Friday, December 23, 2011

Head of Project - Health BBC Media Action

Job Reference
734775
Job Title
Head of Project - Health, Bangladesh [DFID Global Grant], BBC Media Action
Closing Date
Midnight 8th January
Job Location
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Department
BBC Media Action is the independent international charity of the BBC. Our mission is to improve the quality of people’s lives in developing and transitional countries through innovative use of media. We do this through our focus on health, governance, livelihoods, climate change and humanitarian response. We work in partnerships that include governments, broadcasters, civil society institutions, donor agencies and international Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs).

Role
You’ll be the senior person in charge of managing and delivering the DFID Global Grant health project and will report directly to the Bangladesh Country Director. Overseeing the planning, delivery and intermittent donor reporting phases of the project, you’ll work with the Bangladesh project management, creative and core teams to identify priority objectives, activities and manage the commitment to what the expected outcomes & impact will be. Your line management responsibilities include a project team but you’ll also need to work across the office with other senior staff in other teams such as Bangladesh project teams. Marketing, Research and Learning, Finance and Operations.

Requirements


With experience in a senior project management position, you’ll have a demonstrated capacity to effectively manage a large-scale complex project implemented by a diverse team, We need your proven track-record in international development and working in a developing country, as well as your experience of public health related work in an international development context, specifically within the maternal & child area. You’ll also be well practiced in managing teams of local and international staff, preferably within a developing country context.

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