Programme Officer (TB Control), BRAC Health Programme (Project staff)

Published On

13 Sep 2023

Company Information


Address : BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212

Business : BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.

Programme Officer (TB Control), BRAC Health Programme (Project staff)



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Job Context

    Ensure implementation of project activities (TB, Malaria, HIV, COVID-19) to achieve NTP targets in coordination with the Upazila Health & Family Planning Officer (Govt.), Medical Officer (Disease Control), and other stakeholders at Upazila level. Responsible for overseeing, implementing, coordinating overall TB control programme activities for assigned Upazila.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly work-plan in collaboration and guidance from Upazila Health & Family Planning Officer (UHFPO) and District Manager.
  • Maintain effective coordination with UH&FPO, Medical Officer Disease Control (MODC), NGO staff and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure proper mapping, planning and distribution of resources.
  • Guide field staff on sample transportation and presumptive referral system based on SOP and ensure transportation from the community to the Xpert / Truenat/ Microscopy sites.
  • Ensure treatment initiation of total confirmed TB patients (both DS-TB & DR-TB) in an upazila with the support of MODC.
  • Ensure selection of DOT providers for TB patients, follow-up and supervise Directly Observed Treatment (DOT) in the community for treatment adherence.
  • Ensure contact investigation, TPT enrolment & follow-up, HIV screening at community level.
  • Ensure referral of complicated/ DR-TB patient to Upazila Health Complex or other facilities to ensure treatment initiation.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly performance and financial reports including e-TB Manager, e-LMIS/ indent of drugs & logistics in coordination with UH&FPO.
  • Perform extensive field visit and supervise the quality implementation of project activities.
  • Identify the staff need and ensure capacity building of staff through orientation/ job-aid.
  • Ensure regular supply of drugs and other logistics to health workers and laboratories.
  • Ensure organizing awareness-raising meetings/ orientation within the community.
  • Track and analyse upazila level data (both financial & programmatic) and provide necessary information to district level management for decision-making.
  • Ensure and update private sector mapping including formal and informal healthcare facilities/ providers to enhance presumptive and case referral.
  • Practice and promote organization’s gender policy and support implementation of gender equality and women empowerment at all levels.
  • Ensure the safety of Programme Participants, people who come into contact with the organization and team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation including sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) to achieve the programme’s goals of safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline

Additional Requirements

  • Age at least 18 years
  • Some work experience in the field operation will be preferred.
  • Expertise in Programme monitoring and evaluation, capacity building, advocacy and community mobilization
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel, internet browsing, email.
  • Capable to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent in working in team and excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent Communication and Coordination skills
  • Good in Time management and Analytical ability
  • Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh



Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance, Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave and others as per policy.

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 13 Sep 2023

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Employment Status: Contractual

Age: Age at least 18 years

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: 23 Sep 2023

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Application Deadline : 23 Sep 2023

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