Database and Logistics Assistant (Internal Staff) Menzies, Dili, Timor-Leste

ABOUT MENZIES: Menzies School of Health Research is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving Indigenous, global and tropical health. Menzies has a history of over 30 years of scientific discovery and public health achievement, joining with partners across the Asia-Pacific as well as Indigenous communities across northern and central Australia. THE PROJECTS:The Menzies Global and Tropical Health (GTH) Division is committed to tackling key areas of public health concern that impact on the health and wellbeing of people and communities across northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. With a focus on translational research we shape our research program through close collaboration with a diverse range of healthcare providers, policy makers and researchers, to target priority health issues. Our aim is to find meaningful and relevant ways to improve the health of people in our region. Menzies has recently opened an office in Dili, Timor-Leste. The Timor-Leste office will manage two main projects, STRONG TL and the Fleming Fund Country Grant for Timor-Leste with other smaller projects and partnerships running concurrently. STRONG TL (Surveillance Training, Research Opportunities and National Guidelines for communicable disease control in Timor-Leste) will address key health system needs (surveillance, research and guidelines) to build capacity to manage Timor-Leste’s burden of communicable diseases. The focus of the Fleming Fund Country Grant for Timor-Leste is to strengthen antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance systems and antimicrobial consumption (AMC) data capture through building laboratory and clinical capacity in both the human and animal health sectors. The project will facilitate a stronger One Health approach to surveillance, bringing together multi-sectoral stakeholders to share surveillance data and gain a better understanding of AMR, AMU and AMC. SUMMARY OF POSITION:Database and Logistics Assistant will support the Logistics and the Supply Chain functions of the office by using of mSupply Software. The role involves entering data from various sources into the Menzies TL computer system for processing and management also reporting the stock and Assets. To ensure the smooth running of logistics operations through the provision of timely deliveries, accurate record keeping. Ensure the vehicles are well maintained and meets all requirements for roadworthiness, including insurance, registration and ensuring records are up to date. SELECTION CRITERIA:Minimum Senior Secondary (Years 10-12) and/or minimum 1 year relevant Logistic and Administrative work experienceGood communication skills in Tetum and basic knowledge of oral English is an advantageAbility to work well with others, be flexible, and prioritize tasksGood work ethic and dedication to completing tasks within the required timeframeDemonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a teamDemonstrated honesty, maintaining confidentiality, reliable and trustworthyWillingness and capacity to travel to the field when requiredBasic use of Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word and ExcelHold or be able to obtain a National Police Clearance certificateUnderstanding of and commitment to Menzies values, the principles of Equal Opportunity and contributing to a safe and inclusive workplace  Closing date:  28th September 2022  To apply for this position, please refer to http://careers.menzies.edu.au/  and select / click on the Database and Logistics Assistant (Internal Staff) – Local Position Menzies, Dili, Timor-Leste. Please ensure to attach your application letter and Curriculum Vitae with three references, Copy of Identity Card/ BI or Electoral Card and Copy of Good behavior certificate (kelakuan baik) before or by the 28th September 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.     Menzies Timor-Leste is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Position Description 3049.2 AUD Dili