Chemonics International Job Vacancy: Country Director - Indonesian

Chemonics seeks a country director to support the USAID Global Health Supply Chain-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Project. GHSC-PSM is a five-year, multi-billion dollar project that serves as the primary vehicle through which USAID procures and provides health commodities to partner countries and provides assistance to improve countries' management of health supply chains. In Indonesia, GHSC-PSM will support the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the government of Indonesia, and the private sector to provide direct systems strengthening technical assistance for all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. The country director, who will report directly to the GHSC-PSM managing director based in the United States, is responsible for providing overall strategic direction and leadership for GHSC-PSM in Indonesia. The county director will manage the development of technical strategies and work plans; monitor programmatic, financial, and administrative performance; supervise project operating and financial procedures; manage staff and provide technical assistance; and maintain effective communication with USAID, GHSC-PSM headquarters, the public and private sectors, and other donors and cooperating agencies. This country director position is based in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an expected duration of approximately 4 years and 9 months and intermittent travel throughout the country. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall management and technical leadership to the field-office team
  • Maintain strong and positive working relationships with clients and partners, including USAID, multiple departments of the Indonesian government, such as Subdit HIV and the National Tuberculosis (TB) Program (NTP), the Global Fund, donor partners, and key civil society organizations (CSOs)
  • Develop and implement work plans and budgets that reflect the priorities of USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other stakeholders with a focus on HIV and TB
  • Lead plans and strategies to provide technical support to local government and CSOs to achieve program objectives
  • Ensure regular technical updates in key focus areas: forecasting and supply planning, transportation and distribution, warehousing and logistics, quality assurance, and HIV and TB treatment and prevention best practices for local partners and field-office staff. Identify capacity gaps and arrange for appropriate training, mentoring, and knowledge management approaches as needed and appropriate
  • Ensure the use of appropriate management methodologies to plan, organize, and control resources to achieve goals
  • Oversee regular data collection and reporting and lead quarterly reviews of performance analysis to identify issues and drive evidence-based interventions
  • Oversee finances and cash flow; ensure expenditure forecasts are prepared, reviewed, and submitted to the regional manager quarterly
  • Ensure that positive and productive working relationships and regular communication are maintained within the field office and between the field and headquarters
  • Develop and implement staffing, technical assistance, and procurement plans that lead to the effective implementation of the project's strategy and work plan
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies for procurement and logistics services
  • Assess risks quarterly and implement risk management/mitigation strategies
  • Report results of the project's work to USAID, the Ministry of Health, other funders, and headquarters. Ensure timely submission of all deliverables.


  • Advanced degree in public health or management-related discipline preferred
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in a developing country program, preferably U.S.-government funded with preference for experience with PEPFAR. Experience in public health programming, specifically HIV and TB laboratory, pharmaceutical and/or supply chain management systems
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and implement complex donor-funded public health programs or projects in a developing country context, including those that support PEPFAR and TB program goals
  • Ability to create efficiencies and lead operational transformation in large complex programs, preferably with experience in logistics or supply chain management. Skilled in leading and managing high-performing teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cooperating partners in implementing complex programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills, proven diplomatic and public relations skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Bahasa Indonesian preferred

Send electronic submissions of your CV and Cover Letter to by December 16, 2016 with "Country Director" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.