Company Name: Concern Worldwide
Job Title: Health Advisor
Job Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Category: Medical/Pharma
Deadline: 17 Jan,2017
Concern in a consortium partnership with BRAC is initiating a new Urban health and nutrition project named "Improving Health and Nutrition Status of Urban Extreme Poor in Bangladesh Through Sustainable Health Service Provision" funded by the European Union. This project will be implemented in Dhaka South, Dhaka North and Chittagong City Corporations and in Mymensingh Municipality for the duration up to November 2019. Currently, Concern is looking for suitable candidates for the above position under the project.
Job Description / Responsibility
The Health Advisor is a senior position responsible for providing strategic and technical support to partner NGOs, City Corporations and NGO run health facilities in implementation of health component of the project. S/he will lead policy advocacy on urban health and will work with MoHFW and MOLGRD for mobilising their support and collaboration for the provision of equitable and quality urban health and nutrition services for the urban extreme poor. S/he will be coordinating with partner BRAC and with 3 City Corporations (Dhaka N & S and Chittagong) and 1 Municipality (Mymensingh) to ensure quality support to project partners in health activities, which will impact on the lives of the extreme poor and result in bringing about lasting positive changes.
Major areas of responsibility:
Provide strategic and technical guidance to Concern team and Partners to ensure effective planning and implementation of health system strengthening.
Develop technical guideline for implementation of the project.
Develop and implement advocacy strategy for strengthening of equitable urban health and nutrition service system.
Provide technical support to the partner and City Corporations and municipalities in implementation of the project.
Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the project and using monitoring and evaluation data for improving quality of implementation.
Document best practices and share lesson learned with national and international stakeholders.
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