Established in 2009 in partnership with UCP Wheels for Humanity, UCP Roda Untuk Kemanusiaan (UCP/RUK) focuses on providing mobility and empowerment for people with disabilities. Our programs are developed with the intention of integrating the provision of assistive devices within government healthcare. In order to achieve this goal program activities include clinical skill development, policy advocacy, community awareness and concentrated collaboration with various levels of government.

UCP/RUK is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Program Director to lead the program team in implementing existing programs and spearheading new initiatives. In addition to ongoing programming, UCP/RUK is working in partnership with the Provincial Government of Yogyakarta, BPJS, Dinsos, Dinkes and Jamkesus to roll-out a pilot project for providing assistive devices within the government healthcare system in Yogyakarta Province.This position will be responsible for planning, management, and implementation of the program.

The Program Director will oversee program coordinators and the clinical team to ensure program objectives are tracked and met, deliverables are of the highest quality, and new programming opportunities are identified and pursued. The Program Director will represent UCP/RUK among local partners, government and target beneficiaries where strong relationships will be built and maintained. This position reports directly to the National Director and actively participates as a key member of the Senior Management Team.

  • Oversee all UCP/RUK program activities and insure deliverables are produced on time and to the highest standard;
  • Work with program and technical staff to design work plans, then manage those staff members to carry out plans to successful completion;
  • Ensure that implementation of project activities is in line with project design and in synergy with partners;
  • Through monitoring and evaluation adapt programming to meet goals and objectives;
  • Conduct program oversight meetings to track progress, address challenges and ensure effective and timely implementation;
  • Travel regularly to program sites to ensure objectives are being met;
  • Build and maintain relationships with partners and key stakeholders at the district and provincial level;
  • Assess the capacity of local partners, then work with UCP/RUK teams to strengthen and support them;
  • Ensure clear implementation plans are in place for partner organizations, and ensure their reporting is timely and of a high standard;
  • Represent UCP/RUK in external settings;
  • Contribute to the creation of programming budgets, then provide monitoring and accountability;
  • Contribute towards the production of accurate and timely financial reports;
  • With the senior management team engage in ongoing development of best practices and operational procedures in order to ensure consistently excellent service delivery;
  • Maintain appropriate staffing within the program team through effective recruitment, training and mentorship;
  • Promote an organizational culture of accountability, high performance, creativity, dedication and compassion;
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as international relations, development, or public policy;
  • Minimum of eight years of project management experience including significant experience in field implementation;
  • Familiarity with large donor funded projects and direct partnerships with government;
  • Experience in financial oversight including budget creation and management;
  • Demonstrated management experience of both program staff and technical experts;
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Commitment to and understanding of disability issue including rights-based approaches;
  • Commitment to the mission of UCP and a desire to positively impact both beneficiaries and the organizations trajectory;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Indonesian.
  • Master’s degree;
  • Commitment to the mission of UCP and a desire to positively impact both beneficiaries and the organizations trajectory;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
Desired Attributes:
  • Team player attitude and demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Flexible and able to prioritize and multi-task;
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written.
Compensation / Benefits
  • Salary commiserate with experience. The package includes health insurance, standard holidays and leave time.
How to apply:
Apply by emailing a CV and cover letter to Subject Line: Program Director

Closing Date: 20 Nov 2015