JSI Research and Training Institute Job Vacancy: Supply Chain Provincial Program Officer - Central Java, Indonesian

Provincial Program Officer – Supply Chain Management

JSI Research and Training Institute (JSI) is recruiting for the position of Supply Chain Management Provincial Program Officer. This position is based in Semarang, Central Java and will cover project activities in Semarang and 3 districts of Brebes, Cilacap and Klaten.

“Pilihanku” project is a three-year project designed to contribute to the Government of Indonesia’s family planning goal to increase the nation’s mCPR (modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate) by addressing barriers to supply and demand issues in 11 districts aligned with the Indonesian government’s priorities. JSI as a sub-contractor to the Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs (JHU-CCP) is implementing the Contraceptive Supply Chain Management component of this project that will support demand generation and access to FP services by ensuring the availability of a range of contraceptive methods at Districts and the network of FP Service Delivery Points in the selected districts. The overall goal of this component is to strengthen supply chain systems that can improve contraceptive availability and reduce stock outs. The project is being implemented in four provinces – North Sumatra, Central Java, South Sulawesi and DKI Jakarta.

The Provincial Program Officer for supply chain management will be required to be based in the BKKBN Province office in Semarang and would require frequent travel to the project districts in their province. The project does not have an office in Semarang and the selected candidate will be required to work independently with support from the Jakarta office. This position will report to the National Program Officer for the SCM component of the project. The selected candidate is required to have strong technical knowledge in public health supply chain management. The provincial program officer will be responsible for implementation of project activities in his/her province and provide stakeholders with the required technical assistance in supply chain management as well as coordinate and monitor project activities at the province and district level.


  • Coordinate activities with BKKBN provincial and district teams as well as district government, district health office and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop Work plans and provide technical assistance and training on relevant supply chain components (Storage, Inventory Management, Distribution etc.)
  • Coordinate and participate in various family planning and inter sectorial forums/working groups at the province and district level representing the supply chain component.
  • Work independently and take initiative to improve supply chain performance. 
  • Coordinate with project consortium partners and represent JSI at consortium meetings.
  • Monitoring activities – Assist/provide logistics monitoring and supportive supervision at project sites. Act as point person for field-based monitoring and supportive supervision of logistics management Assist in data collection and data quality assurance. Conduct data analysis and interpretation.
  • Implementing activities – Key responsible person for all technical, financial and administrative components of the activity. 
  • Assessment activities – Assist in organizing and conducting logistics assessments at project sites, including development of assessment tools, use of tools, and analyzing results.
  • Reporting – Prepare reports and disseminate activity results to the national office and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and schedule site visits as needed.


  • University undergraduate degree (masters is preferred) in Public Health, Pharmacy, Logistics Management, Business management or related field.
  • At least five years professional experience in implementing development programs, including at least two years’ experience in supply chain management.
  • Experience working with public health commodities and logistics/supply chain management is preferred.
  • Monitoring and evaluation experience is strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of BKKBN and the family planning program is strongly desired.
  • Ability to prepare and present information related to public health and supply chains.
  • Ability to work in a team to develop strategy and manage implementation of projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work effectively as a part of a team.
  • Ability to conduct and present complex data analysis and develop reports in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, in particular, Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English is required.

Interested candidates may submit an application including CV, cover letter and three professional references, to jsi.idfp@gmail.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for submission is January 2, 2017.