Project HOPE is looking for a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) / Technical Director to provide technical guidance and oversight for a future USAID accelerated elimination of tuberculosis in Indonesia. The project focuses on increasing access to quality, integrated, patient-centered TB care, optimization of TB preventive therapy to prevent the progression of the disease, and strengthen TB service delivery platforms. This activity aims to strengthen Indonesia’s capacity to prevent a larger TB epidemic and build on the country’s aspirations to be self-sufficient in the fight against TB. It also focuses on the commitment and expansion of Indonesia’s commitment and adherence to international standards of care and disease control, and strengthening its capacity for prevention, surveillance and treatment of infectious diseases.
The DCOP serves as the technical director, who is responsible for providing administrative, technical and operational guidance for the program. His primary responsibility is to ensure that the program works in accordance with the technical priorities of the local structure and in accordance with regulations. Therefore, he/she must work closely with the technical advisors, the financial officer, the operational manager and the COP. He/She will act as COP in his/her absence.
The position will be based in Jakarta. This position is subject to award.
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Technical guidance and supervision
- Provide technical leadership and strategic direction for the project’s technical assistance efforts, ensuring the integration, quality and sustainability of interventions
- Provide day-to-day technical oversight for design, planning and implementation of work schedule and ensure project activities meet program outcomes
- Expand partnerships with the private sector to increase engagement around TB elimination strategies
- Coordinate with Team Leads and Technical Advisors to ensure harmonization of project approaches across technical and geographic areas
Development and implementation of technical approaches
- Provide technical guidance for the development of the project strategic plan, work plan, and project monitoring, in close collaboration with MOH, USAID and other stakeholders
- Work closely with the Head of Party to set project priorities and directions and respond to requests for support from local colleagues
- Identify appropriate facility and community-based strategies and lead the formulation of innovative approaches to address TB service delivery gaps
Monitoring, evaluation and learning
- Work with M&E staff to design, implement a plan to track data/outcomes related to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child services to inform adjustments in project implementation
- Document successes, lessons learned and challenges in implementation, as well as reports on project activities and results to the project and donor, including routine quarterly and annual reports and other reporting requirements as requested
- Author/co-author abstracts, presentations, and articles for journals and conferences
Stakeholder engagement and collaboration
- Foster and maintain excellent relationships with USAID and in-country stakeholders as project representatives, and develop rapid responses to inquiries
- Collaborate with all local stakeholders and implementing partners, especially the Ministry of Health and other implementing partners, to ensure that all activities comply with requirements and regulations
- Facilitate the project team’s relationship with designated counterparts at USAID, the Ministry of Health at both provincial and district levels, private sector partners and other key stakeholders such as NGOs and CSOs to ensure effective technical assistance
- Actively participate in relevant technical advisory/working groups and professional forums representing Project HOPE
- A host country national with a minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Public Health or Public Administration or local equivalent.
- Relevant experience in managing similar healthcare programs in complex environments, with a minimum of 7 years in a senior management position for similar projects.
- Experience in a formal setting interacting with executive level government representatives.
- Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to lead and build consensus, cooperation and coalitions between individuals with competing interests.
- Demonstrated technical experience in the following areas: tuberculosis prevention, detection and treatment; Health systems strengthening.
- Demonstrated ability to research and analyze government policies, regulations and standards related to public health and make recommendations for improvement.
- Professional fluency in English is required.
- Demonstrated experience in managing complex international development programs, including experience on TB projects in Indonesia.
- Advanced background and knowledge relevant to similar projects in developing countries.
- Strong leadership, administrative, management, presentation, reporting, and communication skills and the ability to implement projects with diverse subject matter.
- Demonstrated experience in private sector engagement.
- Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation.
- Ability to perform at a high level and apply diplomacy skills with a wide range of stakeholders (ie USG Embassy staff, host country ministry officials, private sector, business partners, NGOs, donors, beneficiaries, and others);
- Demonstrated ability to work in an ambiguous and rapidly evolving environment, must be comfortable with constant change of local leadership/partners, and multiple, competing priorities.
- Demonstrated ability to steer the program forward while being flexible enough to respond to emerging opportunities and overcome barriers.
- Proficiency in implementing quality improvement activities at facility and community levels
- In-depth understanding of Uzbekistan’s healthcare system, particularly the public healthcare system
- Proven track record managing a project team of various technical experts and fostering teamwork
- Familiarity with USAID administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including TEAMS.
- Ability to travel nationally
- Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
- Emergency services may be in resource-deprived environments with harsh living conditions
- Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other means of transport
- While international travel is not a regular part of every job, programmatic needs may require it intermittently
- Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “difficulty”
Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who meet the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.
However, as we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you have instructed us otherwise.
Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.
How to apply
Please visit: https://www.projecthope.org/job/deputy-chief-of-party-dcop-technical-director-3/