Friday, November 11, 2016

Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik seek Senior Maternal Health Technical Advisor*)

Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better.  We've begun to build a national organisation that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia namely Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik Tunas Cilik.  To this end, Yayasan has been designated as a “Prospect Member of Save the Children” which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries. Currently Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

1 position, based in Jakarta

Save the Children Indonesia is currently accepting applications for a Senior Maternal Health Technical Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Activity in Indonesia. This 5-year activity will be flexible and adaptable in order to respond to MNH needs in the country, and will leverage the power of the market to implement sustainable and scalable approaches to ensure MN survival, specifically among the poorest and most vulnerable populations. The activity will implement a process to enable the identification, adoption and spread of promising solutions and innovations through existing and leveraged domestic financing and provide innovators with catalytic funding, technical assistance, opportunities for partnerships, information, and/or other support, aimed at facilitating their ability to achieve sustainable impact at scale.
The Senior Maternal Health Technical Advisor will be responsible for a leading the maternal health and family planning technical area in support of contributing to Indonesia’s national goal of reducing maternal morbidity and mortality, by ensuring improvement in access to and use of essential maternal health services targeting the poorest and most vulnerable. S/he will provide strategic and technical support in Maternal Health and Family Planning (MH-FP) at national, provincial and community levels, as required, for integrated health services. In addition, this position will provide guidance on adaptation of state of the art interventions to ensure effective and efficient MH-FP service delivery; technical oversight and guidance on improving referral systems for greater uptake of services within both the public and private sectors. S/he will work closely with senior leadership to ensure delivery of high-quality of MH-FP services.
The position will be based at the project office in Jakarta and will report directly to the Maternal and Newborn Health Director. Travel will be required to a range of provinces. Indonesian candidates are preferred. Note: the position is employed by Save the Children Indonesia and seconded to the project team.  

Please visit our site for more detail: and/or:
Updated CV and application letter should be sent to
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format: <SMHTA-MNH ><your name>
Closing date for application is up to 20 November 2016
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

Save the Children encourages qualified candidates to apply regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or disabilityAll recruitment practices and procedures reflect Save the Children’s commitment to protecting children from abuse

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