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The role
The Health Policy Adviser within the Policy and Strategy Unit (PSU) will support a flagship health transformation program led by Indonesia’s Health Minister.

The Health Policy Adviser is expected to bring deep knowledge of the Indonesian health system and have substantial experience advising on health economics and public health policy, along with expertise in areas including (but not limited to): primary healthcare, health system resilience, financing and human resources, and opportunities for innovative use of technology.

The Health Policy Adviser will work closely with the Policy and Strategy Unit Lead, to review policy proposals in Ministry of Health transformation plans, deliver analysis, briefing and presentations to the Ministry of Health, including the Secretary-General and Health Minister. With Prospera support, the Health Policy Adviser will also identify health sector stakeholders in the Ministry of Finance and engage with them on the policy options and lead technical analysis across Prospera teams to bring the full strength of Prospera’s economic, gender and disability inclusion perspectives to the health policy reforms.

The successful candidate will have a master’s in economics or public policy with a health specialisation, and at least 8 years of professional knowledge and experience working on health economics and/or public health policies.

Please click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:

About you (Selection Criteria)
It is expected that the position will meet the following qualifications:

  • Masters degree (PhD preferred) in economics/public policy with health economics/public health specialisation or experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ professional knowledge and experience working on health economics/public health policies, including but not limited to one or more of the following areas: primary/secondary care, pharmaceutical industry, healthcare technology, and budgeting for government health programs. Understanding of the Indonesian health system is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in the production of clear deliverables including written reports and policy advice to senior levels of government and a wide range of other stakeholders.
  • Experience working with Minister or Senior Officials on strategic/priority and sensitive topics and excellent engagement with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Good relationship management skills with different stakeholders within and outside of the team, and ability to operate effectively and sensitively in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English (both written and oral), including advocacy and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to write a concise report in Bahasa Indonesia and English

About the program
Prospera is a partnership facility between the Government of Australia (through Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Government of Indonesia. It aims to foster strong, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia. Commencing from 1 March 2018, Prospera is a planned five-year investment.

The remuneration will be set according to National Remuneration Framework Group C, Job Level 3, for Indonesia national. The remuneration level at which the Health Policy Adviser is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience. The role is based in Jakarta- Indonesia (currently WFH).

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team. Apply by sending your resume and covering letter (which will include a response to the selection criteria, max 3 pages for cover letter), with the reference Health Policy Adviser (PSU). Application must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) on Friday, 26 November 2021. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.

Cardno provides equal employment opportunities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

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About Cardno
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