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Monday, April 18, 2016

65705 - CCM Technical Working Group (TWG) Technical Support for HIV/TB/ HSS (3 positions) ( For Indonesian Nationality Only)

Location : Jakarta, INDONESIA
Application Deadline :24-Apr-16 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left :5d 21h 36m
Additional Category :HIV, Health and Development
Type of Contract :Service Contract
Post Level :SC-5
Languages Required : English  
Duration of Initial Contract :6 months or until 31 December 2016 (possibility for contract extension)
Background
“UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, UNDP offers global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.”
UNDP Indonesia's mission is to be an agent for change in the human and social development of Indonesia. We aim to be a bridge between Indonesia and all donors as well as a trusted partner to all stakeholders. We work in four key areas of development: Governance Reforms, Pro-Poor Policy Reforms, Conflict Prevention and Recovery, and Environment Management, with the overarching aim of reducing poverty in Indonesia. Besides the four priority areas, UNDP Indonesia is also engaged in a variety of crosscutting initiatives focused on HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and information and technology for development.”
Indonesia is one of the nine countries in Asia and the Pacific where the number of HIV infections continues to rise (approximately 67,000 new infections per year ). In 2013, it was estimated that 640,000 people were living with HIV in Indonesia (representing 1.8% of the global HIV burden). The WHO classifies Indonesia as a high burden country in terms of tuberculosis (TB), TB/HIV coinfection and high multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB). According to a 2013-2014 TB prevalence survey, Indonesia has one of the world’s highest TB burdens with a prevalence of 1.6 million cases (representing 15% of the global burden) .
For New Funding Model (NFM) period 2015-2018 the Global Fund committed to contribute grant for Indonesia USD 56.8 Million for Malaria, TB, HIV, and Health System Strengthening (HSS). During the period of June 2014 to March 2016, with the support from the JTMS GFATM project, Indonesia has received approval for Joint TB-HIV and Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) concept notes by the Global Fund, at present, the grant-making process is being finalized.
GFATM requires every recipient country to organize and maintain a Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM), a nationally-representative, multi-sectoral body that (a) serves as the source of all proposals submitted to the GFATM and (b) conducts oversight on all active grants in the recipient country.
The Technical Working Groups (TWG) is an inclusive multi-stakeholder mechanism established under the GFATM CCM.  The TWG is tasked with coordinating the activities funded under the GF grant and ensuring that those activities fulfil their respective role within the National Strategy and Action Plan.
The TWG are delegated with the primary responsibility for concept note/proposal development in each disease area and also have primary responsibility for grant oversight.  In addition, TWG members review PUDRs and other grant- or PR-related information, and participate in Field Oversight Visits (FOVs) conducted on behalf of the CCM.  TWG members comprise both CCM Members and non-CCM members, invited for their expertise in the field.
The CCM Technical Working Group (TWG) Technical Support role and function are to provide strategic input to TWG, ensure the TWG oversight function to PRs are well implemented. In coordination with CCM Secretariat, organizing meetings and visits of TWGs. CCM Indonesia has Four TWGs consist of AIDS, TB, Malaria and HSS (Health System Strengthening), the TAs will support TWG Chair and members in oversight function and to ensure that activities supported by the Global Fund in Indonesia are effectively and efficiently facilitated for grant implementation in the respective disease for each components.

