Thursday, 31 January 2008

Various vacancy for Medical Doctor

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, an 104 years Dutch NGO has guided
tuberculosis control towards impressive results. In the past 25
years , KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has become one of the leading
international technical agencies, has pioneered the DOTS tuberculosis
(TB) control method and has contributed significantly to the success
of global TB control. In Indonesia, we¡¦ve been working closely with
Ministry of Health since 1992. As part of our new strategy, currently
we are looking for bright, high achiever individuals, capable of
providing excellent performance with self-integrity and good teamwork
to fulfill the position of:

I. Job description of KNCV National Technical Officer (NTO)

General:
The KNCV National Technical Officer (NTO) is responsible for
continuous technical support to the NTP and coordination between the
KNCV Representative Office in Jakarta, KNCV Technical Officers, the
National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) in Indonesia and its partners,
with the objective to ensure effective implementation of the NTP
strategic plan in Indonesia.
It concerns a full time position within the KNCV Representative
Office.


Tasks:
He/she is responsible to:
1. Provide continuous high quality technical assistance to NTP
program managers at various levels to assure effective implementation
of KNCV supported work plans.
2. Monitor the overall implementation of the KNCV supported work
plans in operational areas, identify problems, advise counterpart
program managers on necessary corrective actions, follow-up on these
actions, and prepare brief visit reports on findings and
recommendations.
3. Assist KNCV Technical Officers in the preparation of annual
work plans and budgets, and assure timely submission of these work
plans to the KNCV Country Representative.
4. Supervise and monitor activities carried out by KNCV
Technical Officers and assist in problem solving.
5. Assist the NTP in the compilation and analysis of quarterly
reports, and assure completeness of these reports.
6. Assist in the compilation of quarterly and (semi-) annual
progress reports including updating of the monitoring tool and
indicator sheets.
7. Assist KNCV to compile these progress reports for submission
to KNCV and donors with copies to the NTP Program Manager and WHO.

Further the KNCV NTO will:
8. Assist in activities that are directly or indirectly related
to achievement of the National TB Program objectives, when requested
by the NTP Program Manager and after consultation with the KNCV
Country Representative.
9. Participate in the regular coordination meetings with NTP and
WHO.
10. Attend provincial, regional, national or international
meetings of the NTP when invited by the NTP Program Manager and KNCV.

Profile:
1. Medical officer preferably with a Masters degree in public
health, epidemiology or comparable qualification
2. Experience in TB control/program management for at least 4
years
3. Excellent communication skills and fluent in English and
Bahasa Indonesia
4. Age >30 years

II. Job description of Hospital DOTS Linkage Supervisor (Hospital
DOTS
Coordinator)
General:
The KNCV Hospital DOTS Linkage (HDL) Supervisor (Hospital DOTS
Coordinator) is responsible for:
1. assisting the NTP in implementation of the hospital DOTS
linkage network with the objective to: - link public and private
hospitals into the NTP through adoption of the national DOTS strategy
and
- to create a private-public TB control network (including referral
links, uniform recording and reporting system, laboratory network
with quality assurance).
2. providing managerial and technical support to provincial- and
district DOTS teams
3. coordination on HDL between the Government Health Services,
professional organizations, private sector, other stakeholders and
the KNCV Offices in the provinces
The post is a full time position.

Tasks:
He/she is responsible to:
1. promote the establishment of Hospital DOTS teams and
facilitate functioning of the internal network.
2. support the dissemination and implementation of the
International Standards of TB Care (ISTBC) to engage all providers
working in hospitals.
3. assure that hospitals are linked to the NTP surveillance
system (recording and reporting system)
4. assist the DOTS teams in defaulter tracing for cases
diagnosed in hospitals;
5. assist in linking the hospital and private laboratories to
the laboratory network and the laboratory quality assurance system.
6. facilitate the functioning of the external networks and the
linking of hospitals to the NTP, including setting up of an effective
referral system.
7. facilitate the establishment of provincial and district DOTS
teams, and give technical assistance to this team, including
professional organizations and other stakeholders.
8. assist the DOTS team in preparation, implementation and
monitoring of work plans, identify problems, advise on necessary
corrective actions, follow-up on these actions,
9. Prepare quarterly progress reports, including a plan for the
next quarter including recommendations for priority actions (RTL).

