FHI360 Job Vacancy: Technical Officer Community, Wamena – Papua

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October 25, 2018

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June 16, 2019

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JOB
SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION
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The
LINKAGES Community-Based Services (CBS) Technical Officer will provide critical
technical and management coordination oversight to the LINKAGES 90-90-90 CoPTC
Technical Performance Team in Papua. The position will support 90-90-90 performance team to strengthen the Papua program
to develop, trial and manage intervention models/strategies that improve HIV
service system functioning across CoPTC. The Technical Officer
will work
closely with a variety of stakeholders at the provincial and district levels,
and will collaborate with all LINKAGES technical and programmatic staff in
Papua.

The
position will be based in Wamena Papua. Indonesian nationals are encouraged to
apply. Suitably qualified candidates
openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations
affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Liaise
    and consult regularly with the relevant local authorities, community leaders,
    religious leaders and tribe leaders and other stakeholders where appropriate,
    in relation to the planning, designing and implementation of the community-based
    activities in the assigned area
  • Audit of district-level outreach
    resources and review of fixed and mobile testing practices.
  • Identify of other resources, such as
    health cadres and religious associations, which can help augment outreach
    coverage.
  • Develop Innovative
    HIV prevention interventions for comprehensive HIV/AIDS information and
    education to the vulnerable, most at risk, youths in and out of school and the
    general population particulary in the highland.
  • Work with targeted DHOs to review
    district-level PITC and VCT testing data; assess mobile testing
    frequency/coverage; and detail test kit coverage and supply chain logistics.
  • Collaborate and network with relevant
    partners and stakeholders to enhance service delivery to the community
  • Assist targeted highlands DAC/DHOs to
    identify all available/ active outreach resources in their respective areas..
  • Orient district and provincial
    partners on promising outreach models that may help increase PLHIV case finding
    in remote areas.
  • Provide targeted programmatic and
    technical support to roll out interventions, including assistance for the
    development of tools and M&E materials; ongoing capacity development; and
    management, and monitoring of first 90 activities.
  • Provide leadership using participatory community methods
    to improve the communities’ understanding of HIV/AIDS and their role in care
    and support of the infected people.
  • Develop strategies to reduce or eliminate stigma and
    discrimination related to HIV/AIDS.
  • Work closely with Challenge TB to help
    targeted DHOs extend PITC services to TB clients and to intensify mobile
    testing as per 90-90-90 targets, using resources from the Government or GFATM.
  • Assist the PHO or targeted DHOs to
    field test community-based screening models utilizing Oraquick, and to review
    results of these efforts.
  • Work with Community Health workers and
    caregivers (cadres) to provide home-based care and psychosocial support to
    persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV.
  • Monitor progress against First 90
    program deliverables, goals and objectives.
  • Report regularly to the CoPTC Coordinator
    and Papua Fast-Track Coordinator on progress and status of LINKAGES First 90
    activities in Papua.
  • Perform other relevant duties as
    assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Broad
    knowledge of the continuum of HIV prevention, care and treatment in the
    Indonesia context, with recognized technical capacity in differentiated HIV
    testing area.
  • Understands
    the HIV-related needs of general population groups in Indonesia, including high
    risk men and women, female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and
    transgender individuals and has worked to support and implement activities to
    reduce stigma and discrimination.
  • Proven
    capacity building skills and project coordination experience.
  • Sensitivity
    to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues
    surrounding public health issues among general and key populations in Papua..
  • Excellent
    communication, diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Ability
    to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality..
  • Ability
    to travel within country or region and internationally if needed.

MINIMUM
REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in
    management, public health, or social sciences, and at least five years of
    experience with NGOs or funding organizations involving HIV program
    implementation and coordination.
  • At
    least 5 years of demonstrated community-based services technical expertise,
    with substantial HIV programmatic experience with high risk men and women.
  • Proven
    experience in program implementation, capacity building, and reporting in the
    Indonesian context.
  • Proficient
    in both written and spoken English language and fluent in Bahasa Indonesian.

This job description summarizes the main
duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may
be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in
any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to
review and revise this document at any time.

Interested candidate please visit FHI360 career portal to apply through the link below by the latest 5 November 2018

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