Vacancy RTI International – SUM 2: Regional Capacity Building Officer (Papua)

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August 19, 2014

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June 26, 2019



Vacancy RTI International - SUM 2: Regional Capacity Building Officer (Papua)
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POPULATION 2 (SUM 2) is a USAID- funded program, which will provide
technical  assistance in organizational performance required to scale-up
effective, integrated HIV interventions that lead to substantial and measurable
behavior change among Most-at Risk Populations (MARPs) in targeted locations in
Indonesia.  The project is managed by Training Resources Group, Inc in
partnership with RTI International.  The organizational performance topics
include accountability, administration, advocacy, finance, governance,
knowledge management, leadership, management, monitoring and evaluation,
networking, partnership, policy development, resource mobilization, strategic
planning and transparency. SUM 2 will provide and monitor small grants to
qualified civil society organizations to support the scale-up of integrated
interventions in “hotspots” where there is a high concentration of one or more
MARP and high-risk behavior is prevalent.  

RTI-SUM 2 is currently looking for highly qualified candidates to fill in the
following position Regional Capacity Building Officer to be based in Papua, Indonesia.

Job Summary:
Work with provincial and district governments and
civil society organizations
  (CSO) to
strengthen HIV programs, at the provincial and local level. .Provide
organizational and program management capacity development and HIV technical
guidance to Civil Society Organizations (CSO) that are funded under SUM II to
implement small grant. Provide technical support
  to government units, Komisi Penanggulangan AIDS
– Provincial and District (KPA), and other stakeholders to enable sustainable
HIV programs to be implemented

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Work
    in coordination with the provincial and district government and
    other stakeholders to implement of the SUM2 “package of support” that
    includes s organizational and program management capacity development,
    management of small grants and HIV technical services for continuum of
    HIV prevention to care.
  2. Provide extensive technical assistance
    to CSOs that are funded under SUM 2 to implement small grants. The grants are
    designed to address organizational capacity development which  includes leadership and management; program
    planning and mobilization; community based management (mobilization and
    participation); advocacy, facilitation and training skills; proposal
    development; resource allocation mobilization plan; leveraging  funding to local government and units, and
    private sectors; monitoring and evaluation, and other needs that are relevant
    to organizational performance.
  3. Ensure that small grants are well
    managed by the recipient CSOs.
  4. Work with a range of  organizations (KPA, District of Health (DoH),
    and CSOs) at district level to assess  technical
    assistance needs in support of HIV- prevention and care programs.
  5. Ensure that the training and mentoring
    services provided at the project’s intervention sites is being delivered in
    accordance with the SUM2 “package of support”.
  6. Provide technical assistance to
    provincial and district government, Provincial and District KPAs, government
    units, stakeholders in the areas of advocacy and project management including
    planning systems, resource mobilization and M&E.
  7. Work in collaboration with SUM I staff
    to improve participation of MARP’s indigenous leaders in the implementation of
    the continuum of prevention to care (COPC); and promote the reduction of
    HIV-related stigma and discrimination by providing the most accurate
    information about HIV and Most At Risk Population (MARPs) through public
    speaking and political statements of government officials and community and
    religious leaders.
  8. Participate in regular joint planning,

    field activities, and review progress with SUM I in the regions.

  9. Provide progress report in a monthly

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  1. A university
    degree or other suitable qualification in a related field
  2. At least one year
    experience in similar position.
  3. Knowledge of HIV
    and/or other relevant public health and community development issues.
  4. Excellent
    communication skills for advocacy, training, and facilitation.
  5. Excellent report
    writing skills
  6. Ability to provide
    leadership as well as work as a member of a team
  7. Fluent spoken and written Indonesian and some competence in English

Interested candidates should send the following documentations:
Application letter and CV.

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the email
subject, and submit the application by
29 August 2014 to:

RTI values equal
employment opportunities. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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