Further the HDL supervisor will:
10. Assist in activities that are directly or indirectly related
to achievement of the national TB program objectives, when requested
by the NTP Program Manager and after consultation with the KNCV
Country Representative.
11. Participate in the regular co-ordination meetings with NTP
and WHO and in district-, provincial-, national meetings of the NTP
when invited by the NTP Program Manager.

Profile:
„X Medical Doctor, preferably with hospital back ground
„X Experience in TB control/programme management for at least 4
years.
„X Good communication skills
„X Fluent in English

III. Job description Technical Officer for Remote Areas
General:
The Technical Officer for remote areas is responsible for continuous
technical support to district health office and NGO¡¦s in remote
areas, with the objective to establish strong links between district
health services and NGO facilities including a referral network.
He/she facilitates proper coordination between these NGO¡¦s and the
National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) by promoting the establishment of
District DOTS teams.
It concerns a 100% full time position within the NTP supported by
KNCV.

Tasks:
He/she is responsible to:
1. Provide high quality technical assistance to district health
offices (DHO¡¦s) and NGO¡¦s during preparation of work plans and budget
proposals using the planning & budgeting tools.
2. Assist DHO and NGO¡¦s in implementation and monitoring of work
plans, identify problems, advise program managers on necessary
corrective actions, follow-up on these actions, and prepare brief
visit reports on findings and recommendations.
3. Promote the establishment of Provincial and District DOTS
teams, facilitating the linkage of NGO¡¦s to the District Health
Office.
4. Assist DHO and NGO¡¦s in problem solving.
5. Assist NGO¡¦s in compilation of quarterly progress reports if
needed and assure completeness of these reports. Assist NTP to
compile and analyse these quarterly progress reports for submission
to the NTP.
6. Prepare and submit annual- and monthly work plans and
activity reports to NTP with cc to KNCV RO

Further the Technical Officer will:
6. Assist in activities that are directly or indirectly related
to achievement of the national TB program objectives, when requested
by the NTP Program Manager and /or KNCV Country Representative.
7. Participate in the regular co-ordination meetings with NTP
and WHO.
8. Participate in district-, provincial-, national meetings of
the NTP when invited by the NTP Program Manager.

Profile:
„X Medical officer preferably with a NGO background, a degree in
public health, epidemiology or comparable qualification.
„X Non-civil servant.
„X Experience in TB control/programme management for at least 4
years.
„X Good communication skills and able to understand or speak
English
„X Age >30 years

IV. Job description of Hospital DOTS Linkage Supervisor (Hospital
DOTS Coordinator)
General:
The KNCV Hospital DOTS Linkage (HDL) Supervisor (Hospital DOTS
Coordinator) is responsible for:
1. assisting the NTP in implementation of the hospital DOTS
linkage network with the objective to: - link public and private
hospitals into the NTP through adoption of the national DOTS strategy
and
- to create a private-public TB control network (including referral
links, uniform recording and reporting system, laboratory network
with quality assurance).
2. providing managerial and technical support to provincial- and
district DOTS teams
3. coordination on HDL between the Government Health Services,
professional organizations, private sector, other stakeholders and
the KNCV Offices in the provinces The post is a full time position.

Tasks:
He/she is responsible to:
1. promote the establishment of Hospital DOTS teams and
facilitate functioning of the internal network.
2. support the dissemination and implementation of the
International Standards of TB Care (ISTBC) to engage all providers
working in hospitals.
3. assure that hospitals are linked to the NTP surveillance
system (recording and reporting system)
4. assist the DOTS teams in defaulter tracing for cases
diagnosed in hospitals;
5. assist in linking the hospital and private laboratories to
the laboratory network and the laboratory quality assurance system.
6. facilitate the functioning of the external networks and the
linking of hospitals to the NTP, including setting up of an effective
referral system.
7. facilitate the establishment of provincial and district DOTS
teams, and give technical assistance to this team, including
professional organizations and other stakeholders.
8. assist the DOTS team in preparation, implementation and
monitoring of work plans, identify problems, advise on necessary
corrective actions, follow-up on these actions,
9. Prepare quarterly progress reports, including a plan for the
next quarter including recommendations for priority actions (RTL).

