Thursday, December 9, 2010

VACANCY for C-CHANGE - EDL & Government Liaison

VACANCY for C-CHANGE - EDL & Government Liaison

Position: EDL & Government Liaison

Supervisor: Country Director

CV submission: extended to December 12, 2010

Duration of Assignment: To start from Dec. 20, 2010 - July 30, 2011
(or up to 100 Working days)

Consultant Rate: Commensurate with experience and past
history results

Project summary:

USAID Indonesia awarded AED (Academy for Educational Development) a field
support grant through the C-CHANGE (Communication for Change) program in
Indonesia. The C-CHANGE program in Indonesia aims to ensure that the new
diarrhea treatment for children under five using ORS and ZINC is sustainable
and at scale in Indonesia. In Indonesia, zinc has been adopted by KemenKes
for the treatment of childhood diarrhea. By July 2010 ten pharmaceutical
companies marketed various zinc products in the market. In the public sector
zinc is already a Program Drug. One of the C-Change key goals is to include
zinc in the Essential Drug List (EDL) for Public health sector; this is a
critical way to ensure the scale up of the correct diarrhea treatment for
children under five.

Position summary:

The EDL (Essential Drug List) and Government Liaison is a Consultant
position. He/she is an experienced person in building communication with
government people in Ministry of Health (MOH), and key health professionals.
This position will work closely with the Country Director to achieve the
goal of including zinc in the EDL and engaging the public sector in
increasing the promotion of zinc treatment.

Scope of Work:

a) Planning, developing steps, timing and proposed budget for
activities based on the brief given by Country Director.

b) Initiate and coordinate meetings with partners such as with MOH,
WHO, IDAI and other necessary stake holders for the upcoming EDL review in

c) Providing support for the partner group in ensuring that everyone
has the same understanding about the latest diarrhea treatment protocol for
child under five.

d) Ensuring that backup plan is also implemented and progress is

e) Ensuring that the plan will include dissemination result post EDL
review to necessary stake holders

f) These tasks will also include organization of workshops, and other
means of meeting discussion.

g) The additional task will also be a government relation for C-CHANGE

h) Ability to do mobile operation, and work independently to deliver

i) Monitoring, writing and submitting report on monthly basis, and a
summary report at the end of the assignment

Education: General Practitioner, Degree in Public Health or other
relevant field


a) Mandatory to have established good relationship with the government
(MOH), and key doctors. More than 15 years of project or organization
experience working closely in health related programs.

b) Show result of past working experience in the capability of working
in the program and or consultant that has high relevance with Public Health,
and show target achievement oriented manner in the given time frame

c) Ability to work in multi tasks, work independently and
cooperatively in a team. Previous experience in working with USAID-funded
project is a plus.

d) This job will require at least 3 references from previous
supervisors/ companies/ clients.


a) Understanding of and demonstrated ability to initiate innovative
approach, ideas, activities in a wide range of fields

b) Flexibility - including substantial administration, reporting,
workshop coordination.

c) Proven fluency in spoken and written English and ability to
communicate and write in bahasa Indonesia are a must

d) Able to operate computer especially in Word, Powerpoint, Excell,

Mandatory:Has his/her own electronic devices such as laptop, hand phone and
internet for mobile operation.

If your profile match with our SOW (scope of work) and if you are interested
with the position, please send CV with recent picture and covering letter
in soft copy file - not bigger than 750 KB, the latest on December 12, 2010
to or . Please do mention
the position applied: "EDL and Government Liaison". All applications will be
treated confidentially, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

== AED/ C-CHANGE - Indonesia ==

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