Palladium BANTU: Part-time TB National Consultant (Indonesian national only)

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Part-time TB National Consultant (Indonesian national only)

Palladium is appointed by USAID to manage USAID-funded Health Technical Assistance Project (BANTU), to support USAID Indonesia’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) by rapidly leveraging specialized short and long-term technical assistance to USAID, USAID-funded programs; the Government of Indonesia (GOI), and other organizations and agencies as required. 

BANTU is currently seeking a part-time TB National Consultant with the detail below:

JOB SUMMARY:                       

The TB epidemic in Indonesia affects all segments of society and the latest Global TB report 2020 revealed Indonesia has the 2nd highest burden of TB in the world, behind India. WHO estimated that there were 845,000 cases of TB in 2019, and 92,000 deaths. TB is the fourth highest cause of death in Indonesia. Among Indonesians aged 15-49 years, it is the number one cause of death by communicable disease. In 2019, only 568,987 of the 845,000 estimated patients were notified of the NTP, although this is a 74% increase from the 324,539 TB patients notified in 2014. Thus, one third of TB patients remain either diagnosed but not reported to the NTP, or not diagnosed at all. Of the new cases diagnosed and started on care, 83% were successfully treated. USAID/Indonesia’s TB program is designed to support the National TB Program and the achievement of the UN High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage TB targets for TB.

USAID/Indonesia’s Office of Health is seeking a consultant to support the management and oversight of the TB portfolio. The individual will support TB and related portfolio including coordination among USAID implementing partners and activities, development of concept notes, and preparing reports and presentations for internal and external audiences. S/he will also conduct routine data collection and management, and provide any other technical, analytical, programmatic, and administrative input to the Office of Health as required. The consultant will be directly reporting to the Senior Project Management Specialist/Team Lead – Tuberculosis (TB Team Lead).

This is a part-time position for a period of six (6) month with possible extension depending on USAID’s needs and the performance of the individual, and will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

REQUIREMENTS: health related degree required, an advanced degree in Public Health is preferred; minimum seven (7) years of progressive experience with the development and management of TB programs in Indonesia is required, additional prior experience with other public health and/or infectious diseases programs would be advantageous; must be fluent in both written and spoken English level-4 to independently prepare and edit technical documents and correspondence at a professional level on a regular basis, and to speak and make formal presentations in English and Bahasa Indonesia; must have solid technical knowledge and understanding of the development, management and evaluation of donor-funded TB programs; must demonstrate a high degree of interpersonal, analytical, communication, managerial, leadership, planning, negotiating, and problem solving skills.

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Closing Date: October 29, 2020 Jakarta Time 

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. 


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