Ipas Bangladesh is a partner of a Consortium led by Concern Worldwide to implement a large health programme funded by DFID to increase access to quality essential healthcare for the disadvantaged, including people with disabilities, through innovative approaches and covering around 2 million people in urban and rural areas in the underserved, remote coastal areas in the Khulna and Barishal Division of Bangladesh. The programme duration is three and half years from 2019- 2022.
Ipas Bangladesh is seeking applications from hardworking, sincere and cheerful individuals for the following position for its Essential Healthcare for the Disadvantaged (EHD) in Bangladesh project funded by DFID.
The Health Systems Senior Advisor-I provides technical leadership and supports to the EHD project for improving quality of care for essential healthcare services in the facilities of the project area in a sustainable way and will provide technical guidance focusing on the areas of sexual reproductive health and adolescent health.
S/he will coordinate the system strengthening issues related to capacity building, quality improvement and monitoring related to components of Essential Health Services by level of facilities specially SRH and MNCH. S/he is responsible for the working with partners, DGHS and DGFP officials, professional bodies, academic institutes, and policy makers for improving health service delivery mechanism in line with present initiatives of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. S/he will also coordinate initiatives to mobilize local government bodies to improve service qualities of the district and Upazila level health facilities of the project areas. The position shares knowledge on technical innovation, lessons learned, and best practices across regional/country teams, technical staff, partners/consortium members and external to the field.