District Technical Officer

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  • Added Date: Friday, 12 August 2022
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About FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

Project description

FHI 360 is the prime implementer of USAIDโ€™s Tuberculosis Private Sector Activity 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 for Kabupaten Gresik to work in close collaboration on this project with its leadership and technical team in Jakarta, Indonesia. These positions will be district-based, co-located at the District Health Offices of Gresik (kab.)

Successful applicants will be based full-time at the DHO with frequent travel within district and to the East Java Provincial Health Office or TBPS office (Jakarta) as needed. 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, health facilities association, private health providers 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 sectorโ€™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.

DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 organization, health facility 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 The Global Fund (GFATM), USAID GHSC-PSM, and others
  • Works with the District Health Office, professional organizations, 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
  • 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, Pharmacy, Laboratory/biological Sciences, or a similar field.
    • Three yearsโ€™ experience in health program implementation or management, 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 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%
        • Occasional travel to Jakarta

          This job posting 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.

          FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

          FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

          FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others โ€” and yourself.

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