Project HOPE Job Vacancy: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) / Technical Director, Jakarta - Indonesia

Project HOPE
seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) /Technical Director to provide technical leadership and oversight for an upcoming USAID Accelerating Elimination of Tuberculosis in Indonesia.  The project will focus on increasing access to quality, integrated, patient-centered TB care, optimizing TB preventive therapy preventing the progression of disease, and strengthening TB service delivery platforms.  This Activity intends to strengthen Indonesia’s capacity to prevent a larger TB epidemic and build the country’s aspiration to be self-reliant in the fight against TB. It also focuses on engaging and expanding Indonesia’s commitment and adherence to international standards of care and disease control, and strengthening its capacity for prevention, surveillance, and treatment of infectious diseases.

The DCOP serves as technical director who will be responsible for providing managerial, technical and operational guidance for the program. His/her primary responsibilities will be to ensure that the program functions in line with technical priorities of the local structure and in line with regulations. Thus he/she will need to work closely with the Technical Advisors, the Finance Officer, Operational Manager, and the COP. He/She will act as the COP in his/her absence.

The position will be based in Jakarta. This position is contingent upon award.

Code of Conduct
It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment.  Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability and transparency.


Technical Leadership and Oversight
  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction for the project’s technical assistance efforts, ensuring the integration, quality and sustainability of interventions
  • Provide day-to-day technical oversight for design, planning and implementation of work planning and ensure that project activities are meeting program outcomes
  • Expand partnerships with the private sector to increase engagement around TB elimination strategies
  • Coordinate with Team Leads and Technical Advisors to ensure harmonization of project approaches across technical and geographical areas
Development and Implementation of Technical Approaches
  • Provide technical leadership to the development of the project strategic plan, work plan, and project monitoring, in close collaboration with MOH, USAID and other stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Chief of Party on setting project priorities and directions, and responding to requests for support from local counterparts
  • Identify appropriate facility and community-based strategies and lead the formulation of innovative approaches to address TB service delivery gaps
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • Work with M&E staff to design, implement a plan to track data/results related to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child service delivery to inform adjustments in project implementation
  • Document successes, lessons learned and challenges in implementation as well as reports of project activities and results to the project and donor, including routine quarterly and annual reports and other reporting requirements as requested
  • Author/co-author abstracts, presentations, and articles for journals and conferences
Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration
  • Foster and maintain excellent relationships with USAID and in-country stakeholders as a representative of the project, and develop rapid responses to requests
  • Collaborate with all local stakeholders and implementing partners, especially the Ministry of Health and other implementing partners, to ensure that all activities conform to requirements and regulations
  • Facilitate the project team’s relationship with designated counterparts at USAID, the Ministry of Health at both provincial and districts levels , private sector partners and other key stakeholders such as NGOs and CSOs, to ensure effective technical assistance
  • Actively participate in relevant technical advisory/working groups and professional forums representing Project HOPE
Required Qualifications
  • A Host country National with minimum undergraduate degree in a related field such as Public Health or Public Administration or local equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in managing similar health programs in complex environments, with a minimum of 7 years in a senior management position for similar projects.
  • Experience in a formal setting interacting with executive level government representatives.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to lead and build consensus, cooperation, and coalitions among individuals with competing interests.
  • Demonstrated technical experience in the following areas: Tuberculosis Prevention, Detection and Treatment; Health Systems Strengthening.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and analyze state policies, regulations and standards related to the Public Health and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Professional fluency in English is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex international development programs, including experience on TB projects in Indonesia.
  • Advanced background and knowledge relevant for similar projects in developing countries.
  • Strong leadership, administrative, management, presentation, reporting, and communication skills and the ability to implement projects with diverse subject matter.
  • Demonstrated experience in private sector engagement.
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability to perform at a high level and apply diplomacy skills with a wide range of stakeholders (i.e., USG embassy personnel, host-country Ministry officials, private sector, business partners, NGOs, donors, beneficiaries, and others);
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an ambiguous and rapidly evolving environment, must be comfortable with constant change of local leadership / partners, and multiple, competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to steer the program forward while being flexible enough to respond to emerging opportunities and overcome barriers.
  • Proficiency in implementing quality improvement activities at facility and community levels
  • In-depth understanding of Uzbekistan healthcare system, particularly the public health system
  • Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering teamwork
  • Familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including TEAMS.
  • Ability to travel nationally
Work environment:
  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Emergency deployments may be in resource-deprived environments with austere living conditions
  • Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other modes of transportation
  • While international travel is not a regular part of every job, programmatic needs may require it intermittently
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”
  • Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.
However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

Closing Date: 4 February 2023