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. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Forecasting and TLD Coordinator as full time.
Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC), a five-year global project funded by PEPFAR and USAID, is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The EpiC project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery (DSD) to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, care and treatment programming, and viral load suppression. EpiC is led by FHI 360 with core partners Right to Care, Palladium, Population Services International (PSI), and Gobee Group. The project also draws upon regional resource partners to provide TA, as well as global resource partners who bring unique capacities.
The EpiC team’s approach to TA is guided by four mutually reinforcing principles: (1) a focus on speed, scale, standards, and sustainability; (2) customization according to local priorities, financing, epidemiology, and the differentiated needs of target populations; (3) adaptive management based on results; and (4) transition of TA and DSD to local and regional partners to enable them to receive direct awards. In addition, EpiC applies human-centered design thinking to resolve persistent challenges along the HIV service cascade.
EpIC is currently being used as a funding mechanism by which to direct financial, programmatic, and technical resources to assist Indonesia’s health supply chain response. EpiC’s Health Supply Chain program portfolio will consist of (a) Logistic HIV coordination meeting; (b) Stock opname analysis at pharmacy warehouse facilities; (c) HIV sites monitoring, mentoring and analysis; (d) Order processing, replenishment, receiving and distribution of HIV commodities; (e) Viral load laboratory network optimization monitoring; and (f) HIV commodities forecasting and supply planning.
The Forecasting and TLD Coordinator provides technical assistances to Ministry of Health by utilizing collected and analyzed key logistic data to enable supports on all aspects of HIV health supply chain management, with emphasis in HIV-related commodity forecasting and ensuring the implementation of accelerated TLD initiation and NVP phasing out. This role involves tool-based data analyzers, coordination, advocation, and problem solving to maintain HIV health supply chain operations and management. This position will be based in Jakarta.
- Support the development, implementation, coordination and/or oversight of EpiC Health Supply Chain TA services to ensure stock for HIV commodity are adequate to support Fast Track and PEPFAR target.
- Provide technical assistances and supports to Ministry of Health (MoH) in all relevant aspects of HIV Health Supply Chain operation and management including but not limited to collecting HIV logistics data, planning, forecasting, procurement, storage, stock monitoring, and distribution to the provincial health office, and ensuring timely submission of logistics data reports and fullfilling the logistic requisition from other provinces.
- Provide technical supports to Ministry of Health to improve the HIV supply chains in national and sub-national level (provincial and district level), specific but not limited to Jakarta and Greater Jakarta involving data collection and analysis, tracking of performance indicators, and training of partners involved in supply chain activities.
- Support Ministry of Health in the coordination of supply chain management meetings in national and sub-national level and collaborate with other supply chain stakeholders to ensure all proposed activities are aligned with those of other partners.
- Provide assistance to Ministry of Health to prepare necessary documents required for forecasting, procurement, storage, distribution process, and coordinate with PHOs regarding logistic requisitions and distributions, and other HIV logistics related tasks.
- Provide technical assistance to Ministry of Health to minimize preventable ARVs and VL tests stock-out issues including providing feedback and recommendation as well as problem solving to improve HIV logistic data quality and reliability.
- Responsible and manage the implementation and acceleration of scaled-up of TLD initiation, Nevirapine (NVP) phasing-out, and improvement of Viral load testing and suppression achievements and other indicators as required by the project.
- Support the Ministry of Health in forecasting the needs of HIV-related commodities based on commodity monitoring at the national and subnational level, specific but not limited to Jakarta and Greater Jakarta, to ensure effective implementation and acceleration of 3-month MMD (Multi Month Dispensing) in PEPFAR site, scaled-up of TLD initiation, Nevirapine (NVP) phasing-out, and improvement of Viral load testing and suppression achievements and other indicators as required by the project.
- Support the Ministry of Health in conducting monitoring and supervision activities to provincial and districts health offices, specific but not limited to Jakarta and Greater Jakarta, in conducting routine supply chain management tasks and provide analytical support to identifying system challenges and developing potential solutions to improve TLD optimization, MMD 3 months, and laboratory networks for viral load testing and other key HIV-related tests.
- Develop performance reports, analysis, and updates (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual) for key partners.
- Maintain an effective recording and reporting system, and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the availability of accurate and reliable data.
- Report to and work closely with HSC program manager, Commodity Monitoring and MMD Coordinator and coordinate with Provincial HSC TA Team to ensure achievements of project indicators and monitoring systems.
- Work closely with all EpiC Indonesia units to ensure the program’s work plan activities meet acceptable quality standards and are implemented as scheduled.
- Cultivate strong relationships and communication between relevant government stakeholders, other implementing partners.
- Ensure achievement of evidence-based and high-quality results/deliverables in accordance with the targets identified in programmatic work plan(s).
- Coordinate closely with and provide assistance to the HSC Program Manager, other supervisors, and collegues in preparing, developing, and submitting donor reports and other relevant materials (e.g. TA briefs), as per the requirements of each HIV project.
- Stay current and up to date on HIV guidelines, strategies and protocols, including Government of Indonesia and relevant international (i.e., WHO) guidance.
- Support EpiC country team in managing other tasks as and when required.
- Represent EpiC at relevant consultations and meetings.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in public health, pharmacy, lab analyst, logistics or business administration or other health-related expertise with minimum three years of relevant work experience.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with communities, civil society, local/national government representatives and other stakeholders.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate and/or deliver health service interventions across multiple teams, local stakeholders and geographic regions.
- Demonstrated understanding of health commodity supply chain concepts.
- Ability to contribute to capacity building efforts and work with colleagues in diverse settings.
- Ability to work independently and to manage various priorities daily with minimal supervision.
- Computer literacy with demonstrated use of word processing, database and presentation software (Word, Excel, Power Point). Experience with database development.
- Excellent organization and time management skills, and strong attention to details.
- Well-developed written and oral communication skills in both Bahasa and English.
There are 31 FHI 360 development competencies, of greatest focus for this particular job will be:
- Project Management (Planning and Time Management) – Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks (sets objectives/goals/measures). Breaks down work into steps, schedules, task/people assignments. Marshals people, time, and resource efficiently. Arranges information in a useful manner and orchestrates multiple activities at once.
- People Management (Making Others Great) – Facilitate professional development of staff by providing challenging, learning assignments and opportunities. Shares and solicits feedback monthly at the very least. Helps establish compelling development plans. Assigns responsibility and accountability for tasks/decisions. Monitors process, progress, and results. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best.
- Creating and Managing Systems and Processes – Recognizes the need for standardization and balances client and organization need in systems design. Anticipates the effects of process change on people while optimizing task efficiency and simplicity.
- Employees are expected to possess or have high potential for development of these three fundamental competencies.
Problem Solving & Impact:
- Works on problems of moderate to complex scope that require review of various factors.
- Exercises good judgment with selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.
- Decisions may cause delays and affect a work unit or area within a department.
- Identifies and raises issues to senior technical staff
- Networks with key internal and external personnel.
- Decision may cause delays or failure to achieve results that impact departmental goals.
- Has no supervisory responsibility.
- Receives methods and procedures on new projects and assignments.
- May provide guidance to other lower-level staff.
- Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.
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.
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