Project Associate

United Nations Development Programme




The United Nations Growth Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s world improvement community, advocating for change and connecting nations to data, expertise and sources to assist folks construct a greater life, as envisaged by 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Growth. We’re on the bottom in additional than 170 nations and territories, working with governments and folks on their very own options to world and nationwide improvement challenges to assist empower lives and construct resilient nations. The United Nations Growth Programme UNDP Indonesia Nation Programme 2016-2020 developed in partnership with the Indonesian Authorities addresses the unfinished enterprise of the Millennium Growth Targets and help nationwide efforts to advance the 2030 Sustainable Growth Agenda.

The programme contributes on to MoH Nationwide Motion Plan 2015-2019, goal 1) rising the well being standing of society and; 2)rising the responsiveness and safety to society in the direction of social and monetary dangers associated to well being and Consequence 2 of the UNDP nation Programme for Indonesia (2016-2020), that are aligned with the Indonesian Authorities Well being Sector’s Targets, dedication to Common Well being Protection, SDG3 Guarantee wholesome lives and promote wellbeing for all in any respect ages (goal 3.8 particularly) and different Sustainable Growth Targets. One in all its efforts is to be concerned in supporting the transformation of well being expertise within the Ministry of Well being via Community Strengthening and the Bio Informatic Biomedical & Genome Science Initiative (BGSi).

BGSi is a brand new initiative of the Indonesian Ministry of Well being (MOH). The initiative will act as a multi-institutional ecosystem that goals to help collaborative biomedical and genomic actions in Indonesia by leveraging strengths in expertise and infrastructure together with biobanking, knowledge administration, excessive throughput sequencing and bioinformatics.

The initiative goals to construct a nationwide asset established underneath the Indonesia Ministry of Well being with two main focusses. First, to determine a nationwide biobank focussed on six situations (diabetes, most cancers, stroke, tuberculosis, psoriasis, and uncommon/genetic ailments) which is able to retailer samples from contributors the place every pattern will probably be related to a registry that manages all data related to the participant (demographic and scientific) and second, to generate Entire Genome Sequence data, for every of these contributors, that will probably be curated in a nationwide database. Samples and genomics data from wholesome contributors can even be collected and generated by this initiative. All samples and knowledge will probably be made out there to researchers nationally and internationally via BGSi.

The initiative will probably be organised round a headquarter facility situated in Jakarta, housed within the MOH repository constructing and the historic Eijkman constructing, that can host the biobank and WGS labs respectively. BGSi  HQ will handle the registry system and supply technical help for the Hubs and the whole ecosystem. A second and simply as vital a part of the ecosystem is the hospitals (known as HUBs) the place every HUB is accountable for managing actions associated to recruitment, pattern assortment and tertiary evaluation for the illness it has been assigned.

Due to this fact, UNDP wants 1  Venture Affiliate ( Product Growth)  who will probably be accountable to steer strategic initiatives, managing end-to-end product improvement and sophisticated tasks in genomi

Duties and Duties

Assist in Venture Planning, Enterprise Course of Understanding and Product Developmet : 

  • Assist in getting ready  a product roadmap, present enter, and decide mission priorities and product improvement within the Biomedical and Genome Science Initiative (BGSi), particularly Biotechnology merchandise corresponding to Phenotype Registry, Biobanking System, Laboratory Info Administration System (LIMS), Genomic Experiences, Knowledge Browser, and Ecosystem Collaborative Portal (Knowledge & Analysis Portal)
  • Assist in analysing and documenting  present state and future state enterprise processes, figuring out areas for optimization and effectivity enhancements.
  • Help Iin Essential insights and evaluation to foretell future use circumstances on particular roles or actions.

Assist in Threat Administration and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Assist in figuring out  and mitigating  dangers related to genomic initiatives, corresponding to knowledge safety, regulatory compliance, and technical challenges to beat stakeholders wanted.
  • Tackle dangers associated to disruptions in enterprise processes and develop contingency plans.
  • Assist in Figuring out  issues and offering  options, and perform precedence scales in work together with escalation at ranges associated to product improvement within the BGSi, corresponding to Medical Information Platforms, Biobanking, Laboratory Info Administration Programs (LIMS), Genomic Experiences, Knowledge Browser, and Knowledge & Analysis Portal
  •  Help in implementing a method of working for the method of amassing suggestions from customers and stakeholders for product and program improvement in BGSi’s merchandise.
  • Interact with key stakeholders, together with clinicians, technician lab, bioinformaticians, IT professionals, administration, and regulatory our bodies to make sure alignment with mission objectives and compliance with laws.

Assist data sharing

  • Create clear and complete IT product and improvement documentations ( i.e. Enterprise processes, Diagram Consumer Journey and so forth) for prime stage proposes and implementation particulars.
  • Facilitate data sharing throughout the crew via seamless documentation

The incumbent of the place ought to keep away from any type of discriminatory habits together with Gender discrimination and be sure that:

  • Human rights and gender equality is prioritized as an moral precept inside all actions;
  • Actions are designed and applied in accordance with “Social and Environmental Requirements of UNDP”;
  • Any type of diversities primarily based on ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, incapacity, faith, class, gender are revered inside all implementations together with knowledge manufacturing;
  • Differentiated wants of men and women are thought-about;
  • Inclusive strategy is mirrored inside all actions and implementations, in that sense an enabling and accessible setup in varied senses corresponding to incapacity gender language barrier is created;
  • Essential preparations to offer gender parity inside all committees, conferences, trainings and so forth. launched.

The incumbent performs different duties inside their practical profile as deemed essential for the environment friendly functioning of the Workplace and the Group

Institutional Association

The direct supervisor of this actions is Principal IT System Integration Architech. She/He’ll work carefully with mission crew (BGSI, FMTA, and different tasks in HEART associated to Bio Informatic Biomedical & Genome Science Initiative), operations items, and programme workers within the workplace to offer Technical Help and recommendation relating to biomedical and genome science-related points and to make sure sufficient trade of data.

Required Abilities and Expertise

Min. Educational Schooling

  • Secondary training is required. or
  • College Diploma in Life Sciences, Biomedical, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Drugs, Administration, Engineering, or equal subject will probably be given due consideration,   however it’s not a requirement
  • Min. years of related Work expertise A minimal of 6 years (with highschool diploma) or 3 years (with bachelor’s diploma) of progressively accountable IT associated mission expertise is required.

Required  expertise and competencies

  • Expertise in IT product or mission administration, with a give attention to the genomic sector, precision drugs, or associated fields.
  • Desired extra expertise and competencies
  • Earlier expertise working with genomic knowledge, lab or biobanking platforms, medical file platforms, or genomic analysis tasks. 
  • Expertise in making use of Agile methodologies, Scrum, or different mission administration frameworks to genomic tasks and product improvement.
  • Work expertise eand In-depth understanding sequencing platforms, and bioinformatics instruments could be extremely fascinating
  • Work expertise and data of coping with  product improvement lifecycle from ideation, necessities gathering, design, improvement, testing, to launch and post-launch help could be an asset.

Required Language(s) (at working stage)

  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is rquired. 

Skilled Certificates

  • Bioinformatics, Knowledge Engineering, or Cloud Platforms





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