Save the Children Job Vacancy: Senior Awards Manager, Jakarta

Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better. We've begun to build a national organization that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia. To this end, SC Indonesia has been designated as a “Prospect Member”. As ‘Prospect Member’ Indonesia has been identified as part of the next way of new member development, which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries. Indonesia has been authorized by member ballot to start fundraising locally as a first step towards building a financially sustainable local organization. Future work will also involve developing a strong local governance structure and building key partnerships with local government, the private sector, local civil society among others. Success of the pilot phase will set the Indonesia on a pathway to full membership.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position: 
1 position based in Jakarta Country Office

The Senior Manager Awards is responsible for delivering an efficient and effective award management function within YSTC Indonesia. The position will lead award management function for all development programmes, and develop best practice award management processes across the YSTC. This role will work collaboratively with members and other departments of the YSTC to ensure smooth management of development awards, sub awards and contracts and budgeting and financial reporting. The individual will be responsible for working with all other teams in the YSTC to develop the capacity of all staff and provide on-the-job support to develop an awards management process that supports YSTC quality standards.


Reports to: COO and closely work with Portfolio Development Manager, PDQ Director and Technical Advisors, Program Implementation Director, Area managers and functional leads.

Staff directly reporting to this post: 3

Budget responsibilities: Budget allocated for the AWARD department

External: Involvement with representatives of members, donors, international agencies and local civil society.

Internal: Strong coordination role across the Save the Children global network.

  • Proven track record of in-country award portfolio management and knowledge of major donors' compliance requirements
  • Degree in finance or accounting will be preferred
  • Experience with Save the Children Award Management System (AMS)
  • Significant experience with NGOs in an international environment
  • Minimum of Seven years of grants, financial, or program
  • Experience communicating with impact in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Experience of staff management, supervision and capacity building in Award Management
  • Proven track record of supporting a senior management team
  • Problem solving skills to identify and lead the resolution of issues
  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Computer literate (i.e. Word, advanced Excel, Outlook, financial systems)..
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Patient, flexible, able to improvise and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities
  • Basic understanding of operational programming, including the realities of the context
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English and Bhasa, with experience in managing multicultural teams
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Closing date for application is up to  February 15th, 2019