Marie Stopes Bangladesh is affiliated with Marie Stopes International (MSI). MSI delivers quality family planning and reproductive health care to millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women in 37 countries. Marie Stopes Bangladesh delivers family planning, safe MR and sexual health services fulfilling the mission of children by choice, not by chance in Bangladesh.

MSB is looking for a Obstetrics Quality Lead to ensure that clinical services in Marie   Stopes Obstetric centers adhere to MSB clinical standards and national protocols and be an ‘expert’ source of all technical advice/training/guidance to doctors, paramedics and other service providers regarding matters related to client safety and care. The position will be based in Head Office, Dhaka and will travel field frequently.

Key Role:

  • Lead the delivery of quality assurance systems, policies, procedures and activities across MSB’s obstetric facilities and services fully compliant with MSB and Government of Bangladesh standards and guidelines.
  • Responsible for the clinical governance of MSB obstetric facilities, supporting the Director- Operations and Director- Health System Strengthening with appropriate quality assurance, accountabilities and governance tools functioning at all levels of the organisation. 
  • Maintains up to date and comprehensive knowledge of GoB and MSB and MSI global standards, protocols, systems and guidelines as they relate to both clinical services and specifically for obstetrics and new-born care.
  • Leads on initiatives that impact on quality or effectiveness of health care services provided to clients in obstetric facilities. Implements new protocols are required.
  • Establish, implement and regularly monitor systems of internal clinical audit across all obstetric facilities with mechanisms to identify and remedy areas of concern and escalation to the Executive Team as necessary.
  • Ensure regular quality supervision and assessments are undertaken and annual plans for clinical operations and projects are established with measurable indicators. Ensures that all audit recommendations are strictly enforced. Monitor the regular use of partograph as required for progression of labour. If necessary, provide adequate on job training to clinic staff.
  • Play an active and vocal role in the Medical Advisory Team, bringing relevant agenda items to meetings and always work towards service quality improvements.
  • Establish measurable departmental goals and quality control standards in line with MSI and MSB standards and regularly communicate feedback and accomplishments.
  • Provide effective leadership, strategic direction and critical problem solving to Obstetric Quality Assurance Managers to ensure the achievement of the operational plans of quality improvement & capacity development program.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience of working at a senior level in any health facilities; Supervision and monitoring of clinical quality of maternity services/Family Planning/Menstrual Regulation; Working in team approach; Good written and verbal communications.
  • MBBS with DGO/MCPS. FCPS will be preferable.
  • Team player, excellent interpersonal & communication skill, self- organizing capacity. Open to ideas and contributions from others.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary & benefit packages as per policy.

If you are passionate about making a difference in society, please send your resume via email: hr@mariestopesbd.org or send hard copy to General Manager, HR & Administration, Marie Stopes Bangladesh, House # 6/2, Block # F, Lalmatia Housing Estate, Dhaka – 1207 by September 24, 2020.

Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB) is an equal opportunity employer and don’t accept any form of influence for recruitment. MSB does not tolerate child abuse in any form by anyone who works for or is associate with the organisation in any capacity