Save the Children is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded Strengthening Local Level Health Systems program in Bangladesh. The program focuses on improving health outcomes for all Bangladeshis. This will be done through support to local health authorities to strengthen systems to deliver quality, equitable and integrated public health services. This senior leadership position will provide overall strategic direction in the design, management, implementation, and overall quality assurance of the project. This role will also provide technical assistance on evidence-based planning, governance and strengthening local health system enabling environment. The COP will be Save the Children’s primary point of contact with USAID and all relevant stakeholders. This position will collaborate with relevant Ministries and other critical partners to provide high-level support for effective capacity strengthening at the community, regional, and national levels and sustainability of the project interventions. The COP will oversee a team of experts and support staff, prepare reports and annual operating plans, align project initiatives with in-country priorities and ensure the program is compliant with USAID and Save the Children’s regulations. The project must be designed to align closely with the current objectives of the Government of Bangladesh so that activities are complementary and create sustainability.
This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
What You'll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Qualified national candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
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Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
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