Duties and Responsibilities
Contract period for the Technical Working Group (TWG) Technical Support are based on the Global Fund grant cycle and/or from donors organization mechanism to the CCM (Expanded Funding, Biyearly).
Each Technical Working Group (TWG) Technical Support is supervised by TWG Chair and Executive Secretary based in Jakarta. He/she together with the TWG Chair are ensuring roles and function of the Principal Recipients (PRs)  run effectively for the success of GFATM-funded activities. The tasks of each TAs, as listed below :
  • Support the TWG HIV/ TB/ HSS and CCM in providing strategic inputs for the design and implementation of Global Fund grants component.
  • Support to the TWG HIV/ TB/ HSS in managing the PRs and SRs, including ensuring effective quality assurance and oversight, and application of Results Based and Risk Based Management across the portfolio.
  • Support to the TWG HIV/ TB/ HSS, and CCM in creating strategic partnerships, and in the implementation of a resource mobilization strategy related to specific high-priority management and technical assistance plan; and new funding model development.
  • Production and dissemination of lessons learnt across the portfolio and ensuring effective cross-project/PRs-SRs and cross-AIDS-TB-Malaria knowledge fertilization.
  • Assist in the management of TWG HIV/ TB/ HSS by providing updates report on the meeting schedules, minutes and PR’s funds utilizations in quarterly basis to TWG Chairs.
  • Assist Chairman and TWG members on preparation of meetings, workshops, field monitorings, development of reports and concept note, and presentation of TWGs.
  • Arrange meetings, workshops, field monitoring and other activities related with TWG HIV/ TB/ HSS activities.
  • Maintain database on attendance list, minutes of meeting, PR quarterly/semester report, field monitoring reports, and other related materials.
  • Working together with other CCM Secretariat Staff  as an integrated team of the CCM Secretariat especially liaising with Finance Officer for PR’s utilizations.
  • Provide technical support with the reporting cycle for CCM grant oversight dashboards.

Competencies
Core Competencies:
  • Sound knowledge and proven record working experience with international donor & development community in project implementation.
  • Excellent networking, oral and written communication skills.
  • High degree of integrity, and highly organized and good analytical skills.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and database familiarity.
  • Excellent oral and written communications, presentation, and reporting skills in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.
Functional Competencies:     
Support the preparation of information for advocacy

  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for a variety of audiences for advocating UNDP’s mandate
  • Contributes to the elaboration of advocacy strategies by identifying and prioritizing audiences and communication means
  • Uses the opportunity to bring forward and disseminate materials for advocacy work

Results-Based Programme Development and Management
Contributing to results through provision of information
  • Assesses project performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into project work
  • Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points of integration
  • Monitors specific stages of projects/programme implementation
  • Analyzes country situation to identify opportunities for project development
  • Participates in the formulation of project proposals and ensures substantive rigor in the design and application of proven successful approaches and drafts proposals accordingly
  • Excellent written communication and analytical skill to synergize project financial delivery and support internal capacity
Building Strategic Partnerships
Maintaining information and databases
  • Maintains an established network of contacts for general information sharing and to remain up-to-date on partnership related issues
  • Analyzes and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders
Innovation and Marketing New Approaches
Implementing processes and uses products
  • Generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
Resource Mobilization (Field Duty Stations)
Providing information for resource mobilization strategies
  • Analyzes information/databases on potential and actual donors
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
  • Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position
  • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
  • Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP’s Goals
Research and analysis
  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for advocacy for UNDP’s goals for a variety of audiences
Required Skills and Experience
Recruitment Qualifications
Education:*  
  • Bachelor at least, Post Graduate is an advantage in Economic, Management, Public Administration, Communication, Public Health,  Psychology, Social, International Development.
Experience:*  
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in successfully managing technical supports for HIV-AIDS/ TB/ HSS activities; detailed knowledge of GFATM programme requirements are desirable.
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of Strategic Planning, Policy Development and Advocacy.
  • Experience in working with Non-Governmental Organizations and development aid.
Language Requirements:    
•    Fluency in written and spoken English is an absolute necessity;
•    Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia is required.
Other Requirements:    
•    Sound knowledge and proven record working experience with international donor & development community in project implementation.
•    Excellent networking, oral and written communication skills.
•    High degree of integrity, and highly organized and good analytical skills.
•    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and database familiarity.
•    Excellent oral and written communications, presentation, and reporting skills in English.
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

APPLICANT MUST COMPLETE P11 FORM AND SUBMIT AS PART OF THEIR APPLICATION .  Click here to download the form: http://bit.ly/P11SC

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply . All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP Indonesia reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP Indonesia at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and education requirements


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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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