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IT Officer for information system of Vector and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (P2TPZ)

Jakarta (Indonesia)

  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Jakarta (Indonesia)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Democratic Governance
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2021-08-05

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The NPSA holder will work closely with and report to HEART Cluster Manager under DGPRU Unit. The incumbent will assist UNDP in collaboration with Directorate of Prevention and Vector and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Control (P2TPZ), Ministry of Health to develop data lake of Vector and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases information system He/She will implement activities such as technical workshops, develop data lake architecture and closely working with Data and Information Center and Digital Transformation Office in MoH.

Programmes under  Directorate P2TPZ such as Malaria, Rabies, Dengeu Fever, Filariasis, and other zoonotic deases. Each program develop their information system and the Directorate planned to develop one data system to strengthen and improve data management, dashboard, suporttive supervision in directorate level and provide inputs based on evidence.

UNDP and Directorate of P2TPZ looking for IT officer  to develop one data for Directorate of P2TPZ and coordinate sub directorate under the directorate, and with data and information center of MoH, including the Digital Transformation Office (DTO) to ensure better connection in each system and strengthen the platform.

institutional Arrangement

The direct supervisor of this activities is Project Manager HEART. She/He will work closely and report to the HEART Project Manager, Director of P2TPZ. The organigram in Annex shows the position of this function within the office and unit structure.


Duties and Responsibilities

1.    Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing focusing on achievement of the following results:
•    Improve coordination of sub directorates under P2TPZ Directorate regarding one data health information system improvement related to Vector and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. Currently, there are several information system applications that have been developed by each sub directorate under P2TPZ, namely SISMAL for Malaria, Silantor for Surveillance of vectors and disease-carrying animals, etc. All these information systems need to be integrated into a P2TVZ Information System. An IT Officer will carry out these coordination activities so that they can facilitate the process of big data creation, data transfer, data integration, and application development.
•    Impelement workshops and trainings on one data information system for P2TPZ One Data development for Vector and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. The IT Officer is also expected to be able to increase the capacity and knowledge of each previous Information System program holder on how to develop a data input module, provide input regarding the concept of integrating all existing data, and how this data can support surveillance and policy making activities.
•    Support the development and maintenance of the One Infromation System of Vector and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases and hand over to the Directorate of P2TPZ. The IT Officer is expected to be involved in development, monitoring progress, submitting source code and intellectual property to the Director of P2TVZ, and provide maintainance of this integrated one information system application.
•    Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice. It aims to share information with government partners, stakeholders, UN Agencies, and communities regarding lessons learned on the development and integration of the information system.
•    Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff.
•    Supporting administration and documentation of learning or training material for UNDP Country Office.
•    Effective contribution to sharing information regarding learning, career and talent development programme of UNDP and  any learning and knowledge sharing in gender analysis and gender mainstreaming.

2.    The incumbent of the position should avoid any kind of discriminatory behavior including gender discrimination and ensure that  
•    Human rights and gender equality is prioritized as an ethical principle within all actions;
•    Activities are designed and implemented in accordance with “Social and Environmental Standards of UNDP”;
•    Any kind of diversities based on ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, class, gender is respected within all implementations including data production.
•    Differentiated needs of women and men are considered.
•    Inclusive approach is reflected within all actions and implementations, in that sense an enabling and accessible setup in various senses such as disability gender language barrier is created;
•    Necessary arrangements to provide gender parity within all committees, meetings, trainings etc. introduced





Achieve Results
•Demonstrates focus on achieving quality results and impact
•Consistently strives to meet or exceed excellent standards
•Efficiently establishes appropriate plans and resources for self and others to accomplish goals
•Holds self and others accountable for results

Think Innovatively
•Seeks patterns and clarity outside, across and beyond boxes and categories, resists false certainty and simplistic binary choices
•Looks beyond conventional approaches and established methods
•Proposes new ideas, approaches and solutions to problems

Learn Continuously
•Actively pursues opportunities for learning and self-development, professionally and personally
•Keeps up to date with new developments in own professional area
•Proactively seeks feedback, demonstrates a desire to learn from others as well as from experience, both positive and negative
•Contributes to the learning of others

Adapt with Agility
•Actively pursues opportunities for learning and self-development, professionally and personally
•Keeps up to date with new developments in own professional area
Act with Determination
•Is flexible in handling change, and adopts new ideas, approaches and ways of working
•Seamlessly adapts to working with new situations or contexts, with new people, and in different ways
•Participates in, supports, or drives meaningful change in UNDP
•Is comfortable with ambiguity and effectively manages juggling multiple demands

Engage and Partner
•Demonstrates and encourages teamwork and co-creation, internally and externally, to achieve joint objectives and results
•Acts in a way that demonstrates empathy and emotional intelligence, showing consideration for the needs and feelings of others

Enable Diversity and Inclusion
•Understands and appreciates issues from the perspective of others
•Treats all individuals with respect, considers ethical implications and responds sensitively to all differences among people
•Fully accepts and values all people, creating an inclusive environment
•Understands that inclusion is multi-faceted (e.g. race, gender, age, disability, culture, etc.) and treats everyone fairly and equally
•Demonstrates honesty and transparency


Digital Awareness and Literacy
Ability and inclination to rapidly adopt new technologies, either through skilfully grasping their usage or through understanding their impact and empowering others to use them as needed

Working with Evidence and Data
Ability to inspect, cleanse, transform and model data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions and supporting decision-making

Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience
Ability to manage communications internally and externally, through media, social media and other appropriate

Gender Mainstreaming

UN policy knowledge - ethics    
Knowledge and understanding of the UN Staff Regulations and Rules and other policies relating to ethics and integrity

Technology and Innovation

Information Strategy - Portfolio management and governance
Knowledge of developing and implementing ICT strategy, portfolio management, governance, and policies

Security Information Management
Analytical capabilities to process diverse security information and develop recommendations

Verbal and written communication    
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey key facts and findings


Required Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualifications of the Successful NPSA

Min. Academic Education    

Bachelor's degree in informatics, Computer Sciences, or other related fields. Master's degree in relevant area is preferrable.


Min. years of relevant Work experience     

•    2 years of relevant work experience in the field of information system for bachelor's degree or no experience for candidate with master's degree
•    Experience in providing technical support in private companies and/or IT start-up companies.

Required skills and competencies    

•    Creative problem solving and ability to work in a team with positive attitude
•    Solid knowledge on security concept of application systems and computer networks

Desired additional skills and competencies    

•    Preferably have extensive knowledge in collaboration, learning, and adapting concepts for health projects and telemedicine
•    Ability to communicate and give a good presentation, report, and able to work independently and in a team
•    Experience the implementation of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) and / or functional programming; and implementation of technology on the web front-end such as CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), Javascript, HTML would be highly desirable
•    Experience  in the area of implementation of relational (SQL) and non-relational databases would be highly desirable

Required Language(s) (at working level)    

English and Bahasa Indonesia


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