Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Vacancy - ASEAN-USAID : Pandemic Preparedness and Response (PPR) Specialist

ASEAN-USAID Pandemic Preparedness and Response Collaboration

Social Impact (SI) is a female owned Washington DC area based international
development consulting firm. We provide a full range of innovative
management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to
strengthen programs, organizations and policies, and work globally in the
areas of democracy and governance, health, education, the environment and
economic growth.

Position :
Pandemic Preparedness and Response (PPR) Specialist


SI seeks an experienced expert in public health management with a background
in pandemic preparedness and response to coordinate a joint venture between
the ASEAN Secretariat and USAID. The scope of work focuses on creating and
implementing a pandemic preparedness and response strategy for all ten ASEAN
countries. The ASEAN secretariat and the US Technical Assistance and
Training Facility have already done planning and needs assessment work in
Pandemic Preparedness and Response. The specialist will help design,
implement, and coordinate ASEAN member states’ PPR strategy, in
collaboration key stakeholders. Anticipated period of performance is from
July 2009 through September 2012 (subject to funding availability). The
specialist will be based in Jakarta.


· Design and implement, with short term assistance from technical advisors,
a PPR strategy for all ASEAN countries;

· Coordinate and advise the ASEAN Secretariat and relevant bureaus in order
to facilitate implementation;

· Monitor, link, and coordinate PPR related activities among all key
regional stakeholders;

· Communicate regularly with the US Technical Assistance and Training
Facility to ensure that assistance to ASEAN is in line with U.S. government

Required Qualifications:

· ASEAN member state citizenship;

· Advanced degree in public health;

· A minimum of eight years’ experience in health management and

· Extensive experience in disaster and pandemic response;

· Extensive knowledge regarding Avian Influenza.

To apply:

Email CV (cover letter not necessary) to skhan@socialimpact.com Please
refer to PPR in the subject line. Only finalists will be contacted. No
telephone inquiries, please.

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