• Country Director, Indonesia

    Full Time
    Program (Division)
    Country Programs - Country Teams
  • Overview

    The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org


    CHAI Indonesia is currently seeking a Country Director to meet the evolving needs of the Indonesian health sector and the priorities of the Indonesian Ministry of Health. Reporting to the Regional Director, the Country Director is responsible for realizing the vision and strategy for the country office by coordinating and managing the day to day efforts of the country programs as well as the office’s administrative and technical staff. The Country Director will have overall responsibility for the performance of the country’s programs, oversee operations for the office pertaining to team safety, logistics, human resources and finances. Specific responsibilities include strategically aligning the country’s programs with the overall CHAI program strategy, programmatic and financial planning/reporting, fundraising, and monitoring and evaluation efforts for all work areas. The Country Director will manage relationships across all stakeholders ranging from Government leadership, Ministry technical experts, in country partners, to global counterparts within CHAI and donors. The Country Director will also ensure the office’s ongoing compliance with all CHAI policies and procedures.


    The position is based in Jakarta, Indonesia, with limited travel internationally and within outlying areas.


    Please include a cover letter with your application. 


    • Define the Country Team's overall strategy, develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact
    • Ensure effective implementation and long-term sustainability of CHAI Indonesia’s programs (Vaccines, Hepatitis & Family Planning, and any future programs), including:
      • Strong design, execution, and monitoring & evaluation
      • Ensure program results meet/exceed targets aligned with the internal CHAI program strategy and committed to donors
      • Facilitate knowledge sharing internally and externally to ensure programs are fully leveraging available resources and partnershipsBuild and leverage strong effective relationships with key partners and stakeholders, identify and establish additional partnerships as appropriate
    • Establish robust financial, administrative, and human resource policies and systems, ensuring they are aligned with CHAI global policies
    • Oversee the financial management of the country program, including monthly cash flow and financial reporting, cash allocations and budget forecasting and planning. Develop and manage program budgets in collaboration with program staff
    • Support human resources management, including recruitment, staff management, and other HR related matters.
    • Oversee internal management of the office's daily operations, including contracting with vendors, ensuring compliance with local laws, and interfacing with CHAI's legal, human resources, and financial teams
    • Lead and support fundraising efforts, including new program development, budgeting and the development and management of relationships with existing and potential donors
    • Manage processes for internal and donor reporting
    • Develop communication materials, make presentations and represent CHAI at public forums
    • Coordinate efforts with CHAI's partners and establish new partnerships
    • Maintain appropriate bi-directional communication with CHAI’s Boston office to ensure that CHAI's global capabilities are being fully leveraged
    • Facilitate communications and coordination between stakeholders
    • Lead the M&E development and implementation plans of CHAI supported interventions and lead the country team in the preparation of donor reports
    • Perform other tasks as directed


    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Health Sciences, Health Economics, Public Health or related disciplines, plus a minimum of 10 years work experience; or a Masters or PhD degree in the same disciplines plus a minimum of 8 years work experience
    • Experience conceiving, planning and executing complex programs or projects with verifiable results
    • Demonstrated people management skills and verifiable experience in managing complex cross cultural teams in a high performing result driven environment
    • Exceptional strategic thinking, problem-solving, team building and interpersonal skills
    • Comfortable in a peer relationship with political leaders such as the Minister of Health, as well as civil servants
    • Ability to navigate complex government processes with multiple influencers, and to negotiate and achieve consensus - Demonstrated ability to work with organization leadership on strategic, operational, and organizational issues, as a strong yet collaborative team member
    • Ability to work independently to solve complex problems without extensive structural or operational support from CHAI’s Boston office
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, delegate and work independently
    • Ability to achieve maximum efficiency and impact with limited human and financial resources
    • Strong mentor, manager, role model and team player who demands 100% performance from self and entire team
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including fluency in Excel and PowerPoint
    • Excellent business-oriented English oral and written communication skills
    • Prior experience working in Indonesia is strongly preferred
    • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia is preferred


    This job description may be modified at any time after consultation and agreement between the post holder and the regional team. The direct manager is subject to change.  This position is contingent upon funding confirmation and business visa approval.





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