Lowongan LSM Relief International (RI)

Posted on December 27, 2009. Filed under: Jobs |

Relief International (RI) is a humanitarian, non-profit, non-sectarian agency that provides emergency relief, rehabilitation, and development assistance throughout the world.

If you are dynamic and professional person, we are offering you unique opportunity to develop your skills in a multicultural environment.

Positions Requirement:

1. Chief Of Party

2. Community Engagement Specialist

3. Monitoring and Evaluation Statistician

4. Finance Manager

1. JOB TITLE: Chief of Party

LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia, with travel to other locations in Indonesia

DURATION: 4 Years 7 months

SUMMARY: RI is currently recruiting Chief of Party (COP) candidates for an anticipated multi-year, USAID-funded Good Governance Program for Indonesia. The program seeks to improve services delivered by local governments in Indonesia. To reach this goal, the program will create and strengthen incentive systems for improved local government service delivery; adopt innovative approaches to service delivery; and replicate improved practices on a larger scale. The main areas for improved service delivery are health, education, and small business support. The COP will be based in Jakarta with travel to project areas throughout Indonesia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Strategic direction and overall supervision and successful implementation of the program.

· Overall development and oversight of program work plans (interim and annual) and budgets based on expected program outputs and results.

· Liaise and consult with USAID, acting as the main representative and principal interlocutor.

· Manage partnerships with international organizations, local partners, local ministries and municipalities, and civil society organizations.

· Ensure sound administrative practices with regards to record keeping, compliance with USAID regulations, communications, etc.

· Fulfill all USAID reporting requirements.

· Ensure regular communication between Indonesia Office (Field Office) and HQ; this will include submitting required program reports in an agreed upon format.

· Manage recruitment of national staff and ensure that all internal administrative and HR policies and procedures are followed in accordance with established RI and USAID standard practices.

· Supervise and provide support to local and international consultants and staff hired to assist and work on the program.

· Travel within Indonesia to ensure the performance and implementation of the program.

· Coordinate activities internally with other RI programs in Indonesia.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· A graduate degree, preferably at doctoral level, in a relevant social or administrative science;
· A minimum of ten years of experience with donor-funded decentralization or local government strengthening programs, preferably including previous experience in Indonesia and/or other South or Southeast Asian countries:
· A minimum of five years of experience as Chief of Party in decentralization or local government strengthening projects;
· A demonstrated track record of progressively responsible managerial experience implementing complex donor-funded projects with multiple activities;
· Previous experience as COP, developing collaborative working relationships with counterparts, other implementers and international organizations and donors. This also includes supervision and oversight of monitoring, evaluating and documenting progress towards meeting project objectives; evaluating sub-contractor and grantee activities through consultative meetings, site visits and reporting requirements; working out solutions to keep activities on track and providing overall guidance and direction for achieving agreed targets and long-term strategic objectives.
· Previous experience in efforts to improve local government services, including health, education, and economic governance, is highly desirable.

2. JOB TITLE: Community Engagement Specialist

LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia, with travel to other locations in Indonesia

DURATION: 4 Years 7 months

SUMMARY: RI is currently recruiting Community Engagement Specialist candidates for an anticipated multi-year, USAID-funded Good Governance Program for Indonesia. The program seeks to improve services delivered by local governments in Indonesia. To reach this goal, the program will create and strengthen incentive systems for improved local government service delivery; adopt innovative approaches to service delivery; and replicate improved practices on a larger scale. The main areas for improved service delivery are health, education, and small business support. The Community Engagement Specialist will be based in Jakarta with travel to project areas throughout Indonesia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Primary responsibility for engagement of civil society organizations, community organizations, and individuals in program implementation.

· Lead activities to raise citizen awareness in program areas, including .

· Develop, implement, and manage a performance management plan for the project, including the development of performance monitoring criteria. The performance management criteria will need to capture both direct and indirect outcomes, and control for other potential variables in statistical analysis.

· Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators with special attention paid to data sources, collection methods, data quality assessment, and research design,

· Plan and supervise work of the M&E staff, including junior statistician and performance monitoring personnel.

· Work closely with the program team to monitor the progress of program activities and their impact on government service delivery.

· Become familiar with local government service delivery of education, health, and business support services within the program area.

· Travel within Indonesia to ensure successful performance and implementation of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

· A master’s degree from an accredited university in statistics, quantitative methods or mathematics or a Ph.D degree, preferably in Political Science, with a major or minor in research methodology;
· Familiarity with social science research methods;
· Familiarity with Indonesian research organizations and other reliable sources of social and economic statistics;
· A minimum of five years of experience developing and applying indicators of complex political, social and/or economic change;
· Experience in designing and executing experimental or quasi-experimental impact evaluations;
· Experience in monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded democracy and governance improvement projects is desirable.
· Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English is required The ability to speak Indonesian is highly desirable.

