USAID Health Program Vacancy: Communications and Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist - Jakarta

The Communications and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will provide high-level support for the implementation of the United States Pharmacopeia’s Promoting the Quality of Medicines Indonesia work plan activities related to strengthening quality assurance and quality control of HIV, TB, and other essential medicines. The Communications and M&E Specialist will work primarily with BPOM, the Ministry of Health (National TB and HIV/AIDS Control Programs (P2PL) and BINFAR), and Indonesian TB and ARV medicines manufacturers, the Global Fund, and other partners to help with the establishment of a national quality assurance program for anti-tuberculosis, antiretrovirals, OI, STI, and other essential medicines throughout the supply and distribution chains.

As part of the USP PQM Indonesia country team, the Communications and M&E Specialist will be responsible for developing and maintaining various communications media on behalf of the program, as well as initiating activity-based public awareness and advocacy campaigns in collaboration with the Government of Indonesia and with selected private sector stakeholders. The Communications and M&E Specialist will also be responsible for developing routine communications materials for distribution to partners and donors.

In addition, the Communications and M&E Specialist will assist Senior Project Coordinator in collecting, processing and analyzing data in relation to the Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks and reporting on program indicators for the PQM Indonesia office.

The Communications and M&E Specialist is expected to maintain effective communications with program country and international partners, especially with USP headquarters and the USAID Indonesia Mission. This project is financed under the US Agency for International Development Indonesia Mission. 


  • Takes the lead in the co-development of USP PQM’s Communications and Advocacy Plan, including key audiences, key messages, channels, and USP PQM Indonesia’s ‘brand’
  • Initiates activity-based public awareness and advocacy materials in line with approved HIV and TB work plans in collaboration with Government of Indonesia and private sector stakeholders
  • Develops effective communications strategy for the PQM Indonesia field office, including routine communications (website, newsletters, social media, etc.) as needed for distribution to donors and partners
  • Contributes to quarterly and annual reports for the PQM Indonesia field office
  • Provides inputs into collaborative communications strategies between BPOM and the Ministry of Health as outlined in approved work plans
  • Assists the Senior Project Coordinator in the collection and interpretation of data for reporting on program indicators for the Indonesia field office, and contribution to overall knowledge management of the PQM program
  • Travels to central or provincial sites as needed
  • Supports the CoP and other program staff to establish the work plan implementation annually
  • Prepares documents and reports in English and Bahasa for submission to supervisor, partners and donors
  • Works effectively as a member of a small country office team
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • S1-level undergraduate university degree in communications, social sciences, or public health with a health communications focus
  • High proficiency in English, both oral and written, as evidenced by submission of IELTS or TOEFL scores taken between 2014 to 2016
  • 3 years’ experience working on development of public or government communications programs, health-related public awareness and/or advocacy projects within Indonesia or internationally
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in monitoring and evaluating programs, including indicator development, study design, and data analysis in public health sector
  • Experience working with Government of Indonesia partners, international donors and/or NGOs would be an advantage
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia Highly developed computer skills
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Closing Date: 27 May 2016