Manager – District Implementation, MaMoni MNCSP

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position for MaMoni Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening Project (MaMoni MNCSP). Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.  

The Opportunity

This position will be responsible for overall progress of district implementation of the program. S/he will develop and maintain a healthy collaborative relationship with the MOH&FW counterparts at the district and below. 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 QI committees, analyze monthly performance and review of MIS data to 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, review regular implementation plan and budget burn trend analysis. The position will also support MOH&FW to reach out local NGOs, private clinics, elected representatives, media and other stakeholders and mobilize their support in achieving MaMoni MNCSP results. The position will maintain strong liaison with the M&E Manager, PNGO staff, regional staff members, national level thematic teams and ensure smooth implementation of project activities.

This position will be based in Cox’s Bazar and require frequent travel to remote areas in order to coach and monitor district/upazila level people and activities. Your office will be located within a government premises i.e. CS/DDFP office, District hospital, Zila Parishad etc. 

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 6 years’ experience with 3 years in program management, preferably field implementation of maternal and newborn health programs (in case of medical doctors, required education and experience may be relaxed).
  • Experience of working in a clinical setting
  • Demonstrated experience of working closely with the government agencies, especially with MOH&FW and experience of working with a large complex multi-partner team.
  • Understanding of NGO and public sector and national health system issues is necessary
  • Effective communication skill both in English and Bangla (verbal and written)
  • Willingness to travel (at least 80% of time) in field areas
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, using of internet
  • Master Degree, preferably in Public Health/Health Management or other relevant discipline.

Contract length: Regular
Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

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.

Application Information

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.

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Application deadline: 04 September, 2021

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
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