Save the Children is an international NGO and the world’s top independent charity for children in need. Since 1919, we have been fighting for children’s rights, saving their lives and providing hope for brighter futures worldwide. Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We currently work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.
We are currently seeking to fill the following position:
1 position, based in Bandung/Jakarta
Code : PM-FF
Save the Children have been working with Ministry of Social Affairs and other key stakeholders and social service providers for more than 8 years, to support a major shift in policy and practice in the way child protection and care is understood and delivered. This resulted in a long term Families First program to shift the paradigm from institutionalization based towards family based care. The program was selected as the signature program of Save the Children, with duration from 2014 to 2018. The Families First Program develop its strategies to achieve paradigm shift as follows:
On Preventing Institutionalization: Stakeholders including families understand the importance of family care for children, are able to take care of children within their own homes or in other type of family-based alternative care, and able to access services and support in their own communities.
On Direct Response: Girls and boys facing care and protection issues are supported through effective and appropriate responses based on their individual needs and best interests from the Children and Family Support Centre (PDAK)
On Legal and Policy Change: National, provincial and district laws provide legal safeguards to girls and boys, preventing unnecessary institutionalization, and promoting family based care
The position holder will represent Save the Children in building strong cooperation with government stakeholders at all levels, as well as with other key stakeholders. S/he will also actively participate on the Extended Management Team (EMT) and systematically share knowledge from/with all projects within Save the Children in Indonesia. S/he needs also be working with other Senior and Area Managers in the field offices where the Families First projects are delivered.
Updated CV and application letter should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format:
<PM-FF ><your name>
Closing date for application is up to 16 February 2016
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)