World Health Organization (WHO)

National Consultant (Hepatitis Program, Level A)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Job Description

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME: To provide Technical Support to the Ministry of Health on Hepatitis program to monitor the implementation of the National Hepatitis action plan SUMMARY OF ASSIGNED DUTIES: Under the direct supervision of Team Leader for HIV/Hepatitis/STI, and in close collaboration and Coordination with the Ministry of Health and partners the incumbent will
  1. provide technical assistance to the National hepatitis program on hepatitis prevention and care within the context of strengthening Health Systems
  2. Identify gaps in public hepatitis B vaccination and testing programs, and work closely with government partners, the expert panel, hepatitis B working group, and others including international partners to identify solutions
  3. provide technical support to the National hepatitis program to develop and implement comprehensive national plan for the prevention and control of viral hepatitis including through strategic planning processes, in line with the Global Strategy and hepatitis guidelines
  4. assist the national hepatitis program in Monitoring and Evaluation of national program for hepatitis especially in developing of monitoring plans
  5. develop stronger linkages between HIV, hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections control and other Health Programmes and services particularly to drug dependence and Harm Reduction, sexual and reproductive health, and maternal, newborn and Child Health
  6. assist in implementation of integrated framework of EMTCT plus (Elimination of mother-to-child transmission) through the common platform of maternal-child health to address hepatitis B as a public health problem
  7. assist the program to review government policies and guidelines to enhance innovation and efficiency to achieve screen and treat targets for EMTCT for syphilis, HIV and hepatitis;
  8. Provide support to the program to improve STI case management and STI and hepatitis service delivery models
  9. assist the National Hepatitis program to address the needs of vulnerable populations, reduce vulnerability and structural barriers to accessing services
  10. Ensure the documentation of outcomes in order to advise on replicable models and create Policy Advocacy documents
  11. Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as assigned by supervisor as required
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, ETC.

Competencies:
  1. Teamwork
  2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  3. Communication
  4. Producing results
  5. Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Functional Knowledge and Skills: Sound understanding of principles of public health, to be able to provide quality technical inputs, and good problem-solving, analytical and negotiation skills Education Qualifications: Essential: Master’s degree in public health Desirable: First degree in Medicine Experience: Essential:
  • At least two years of professional work experience in the field of hepatitis/HIV/STI
  • At least two years working experience with Ministry of Health, provincial or district levels
Desirable:
  • Three or more years of experience in the field of public health working with hepatitis/HIV/STI programs will be an asset.
  • Three or more years of experience working with the Ministry of Health will be an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization
Languages: Expert knowledge of written and spoken English and native language skills in Bahasa Indonesia Other Skills (e.g. IT): Work is performed in normal working environment.

Computer literacy: Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications Duty station: Sub-Directorate of Direct Transmitted Diseases, Hepatitis Programme, Ministry of Health – RI, Jakarta; Annual salary: In accordance with WHO Salary Scale for SSA (Level A: 25,708,600 – 41,419,266 IDR For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.searo.who.int/indonesia A written test may be used as a form of screening for the short-listed applicants. The performance in written test will decide on applicant’s eligibility to appear in the interview.

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

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