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Project HOPE Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator, USAID - BD STRIDES Partnership, Jakarta

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Yayasan Project HOPE

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position: Project Coordinator, USAID-BD STRIDES partnership

Area/ Program: TB-Resistance Lab Strengthening

Location: Jakarta

Reports To: PH Country Representative, Representatives from USAID Indonesia & BD Global Health

Supervisory Responsibility: NO


Background: Project HOPE is a global health and humanitarian relief organization, providing lasting solutions to health problems with the mission of helping people to help themselves. We are placing power in the hands of local health workers to save lives across the globe. Project HOPE is registered as Yayasan (Foundation) in Indonesia.

Program Overview: Yayasan Project HOPE has been engaged by BD Global Health to support the USAID-BD partnership to Strengthen TB Resistance Testing & Diagnostic Systems (STRIDES) which aims to improve access to and capacity for TB and drug-resistant (DR) TB diagnosis under the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP), Government of Indonesia. The specific objectives of the program include:
  • Strengthen TB diagnostic network components to increase and optimize access to diagnostic technologies for complete drug resistance testing
  • Create and launch an awareness campaign to promote access to high-quality testing, based on global recommendations and national algorithms for early accurate diagnosis of TB, universal DST for all suspects and comprehensive DST for MDR/XDR-TB populations (SL-DST)
Position Summary: The Project Coordinator will be responsible to oversee and coordinate day to day the implementation and planning of the activities for a period of one year (renewable). The Project Coordinator will support the implementation of high-quality training and capacity building of lab microbiologists and lab technicians to ensure a comprehensive understanding of TB MDR/XDR testing with simplified, step-wise job aids with a focus on troubleshooting.

The Project Coordinator will coordinate all aspects of project interventions. The role also requires the ability to multi-task, high-level coordination with national and provincial stakeholders, and to handle complex and competing priorities. The position will report directly to the Country Representative and will have a dotted-line report to representatives from USAID Indonesia and BD.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Support planning and implementation of the partnership in close coordination with the leads from USAID Indonesia and BD Global Health
  • Lead the in-country coordination and advocacy on project implementation with NTP, USAID & its partners and the BD team.
  • Identifying and managing risk associated with timely implementation of project interventions in coordination with all supervisors.
  • Coordinates, supervises and documents the implementation of the capacity building and trainings
  • Collects data and information from the stakeholders, government and partners for preparing reports.
  • Analyzes and identifies the challenges of the project to keep the interventions on schedule.
  • Consolidates the work plan and budget plan for the program development.
  • Monitors program budgets jointly with the Finance Manager.
  • Ensures timely and quality reporting on the program to USAID Indonesia and Donor.
  • Implements any other duties as assigned by the supervisor in support of the implementation of the STRIDES project in Indonesia.
Requirements:
  • First degree in health science; Medicines, Pharmacy, or Public Health (master degree would be preferred).
  • Minimum 8 (eight) years of similar experience in the field of Health Science with government, private sector, and/or NGOs or minimum 4 (four) year experience for master degree in similar above field of education.
  • Technical knowledge, programmatic on TB programs, and or diagnostic labs working experiences will be preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and coordination skills.
  • Demonstrative ability to multitask.
  • Strong office program computer skills, literacy in statistical software is an advantage.
  • Fluency in English and excellent writing skills.
Application Deadline: The last date of receiving applications is March 6, 2020. However, Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as there is a suitable match. Hence, interested candidates are encouraged to apply at the earliest

Application Process: Interested candidates should send a Covering Letter (with expected salary), mentioning the job title in the subject line along with their recent CV as a word/pdf document attachment to email: [email protected]