FHI360 Evidence Based Coordinator in Jayapura, Indonesia

Job Summary:

Evidence Based Coordinator is responsible for providing technical support and innovation in all forms of Strategic Information related to the LINKAGES project in Papua. Strategic Information is broadly defined and consists of evaluation and monitoring, quality assurance, special quantitative and qualitative studies, implementation science, social network analyses, and data monitoring and audit systems that serve to inform and optimize evidence-based programming and advocacy for effective responses to critical health issues.

The position will be based in Jayapura, Papua.

Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply.

Accountabilities:

  • Work with Papua LINKAGES team to ensure that programs in Papua are well monitored and evaluated, with appropriate indicators of success, impact measurements, and communication of results to Senior Technical Advisor, M&E and SI.

  • Provide M&E/SI and ICT4D technical support, lead capacity building efforts for Papua PHO and 4 DHO and transfer SI/M&E and ICT4D technical capacity to local partners.

  • Advise on appropriate monitoring & evaluation designs and strategies for Papua HIV system that improve tracking of results across the CoPCT cascade.

  • Lead and manage performance monitoring and operational research plans in Papua that reflect LINKAGES work plans and key indicators including M&E/SI and ICT4D system, data analysis and data use to as determined by the LINKAGES program.

  • Manage M&E/SI and ICT4D activities in Papua related to the performance of programs, data quality assurance processes and systems; database maintenance; appropriate data analysis; and appropriate dissemination or results for quality improvement plan/strategy.

  • Manage M&E/SI and ICT4D team in Papua who provide significant output/outcome for LINKAGES program especially on the use of cascade generator, fast track dashboards, SIHA data verification tool and cohort recap application for Papua quality improvement.

  • Work with relevant stakeholders/partners in Papua to enhance data use in advocacy and in decision-making related to fast track strategies and interventions.

  • Develop and monitor budgets involving strategic information activities.

  • Report monthly to Senior Technical Advisor, M&E/SI through narrative report on progress and status of LINKAGES activities in Papua.

  • Routine communication to Senior Technical Advisor, M&E/SI and Papua Fast Track Coordinator through email, phone and other communication media for updating the progress and status of LINKAGES activities in Papua.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance, special quantitative and qualitative studies, surveillance, and data monitoring and audit systems

  • Understands the HIV-related needs of key population groups in Indonesia, including female sex workers, men who have sex with men, PWID and transgender individuals and has worked to support and implement SI activities that reduce stigma and discrimination.

  • Excellent and demonstrated organizational and presentation skills.

  • Excellent and demonstrated project management and capacity building skills

  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding public health issues among key populations in Indonesia.

  • Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality.

  • Ability to travel within country or region and internationally if needed

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors.

  • Exercises judgment within selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.

  • Builds productive working relationships with internal and external staff.

  • Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.

Education:

  • Master degree in public health, statistics, demographics, international development, or related field with at least 4 years of experience in providing technical assistance in or conducting and/or leading monitoring and evaluation work, quantitative or qualitative research, or implementation science studies in international settings.

Experience:

  • At least 3 years of demonstrated key population group technical expertise, with substantial HIV SI experience with FSW, PWID, MSM and TG.

  • Familiarization with USAID and other funding data streams and performance monitoring plans.

  • Demonstrated capacity building and partnership experience.

  • Proficient in both written and spoken English language and fluent in Bahasa Indonesian

  • Experience with U.S. government rules and regulations and experience working in an international NGO/PVO environment desirable.

  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:

  • >50%

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