Save the Children Job Vacancy: Senior Project Officer - Disaster Risk Reduction Program, 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:

Senior Project Officer - Disaster Risk Reduction Program

1 position based in Greater Jakarta Field Office


The Senior Project Officer Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) will be responsible for the implementation of all activities related to DRR project with partner schools in Greater Jakarta. S/he will be responsible for programmatic implementation, monitoring of all project activities and budget, and the development of the project implementation plan align with the budget. S/he will also ensure that all activities included in the implementation plan are implemented in a high quality and align with the allocated budget. S/he will report to the DRR Coordinator, and be supported by finance, administration, including logistic team in Greater Jakarta office.


  • Bachelor University Degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • At least 5 years working experience with non-government organizations or development programs, with some of the experiences in managing any Disaster Risk Reduction project
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Ability to work fast, effectively and independently in often high-pressure environments, working across number of teams to deliver high communications output
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead project team work as well as to develop and maintain strong relationships project staffs and beneficiaries
  • Have knowledge and skills in methods to promote improvement of School Based Disaster Risk Reduction project
  • Good understanding on government structure and system, particularly related to education sector
  • Good understanding on children issues in Indonesia, ability to work with children with a child friendly and participatory facilitation skill
  • Knowledge of project cycle management as well as skills in methods of Monitoring and Evaluation systems
  • Proven skills to develop an implementation plan and then efficiently implement the activities
  • Demonstrated ability to write high quality reports and other project documents in Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • Proven ability to manage financial resources according to donor and organization regulations, and also reporting requirements
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural team
  • Having experience working in urban-slum area is preferable, particularly familiarity of Greater Jakarta will be an advantage
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks
To apply for this position, please click the link HERE

Closing date for application is up to April 12th, 2019