· Indonesian nationals who meet these qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

3. JOB TITLE: Monitoring and Evaluation Statistician

LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia, with travel to other locations in Indonesia

DURATION: 4 Years 7 months

SUMMARY: RI is currently recruiting Monitoring and Evaluation Statistician (M&E Statistician) candidates for an anticipated multi-year, USAID-funded Good Governance Program for Indonesia. The program seeks to improve services delivered by local governments in Indonesia. To reach this goal, the program will create and strengthen incentive systems for improved local government service delivery; adopt innovative approaches to service delivery; and replicate improved practices on a larger scale. The main areas for improved service delivery are health, education, and small business support. The M&E Statistician will be based in Jakarta with travel to project areas throughout Indonesia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Develop, implement, and manage impact evaluation and design for the entire program.

· Develop statistical mechanism for choosing project locations, and coordinate the selection of participating control local government units using this mechanism.

· Develop, implement, and manage a performance management plan for the project, including the development of performance monitoring criteria. The performance management criteria will need to capture both direct and indirect outcomes, and control for other potential variables in statistical analysis.

· Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators with special attention paid to data sources, collection methods, data quality assessment, and research design,

· Plan and supervise work of the M&E staff, including junior statistician and performance monitoring personnel.

· Work closely with the program team to monitor the progress of program activities and their impact on government service delivery.

· Become familiar with local government service delivery of education, health, and business support services within the program area.

· Travel within Indonesia to ensure successful performance and implementation of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

· A master’s degree from an accredited university in statistics, quantitative methods or mathematics or a Ph.D degree, preferably in Political Science, with a major or minor in research methodology;
· Familiarity with social science research methods;
· Familiarity with Indonesian research organizations and other reliable sources of social and economic statistics;
· A minimum of five years of experience developing and applying indicators of complex political, social and/or economic change;
· Experience in designing and executing experimental or quasi-experimental impact evaluations;
· Experience in monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded democracy and governance improvement projects is desirable.
· Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English is required The ability to speak Indonesian is highly desirable.

· Indonesian nationals who meet these qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

4. JOB TITLE: Finance Manager

LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia, with travel to other locations in Indonesia

DURATION: 4 Years 7 months

SUMMARY: RI is currently recruiting Finance Manager candidates for an anticipated multi-year, USAID-funded Good Governance Program for Indonesia. The program seeks to improve services delivered by local governments in Indonesia. To reach this goal, the program will create and strengthen incentive systems for improved local government service delivery; adopt innovative approaches to service delivery; and replicate improved practices on a larger scale. The main areas for improved service delivery are health, education, and small business support. The Finance Manager will be based in Jakarta with travel to project areas throughout Indonesia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Work closely with the Chief of Party and other key personnel to implement, improve and maintain financial management policies, systems, structures, and procedures for the program.

· Ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the finance office through supervision and management.

· Plan and supervise work of the program-related finance staff including tracking and monitoring of procurements and expenditures, and establishes and maintains an office purchasing, inventory, and requisition system.

· Coordinate compiling of project monthly financial reports for submission to the International Finance Controller and Chief of Party.

· Prepare project budget vs. actual reports on a regular monthly basis.

· Work closely with the Chief of Party to monitor the project budget.

· Assist project officers in ensuring compliance with RI procurements and field accounting polices and procedures, compliance with donor agreement and audit requirements.

· Work closely with project officers over the project implementation planning and cash flow projections.

· Prepare budget revision in close coordination with Program Manager when necessary.

· Make sure that financial records and backup documentation is ready for internal and external audits.

· Works closely with HQ finance team and internal and external auditors.

· Travel within Indonesia to ensure successful performance and implementation of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

· At least ten years experience in financial management; experience on USAID programs highly preferred.

· Background/experien ce in water and sanitation programming, community development, or similar field preferred.

· Highly organized and systems-oriented.

· NGO experience and knowledge of donor guideline requirements (e.g. USAID, UN).

· Ability to live, work, and travel within Indonesia.

· Previous experience in West Africa; demonstrated experience in Indonesia is highly preferred.

· Fluency in English required.

· Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal, and communication skills.

· Demonstrated decision-making, problem-solving, and team-building ability.

· Graduate degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance.

· Valid Passport.

· Indonesian nationals who meet these qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, salary history, 3 professional references (e-mail address and phone number), and a date of availability tohrprogram@ri.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The email subject line MUST include the following: COP-Indonesia .

Please do not send a document more than 300kb.

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