Vacancy RTI International: ENVISION – Technical Specialist

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research
institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge
into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical
services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas
of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics,
advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy,
energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.  In
2011, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded RTI the
ENVISION project (2011-2019). Building on the achievements and lessons learned
from the Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control Program (2006-2012), ENVISION
is designed to continue support for integrated NTD control at both global and
country levels by empowering national governments to lead their national NTD
control programs, improve local capacity and systems to foster efficient and
sustained integrated NTD control, and scale up the delivery of interventions
for several NTDs targeted by USAID.  In Indonesia support is focused on
helping to strengthen the Ministry of Health’s program for the mass treatment
for lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) leading to elimination of the disease
by 2020.  RTI
International – ENVISION Project is seeking for highly qualified candidates to
fill the position of:  Technical Specialist Job
Summary
:
The
Technical Specialist will support the ENVISION Indonesia project in various
technical aspects of program implementation and requires up to 50% of travel
within Indonesia to monitor and supervise field activities.  This position
is based in Jakarta, Indonesia and will report to the Senior Technical
Advisor.   Duties
and Responsibilities
:                    
In
collaboration with project staff, provide monitoring, supervision and capacity
building during the implementation of project activities, including Mass Drug
Administration (MDA) in the field, technical meetings, workshops and trainings.
                   
Assist
the Senior Technical Advisor in managing relationships with the MOH and other
key stakeholders at the national, provincial and district levels to ensure the
successful implementation of all project support.
                   
Assist
the Senior Technical Advisor in developing annual project workplans and
budgets.
                   
Coordinate
with the Senior Technical Advisor, M&E Specialist, Provincial and District
Health Offices and relevant personnel from partner NGOs on the design,
implementation and monitoring of project activities funded under the annual
Fixed Obligation Grants on behalf of  the ENVISION program.
                   
Assist
with the technical review of the Fixed Obligation Grants.
                   
Supervise
the implementation of Disease Specific Assessment (DSA) activities, e.g.
pre-Transmission Assessment Survey (pre-TAS), TAS, and others, and ensure the
quality of the implementation to meet the protocol requirements as well as the
data quality.
                   
Administer
funding for specific activities in the field, e.g. TAS, workshops, or training,
as needed.
                   
Collaborate
with the M&E Specialist and M&E Officer on data management and data
archiving, as needed.
                   
Other
duties related to other technical activities as assigned by the Senior
Technical Advisor.
 Qualifications:                   
Master’s
Degree and minimum of 3 years of experiences or S1 Degree in similar
disciplines and at least 6 years of experiences majoring in in Public Health,
Epidemiology, or relevant
                   
Experience
in disease surveillance, infectious diseases preferred; survey and data
management; and budgeting.
                   
Strong
organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented
setting.
                   
Self-motivated,
results driven, prefers to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment;
                   
Effective
interpersonal communication skills;
                   
Past
working experiences for USAID’s project partnered with the Indonesia Ministry
of Health is preferred;
                   
Able
to travel to remote area and willing to travel at least 50% of the time.
                   
Proficiency
in Microsoft Windows applications program (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point).
                   
Fluency
in English, both verbal and written.
  Interested
candidates should submit their application letter and CV with 3 referees to [email protected] by March 8, 2016.RTI
values equal employment opportunities. Female candidates are encouraged to
apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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