10. Further the HDL supervisor will:
11. Assist in activities that are directly or indirectly related
to achievement of the national TB program objectives, when requested
by the NTP Program Manager and after consultation with the KNCV
Country Representative.
12. Participate in the regular co-ordination meetings with NTP
and WHO and in district-, provincial-, national meetings of the NTP
when invited by the NTP Program Manager.

Profile:
„X Medical Doctor, preferably with hospital back ground
„X Experience in TB control/programme management for at least 4
years.
„X Good communication skills
„X Fluent in English

V. Job description of KNCV Technical Officer for TB-HIV
General:
The TB-HIV Technical Officer is responsible for:
- assisting the NTP in implementation of the hospital DOTS
linkage network with the objective to link public and private
hospitals into the NTP through adoption of the national DOTS strategy
and to create a private-public TB control network (including referral
links, uniform recording and reporting system, laboratory network
with quality assurance);
- providing managerial and technical support to provincial- and
district DOTS teams;
- coordination on HDL between the NTP, professional
organizations, other stakeholders and the KNCV Representative Offices
in the provinces and in Jakarta.
The post is a full time position within the KNCV Representative
Office.

Tasks:
He/she is responsible to:
1. Promote establishment of Provincial and District DOTS teams,
facilitating the linkage of hospitals and private providers to the
NTP.
2. Support the dissemination and implementation of the
International Standards of TB Care (ISTBC) and monitor this process.
3. Provide technical assistance to the DOTS teams, professional
organizations and other stakeholders during the preparation of work
plans and budget proposals.
4. Assist the stakeholders in the implementation and monitoring
of work plans, identify problems, advise on necessary corrective
actions, follow-up on these actions, and prepare reports on findings
and recommendations after each visit.
5. Facilitate mutual referral links between government health
centers and government-, and private hospitals.
6. Facilitate uniform reporting, recording and defaulter tracing
for cases diagnosed in hospitals.
7. Assist in linking the hospital and private laboratories to
the laboratory network and the quality assurance system.

Further the KNCV ¡V HDL Technical Officer will:
8. Assist in activities that are directly or indirectly related
to achievement of the national TB program objectives, when requested
by the NTP Program Manager and after consultation with the KNCV
Country Representative.
9. Participate in the regular co-ordination meetings with NTP
and WHO, and in district-, provincial-, national meetings of the NTP
when invited by the NTP Program Manager.

Profile:
„X Medical doctor preferably with a degree in public health,
epidemiology or comparable qualification
„X Experience in TB control/programme management for at least 4
years
„X Good communication skills
„X Fluent in English
„X Age >30 years

VI. Job description for Technical Officer for Laboratory Network
development
General:
The Technical Officer for Laboratory Network development is
responsible for assisting the NTP and the Directorate Health
Laboratory to enhance the quality of the performance of the TB
laboratory network.
The post is a full time position within the KNCV Representative
Office,

Tasks:
He/she is responsible to provide technical support:
1. development of guidelines for new laboratory standards
consistent with international practice.
2. assess whether microbiology tests for TB diagnosis are
carried out according to TB laboratory guidelines
3. assess the condition of equipment according to national
standards
4. assist in human resource development for laboratory services
5. support the functioning of individual laboratories and the
network
6. assess the EQA system and provide technical support to
improve the EQA
7. improve the link between the laboratory system and the NTP
7. assist the NTP in developing work plans that address the
constraints of the lab network
8. Assist the NTP in implementation of the work plan to improve
the performance of the TB laboratory

Further the Lab Technical Officer will:
9. Assist in activities that are directly or indirectly related
to achievement of the national TB program objectives, when requested
by the NTP Program Manager and after consultation with the KNCV
Country Representative.
10. Participate in the regular co-ordination meetings with NTP
and WHO and in district-, provincial-, national meetings of the NTP
when invited by the NTP Program Manager.

Profile:
„X Preferably a degree in microbiology, clinical pathology or
comparable qualification.
„X Experience in diagnostic microbiology
„X Experience in TB control/program desirable.
„X Good communication skills
„X Fluent in English
„X Willing to learn
„X Willing to travel

Please sent your application letter and CV and state your position
applied to :

HR & Project Officer
Jl. Percetakan Negara 29,
Gedung B, Lt.2
Jakarta 10560 atau

melalui e-mail ke

kncvindonesia@ yahoo.com (kncvindonesia at yahoo dot com)

Paling lambat tanggal 04 February 2008
This is 1 year contract basis employment

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