Manager – Maternal, Newborn, Child Health & Nutrition, Shishuder Jonno

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The role

S/he will be responsible for MNCHN (Maternal, Newborn, Child Health & Nutrition) program planning and implementation in urban and rural impact areas. S/he will also be responsible to manage/capacity-building support to strategic partners (DGHS supported Community Clinics & Union Sub-Centers, Upazilla Health Complexes, Sadar Hospital and Medical College Hospitals, DGFP supported MFSTC Hospital and UHFWCs & other centers, Dhaka North & South City Corporation supported UPHCSDP clinics, Smiling Sun Clinics etc.) and project/implementing partners. S/he will also be responsible in developing monitoring tools & techniques and also do routine monitoring & supervision, and facilitate accountability & document learning of the MNCHN program at urban and rural impact areas. S/he will be responsible for documentation of processes/successes/ pilot study/research findings etc. TheManager will coordinate and do advocacy with different GO/NGOs/private agencies at local level including partner NGO for cooperation, collaboration and sharing programs at Dhaka and Barishal division to district to downward level, whenever necessary.

Qualifications and experience

  • Medical Graduate (MBBS), preferably with Masters in Public Health (MPH).
  • At least 6 years working experience, 3 years of community based MNCHN related work.
  • Sound technical knowledge on MNCHN and its challenges of Bangladesh, including rural and urban contexts.
  • Demonstrated experience on facilitating training/workshop/meetings, and curriculum development
  • Excellent coordination skills, ability to facilitate training/workshop/meetings
  • Experience on curriculum development, appropriate computer proficiency in Microsoft
  • Proficiency in MS Office package

Contract length: Regular

Job Location: Dhaka 

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

For detailed job description and to apply online, please visit
Application deadline: 19 January, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.