NPO (Repro, Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health)

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This is a NO-C contract. This kind of contract is known as National Professional Officers. It is normally only for nationals. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be more than 4,004 USD.

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WHO Indonesia Country Office collaborates with the Government of Indonesia and relevant stakeholders within the framework of the collaborative Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS), to actively support the development and implementation of national health policies, strategies and plans for strengthening the work in promoting health through the life course.

The WCO-Indonesia programme of work supports the Government of Indonesia in :

- Providing technical support in developing national policies, strategies and programs activities in the area of promoting health through the life course.

- Contributing to strengthening the monitoring of the programs in maternal and neonatal health, sexual and reproductive health, child and adolescent health and healthy ageing.

- Facilitating the adoption of evidence-based public health interventions in relevant areas as well as the transitioning of existing programs and health systems reforms and changes with a view to promote equity and accelerate the movement towards Universal Health Coverage.


Under the direct supervision of TO (Health & Environment) and overall guidance of the WHO Representative, the incumbent will lead WCO-Indonesia team working on promoting health through the life course and will have the following responsibilities:

1. Provide technical guidance and managerial support to the WHO Country office team working on promoting health through the life course, facilitate the development and the implementation of the relevant work plans under the WHO-Government of Indonesia collaborative programme and ensure the monitoring and evaluation of related activities;

2. Promote the generation of evidence on promoting health through the life course and contribute to informed policy decisions by government and provide cutting edge policy advice;

3. Help improve the information system on promoting health through the life course and the monitoring of progress towards UHC and facilitate its integration into the national health information system;

4. Provide technical assistance and support for the development and adaptation to the country context of the relevant WHO's normative materials (policy, strategies, guidelines, SOPs and production and/or adaptation of reports);

5. Liaise and coordinate with concerned technical units/ departments of MOH and other concerned Ministries, WHO/SEARO and WHO/HQ and with donor and development partners (UN and bilateral) to harmonize recommendations on policies and strategies related to promoting health through the life course and advocate for inter-sectorial actions to address determinants;

6. Contribute to the management of WCO's knowledge and advise on matters regarding universal health coverage of promoting health through the life course, such as maternal and neonatal health, sexual and reproductive health, child and adolescent health and healthy ageing;

7. Advise in strengthening and integrating, innovative private sector engagement models, research and innovations in the promotion of health through the life course approach;

8. Ensure technical quality and relevance of contractual engagements with partners and institutions, make recommendations to the supervisors regarding WHO's support;

9. Collaborate with MOH and other concerned Ministries and provinces to undertake gap analyses and support capacity building efforts in deficient areas to ensure that priorities are fulfilled;

10. Contribute to evaluating the impact of WHO's collaboration with Indonesia (aggregated and area specific) and to developing evaluation tools (e.g. defining the necessary performance indicators);

11. Support information brokering/exchange function of WCO Indonesia through contributions to the health information repository at the WCO Indonesia by collation, analysis and sharing of relevant health information and statistics;

12. Contribute to the external relationships, representation, communication and advocacy work of the WCO Indonesia aimed at improving health system transparency and accountability;

13. Prepare administrative and technical reports and presentations as necessary; and

14. Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor or WHO Representative.



Essential: University degree in medicine. Desirable: Advance university degree in medicine; and postgraduate degree in Public Health or Obstetrics and Gynecology. Training or postgraduate degree with specialization in RMNCAH areas.


Essential: At least 5 years of professional experience with progressive responsibility in technical assistance to RMNCAH policy analysis/strategies and implementation of programmes. Desirable: Experience with UN and/or other International organizations is a plus.


- The incumbent should identify with the core values of the World Health Organization.

- Very good knowledge of WHO policies, programmes and guidelines in the related areas.

- Thorough knowledge of the situation in Indonesia with regard to maternal and neonatal health, sexual and reproductive health, child and adolescent health and healthy ageing, with good understanding of relevant country's needs and priorities, issues and policies. Sound technical and policy advisory skills, based on evidence.

- Public health leadership skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with government and colleagues in a team setting at national and international levels, to share information and data and make oral and written presentations on technical issues.

- Very good ability to build and maintain relations and network with national authorities and other stakeholders across relevant sectors.

- Understanding of the potential motivating factors within national context and ability to adjust to new approaches in an increasingly complex environment.

- Technical expertise and Overall attitude at work are also required mandatory competencies.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
  • Producing results

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at IDR 734,382,000 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.

  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.

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  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.

  • This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.

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