Project Manager – Strengthening Health Outcome for Women and Children (SHOW) Project
(Based at Dhaka)
All over the world girls are at risk because of their young age and their gender. They are at risk of being denied the opportunity to access a secondary education, to gain the skills and training they need to work and to exercise control over their sexual and reproductive health. They are at risk of being married before the age of 18. They are at risk of violence and harassment from men and boys in every space they occupy, including their home, their school, their refugee camp and their city
Plan International Bangladesh has been implementing a 4.5 years grant project, funded by GAC, aiming to improve maternal and child health in Bangladesh.
ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT GIRLS RIGHTS AND ENDING GENDER INEQUALITY?
DO YOU HAVE THE CAPABILITY AND WILLINGNESS TO LEAD THE EXECUTION OF THE MNCH PROJECT AND HARNESS LEARNING TO STRENGTHEN THE HEALTH SYSTEMS IN THE COUNTRY?
DO YOU HAVE THE SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE AND GUIDE THE PROJECT AT FIELD LEVEL AND CREATE COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS AND ALLIANCES WITH VARIOUS GOVERNMENT BODIES, PROJECT PARTNERS AND STAKEHOLDERS, DONOR AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS?
IF YOUR ANSWERS ARE YES, THEN THIS IS THE JOB FOR YOU
The Project Manager is responsible to implement project in the field and provide managerial support to implementing partners in the field. This position has to effectively manage this project in collaboration with implementing NGO partners and other stakeholders at local level and some extend at national level. Responsible for overall quality implementation of this project in the field. The other significant responsibility is to communicate and coordinate with donor through updates and reporting. This position is also responsible for ensuring the evidences produced in the field and overseeing production of replicable model as per results & work plans, and monitoring of programme implementation. Also responsible for ensuring work environment for the team and maintain good team work within project and also in programme while leading the close-out processes of the project.
What we’re looking for:
We are looking for a ‘to go’ and a passionate team member who is competent in project management of MNCH Programme including leading project closeout successfully. A Postgraduate degree holder preferably an MBBS, with experience in community led approaches in maternal and child health; experiences in implementing health projects in partnership approaches and communication with multi stakeholders; handling projects with large portfolio (financial and human resources) in INGOs or NGOs.
About Plan International:
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children ’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected. Plan International’s new Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach.
Duration of employment:
How to apply:
To find out more details and apply visit: Career Opportunities: Project Manager – SHOW Project and should apply online by 26 August 2019. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Shortlisted applicants will be called for interview on 28th August 2019.
Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
We promote competitive salary, female friendly workplace, outstanding co-workers (who are respectful, professional, unbiased and easy to work with); equal opportunity that mean equal access to promotion, leadership role or incentive programme.
Attractive salary will be offered to deserving candidate along with other benefits as per organization’s policy.