Islamic Relief Job Vacancy: Writer - Jakarta To Lombok, NTB - Kerja Ngo

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Islamic Relief Job Vacancy: Writer - Jakarta To Lombok, NTB

LOCATION: Jakarta with travel to project locations to Lombok,  NTB
Department: Program
Reporting Line: Directly reports to Head of Program
Duration: 1 month (21 days)

To promote sustainable economic and social development through development programmes, helping the needy regardless of race, religion or gender.

IR Indonesia was established in the year 2003. Since then, Islamic Relief has delivered a wide range of emergency relief, recovery and developmental activities across working areas in Aceh, Banten, NTB, Jogjakarta, West Sumatra and West Java. Islamic Relief is currently implementing a Child Welfare Programme in Aceh and longer term development programme in NTB within DRR, WASH, Sustainable Livelihoods and Child Welfare sectors. The NTB office was only re-established in February 2014.

Since 2014, a range of inter-linking interventions have been delivered with resounding success and lasting impact on our beneficiaries. While this is very encouraging, there is a need to capture field updates, case studies, beneficiary testimonials and progress reports in a more organized and structured manner for onwards dissemination to the donors, general public, relevant government departments etc.

Additionally, IRI has recently developed a 5 year sustainable integrated development programme to provide durable solutions to climate change affected rural communities in Lombok and a Child Welfare Programme for Aceh province. To facilitate fundraising efforts, there are considerations to develop a media and communication plan and relevant visibility material to showcase programme activities with a focus on ‘impact’‘innovation’ and ‘added-value’of an Islamic-faith based NGO in relief and development.

With the above background, Islamic Relief seeks a writer to capture project implementation experience and lessons learned from various stakeholder in Lombok, NTB and write in a form of well-structured book. 

Major responsibilities:
  • Interview several key stakeholders in RoRP project.
  • Work closely with IR Indonesia staff in the field to make sure all the aspect of the project is well captured and documented.
  • Write the experience and achievement of RoRP project implementation in well-structured both in Bahasa Indonesia and English. 
    • Why is RoRP is important? 
    • What are RoRP component? 
    • What are Religious Places roles in emergency preparedness, risk reduction, and emergency response?
    • Who are RoRP teams at each religious places? 
    • Is Religious Places ready to do emergency preparedness, risk reduction, and emergency response? 
    • How we implement RoRP for Emergency Preparedness and Risk Reduction? 
    • What are the achievements of the project?
  • Produce final end product of RoRP Experience and Lessons learned book
  • Bachelor degree from social sciences, particularly communication or journalistic background. 
  • Experience in producing books for reputed clients. 
  • Experience of providing similar services to INGOs or large national NGOs is highly desired. (Candidates are encouraged to share portfolio of their past work)
  • High-level interpersonal and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment settings. 
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaborative work practices. 
  • Computer literate. 
  • Excellent command of Bahasa Indonesia and English, written and spoken.
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunity employer and all recruitments are processed without any prejudice due to color, race, religion or gender. The successful candidate must understand and respect the Organization’s core values and adopt follow necessary guidelines for interaction with beneficiaries; particularly women and children.
  • Time for this consultant producing RoRP book is 1 month (21 working days, excluding travel time). 
  • The consultant is expected to travel to Lombok for information gathering, including interview to key religious leaders and key stakeholders
  • All Islamic Relief team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field project 
  • Please send only your application letter and CV to the email address: 
  • Applications submit directly to Islamic Relief Indonesia Office will not be considered. Women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. 
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
The deadline for submitting applications is: 30 September 2016

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