Looking for a Physician as Technical Coordinator, TB Control

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Duration of Contract: Contractual; duration will be 2 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund

and performance.

Vacancy: 01

Employment Status: Full-time (3 months Probationary Period)

Overview of Health and Education for All (HAEFA)

Health and Education for All (HAEFA) is an international leader in providing healthcare to the underserved and most vulnerable populations in Bangladesh including coastal and hard-to-reach regions, FDMN Camps, urban, semi-urban, and rural areas. HAEFA’s compassionate medical team members use its technological innovations, a solar-powered electronic health record (EHR) system known as NIROG, for the management of chronic diseases and a paperless see-and-treat cervical cancer screening and treatment programs.

HAEFA is looking for a BMDC-registered, dynamic Technical Coordinator, TB Control ready to accept challenges of humanitarian work for its Cox’s Bazar health programs. The coordinator should be self-motivated, proactive, willing to learn new diagnostic and treatment procedures, and able to generate reports and promote health education while maintaining coordination with the community leaders, project stakeholders, and local government. Empathy for people from disadvantaged and underprivileged backgrounds is considered a key quality at HAEFA. The HGSP project will develop a dynamic, strategic, and fresh approach to accelerate Bangladesh’s fight against TB. The solutions will be aimed at creating an environment aligned with the universal health coverage (UHC) vision and focused on defined priority areas – increased TB detection, child TB, expanded prevention, and others.

The Technical Coordinator, TB Control will report to the Project Director. The position holder will be responsible for providing technical assistance to roll out all TB programme implementation in the field sites (hospital facilities and communities) by coordinating with the local and central management team, GoB stakeholders, partner NGOs and other stakeholders/sub-recipients. S/he will be involved in–

  • Understand the TB programme and plan for its implementation (milestones, deliverables etc.), align implementation plans across partners;
  • Conduct regular meetings with the field team to monitor deliverables against timelines and criteria, and share it with the supervisor and central team;
  • Develop training and programme materials; Conduct and facilitate TB training, Active Case Finding (ACF) and other TB related training;
  • Assign work to the team and initiate activities as per plan, coach staff to address issues faced during field-work, maintain the quality of the ongoing TB activities;
  • Build rapport with all the stakeholders in the assigned divisions, maintain liaison with relevant Govt. Officials, NTP authority, and relevant stakeholders within the designated areas;
  • Visits to the field sites, onsite meetings with the team, meeting with relevant authorities, prepare visit reports for submission to project leads, provide comments and recommendations, follow-up to ensure the quality of data collection;
  • Supervise field team members and provide directions to ensure smooth and efficient implementation of TB activities, track consumption of financial & non-financial resources, take corrective actions to comply with donor mandates and project implementation plans
  • Brainstorm new research ideas and develop operational research protocols as instructed by the principal investigator, create detailed research design and methodology to achieve the objectives, estimate budget based on the methodology.

Required qualification and experience:

  • MBBS from a reputed medical institute in Bangladesh with valid registration from BMDC with a one-year internship; An additional Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) will be given preference.
  • Minimum 03 years of working experience is required (under Medicine/ Paediatric department or in Public Health); Knowledge and experience on TB patient management or working experiences under TB project/programme will be considered as an added advantage.

Technological Competencies:

  • Skills Required: Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc, Corporate IT Support, 
  • IT Management

Notes of attention: 

  • Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for written test /interview;
  • The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised;
  • HAEFA does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Workplace: Cox’s Bazar

Salary & benefits: Negotiable

Other allowances and benefits: Applicable as per HAEFA rules and regulations

To apply: If you feel, you are a fit for this position please send your resume/CV along with a cover letter, mentioning the date of availability, and expected salary to haefa@haefa.org by 8th April, 2024. Please mention in the email subject line: Technical Coordinator, TB Control, HAEFA Bangladesh.

Send you CV to: haefa@haefa.org

Application Deadline: 8th April, 2024

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