Team Leader / Outsourcing & Social Contracting Expert
The Team Leader reports to the HS4TB Deputy Director for Operations and is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the HS4TB Outsourcing project in Bangladesh. S/he will provide management and strategic leadership and oversight in the implementation of activities. S/he will manage the local consultants engaged for specific tasks related to outsourcing of TB services in Bangladesh, and is responsible for ensuring that HS4TB operations in Bangladesh are efficient and effective, in compliance with MSH standards, donor regulations and local laws and support attainment of project results and client expectations. The Team Leader will provide expertise in outsourcing of services in Bangladesh, with specific knowledge of the mechanisms used by the Government of Bangladesh to outsource services.
The Finance and Operations team in Bangladesh will provide necessary operational support.
The Team Leader is part of MSH’s Country Project Leadership Team.
The Team Leader liaises with USAID/Bangladesh, HS4TB consultants, project partners and relevant Home Office staff regarding any aspects of program implementation and reporting.
Outsourcing & Contracting
Liaise with counterparts in Bangladesh to mobilize documents, information and data necessary for completion of technical requirements. Lead planning, implementation and facilitation of stakeholder meetings and workshops.
Map all elements of the national TB program including for each, a brief description and trends and changes over the past 5 years regarding management, implementing agencies, and funding sources for each element.
Identify and compile information about instances and models of outsourcing and social contracting by public agencies in Bangladesh, including those in support of TB programs and services, more broadly in the health sector, and in other social sectors.
Lead consultant to assemble information of systems and mechanisms for monitoring performance of social contracts with non-state entities
Lead consultant team to integrate and synthesize findings from all project technical elements leading to identification and assessment of models for outsourcing and social contracting in Bangladesh, legal, policy and regulatory and other opportunities and constraints to their expanded use for the benefit of the national TB program.
Team Management and Support
Provide technical and managerial direction to HS4TB consultants in Bangladesh, ensure smooth implementation of all consultant scopes of work and on-time completion and submission of deliverables.
Assist consultants with access to and communication with counterparts in Bangladesh as needed to carry out their technical scopes of work.
Participate in regular meetings with the HS4TB team leadership to review project technical progress, plan in-country project events, apprise them of in-country challenges and define solutions to overcome them.
Donor and Partner Relations
Be the primary point of contact for the HS4TB team with the assigned USAID/Bangladesh Mission team
Work closely with the NTP, MoHFW, and other Ministries as identified to maintain strong ties and ensure that the necessary steps for outsourcing can be followed by the Government of Bangladesh
Education – required
Masters degree or higher in health systems, health policy, public health, or related field
Experience – required
7 or more years experience in leading teams and conducting policy analyses
Experience working with the MoHFW or other government ministries required.
Senior-level experience within a government ministry is a plus
Experience in working with USAID-funded projects strongly preferred
Work experience with projects supported by international organizations.
Knowledge and Skills
Excellent planning, management, and organizational skills. Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Strong leadership, analytical, and organizational skills.
Results driven and demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team to produce results on time.
Demonstrated skill in quickly assessing priorities and opportunities and managing a variety of activities with attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with donor, project stakeholders, in-country collaborators, and staff at all levels of the organization.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills in local and English language.
Professional skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PPT) required.
Strong leadership, mentoring, management, analytical and organizational skills demonstrated by ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities with attention to detail.
Ability to work in a cross-cultural team.
Navigating the Environment: Managing through Systems, Peer Relationships, Political Savvy
Ensuring Delivery of Results: Action Oriented, Business Acumen, Drive for Results, Information Sharing, Managing and Measuring work, Negotiating, Priority setting, Problem Solving
Leading with Credibility: Decision Quality, Functional/Technical skills, Listening, Managerial Courage, Time Management, Presentation skills, Motivating others, Conflict Management, Delegation, Developing Direct Reports and Others
Core Personal Competencies: Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust, Interpersonal Savvy
Core MSH competencies: Adaptability, Communication, Problem Solving, Creativity and Innovation, Quality and Timeliness of Work, Quality of work and Team Relationships, Resource Utilization
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