Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement 14-012 – Project Management Specialist (Health Systems)
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Bangladesh is seeking applications from qualified Bangladeshi nationals for the position of Project Management Specialist (Health Systems) in the Office of Population, Health, Nutrition, and Education (OPHNE).
The primary function of the Project Management Specialist for Health Systems Strengthening (PMS-HSS) is to provide USAID/Bangladesh with technical and programmatic support to design, manage, and monitor activities and programs related to strengthening the public and private health system in Bangladesh. The PMS-HSS manages and monitors activities related to commodity security, logistics, and health information systems, as well as avian influenza/emerging pandemic threat (AI/EPT) disease surveillance, training, and outbreak response. The PMS-HSS participates in the development of annual work plans for projects in Bangladesh and South Asia, coordinates activities among partners and among USG and other donor-funded activities, and monitors progress.
In order to accomplish these tasks, the PMS-HSS works with a wide array of representatives from the host-country government, the USG, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private voluntary organizations (PVOs), private sector, and other partners. The PMS-HSS receives programmatic direction from the Health Systems Strengthening Team Leader of the Population, Health, and Nutrition Office in USAID/Bangladesh and liaises with the USAID’s Avian Influenza and Other Emerging Threats Unit (AI/OET) in the Bureau for Global Health. S/he also liaises with USAID Bangkok's RDMA office and ICDDR,B. S/he ensures that the Mission’s planning and response to assigned technical areas is carried out in accordance with Agency directives.
For more information and application instructions, please download the full vacancy announcement PDF document.
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Last updated: April 08, 2014