Chemonics International Job Vacancy: Innovation Fund Advisor, Indonesian

Chemonics seeks an innovation fund advisor for an anticipated five year USAID maternal and newborn health (MNH) project in Indonesia. This flagship project aims to improve essential MNH services, particularly for the poorest and most vulnerable, through a total market approach that leverages resources and catalyzes stakeholders across all sectors. The ideal candidate will have experience working on international donor-funded health programs, preferably with a focus on maternal and neonatal health. The innovation fund advisor will lead the implementation of the project's innovation fund, a central component of the MNH project, and will support new ideas generated through an open innovation process. The advisor will report to the chief of party. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide oversight and leadership to the innovation fund process, including the establishment and management of innovation processes, board selection, development and full cycle management of open innovation procedures, coordination of technical assistance, and support to ensure sustainability and scalability of solutions
  • Coordinate with the monitoring and evaluation director to provide overall monitoring and evaluation of innovation fund implementation
  • Supervise disbursement of funds, and provide administrative and financial oversight of funds
  • Advanced degree in a health-related field, business, or international development preferred
  • Minimum five years of professional experience in managing innovation funds, including project operations, innovation processes, monitoring and evaluation, controlling and tracking finances, and managing a team
  • Experience working on health projects preferred
  • Experience implementing USAID programs and demonstrated management experience on a USAID-funded project preferred
  • Knowledge and experience working in Southeast Asia preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required: Bahasa Indonesia language skills preferred

  • Submit electronic submissions, including a CV, cover letter, and three recent professional references to CLICK HERE. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and only applications in English will be accepted. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Closing Date: 31 January 2017