Job Opportunity

Founded 80 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children's development organizations in the world. We work in 52 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan International worked with 100 million children in 85,282 communities. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations but having a vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity.

Plan International has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994. Plan International seeks to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth social and economic empowerment and climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disaster hazards throughout the country.

Health Specialist

Based at Barisal + Contract upto June 2021

Competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the qualified and deserving candidate

The role:

Reporting to the Divisional Manager, the Health Specialist will support partner NGOs in implementing MNCH, Nutrition, ASRH related projects. S/he is responsible for monitoring programme quality, documentation and dissemination of innovations and good practices. S/he will contribute to policy research and advocacy on projects through networking and collaboration with relevant civil society organisations, duty bearers and other institutions at district level. The Specialist is also responsible for providing technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.

 Qualification and experience required:

  • MPH. MBBS will be preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with partners in implementing MNCH, Nutrition and ASRHR projects
  • Demonstrated skills in providing technical inputs for addressing MNCH issues and the result chain of projects.
  • Exposure to community development especially in the child rights development;
  • Willingness to visit remote areas and to work with children and young people;
  • Ability to develop budget and to monitor outcomes;
  • Produce different reports;
  • willingness to ride motorcycle;
  • Clear understanding of development agenda of Bangladesh.
  • Professional training programs on community clinics, MNCH and ASRHR

To Apply:

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online by 07 December 2018 at:
Health Specialist

Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.      
Taka – Gross salary with other admissible benefits like PF and Gratuity

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As a child-centred development organisation, committed to the wellbeing of children and to supporting the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we do not tolerate child abuse.

We are an equal opportunities employer