Summit Institute of Development Vacancy: Field Coordinator - Indonesian, Pakistan and Bangladesh

The Summit Institute of Development (SID) in conjunction with Harvard University and WHO co-ordinated THRIVE consortium are offering exciting opportunities for early-mid career level people interested in pursuing careers in public health, international development, health-IT or any related field. SID is a non-profit research and service delivery organization committed to saving lives through the improvement in health and human development at the community level through participatory evidence-based decision-making and sustainable action. You will join a team of experienced health, education and IT experts to lead the Smart Registry Platform development, scaled deployment and impact assessment in Indonesia.  

THRIVE Project - A multi-site research trial conducted in Indonesia, Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

Led by WHO, the THRIVE Consortium have launched a 5-year, multi-site research study that aims to adapt, implement at scale, and rigorously assess the impact of OpenSRP and related technologies on health system performance, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH) health outcomes and health information systems in multiple countries. THRIVE Project is a trial of the integrated electronic health information system to enhance maternal and neonatal health outcomes. 


You will assist the primary investigators and to coordinate the project implementation and management, including day-to-day management of staff, execution of all phases, reporting and problem solving for the full length of the project. You will be responsible for training field staff, developing user manuals, and ensuring stakeholder engagement.

The role will suit a mid-career professional with a track record in research and project management in the international research / development fields. This is a high profile, influential position for someone wishing to further their career in International health research. It is expected that you will have strong communication and organizations skills and have at least 2 years project management experience.

  • Postgraduate qualifications in public health or related discipline (pref. Masters Degree) 
  • Experience working in epidemiology research is desirable and demonstrated experience in quantitative data analysis, including the use of statistical packages (e.g. Stata, SAS)
  • Strong managerial experience, including demonstrated administrative and organisational skills 
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical appraisal and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer and database skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Attention to detail and understand the importance of producing quality data 
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Report writing skills - fluent in written and spoken English and Bahasa Indonesia 
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English  
To apply for any of the above THRIVE positions, please forward your CV (1-2 pages) and a cover letter to with ‘THRIVE Indonesia Job Application’ as the subject line.