Probation period 6 months (may be extended for performance reasons)

Specific duties and responsibilities in technical matters

  • Support the overall operations of the technical projects of Eminence regarding the respective thematic area (Urban Health)
  • Work closely with the Associate Coordinator (Urban Health) in implementing regular and periodical activities of Bangladesh Urban Health Network – BUHN (www.uhnbd.net)
  • Assist in developing reports on research conducted or projects implemented
  • Conduct desk and field research with extensive field visits to any part of the country
  • Develop project proposals and compile them according to donor formats including log frames
  • Be actively involved in fundraising initiatives
  • Develop linkages with relevant stakeholders
  • Support preparations for workshops and seminars
  • Develop good understanding of project management
  • Establish and maintain cross communication with sectors across Eminence and partners
  • Support planning processes of the projects
  • Support delegates and field staff in relation to program issues and implementation.

Specific duties and responsibilities in coordination matters

  • Maintain an open and mutually supportive working relationship with supervisor and other staff
  • Provide regular updates to the Associate Coordinator (Urban Health).
  • Assist in the collaboration, maintain close contacts and frequent exchange with BUHN and its members
  • Represent the organization in network related meetings and forums.
  • Be an active networker with the various stakeholders on all issues related to focus areas

Educational Requirements

  • MBBS/MPH/ Masters in Development Studies/Population Science/Economics or any other relevant field

Experience Requirements

  • At least 2 years experience in related field. Experience of working in the urban health is desirable.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Excellent command over written and spoken English is a must
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Office (preferable 2007/2010 package)
  • Strong interest to build up a career in the development sector
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent skills, especially in formatting graphs, diagrams and tables
  • Proven analytical ability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team
  • Good understanding of professional etiquette
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, and under challenging circumstances in the field, and meet deadlines

Disclaimer

This job description summarizes the responsibilities assigned to the position; however it does not contain an all-inclusive list of responsibilities. Periodically, employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

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