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Senior Field Assistant (Adv#107/2024)
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDRB)
Full-time
Job Expired 20 Apr 2024
Expired
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Job Description
Posted on : April 08, 2024 Application deadline : April 20, 2024

Senior Field Assistant (Adv#107/2024)

icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. As a values-based organization, icddrb encourages women and people with disabilities.


Around 35 million people live in the coastal regions of Bangladesh, where water salinity is a major problem contributing to high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and other environmental health hazards. The project will investigate whether strengthening primary health care for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and implementing low-cost solutions to mitigate drinking water salinity can contribute to reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney diseases among selected coastal areas in Khulna and Satkhira districts.

Position description:

This position holder will report to Research Officer and have responsibility of field surveying, screening of study subjects, motivating people with the objective of providing support to the project team for effective research within the guidelines of project specific fields research procedure; and organizational values and guidelines (such as Institutional Governance Framework- IGF and Gender Diversity Guidelines).

S/he will be responsible for:

  • Water source mapping;
  • Household listing;
  • Survey data collection in the household using mobile TAB;
  • Keep track of data collection at the field level;
  • Regular reporting of data collection status to the supervisor;
  • Assist in documentation of study activities;
  • Support team in relevant project activities assigned by the supervisor.

Required qualification and experience:

  • H.S.C
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in health research.
  • Experience in TAB based electronic data collection;
  • Working experience in hard to reach areas especially coastal areas.

Location: Khulna (Koyra) and Satkhira (Assashuni)

Contract Type and duration:

  • CSA basis for three months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund and performance.

Salary & benefits:

  • Tk 30,292/-per month (consolidated) inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances;
  • Festival bonus, income tax paid by icddr,b and subsidized canteen; Transport and daycare facilities are subject to space availability.

Notes of attention:

  • Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for written test/interview;
  • The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised;
  • icddr,b does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: career.icddrb.org by April 20, 2024.

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