Chief of Party

Apply by 15 April 2018
Senior-level , Field assignment
Posted on 12 February 2018

Job Description

Cardno has operated in Indonesia since 1986, and currently maintains a permanent office in Jakarta as well as project offices in Kupang, Mataram, Jayapura, Manokwari and Surabaya. We have managed projects across a range of sectors (health, governance, education, and law and justice) and clients (USAID, ADB, AusAID, World Bank, and private clients) in Indonesia.

Job Description:
Cardno is currently seeking a qualified Chief of Party (COP) for a USAID-funded 5-year TB Private Sector Project in Indonesia. The Chief of Party will provide management oversight through provision of vision, direction and technical implementation of the project’s components. The COP will serve as a liaison between Cardno, USAID, the Ministry of Health, the private sector and all project partners in Indonesia. The project will aim to improve TB case detection, treatment and cure across Indonesia and reducing the TB burden of disease in Indonesia through partnering with private providers.


  • Provide overall supervision of program activities, including management of personnel and subcontractors
  • Monitor progress of program objectives to ensure quality control
  • Serve as Cardno’s representative and liaise with USAID, the Indonesian government, the national TB program, other donors, multinationals, technical agencies and other participating organizations
  • Manage quality and timely reporting to USAID through monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Lead development of all project activities including work plans and M&E activities
  • Ensure technical capacity of staff and provide technical assistance and backstopping when required
  • Ensure participatory processes, quality of analysis and timely feedback and reporting
  • Ensure project expenses are reasonable and in accordance with USAID rules and regulations
  • Conduct regular financial reviews and analysis of program spending to ensure cost effectiveness.
  • Advanced degree in international health, public health, or related field
  • Experience working in health systems strengthening and understanding of the private health sector, market systems, national health insurance, health policy, and private sector supply chain for health care products in Indonesia
  • Understanding and experience working on public private partnerships
  • Strong inter-personal and public relations skills
  • Experience leading donor-funded projects in Indonesia or elsewhere in the region
  • Minimum of 10 years of successful implementation of international development/global health projects
  • Demonstrated familiarity and understanding of USG policies and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in working with non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, and private sector companies to yield results toward common goals
  • Indonesian nationals are encouraged to apply
  • Fluency in English

About the Organization

Cardno has a 50-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Through the expertise of professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.