Social Marketing Company (SMC) is one of the largest privately managed social marketing organizations in health care globally. The Company is a significant contributor to the national family planning, reproductive health and child health program in Bangladesh. The company has been implementing various health and family planning programs across the country. The company plans to undertake a pilot project aiming to increase the users of Long Acting and Permanent Methods (LAPM) among the Korail slum dwellers in Dhaka city. A comprehensive social behaviour change communication component of community mobilization is key activities to create awareness and demand for LAPM. The company seeks talented and aspiring candidate on contract basis who would join our Program team and meaningfully contribute to the efforts to reach the organization’s goal.
POSITION TITLE: PROJECT COORDINATOR, COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION
The incumbent is to oversee the mobilization activities and lead the team to increase the awareness among the target population and motivate them to accept LAPM. To collaborate with NGOs, Civil societies, Community leaders, other Stakeholders and GOB (Directorate of Family Planning, Directorate of Health Services, and other relevant departments) to create an enabling environment and build relationships to facilitate program implementation and bring synergies to get optimum program results. Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation to track progress against key performance indicators, conduct performance review to bring desired output related to mobilization activities of the project.
Under the overall guidance of Program Manager, Community Mobilization, s/he will monitor the project activities and supervise the field staff under his/her jurisdiction and prepare regular progress reports.
Qualification & Experience:
- Masters in Social science or any other relevant subjects from reputed university .
- S/he should have minimum 5 years experience in health communication program.
- Excellent computer (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint etc. software) operating skills.
- Highly mature but friendly professional with excellent presentation skills.
- Excellent verbal & writing skill both in English & Bangla
Selected candidate will be offered an attractive salary and benefits package.
Interested candidates may apply in confidence with a detailed CV with names and contact information of three references, a cover letter supporting the qualification of the candidate for the position and two copies of recent passport size color photograph to[sociallocker] Head of HRD & Administrative Services, Social Marketing Company, SMC Tower, 33 Banani C/A, Dhaka – 1213 or apply through http://www.smc-bd.org/index.php/job/. [/sociallocker]The deadline for submission of the application is April 21, 2016.
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