USAID Job Vacancy: Senior Project Coordinator - Jakarta, Indonesian

Scope of Work
POSITION: Senior Project Coordinator
DUTY STATION: Jakarta, Indonesia with travel in Indonesia
REPORTS TO: Chief of Party 

The Senior Project Coordinator 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, Malaria, and essential medicines.

The Senior Project Coordinator will work primarily with BPOM, the National TB, HIV/AIDS, and Malaria Control Programs (P2ML), 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,anti retrovirals, OI, STI, and other essential medicines throughout the supply and distribution chains. As part of the USP PQM Indonesia country team, the Senior Project Coordinator will oversee project implementation on a technical level, including supervision of a number of local staff, budget calculations and preparation in coordination with the Finance Officer/Senior Operations Manager, and high-level inputs into work plan development, implementation, and reporting with relevant BPOM and MOH counterparts.

In addition, the Senior Project Coordinator will develop and execute country M&E plan in support of the overall project.

The Senior Project Coordinator is expected to maintain effective communications with project 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.


  • Ensures timely implementation of work plan activities, reporting, and maintains effective communications with project partners including the Government of Indonesia,local medicines manufacturers, the Global Fund, KNCV, WHO, CHAI, JSI, FHI, and others.
  • Provides high-level input by supporting the Chief of Party, local technical specialists (QA/QC, QC,GMP) as well as USP PQM senior management to develop and implement the HIV and TB national work plans under USAID funding.
  • Directs the M&E Specialist in the development and implementation of M&E plans to measure progress of the project and achievement of targets.
  • Directs the Communication Specialist in developing and maintaining various communications media on behalf of the project, as well as initiating activity-based public awareness and advocacy campaigns in collaboration with the Government of Indonesia and with selected private sector stakeholders.
  • Directs the Project Coordinator in coordinating implementation of project activities based on the work plan.
  • Develops and manages project budgets and resource allocation to achieve agreed targets. 
  • Coordinates with BPOM and the Ministry of Health (National TB, HIV/AIDS, and Malaria Programs,and BINFAR) to establish and support the national quality assurance program for the essential medicines throughout the supply and distribution chains.
  • Works with the central and provincial BPOM laboratories on post-marketing surveillance and monitoring support, coordinating with relevant MOH institutions.
  • Travels to central or provincial BPOM and BBPOM and other partner institutions as needed for training, follow-up, and project implementation.
  • Works closely and effectively as a member of a country office team.
  • Manages other project activities asassigned by the Chief of Party for Indonesia


  • S1-level Bachelor degree or higher in the areas of public health, medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical quality control, or pharmaceutical chemistry.
  • Minimum 8 years of project coordination / management experience in the field of TB,Malaria, and/or HIV
  • Experience working with the Indonesian government (MOH and/or BPOM) and international donor agencies (USAID,DFAT, Global Fund, etc)
  • Experience in the areas of M&E and Communications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, donors and project staff, and the ability to work independently and to liaise and coordinate activities between different stakeholders (government, private,international, local)
  • Excellent analytical skills; mature judgment combined with a proactive, energetic approach to problem solving
  • Effective communication skills as a teamplayer, and experience with project implementation at national and local levels
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and proficiency in written and oral English required
Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional degree (MD, PhD, MPH,Apoteker, PharmD, MSc, etc) in the areas of public health, medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical quality control, or pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Experience with developing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation Plans for international health projects
  • Supervisory experience and small team management
Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Project Coordinator
  • Communications Specialist
  • M&E Specialist
Please submit current CV and evidence ofsalary history (AID1420 form available at HERE)to: USPindonesia@usp.organd put Senior Project Coordinator in the subject of the email.