and quality PPFP service delivery
  • Strengthen PPFP counseling at facilities including introducing a digital counseling PPFP application
  • Conduct PPFP counseling orientations with community health workers, immunization providers and their supervisors
  • Facilitate review meetings with community health workers, immunization providers and their supervisors to review progress, exchange learnings and resolve challenges as needed
  • Strengthen and deploy a community tracking system for women, babies, community health workers and facility providers


  • Medical graduate; Master in Public Health would be added advantage
  • Technical expertise in FP and/or Maternal, Newborn, and Child health services
  • A minimum of 6 years of mid-level experience in providing technical oversight in FP or maternal health projects or to community-based programs
  • Experience working in district and upazila levels and ability to communicate with local community
  • Proven leadership skills, as well as skills in facilitation, training, and coordination with govt. officials
  • Strong leadership and technical capacity to support project implementation/community activities
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and under pressure
  • Work based in any district of Chittagong or Sylhet division

Application Deadline: January 25, 2019