Project/Activity USAID/Indonesia Monitoring and Evaluation Platform (MEL-P)
Zip/Postal Code 10110
HIghest Level of Education Master’s
Work Experience 7-10 years
Panagora Group, a small, woman-owned business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development, is supporting USAID/Indonesia to implement its new Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) through a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Platform (MEL-P) Activity. MEL-P provides its services through five components: 1) monitoring support services, 2) designing and conducting performance and impact evaluations, 3) providing research, assessment, and data analysis, 4) providing consulting and advisory services and logistical support services, and 5) initiating collaboration, learning, and adapting activities. Along with enhancing MEL capability, we also promote use of the empirical evidence for programming, learning, and adapting as USAID supports the Government of Indonesia (GOI).
Scope of Work
Under component 4, MEL-P seeks an advisor to provide technical guidance for USAID/Indonesia’s HIV portfolio, specifically procurement and supply management. The SCM Advisor will support USAID/Indonesia, other bilateral/multilateral agencies, international donors, the GOI, and civil society organizations (CSOs) in developing and implementing policies for health logistics and supply chain management.
The Advisor will provide supply chain guidance and expertise; support program management including PEPFAR administrative requirements, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and partner management; and participate in providing technical guidance within the health supply chain sector. The Advisor will also provide capacity building and technical advice to USAID staff. Key responsibilities will be as follow: 1.Provides technical, programmatic, and administrative management of key components of USAID Supply Chain Management for TB and HIV to achieve epidemic control.
Contribute to USAID’s working relationships with the GOI entities and other donors involved in supply chain and pharmaceutical management, participating in the coordination of supply chain strengthening and national discussions related to supply chain strengthening.
Serve as a technical advisor regarding USAID’s investments in strengthening the GOI supply chain and commodities distribution system.
Provide technical guidance during program implementation, providing country-level technical and programmatic support to USAID/Washington by reviewing implementing partner annual work plans, M&E plans, semiannual and annual progress reports, and ensuring appropriate technical approach and content.
Coordinate with multiple implementing partner staff on compliance with the U.S. Government legal/policy requirements, global changes in best practices and national quality standards on health logistics, and supply chain management.
Establish and participate in integrated project/activity management groups for health logistics and supply chain management.
2.Build the capacity to leverage USAID/PEPFAR investments and TB portfolios to achieve epidemic control through donor coordination and use of data analysis for program decision making.
Strengthen HIV and TB donor coordination and technical collaboration to achieve the greatest synergies with available resources.
Ensure technical and programmatic synergy between USAID supply chain management activities and the other governmental and non-governmental health logistics activities by facilitating exchange of technical information and identifying opportunities for partnership on technical and programmatic activities.
Facilitate engagement and information sharing among technical staff at USAID office.
management information systems
monitoring and evaluation
supply chain management
Review current processes related to health commodity registration, quantification and forecasting, distribution and replenishment, warehouse management systems, logistics management information systems, supply chain management guidelines, and making recommendations for improvement.
Analyze and monitor program progress and inform Mission Health Office/senior management of recommendations that need to be discussed with Mission partners and GOI officials.
Develop and implement the Mission’s road map to strengthen capacity in supply chain management and commodities distribution and replenishment, in the context of the decentralization reform.
Work with the Global Health Supply Chain- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) headquarters and in-country staff, Mission staff, and implementing partners to regularly coordinate, monitor, and report on quantification and monitor government-led procurements. Ensure the secure, on-time delivery of health commodities according to supply plans for USAID priority provinces for TB and HIV.
Review and recommending appropriate USAID internal controls for proper tracking of health commodities from arrival in-country to destination.
As needed, prepare position papers for USAID senior management regarding policy dialogue with the GOI authorities and other stakeholders on supply chain strengthening efforts.
3. Other duties as assigned
Master’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience or bachelor’s degree and 9 years’ relevant experience in public health, epidemiology, community health, biostatistics, or another relevant area.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with two or more technical disciplines (such as, distribution planning, warehousing, inventory management, risk management, and other key supply chain technical functions).
Five years of experience in HIV clinical and/or public health programming is required. This should include experience working with policymakers and/or senior government officials on adopting and scaling up best practices in health programming for TB and HIV.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, concepts, techniques, and accepted procedures of health supply chain management. Working knowledge of the commodity logistics systems for health products related to HIV and TB is required.
In depth knowledge of GOI’s public health supply chain systems is highly preferred, as well as knowledge of other major actors and key stakeholders in commodity procurement systems.
Demonstrated success in managing or supporting HIV programming, including services for high-risk key populations, preferably in Asia, is required.
A minimum of one year of prior PEPFAR program experience is essential and is required.
Demonstrated success in coordination and collaboration with a variety of development partners, including the Global Fund.
Ability to analyze, communicate, and translate data/evidence into program and policy guidance.
Strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral communication and writing skills.
Ability to work in teams and advance teamwork.
Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to PEPFAR and S/GAC work priorities and deadlines.
Full professional proficiency in English.
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