Consultant – Country Public Health Specialist (USAID ACTB Activity)

EnCompass LLC

EnCompass LLC


EnCompass LLC


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  • Vacancy: —
  • Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Experience: At least 10 years
  • Published: 1 Jul 2024




A medical doctor degree or a master’s degree in public health or international development, or related field is required.


  • At least 10 years

Additional Requirements

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience conducting public health evaluations, studies, or assessments.
  • Preference for experience in tuberculosis evaluations and/or applied research.
  • Deep understanding of the public health dynamics of Bangladesh required.?
  • Proven track record supporting evaluations, with expertise in application of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills in English are required.
  • Fluency in Bengali is required.

Responsibilities & Context

EnCompass LLC is seeking a Country Public Health Specialist for the Mid-Term Evaluation of the Alliance for Combating TB in Bangladesh (ACTB).

EnCompass is implementing the four-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bangladesh Upoma Activity, providing a range of analytical and advisory services in support of USAID’s design, performance monitoring, evaluation, and operational learning and adapting efforts. Under Upoma, EnCompass has been tasked to conduct a Midterm Performance Evaluation of the USAID funded Alliance for Combating TB in Bangladesh (ACTB) Activity.

ACTB’s goal is to increase case detection rates to 90% in project areas by the end of the project period of performance. The project will achieve this goal through effectively integrating TB diagnosis, management, prevention, and control services with the existing TB care platforms. ACTB’s activities were designed to support the National TB Control Program (NTP) to close gaps within the technical areas not covered by the national program.

ACTB is an initiative of the Local Organization Network (LON). The Prime icddr,b (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh) and other consortium members are local organizations except two technical partners. This is a flagship project for USAID’s TB portfolio and localization initiative.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions:

  • Support in the review of relevant secondary data, both to inform the Inception Report as well as the final report, integrating secondary data to answer the MTE’s learning questions, as delegated by the Team Leader.
  • Collect primary data through various means, such as interviews and focus groups, and stakeholder surveys, ensuring data quality and integrity, as delegated by the Team Leader.
  • Provide inputs for the development of an inception plan, inclusive of methodology, tools, and a timeline to execute the MTE, as delegated by the Team Leader.
  • Support the evaluation team’s primary data collection efforts, ensuring methods are ethical and thorough, as delegated by the Team Leader.
  • Support the collection, analysis, and synthesis of secondary data to complement primary data findings, as delegated by the Team Leader.

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Employment Status

Full Time

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

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