JOB OPENING

Manager – District Implementation, MaMoni-MNCSP

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position under the five-year USAID funded MaMoni-Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening (MaMoni-MNCSP) Project. The major focus of this project is to contribute to Government of Bangladesh’s Health Population Nutrition Sector Program to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity through the project’s strategic objective of Increased Equitable Utilization of Quality Maternal and Newborn Care Services. Key outcomes of the project will be achieved through four closely linked intermediate results to advance health system responsiveness, MNC service quality and governance, access and demand for services and healthy household practices, and national capacity to deliver these services with quality at scale. This project will support implementation in 10 Districts (Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Habigonj, Brahmanbaria, Manikgonj, Faridpur, Madaripur, Kushtia), in addition to providing national level technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to scale up evidence-based interventions and practices. 

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates. 

The role

This position will be based in Government Office and is responsible for developing and maintaining a healthy collaborative relationship with the MOH&FW counterparts at the district and below level. S/he will facilitate MOH&FW led, data-driven planning and reviews, mobilize local government bodies and other non-health sectors to support the public and private sector MNH interventions. S/he will also ensure progress of MNH-QI activities through regular program, develop capacity plan and support district QI committees, analyze monthly performance and review of MIS data and provide timely feedback to the Government as well as to the partner. The Manager will liaison with district level MOH&FW and Local Government officials, Monitor partner NGO’s performance and provide necessary support and review regular implementation plan and budget burn trend analysis.

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 6 years’ experience of which 3 years in management position, preferably field implementation in health programs. 
  • S/he is expected to have demonstrated experience in working closely with MOH&FW with a large complex multi-partner team
  • Understanding on NGO and public sector and national health system issues. 
  • Ability to work independently in high-pressure situation, track record of dealing with multiple partners including the district level MOH&FW. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office, willingness to travel across the district (80% of time). 
  • Master Degree, preferably in Public Health. Any certification course related to maternal and newborn health will be an advantage. 

Contract length: Regular

Job Location: Lakshmipur

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.

Apply instructions

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations

For detailed job description and to apply online, please visit: https://bangladesh.savethechildren.net/careers

Application deadline: September 15, 2019

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

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