District Technical Officer - Jakarta Utara
FHI 360 (FHI 360)
Location: Jakarta (Indonesia)
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Project description

FHI 360 is the prime implementer of USAID Indonesia’s Tuberculosis Private Sector Activity (TBPS) which aims to contribute to national goals to reduce tuberculosis (TB) incidence and mortality by increasing the number of private provider clients who are correctly diagnosed, notified and receive quality TB services. The project is seeking a District Technical Officer to work in close collaboration on this project with its leadership and technical team in Jakarta, Indonesia.

This position is district based. Successful applicants will be based full-time at the USAID TBPS office in Jakarta, with frequent travel to district area (Jakarta Utara). Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary:

The District Technical Officer (DTO) will assist in the planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluating all of TBPS activities in their respective district.  The DTO will be responsible for maintaining strong relationships with the District and Provincial Health authorities (including the District Public-Private Mix (DPPM) team), as well as establishing and maintaining relationships with key private sector stakeholders, including KOPI-TB, RS, laboratories, apoteks, and clinics in those respective districts. In addition, the DTO will develop relationships with Puskesmas and other public facilities to achieve the defined objectives of the program. The DTO will work together with the TBPS team to identify strategies for local engagement under the District Public Private Mix for TB by enrolling private providers in district networks, coordinating research, engaging the government, including coordination of private sector’s engagement with Puskesmas and district health office (DHO) staff, and supporting the TBPS MERLC and Technical teams on all aspects of project implementation. The District Technical Officer, under supervision of the Field Operations Manager, will also contribute to annual work plans and budget plans and required reporting to the government and to USAID.

Accountabilities:

  • In coordination with the TBPS technical team, the DTO is responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all TBPS program activities in the district for which the DTO is appointed
  • Develops strategic relationships within the DPPM network, including with puskesmas, clinics, hospitals, laboratories, pharmacies, professional associations and the DHO
  • Developing capacity of district health officers/wasors through training, networking, and involvement in TBPS activities
  • Coordinates activities with relevant implementing partners, including PDPI/YKI PPM activities under The Global Fund (GFATM), Challenge TB, Pharmaceutical Supply Management, and others
  • Works with the District Health Office, professional associations, and other stakeholders to collect and ensure quality of data for M&E reporting
  • Coordinates with TBPS on establishing district networks for diagnosis, treatment, and TB case notification
  • Assists in the monitoring and evaluation of BPJS-K strategic health purchasing pilots for TB
  • Works with TBPS MERLC and Technical units to carry out implementation or operations research activities
  • Contributes to quarterly and annual reports, including coordinating with the M&E teams to identify relevant data sources
  • Adhere to financial, data and reporting compliance per USAID and Indonesian regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree (S1 degree or equivalent) in Medicine, Public Health, or a similar field.
  • At least 2 years experience in TB program, including working with government and/or private sector stakeholders
  • Effective communications and diplomacy skills for implementing complex interventions with government and private sector audiences
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of TB program implementation, national health insurance/BPJS and private sector engagement preferred
  • Native speaker of Bahasa Indonesia, proficiency in English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office programs and possess the capacity to quickly learn and use related IT applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of multicultural team
  • Must be a self-starter, with high degree of responsibility to project outcomes with minimal direct supervision

Specific Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent monitoring, research, evaluation, and data collection skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others in diverse sectors
  • Ability to resolve issues with new concepts and approaches to ensure research objectives are met.

Travel Requirements:

  • Locally within district >50%

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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About FHI 360

FHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States and around the world.

We partner with governments, the private sector and civil society to bring about positive social change and to provide lifesaving health care, quality education and opportunities for meaningful economic participation. We do this by using research and evidence to design and deliver innovative programs that change behaviors, increase access to services and improve lives. 

Our staff of more than 4,000 professionals work in more than 60 countries. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local conditions provide a 360-degree perspective that allows us to develop customized responses to the toughest human development challenges.