Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Vacancy - Burnet Indonesia

Burnet Indonesia was established in 2002 by the Macfarlane Burnet
for Medical Research and Public Health of Melbourne, Australia
(Burnet Institute). Burnet Indonesia aims to improve the health and well
being of vulnerable individuals and communities in Indonesia by
developing and implementing programs based on needs identified in
partnership with local organizations (NGOs, private sector, government,
and universities).

The Burnet Institute is an internationally recognized medical research
and public health agency investigating and responding to some of today's
most serious viral infections such as HIV, hepatitis and measles. The
Burnet Institute is a not for profit organization, accredited by the
Australian Agency for International Development as a non-government
organization (NGO), and an UNAIDS Collaborating Partner. Globally, the
Institute undertakes a diverse range of activities in the field of
public health and international development with other international
agencies, government agencies, and NGOs.

We are currently seeking qualified Indonesian nationals for the
following posts:


The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the overall management
of a selection of Burnet Indonesia’s public health programs in Indonesia.

*Essential criteria:*
Master of Public Health and ideally a medical doctor plus 5 years
relevant experience
• Proven experience in organisational capacity development, and program
coordination and management
• Proven experience of managing health programs, this may include HIV
related programs
Direct experience in working effectively with senior government officials
• Excellent skills in written and spoken English and the capacity to
communicate often complex and sensitive issues to a wide audience
• Strong report writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy,
willingness to listen/learn and respect for colleagues


The Programme Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day management
of activities within specific programs, ensuring that the program is
well run, and of a high quality reflecting international best practice.

Essential criteria:
• Post-graduate qualifications and at least 3 years relevant experience
or Bachelors degree and 5 years relevant work experience
• Proven experience in programme management (including planning,
budgeting, monitoring/evaluation and reporting)
Experience of managing health program/project activities
• Knowledge of and ideally working experience in HIV prevention, care
and support
• Have experiences in networking with local, national and international
institutions on relevant health issues

Both posts required:
• Proven and demonstrable training and facilitations skills
• Familiarity and competence in utilising participatory and
skills-building training methodologies
• Ability to meet critical deadline
• Proven problem-solving and negotiation skills
• Willing to spend a significant amount of time in the field

Applications must be sent to ferny@burnetindonesia.org
(please quote reference on the subject of your email)
The closing deadline is 5pm on 12th June 2009.

Only applications sent by email will be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified

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