[CLOSED] Program Manager for Bangladesh

Updated: Jun 9


1. Background

The South Asia Field Epidemiology and Technology Network, Inc. (SAFETYNET, Inc.) has been awarded an 18-month cooperative agreement by the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) to implement the project entitled: Strengthening Urban Public Health System: Introducing Public Health Epidemiologist in City Corporation.


There are other partners in this project to implement the program. SAFETYNET Bangladesh is mainly entrusted to organize, conduct and monitor the training of Public health Epidemiologist (PHE), and will also organize the public health campaign in 12 city corporations of Bangladesh and Cox’sbazar and Bandarban District.


In response to the above requirements, SAFETYNET, Inc. has established a Bangladesh country coordination team to provide support for the effective implementation of the grant. The Program Manager will be an important member of the team to plan and successfully implement the training program.


2. Scope of Work

The Program Manager will work under the direct supervision of the Country Head, SAFETYNET Bangladesh. The assigned Program Manager will undertake the following tasks, activities, duties, and responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Country Head to plan, and coordinate PHE training activities and events.

  • Facilitate the process of registration process of Safetynet in Bangladesh in coordination with Law firm and related Ministries/ Govt authorities

  • Coordinate with other implementation partners, city corporations and others stakeholders on project planning, implementation and evaluation

  • Be responsible for all management and financial functions of the PHE training and public health campaigns.

  • Manage competing demands and priorities in assigned programmatic activities with limited supervision.

  • Supervise, manage, assign duties, and monitor the performance of administrative and support staff.

  • Working with the Country Head and technical consultants to preparer training schedules including didactic trading.

  • Manage and ensure logistic support for the PHE training participants.

  • Organize and coordinate the in-person training session of PHE training

  • Prepare and coordinate the submission of all reports required by Safetynet HQ and US CDC

  • Responsible to visit different City Corporations and CXB and Bandarban frequently.

  • Perform any other additional duty that may be assigned by country Head, Safetynet Bangladesh

3. Qualifications and Educational background

  • First university degree in Medicine, Health or Health-related sciences,

  • Postgraduate degree in Public Health, program management.


4. Professional experience and knowledge

  • At least Five-year experience in managing a public health program.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in planning, monitoring and implementation of the program.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of program management and partnership coordination.

  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments

  • Strong communication skills

5. Language Skills

  • Fluent in English speaking and writing.

6. Level of Effort: Five days per week


7. Period of Performance: Begins on June 15, 2021 and ends on September 30, 2021. May be extended.


Interested Candidates may submit their application online with a current CV and Passport size photograph by 30 May 2021 to s.hassan@safetynet-web.org or admin@safetynet-web.org.


Only short-listed candidate will be called for interview on the 1st week of June 2021.

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