National Contractor: District technical support on acceleration of malaria elimination in Papua and West Papua – Single District (4 consultants); for Indonesians only
UNICEF Indonesia is looking for national contractor: District technical support on acceleration of malaria elimination in Papua and West Papua. The contractor will be working closely with the District Health Office and will focus on specific tasks & assignments covering a single district for 11.5 months.
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Under the supervision of Health Officer with guidance from respective Field and Jakarta Health Specialist, the national contractor will provide technical support on acceleration of malaria elimination in Papua and West Papua. The contractor will be working closely with the District Health Office and will focus on specific tasks & assignments covering a single district for 11.5 months.
How can you make a difference?
Indonesia is aiming to achieve malaria elimination in 2030. While number of malaria free districts increased (to date 318 districts of 514 have been certified malaria free), number of malaria cases stagnated in the last three years. Among the remaining non malaria free districts (196) only 23 remains high endemic, of which 22 are in Papua, West Papua, and NTT provinces. To support the acceleration of malaria elimination in these provinces and particularly in the highest endemic districts, UNICEF is hiring individual contractor to be based in selected districts:
- Pegunungan Bintang
- Teluk Wondama
Kindly indicate your preference of Duty Station in your application letter
The contractor will work closely with the District Health Office, and will focus on the below tasks during the duration of contract:
- Strengthening malaria surveillance
- Ensuring compliance to standard protocol in malaria diagnosis and treatment in public and private health facilities, including integrated malaria program (malaria in pregnancy program, integrated management of childhood illnesses, integration with immunization, nutrition, WASH, PIS PK, and school health program)
- Facilitating capacity improvement of malaria program management towards malaria elimination including evidence based integrated planning for funding allocation and prioritization of targeted area for malaria interventions; strengthened monitoring evaluation; improved strategic analysis capacity; and fostering innovation; and accountability process of malaria funding
- Strengthening community system in malaria control and prevention including the management of Village Malaria Cadres, village-based malaria control, community engagement, behavior change communication, and community-based vector control.
- Strengthening and ensuring sustainability of supportive environment for malaria control towards elimination through stakeholders mapping, cross-sectors advocacy, development or finalization of local regulation and increased budget commitment
- Contribute in ensuring the continuation of malaria services and other Essential Health Services during COVID 19 Pandemic.
Detail of work assignments and outputs are provided in the attached Term Of Reference.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Medical Doctor or degree in health or health related subject.
- At least 2 years of experience in the field of public health.
- Experience with government, health systems and administration regulations
- Experience in malaria program is an advantage
- Experience in Eastern Indonesia is an advantage
- Pro-active and resourceful, good communication skills in negotiating and liaising with counterparts and partners.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies:
- Builds and Maintains Partnerships
- Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
- Drive to achieve results for impact
- Innovates and embraces change
- Manages ambiguity and complexity
- Thinks and acts strategically
- Works collaboratively with others
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your profile to ensure accuracy and completeness. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.