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Job Description

About CHRF

Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to scientific research, advancing scientific knowledge and promoting science education among diverse audiences. CHRF is registered under the NGO Affairs Bureau and was founded in 2007 by a multidisciplinary research group, we operate with the core mission to improve child health by facilitating appropriate policy decisions on treatment and prevention of infectious diseases through quality research and advocacy using available resources. We conduct research in four hospitals (Bangladesh Shishu Hospital & Institute, Dr. MR Khan Shishu hospital, Chittagong Ma-O-Shishu Hospital, and Kumudini Women’s Medical College) and five microbiology laboratories around the country. We collaborate with different international organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Health Organization, Edinburgh University, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, Centre for Disease Control, etc.


We invite applications for the position of “Senior IT Officer” to join our IT Team.


Job location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by emailing your application to along with your latest CV (02 pages) and cover letter (01 page) by 20th March 2024. The cover letter include a section on why you are applying to CHRF and another section on your strengths applicable on this position at CHRF. Applications without cover letters or cover letters that exceed 1 page or do not include the stated two section will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

At CHRF, we believe in an equal opportunity for all. We will consider all qualified applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender or disability status.

Employment term: Fixed-Term


Required Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science Engineering. from any reputed university.
  • At least 2/3-year practical experience in the related field.
  • Excellent organizational and time management Skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact professionally with individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Good command of writing skills both in Bangla and English.


Negotiable (depending on the experience and/or qualifications of the candidate), Contributory provident fund, festival allowance (Eid/Puja/Christmas and Baishakhi) and two days weekend.


  • Set up and configure computer and server hardware, including servers, workstations, and peripherals like printers and scanners.
  • Install and configure operating systems and application software on computers and servers.
  • Troubleshoot network problems, which may involve identifying and resolving connectivity and configuration issues.
  • Monitor and manage CCTV operations and other surveillance equipment to ensure security and safety.
  • Configure and maintain firewall devices, routers, manageable switches, and network technologies like LAN, WLAN, VLAN, and NAT.
  • Ensure that network infrastructure is secure, efficient, and reliable.
  • Regularly perform data backups to protect against data loss due to system failures, disasters, or other unforeseen events and develop and maintain backup and recovery plans and procedures.
  • Implement and enforce IT security policies to protect systems and data.
  • Install and configure firewalls, anti-virus software, and encryption programs & continuously monitor systems for security breaches and respond to incidents promptly.
  • Identify and implement new technologies and solutions to increase workplace productivity and efficiency.
  • Perform other job-related tasks as assigned, which may include tasks specific to your organization's needs.