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PR TB Aisyiyah Job Vacancy: Medical Specialist, Jakarta

Term of Reference | Medical Specialist

Open Position: Medical Specialist


Background:

‘Aisyiyah is a Muslim women's organization founded in 1917 in Indonesia. ‘Aisyiyah is one of the largest non-profit religious women's organizations in Indonesia.  This organization focuses on Islamic movement, da’wah, and tajdid in all areas of life including the field of health and education. In New Implementing Period (2018-2020), ‘Aisyiyah has been chosen as Principal Recipient (PR) of Global Fund to carry out a “Community TBC-HIV Care Program” to represent the Indonesian Civil Society. ‘Aisyiyah is responsible to coordinate community level activities of Sub-Recipients (SRs) as the representative of Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) that currently covers 14 provinces and 130 districts/cities in Indonesia. To meet the current need for technical advice in all medical aspects of Tuberculosis (TB) elimination program, there will be a need to hire Medical Specialist.

Position Description:

Medical Specialist will be responsible for all the tasks and functions related to the medical aspects and activities of TB elimination program at PR TB Aisyiyah. The main responsibilities are including to provide technical advice and guidance on medical aspects of TB elimination program (including Drug-Sensitive, Drug-Resistant, TB-HIV, and TB in children) and to work collaboratively especially with Case Management Coordinator to plan and implement case management program for DR TB in PMDT hospitals. Medical Specialist will work under direct supervision of Senior Project Coordinator and Program Manager of PR TB Aisyiyah.

Qualifications:

  1. Have a degree in medical science; Candidate with relevant professional accreditation or higher degree (Master) is preferable;
  2. Have at least 2 years of experience working in healthcare settings (hospitals or primary clinics);
  3. Have experience working with TB patients or in Poli TB settings is advantageous;
  4. Have experience working on local or international projects to tackle health issues;
  5. Have experience working with local or international organizations including Muhammadiyah or Aisyiyah (preferable).
  6. Excellent inter-personal, inter-cultural and teamwork skills, hard worker and respect deadline;
  7. Have the ability to work independently and with the team.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  1. Plan and implement all works and tasks related to medical aspects and activities of the program (including Drug-Sensitive TB, Drug-Resistant TB, TB-HIV, and TB in children).
  2. Provide technical advice and guidance on TB program implementation including to review materials for trainings and for media and campaign and to review program reports and results.
  3. To provide quality assurance especially on medical aspects for monitoring, evaluation and learning purposes including to ensure the accuracy and high quality of indicators, tools, forms and reports used and produced by the M&E Coordinator and MEL Specialist at the national and sub-national levels;
  4. Work collaboratively with Case Management Coordinator to implement case management program in PMDT hospitals including to conduct the training and implementation of the program in the field. 
  5. Field visits for monitoring of the program will be required as needed.
  6. Collaboratively work with other relevant stakeholders (including with the MoH and Aisyiyah organization at all levels as needed;
  7. Responsible for updating and reporting activities related to medical aspects of the program to the Senior Project Coordinator and the Program Manager.
  8. Carry out other tasks given in accordance with the needs of the program.
This position is located in Jakarta with the initial contract of 6 months with possible extension for another 6 months or until the end of the program based on performance evaluation. It is expected that the consultant to work full-time for the program or specific arrangement will be required.

To apply, please send your application with cover letter to address the above qualifications and needs (no more than 2 pages, both in Bahasa Indonesia and in English), latest CV, and the names and contacts of three referees to this email address: [email protected]  using the above position title as subject email. The latest date to apply is 5th of January 2020. For more information, please contact: Admin PR TB Aisyiyah (021-83788749). Only short-listed candidate will be contacted for the interview. This position is expected to start in Mid January 2020.