Closing date 15 October 2009
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with nearly 1,700 staff from more than 60 nations. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers, leaders and their teams in health organizations in developing countries to strengthen public health practices and their management and leadership capacity and their organization’s management and governance systems to improve health services for the greatest health impact.
MSH is seeking Indonesian nationals or international candidates residing in Indonesia or abroad for the following proposed positions to support an anticipated project in Indonesia. The anticipated USAID-funded HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment project is expected to introduce evidence-based interventions to prevent or treat illness, strengthen capacity of the health system to deliver quality services, and engage civil society to better understand, value, and promote good health practices.
This position is contingent on funding.
CHIEF OF PARTY (COP)
The COP will be responsible for planning, implementation, quality management and supervision of all project activities by overseeing and supervising the work of all the teams on the HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment project. S / He will ensure that the project’s support interventions are in compliance with national and international standards. Working with relevant implementing partners, to monitor the quality of the work of all teams, partners, and collaborating agencies implementing support activities under this project. The incumbent will serve as the project’s primary liaison with USAID and international and Indonesian government partners. The COP will provide overall project leadership, management, and technical direction including the supervision of both technical and administrative staff.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of MPH or advanced degree in health related field with 10 years relevant experience, 5 of which will be in public health programs in developing and transitioning countries. Experience in institutional strengthening of NGO administrative and financial systems, and oversight of grants program is also required. Candidates with a strong experience in and understanding of USAID rules and regulations, managing, designing and implementing HIV/AIDS treatment programs, working collaboratively with a broad range of government officials, international donors, and private sector stakeholders is required. Candidate will demonstrate strong written and oral communications skills. Experience working in Indonesia or Southeast Asia is preferred. This position will require travel to work in remote areas of Indonesia. Fluency in English required and an Indonesian language is a plus.
For further detail and to apply for this position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at www.jobs-msh.icims.com by October 15, 2009. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org