Lowongan Senior Project Coordinator-US Pharmacopeia Promoting the Quality of Medicines Program

    Senior Project Coordinator-US Pharmacopeia Promoting the Quality of Medicines Program

    Jakarta Raya | Ditayangkan: 18-April-2017 | Tutup pada 18-May-2017

    Since 1992, USP has worked cooperatively with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help developing countries address critical issues related to poor quality medicines. In 2013 USAID extended the PQM program for five years (through September 2019), and expanded the geographical reach of the program. PQM serves as a primary mechanism to help USAID-supported countries strengthen their quality assurance and quality control systems to better ensure the quality of medicines that reach patients.
     
    Supported by knowledgeable staff and state-of-the-art facilities around the world, PQM strives to accomplish four key objectives:
    • Strengthen quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) systems
    • Increase the supply of quality assured medicines
    • Combat the availability of substandard and counterfeit medicines
    • Provide technical leadership and global advocacy
       
    USP–USAID collaborative efforts have helped communities improve drug quality in more than 35 countries. PQM currently works in the following regions:
    • Africa
    • Asia
    • Europe/Eurasia
    • Latin America/Caribbean

     
    OVERVIEW:
     
    The Senior Project Coordinator will provide high-level support for the implementation of the United States Pharmacopeia’s Promoting the Quality of Medicines Indonesia work plan activities related to strengthening quality assurance and quality control of HIV, TB, Malaria, and essential medicines.  The Senior Project Coordinator will work primarily with BPOM, the National TB, HIV/AIDS, and Malaria Control Programs (P2ML), BINFAR, and Indonesian TB and ARV medicines manufacturers, the Global Fund, and other partners to help with the establishment of a national quality assurance program for anti-tuberculosis, antiretrovirals, OI, STI, and other essential medicines throughout the supply and distribution chains.
     
    As part of the USP PQM Indonesia country team, the Senior Project Coordinator will oversee project implementation on a technical level, including supervision of a number of local staff, budget calculations and preparation in coordination with the Finance Officer/Senior Operations Manager, and high-level inputs into work plan development, implementation, and reporting with relevant BPOM and MOH counterparts.  In addition, the Senior Project Coordinator will develop and execute country M&E plan in support of the overall project.  The Senior Project Coordinator is expected to maintain effective communications with project country and international partners, especially with USP headquarters and the USAID Indonesia Mission.  This project is financed under the US Agency for International Development Indonesia Mission.
     
    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
     
    • Ensures timely implementation of work plan activities, reporting, and maintains effective communications with project partners including the Government of Indonesia, local medicines manufacturers, the Global Fund, KNCV, WHO, CHAI, JSI, FHI, and others.
    • Provides high-level input by supporting the Chief of Party, local technical specialists (QA/QC, QC, GMP) as well as USP PQM senior management to develop and implement the HIV and TB national work plans under USAID funding.
    • Directs the M&E Specialist in the development and implementation of M&E plans to measure progress of the project and achievement of targets.
    • Directs the Communication Specialist in developing and maintaining various communications media on behalf of the project, as well as initiating activity-based public awareness and advocacy campaigns in collaboration with the Government of Indonesia and with selected private sector stakeholders.
    • Directs the Project Coordinator in coordinating implementation of project activities based on the work plan.
    • Develops and manages project budgets and resource allocation to achieve agreed targets.
    • Coordinates with BPOM and the Ministry of Health (National TB, HIV/AIDS, and Malaria Programs, and BINFAR) to establish and support the national quality assurance program for the essential medicines throughout the supply and distribution chains.
    • Works with the central and provincial BPOM laboratories on post-marketing surveillance and monitoring support, coordinating with relevant MOH institutions.
    • Travels to central or provincial BPOM and BBPOM and other partner institutions as needed for training, follow-up, and project implementation.
    • Works closely and effectively as a member of a country office team.
    • Manages other project activities as assigned by the Chief of Party for Indonesia
     
    MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
     
    Education:
    • S1-level Bachelor degree or higher in the areas of public health, medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical quality control, or pharmaceutical chemistry.
     
    Experience:
     
    • Minimum 8 years of project coordination/management experience in the field of TB, Malaria, and/or HIV
    • Experience working with the Indonesian government (MOH and/or BPOM) and international donor agencies (USAID,DFAT, Global Fund, etc)
    • Experience in the areas of M&E and Communications
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
     
    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, donors and project staff, and the ability to work independently and to liaise and coordinate activities between different stakeholders (government, private, international, local)
    • Excellent analytical skills; mature judgment combined with a proactive, energetic approach to problem solving
    • Effective communication skills as a team player, and experience with project implementation at national and local levels
    • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and proficiency in written and oral English required
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
     
    • Professional degree (MD, PhD, MPH, Apoteker, PharmD, MSc, etc) in the areas of public health, medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical quality control, or pharmaceutical chemistry
    • Experience with developing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation Plans for international health projects
    • Supervisory experience and small team management
     
    Supervisory Responsibilities:
     
    • Project Coordinator
    • Communications Specialist
    • M&E Specialist
     
    Please submit current CV and evidence of salary history (AID1420 form available at http://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/AID1420-17.doc) 

    USP PQM offers competitive salaries and an interesting work environment, both challenging and rewarding. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to enhancing health for the people of Indonesia. 
     

    ALAMAT : US Pharmacopeia Promoting the Quality of Medicines Program
    Jl. Prof. Dr. Satrio Kav 18, South Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia

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