Gender Resources Inc Job Vacancy: Field Oversight Advisor - Jayapura City - Kerja Ngo

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Gender Resources Inc Job Vacancy: Field Oversight Advisor - Jayapura City

GRI advances gender equality and women’s empowerment so that all people – women, men, boys, and girls – have equal abilities and opportunities to lead more fulfilling lives. We utilize innovative practices in adult education, communication technology, and results-based program management to achieve programs with tangible impacts for real people. GRI is a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) based in San Francisco, California.

Bersama is a new 5-year, 7.4 million dollar, USAID initiative to address the problems of gender based violence in four provinces in Eastern Indonesia, namely, Papua, West Papua, Maluku, and North Maluku. The program will serve as the primary entry point for supporting partners to advocate for reduced acceptance of gender inequality and for increased government accountability for promotion and protection of citizen rights and the provision of basic services, especially services for survivors of violence. As violence against women constitutes the largest and most visible component of GBV, the Bersama project will focus primarily on VAW while leaving the door open to addressing other aspects of GBV.

Bersama seeks to contribute to the prevention and more effective response to GBV. The Bersama goal will be accomplished by achieving three lower-level objectives:
  1. Reduced acceptance of GBV and Gender Inequality through the establishment of norms that support non-violence and equity in relationships among women and men;
  2. Strengthen Government Capacity to provide basic services related to GBV;
  3. Increased voice for Bersama CSO subgrantees in the fight against GBV.
The Field Oversight Advisor, will be responsible for overall project management, quality and timeliness of deliverables, program impacts, external representation, and donor coordination. The CoP will oversee program development and logistics for all components of the program, including providing strategic vision to reach the program’s objectives and overseeing project activities to ensure quality of work and compliance with award obligations and results. The CoP will report to the GRI President. The position will be based in Jayapura City, Papua, Indonesia.

This position is contingent upon funding.

  • Responsible for overseeing program development and logistics for all componnets of the program; 
  • Manages technical program development under the supervision of the CoP 
  • Acts as CoP in the absence of the CoP; 
  • Supports procurement and management of sub-awards. S/he will determine the most reasonable, fair, and expeditious procurement alternative for each grant. S/he ensures that procurement procedures guarantee the best value for USAID and grantees.
  • Oversee program implementation
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Gender/GBV studies, or other related social science and development studies. A master degree holder is preferable. 
  • Minimum seven years experience working in GBV projects. Experience in Papua and/or West Papua strongly desired. 
  • Expertise in theoretically grounded, well-documented approaches to the following integrally related areas of knowledge and practice: gender analysis; women’s rights instruments and advocacy and other strategies to achieve related policy reform and responsive governance; the breath of approaches to combating GBV, with emphasis on community-based approaches. 
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of USAID procurement systems; previous USAID-funded project experiences is preferred; Overseeing all sub-grants and supervising a Grant Specialist. 
  • The ability to think creatively and be proactive in program management 
  • High level of interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff, US and foreign government personnel, members of donor organizations, funders and policy makers 
  • Self-motivated and well organized
  • Ability to work collaboratively, supportively, and respectfully with others 
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment 
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to difficult environments to complete program assignments 
  • Demonstrated skills in written and spoken English. The ideal candidate would be Indonesian.
How to apply:
To apply, please visit GRI’s jobs board at APPLY ONLINE HERE.

Pay and benefits are competitive.

Closing date: 26 Feb 2016

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

GRI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, disability, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, or pregnancy.

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