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Job Description/Announcement
Chief of Party - BERSAMA project
Position Location: Indonesia
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, SFCG’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. SFCG seeks to help conflicting parties understand their differences and act on their commonalities. With a total of approximately 615 staff worldwide, SFCG implements projects from 58 offices in 35 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. The organization is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff who loves their work. You will be joining a highly motivated staff with a good team spirit and there will be opportunities to grow in the role.
Summary of Position
Chief of Party:
  • Overall project management, quality and timeliness of deliverables, program impacts, external representation, and coordination with USAID AOR; 
  • Establishing an office in Jayapura, recruiting Management Staff, and establishing a network of qualified professionals; 
  • Overseeing program development and logistics for all components of the program. 
  • The COP provides strategic vision to reach the program’s objectives and will oversee project activities to ensure quality of work and compliance with award obligations and results.
  • The COP is responsible for the quality and performance of work that is sub-granted to other partners including the capacity building of their subs to be able to deliver better deliverables.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Gender/GBV studies, or other related social science and development studies. A master degree holder is preferable;
  • Minimum 10 years of international development experience, including working with USAID-funded project, significant management experience in a developing country context, implementing complex donor-funded projects with multiple activities, and direct knowledge of logistics, procurement procedures including hiring, supervising, systems and office set-up, and understand host country environment. Experience in Papua and/or West Papua strongly desired; 
  • Strong gender and GBV expertise, along with a commitment to community-based approaches and working with CBOs and CSOs; Demonstrated expertise in at least one of the project’s three main objective areas. 
  • Demonstrated skills in written and spoken English. The ideal candidate would be fluent in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia.
Salary: Commensurate with previous experience
Location: Indonesia
To Apply: To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and 2-3 page writing sample to phandayani@sfcg.org