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Regional Supervisor, MNH&FP (CNHA)


  • Organization: Jhpiego
  • Location: Dhaka
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Regional Supervisor, MNH&FP (CNHA)

Posted Date 2 hours ago(5/28/2023 12:40 AM)
Job ID
International Positions
Employment Status


The Regional MNH-FP Supervisor will provide support to the relevant regions of CNHA programs for Jhpiego Bangladesh. S/he will work very closely with different consortium members of the CNHA project to integrate the continuum of MNH&FP care from facility to community. The position is focused on engaging communities in situational analysis, designing program strategies, implementation and monitoring of program results in the particular region. The position will also focus on addressing gender issues related to uptake of health services, especially, respectful care, gender-based violence, male norms and involvement, and addressing user barriers. To effectively engage communities, the position will also provide leadership at the regional level in providing technical and managerial expertise for local CSOs to support community-based interventions.


"This position is for Bangladesh locals only"


  • Assist in implementation of MNH & FP interventions under CNHA project. Spearhead implementation of community engagement and gender activities at the regional level.
  • Liaison with CSOs for community activities, including support to Community Health Workers (CHWs) on MNH&FP services.
  • Work closely with technical team leaders to carry out a targeted assessment of community and family behaviors related to maternal and newborn health & family planning.
  • Engage and build technical and managerial capacity of local CSOs in implementation of MNH&FP activities.
  • Work with Senior Technical Manager and MNH&FP Adviser to adapt trainings for health providers and workers on respectful care, gender sensitive health service delivery and engaging men in health including FP.
  • Conduct trainings/orientations to Core team members and health workers (both facility and community-based), government and civil society partners to build capacity on respectful maternity care, gender sensitive health service delivery, and engaging men in health and FP.
  • Engage with local CSOs to conduct supportive supervision to communities and local CSOs to ensure that program strategies are effectively implemented, monitored and reported.
  • Implement program strategies to promote accountability for quality MNH&FP services from community to facility levels.
  • Provide technical Support to program staff to create linkage of Community Health Workers (CHW) and health facility staff in the program areas and create sustainable mechanisms for the program intervention technical areas.
  • Implement service delivery strategies for accessing hard-to-reach populations, including the identification of opportunities to integrate MCH/FP/RH services with non-health sectors (such as agriculture, environment, economic reform, private sector enterprises)
  • Coordinate work planning and reporting on program progress at the regional level
  • Assist district and regions to aggregate, verify, report and evaluate data received from sub grantees and collaborate with other consortium members to review and provide feedback on monthly basis.
  • Facilitate collaboration across public and private, and for- and non-profit sectors.
  • Liaise with District Councils, Council Health Management Teams and other local government authorities to facilitate their input and support of CNHA community interventions.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationship with colleagues and local government authorities
  • Ensure that national standards, policies and guidance on CHW are implemented by sub grantees through meetings, trainings and supportive supervision.
  • Coordinate documenting and share lessons learnt during the implementation of the project.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor in Medicine (MBBS).

Masters in Public Helath.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in mHealth sector or community health programs.
  • Prior experience in supervision of community health workers, development of BCC materials
  • Experience working with USAID-funded projects, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) and Local Governments
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Bangladesh healthcare system, particularly the public health system
  • Strong skills in word processing and Excel spread sheets;
  • Solid written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in both English and Bangla
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability)
  • Ability to travel up to 60% time
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