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The International Committee of the Red Cross Job Circular 2020

International Committee of the Red Cross
Dhaka Delegation

www.icrc.org/bd

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict & armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of conflict. As an independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it employs around 18,000 people in 80 countries; it is financed mainly by voluntary donations from governments, national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. The ICRC in Cox’s Bazar Office is now looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated person for the following position:

Position : Health Field Officer
Department : Health-Primary Health Care (PHC)
Number of Position : One (01)
Location : Cox’s Bazar
Starting date : As soon as possible
Contract Type : Full time Open Ended Contract

The Health Field Officer will work under the direct supervision and guidance of the Health Delegate in the ICRC’s Office in Cox’s Bazar.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements and monitors of health programmes supported by the ICRC in cooperation with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW)
  • Assesses situations that could require ICRC health support and timely report to the line manager
  • Implements of medical consultation, if needed, according to the national and international guidelines.
  • Participates in monitoring to evaluate the MoH&FW, and BDRCS´s accountability and financial statement
  • Assists building capacity of BDRCS- Mobile Medical Team (MMT), as well as the MoH&FW- Health Post Teams (HPTs), to assure the qualitative curative and preventable care
  • Ensures the improvement of care for Non-Communicable diseases, Family Planning, Nutritional screening, Psychological First Aid, and Emergency response such as disaster or outbreak of illness, epidemic & pandemics, and Prevention
  • Facilitates with MMT & HPTs to carry out regular coordination meetings and learning sessions twice per month
  • Ensures fulfilment of objectives defined in action plans through the definition of indicators to evaluate and assess the impact of the programmes
  • Prepares reports and statistics in a detailed and timely manner (weekly, monthly, and quarterly)
  • Monitors the stock of medical items and preparing orders accordingly in agreement with the line manager.
  • Develops and maintaining a network of relevant interlocutors
  • Assures appropriate translation for delegates or other colleagues during field trips and meetings and ensuring relevant translation of documents and texts, as necessary
  • Analyses the effectiveness of the systems implemented and provide advice to improve/adapt to the local context
  • Participates in the design or adjustment of training programs as required
  • Carries out logistical tasks regarding training/workshops, and so on
  • Participates and contribute to the activities at Health complex projects
  • Participates in identifying gaps in knowledge and providing solutions via capacity building or policy and procedure development for Health Complex support programmes

Educational Requirements

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  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) with 1-year internship having valid registration from Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC)
  • Clinical knowledge in Medicine, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Pediatrics at the Primary Health Care curative & preventive level as well as Emergency Preparedness and Response will get preference.

Professional requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of similar work experience in Public Health in the humanitarian sector including at least 2 years of clinical work experience in Government or private hospital setting
  • Experience in the Public Health, Primary Health Care department would be an advantage
  • Experience in coaching medical staff and/or health volunteers
  • Good connections with the local health authorities or groups of interest for the ICRC
  • Excellent fluency in spoken and written English & fluency in local language (Bangla, Chittagonian)
  • Excellent and proven command of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Knowledge on Evaluation, Analysis, and Results-Based Management
  • Good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment

Personal qualities for the position:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and team working skills; the sense of responsibility; strong organizational skills; perseverance; rigor
  • Ability to remain flexible and to maintain good spirits in challenging and stressful situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Empathy and compassion with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles

What we offer

  • An open-ended contract with attractive compensation and social benefits
  • 13th month Salary
  • Medical Insurance and Accidental Coverage
  • In-house and/or external training
  • The opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience in an international setting of humanitarian endeavour

How to apply

  • Apply on-line on the BDJOBS website
  • Application Deadline: 01 May 2020

Special Instructions:

  • Female and minority are highly encouraged to apply
  • Eligible applicants from Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar will get preference
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All interesting profiles will be kept in a recruitment pipelines for future needs (in Cox’s Bazar or in Dhaka)

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