Diabetic Association of Bangladesh

Perinatal Care Project (PCP)


Job Specifications

Perinatal Care Project (PCP) is a joint collaboration between the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS) and University College London’s Institute for Global Health (IGH), which has been working since 2002 on health issues.PCP is seeking for a short-term Qualitative Researcher to conduct an evaluation of the impact of “Controlling Diabetes in Children (CDiC)” project in Bangladesh.

Qualitative Researcher

Duration: 5 months (Starting from April, 2019)


  • Co-ordination of qualitative research according to plans
  • Contribution to qualitative sampling framework development
  • Contribution to developing and translating discussion topic guides
  • Conducting interviews and group discussions including with children review documents
  • Contribute to faculty audits of selected hospitals
  • Transcription/ translation of qualitative data
  • Analyze qualitative data in a team
  • Contribute to write descriptive and analytic reports of findings in English
  • Maintaining regular correspondence with cross site co-coordinator, and other members of the qualitative research and project team

Job Nature: Full-time

Educational Requirements:

  • University degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work, Public Health, Development Studies or communications related field

Experience Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience in relevant areas (develop topic guide, open ended interviews or group discussions, document review and observations) and qualitative analysis.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport and feel comfortable working in a team
  • Ability to read text, absorb and pick out the interesting, important and relevant parts
  • Qualitative analysis skills
  • Ability to travel outside Dhaka
  • Willingness to learn and develop skills
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Desirable: experience or conducting research with children

Job Location: Dhaka, with field visit

Salary Range: Tk. 50,000- 55,000 per month

Apply Instructions:

Interested candidates should send their updated CV with a copy of passport size photographs and cover letter to the following address:

Project Director
BADAS-Perinatal Care Project
Room No- 301, BIRDEM Building
122, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue,
Shahbagh, Dhaka-1000
Or send the application through email to:  adwardpcp@dab-bd.org

Application Deadline:  March 20, 2019