The goal of the global five-year USAID Medicines, Technologies and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program implemented by Management Sciences for Health and partners, is to help low- and middle-income countries to strengthen their pharmaceutical systems to ensure sustainable access to and appropriate use of safe, effective, quality-assured, and affordable essential medicines and pharmaceutical services.
The Country Coordinator provides technical assistance and coordinate with the MOH PPJK and other key stakeholders, to build Indonesia’s pharmaceutical systems by strengthening their ability to institutionalize transparent and evidence-based decision making, use robust information to define and cost pharmaceutical coverage, use pharmaceutical expenditure tracking to improve value in purchasing, and strengthen pharmaceutical sector governance.
Medicines, Technologies and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program
Jakarta, Indonesia (Only Indonesian Nationals are eligible to apply)
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT
Twelve months consecutively, renewable to additional 1 to 12 months depending upon availability of funds.
This position is open for local candidates or candidates with legal authorization to work in Indonesia for the period of employment mentioned above.
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION
Graduate Degree in health-related field, medicine, pharmacy, , health financing, health economics, health management, or public health with other relevant discipline; and hands on experience in public health programs, especially related to health or pharmaceutical financing.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in a health-related field
REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPEREINCE
At least 7 years of relevant experience in areas of pharmaceutical and/or health technologies management, and health financing related projects, preferably with international donors and organizations such as USAID, Global Fund, UN agencies-WHO and World Bank.
Demonstrated experience in pharmaceutical system strengthening or health financing and coordination in low- and middle-income countries desired.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Knowledge of health expenditure tracking methodology and health technology assessment process
- Knowledge of the Indonesian pharmaceutical system, including key elements of the pharmaceutical procurement and regulatory processes and available pharmaceutical data sources
- Skill in applying adult learning approaches necessary for capacity building, including workshop/dialogue facilitation
- Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a team-oriented, culturally diverse environment.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment, communication skills, training experience, ability to identify and resolve policy and operational constraints.
- Experience and ability working with senior government officials.
- Experience with USAID and other donor agencies.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Microsoft Project a plus.
- English fluency required including speaking, writing, and reading.
- Fluency in Indonesian (Bahasa) language required.
· Functional competencies: Highly motivated, resourceful, results driven and persistent. Ability to think strategically, gather and analyse information in order to make appropriate decisions. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
· Core MSH competencies: adaptability, communication, problem solving, creativity and innovation, timeliness of work, quality of work and team relationships, resource utilization.
· Sound judgment, self-motivated, strong initiative.