Jhpiego seeks a Project Director to provide programmatic, leadership and technical guidance for an upcoming USAID Accelerating Universal Access to Family Planning (AUAFP) Activity which aims to increase utilization of FP services; through universal health coverage by strengthening capacity to more effectively train medical providers and community health workers in FP both in the public and private sectors; and focusing and expanding public sector FP information and services to high need groups such as adolescents, youth, newlyweds, and postpartum girls and women in Bangladesh. The project will operate over a five-year period.
The Project Director will work closely with technical implementation teams to ensure the project is progressing towards expected results. S/he will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff and ensuring that all USAID award requirements are met. S/he will also work with M&E staff to ensure project deliverables are monitored and course corrections are identified and implemented as appropriate. Other responsibilities will include supervising project management or operational staff, overseeing annual work planning, leading the design, implementation and reporting of project activities, and the management of projects as required. The Project Director will have principal responsibility for representation of the project to USAID.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Bangladeshi nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Previous direct supervisory experience of project technical and operational staff