Global Health Investment Specialist, Dhaka, Bangladesh 118 views

Project/Activity USAID/INVEST Bangladesh MNCH

Industry USAID

City Dhaka

State/Province Dhaka Division

Country Bangladesh

HIghest Level of Education Masters or Higher

Work Experience 5-7 years

Job Description

The USAID INVEST Blended Finance for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Bangladesh activity aims to unlock the potential of private capital to drive inclusive growth within the Bangladeshi public health system to sustainably support maternal, child and newborn health (MNCH).

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health, international development, and private sector engagement, seeks an experienced Blended Finance Specialist for an anticipated 6-months USAID-funded activity in Bangladesh, titled USAID INVEST Blended Finance for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in Bangladesh. The Blended Finance Specialist will support activities and technical assistance related to the implementation of a blended finance for health mechanisms in MNCH at various levels in Bangladesh.

This is a short-term position and is contingent upon award.


Advanced degree in public health, international development, business, finance or related relevant field

At least 7 years of demonstrated capacity and experience designing, implementing, and managing blended finance activities, including working with private healthcare providers, associations, and private entities in Bangladesh.

Experience and knowledge of USAID Global Health Blended Finance Roadmap and its application

Expert implementing blended finance solutions to finance the private sector in MNCH


advisory services


child health

global health


public sector

Experience collaborating with host country institutions, private sector, other public sector organizations, and/or local partners within the scope of blended finance

Experience with the Bangladeshi private health especially in blended finance for MNCH

Strong verbal and written communication, facilitation, and teamwork skills

Experience with USAID funded projects

Fluent in Bengali and English

Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct situational analyses and contribute to report to inform the development and implementation of blended finance investment for the MNCH sector in Bangladesh

Identify transaction opportunities in support of MNCH consistent with the USAID Global Health Blended Finance Roadmap

Provide analysis of blended finance investment structures in Bangladesh, especially in the health sector, and in MNCH sector in relevant emerging market economies

Propose blended finance investment approaches and financing instruments to support private sector growth in MNCH in Bangladesh

Work with MNCH private sector expert and project team to identify, shortlist and present up to six (6) blended finance transactions.

Recommend types of transaction support and/or advisory services

Develop recommendations, strategies, guidance and advice on blended finance engagement mechanisms within the scope of MNCH and project objectives

Contribute to final report and recommendations.

Reports to: Technical Manager

Level of Effort: This is a Part/full-time position based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

To Apply: Fill in the online application, please visit Please include a cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.



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