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Career Opportunity

BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

 

Purpose:

Work closely with the National TB Programme (NTP), The Global Fund and stakeholders for mobilising resources; ensure quality service provision through both government and NGO facilities; promoting transition towards government stewardship; and managing grant for Integrated TB care and prevention in Bangladesh.

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Position

Head of TB Control Programme (Contractual), Communicable Diseases Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Strengthen government health system for integrated Tuberculosis (TB) control and preventive services
  • Promote government ownership and stewardship of TB Programme
  • Support National TB Programme for implementation and  long term sustainability
  • Coordinated planning with NTP in support of the transition towards government stewardship of key programme activities
  • Prepare workplan in close collaboration with NTP, leading implementation and ensure optimum use of resources, managing TB grant
  • Develop project proposals/funding requests and other related documents on TB in collaboration with NTP
  • Responsible for operation management, financial management, information & human resource management in BRAC
  • Participate and contribute in the development of national TB guidelines, strategy and manuals/modules in BRAC and NTP
  • Manage SRs (sub-recipients) under the Global Fund TB grant, ensure proper supervision, internal control and compliance of SRs
  • Coordinate, collaborate and communicate with NTP, donors, technical partners, stakeholders and other BRAC departments
  • Extend support to TB team and improve their leadership, collaborative and management capacity
  • Visit field sites extensively throughout the country to guide field level staff and ensure timely implementation and quality services 
  • Ensure internal supervision and monitoring, audits and support in operations researches
  • Ensure donor and government reporting timely and support LFA verifications and responses
  • Participate in different forum, meetings and conference at national, regional and global levels

 

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by capacity building and implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment and reporting when necessary.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

MBBS with MPH from any recognised university/ institution


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 12 years of work experience including 08 years in public health management. Candidates having experience in TB and/ HIV will be an added advantage.


Additional Requirements:

Knowledge:

  • Proven understanding and hands on experience in managing large and complex donor funded projects
  • Expertise on project and program management methodologies, tools and techniques
  • Knowledge on health system and health management in Bangladesh
  • Expertise on financial & grant management and internal controls 

Skills:

  • Computer applications: MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, web browsing etc.
  • Excellent skills in English writing and speaking
  • Public relations, partnership, communication, coordination and networking skills.
  • Motivation, conflict management and negotiation skills
  • Collaborative skills with peers and partners
  • Strong inter-personal communication skills

Competencies:

  • Leadership (ability to lead and inspire diverse teams)
  • Management (ability to manage large grants and multiple donors)
  • Team building (ability to listening, ensure safe workplace and address issues)
  • Very strong track record of health management
  • Human Resource development and management (skill development and well mannered)
  • Create a peaceful work environment within and outside department
  • Planning and prioritizing (resources allocation and critical thinking)
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Flexible to face new challenges, adaptable and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Professional network within the related sectors in Bangladesh and beyond.
  • Ability to develop quality proposals and reports for donors and government

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 01/Apr/2021

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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