Position Vacant for
Project Coordinator

About CHRF
Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) is a non-profit research organization in Dhaka, Bangladesh, registered under the NGO Affairs Bureau. Founded in 2007 by a multidisciplinary research group, we operate with the core mission to improve child health by facilitating appropriate policy decisions on treatment and prevention of infectious diseases through quality research and advocacy using available resources. We conduct research in four hospitals (Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dr. MR Khan Shishu hospital, Chittagong Ma-O-Shishu Hospital, and Kumudini Women’s Medical College) and five microbiology laboratories around the country. We collaborate with different international organizations like World Health Organization, Edinburgh University, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, Centre for Disease Control (CDC), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), etc.  

We invite application for the position “Project Coordinator” in the project evaluating and monitoring vaccine-preventable viral and bacterial diseases in Bangladesh.  

Job location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Employment term: Contractual, 2 years (extendable based on funding and performance)

Vacancy: 1

Salary range: BDT 70,000 – 85,000 (depending on the experience and/or qualifications of the candidate)

Benefits: Contributory provident fund and festival allowance (Eid, Puja, Christmas, Baishakhi)
Key Responsibilities

  • Closely monitor the progress of the different project activities in the IPD and/or OPD our hospital sites
  • Arrange and conduct training for project staff and ensure enrolment and data collection are being conducted carefully and ethically
  • Identify gaps for in implementation process, data collection process and resolve things in consultation with investigators and the other coordinator already in place at CHRF
  • Regularly share the progress with project investigators
  • Arrange and ensure project specific meetings by coordinating with study coordinators and investigators and other relevant staff
  • Assist investigators in data analysis and budget preparation tracking
  • Prepare annual reports related to the project to submit to donor
  • Maintain communication with donors for study related issues and update them with progress if needed
  • Coordinate and communicate with the clinical, laboratory and data personnel to assure the epidemiologic, clinical and laboratory data are correct and accurately linked
  • Maintain liaison with hospital authorities for both IPD and OPD

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • MBBS from a recognized institution; Masters in Public Health will be preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in project coordination with experience of working both in the IPD and OPD of hospitals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in Bangla and English
  • Computer literacy and data analysis skill are desired
  • Must possess problem solving and management skill
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure with commitment to meet deadlines
  • Must be enthusiastic to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and be willing to take initiatives
  • Maintain liaison with different stakeholders including government, NGO and private sector 

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV (1 - 3 pages) and letter of motivation (1 page) by February 19, 2019 to hr.chrf@gmail.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. At CHRF, we believe in an equal opportunity for all. We will consider all qualified applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender or disability status.