Health Adviser

No age limit for application.

Application Deadline: 4 June 2018

Role Brief

The position is responsible for establishing WaterAid Bangladesh in stronger footing in terms of WASH-health linkages both internally and externally. This broad objective will need to be served by providing expertise and support internally, within programmatic designs and thinking; as well as externally, through building WaterAid Bangladesh’s image as a key stakeholder in the health sector.

As a Health Adviser, the position’s scope includes leading the design of health-centred components in programmes, including WASH in community clinics, nutrition-sensitive WASH, and menstrual hygiene management. The adviser will also liaise extensively with stakeholders in the health sector to identify scope for strategic integration of WASH. Alongside, the position will lend support to other units such as Fundraising and Communications as needed.

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Requisite qualifications and experience

  • Medical Graduate with Masters in Public Health (MPH) preferably from abroad.
  • 10 years working experience in the development field with reputed national/ international organisations or in academia;
  • Strong background and knowledge of the national health scenario, and in-depth knowledge of the health sector.
  • Understanding of the issues relating to water, sanitation and hygiene in national and global context will be an added advantage.
  • Facilitation and strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skill both in Bangla and English.
  • Good leadership qualities, team building spirit and problem solving skills; should be able to draw confidence and support from others.
  • High level of pro-activeness and creativity, positive attitude and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to plan and prioritise tasks, promote integrity and aptitude to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Skills to use different technological resources (computer, multimedia projector, internet, email, computer aided systems, widely used software etc).

Apply Instruction

If you are passionate to make a difference, courageous to improve lives of the poor, confident to meet organisation’s expectations and fulfill the above mentioned requirements, please apply to: “The Head of Human Resource, WaterAid Bangladesh, House 97/B, Road 25, Block A, Banani, Dhaka 1213” with the following paper works:

  1. A supporting statement of no more than one page with a summary of why you are most fit for the position and what in particular you would bring to this position
  2. CV with recent photograph
  3. The names, positions and contact details of at least two referees, including your current or most recent employer
  4. Current and Expected salary

Application Deadline: 4 June 2018


Please mention (exactly) the name of the position applied for at top of the envelope

Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates will have to be ready to go through an extensive selection process.
Any lobbying will be considered as disqualification.