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Department / Project: Urban Health, UNFPA
Job Title (Designation): Program Officer (Komlaphul Pharmacy Initiative)
Type of Contract: Temporary Staff, (Up to June 30, 2024)
Number of Position: N/A
Duty Station: Bogura and Bagerhat Districts
Salary Range: Consolidated monthly pay as per Jhpiego rules

Job Purpose: Jhpiego is collaborating with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and has been tasked to implement the Komlaphul Pharmacy Intervention project (Introduction of SRHR Information and Services in Urban Pharmacies). Under the overall guidance of the Program Director- SRHR of Jhpiego and supervision of the Project Specialist- Urban Health (Program Support), the Program Officer will perform the following duties.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • S/he will coordinate with other team members, managers, and providers of the targeted project areas to accomplish the planned activities as per approved AWP.
  • Overall coordination of different stakeholders of the project and liaison with UNFPA, DGHS, DGFP, DGDA, BCDS, PCB, and private sectors like Impact Hub Dhaka, Zaynax Health, and Gram Unnayan Kendra (GUK)
  • Identification of potential active pharmacists, including all-female pharmacists, with necessary information
  • Organize the meetings, workshops, and training with different project stakeholders.
  • Conduct supportive supervision of the pharmacists who received training
  • Monitoring & evaluation of the pharmacists who received the training
  • Act as the key person in the coordination of training on SRHR information and services
  • Facilitate and monitor the training of pharmacists on SRHR services   
  • Organize periodic monitoring visits of the GoB stakeholders and donors to pharmacies
  • Coordination and communication with the focal person of GoB referral centers (DH, MCWC, UHC, MCH)
  • Supervision and follow up the activities of the pharmacists under this intervention
  • Mentorship support to the active potential pharmacists
  • Monitoring the pharmacists and report the performance of the pharmacists with a feedback mechanism
  • Need-based distribution of different SBCC materials to pharmacies
  • Participate in Expert Technical Group workshop and note-taking and drafting minutes
  • Actively participate in national-level workshops, training, and meeting 
  • Provide support in the successful implementation of the Komlaphul Mobile App, Telemedicine services, entrepreneurship training
  • Proper documentation, meeting minutes, need-based data collection and report writing
  • Regular reporting to the immediate supervisor and following the guidance in conducting the activities
  • Supervise and support the day-to-day activities of the Assistant Program Officers who are responsible for the ‘Pharmacy Associates’ interventions
  • Documentation, monitoring, and reporting of the ‘Assistant Program Officer’ (Pharmacy Associates interventions.


  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation to achieve the program's goals of safeguarding implementation. She/He will be a key source of support, guidance, and expertise on safeguarding to establish a safe working environment.

Safeguarding/ PSEA

  • Practice, promote, and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action. She will follow the safeguarding reporting procedure if any reportable incident occurs, encouraging others to do so.

Special Assignment

  • Carry out any other tasks the supervisor and senior management team assign.

Key Requirements:

  • Medical graduate (MBBS) with preference of MPH
  • At least two to three years of working experience with an interest in public health, focusing SRH in any national or international non-governmental organization.

Key competencies:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Bangla
  • Computer literacy with particular skills in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Bijoy52, and MS Outlook.
  • Successful implementation of the project objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to visit the targeted facilities frequently (at least 75% of the time) using public transportation to accomplish the assignments.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.
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Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.

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Deadline: Before 5:00 pm, January 21, 2024.