The Challenge TB (CTB) Project is the flagship global initiative for implementing USAID’s TB strategy and is being implemented in 22 countries including Bangladesh by a unique coalition of nine international organizations in TB control.  The CTB is being implemented in Bangladesh since 2014 and providing technical assistance to the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of Bangladesh (GoB). The current focus of the initiative is to lay strong ground for the Zero TB Cities Initiative recently launched by the MoHFW. As part of its urban focused activities, CTB is looking for a Field Supervisor.   

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title : Field Supervisor 
Reports to : Research Associate
Job Location : Dhaka, Bangladesh
Project : USAID’s Challenge TB Project, Bangladesh

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to monitor and supervise the field activities for implementation of child TB screening activities under the Challenge TB (CTB) Bangladesh Project funded by USAID. S/he will ensure referral of contacts between community and health facilities. S/he will be expected to maintain IRD professional and procurement integrity standards in all activities.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise and monitor the Health Workers/Medical Assistants to ensure verbal screening at health facilities;
  • Support the clinical and laboratory evaluation of identified presumptives;
  • Ensure referral and treatment initiation of children identified with TB;
  • Coordinate with DOTS centres to ensure follow-up and collection of treatment outcomes;
  • Provide on the job training to the Health Workers/Medical Assistants;
  • Identify the gaps and day to day challenges with field activities;
  • Coordinate regularly with other team members to accelerate planned activities in the field;
  • Perform other duties as required;

No of Vacancy:
   4

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA):

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree with good academic records.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project implementation.

JOB NATURE: Full Time for 9 months

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Computer Literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Read and understand work-related materials.
  • Teach others how to do something.
  • Use several methods to learn or teach new things.

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Delivering results.
  • Developing self and others.
  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • Innovating and adapting.

 

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should submit their resume along with a cover letter by end of the business day (Bangladesh Time) 8 November 2018 at: jobs.bd@ird.global only short listed candidates will be communicated for interview.

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