Helen Keller International Job Vacancy: District Officers - Inclusive Education Program, Pangkajene Kepulauan

District Officers – Inclusive Education Program
Helen Keller International - Indonesia
Helen Keller International (HKI) is an international nongovernmental organization whose mission is to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged by combating the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition. We do this by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. Established in 1915, HKI maintains its Headquarters in New York City, with Regional Offices in Senegal and Phnom Penh to support 22 country offices in Africa and Asia.
Since the 1970s, HKIIndonesia has been working to establish sustainable evidencebased approaches to enhance health and nutrition, improve education for the disabled, and expand access to eye health services for Indonesians, particularly women and children.
HKI-Indonesia’s programs are integrated at all levels of the government health and education structures by helping to develop its human resources and infrastructure, conduct needs assessments, analyze local context to inform program design and implementation, train personnel, provide basic equipment and medicines, deliver services if needed, and monitor program progress and evaluate program impact.
We are currently seeking District Officers who will be focus on the implementation of program components within an inclusive framework to affect change through advocacy and trainings within school level, capacity building of government counterpart, universities, and local DPOs in Pangkajene Kepulauan (Pangkep), Sulawesi Selatan.
Location: Pangkep
Overall responsibilities
  • To work as focal point of education program, HKI-Indonesia at district level;
  • To coordinate and execute program activities with external partners such as universities, local NGOs, and other professional organization;
  • To programmatically support field activities implemented by the HKI and     its counterpart.
Specific responsibilities
  • Advocacy activities: To work with inclusive education task force at district and provincial level in making sure the development of education policy and improved governance that ensures improved access to education for children with disabilities with in an inclusive framework;
  • Schools mentoring and monitoring:
    • To work with inclusive schools in implementing inclusive education;
    • To coordinate with program and data management officer in data collection on trained teachers, children on quarterly basis at district level
  • Collaboration Network: Provision of technical assistance for partners and facilitation of counterpart meetings, general follow up on partnership issue/events Partners include but are not limited to: Communities, DPOs, NGOs, Corporations, Government counterparts, Universities.
  • Expected qualifications:
    • Graduate from University with bachelor’s degree in education/psychology/social and political science/law;
    • Minimum two years’ experience work in international or local NGO;
    • Familiar with government and schools working environment;
    • Public speaking, Diplomacy and Interpersonal skills are vital;
    • Excellent administration and organizational skills;
    • Excellent Bahasa Indonesia writing skills;
    • Enjoys working on a diverse team with many partners;
    • Familiar working with a very minimum supervision;
    • Experience with children with disabilities is a plus;
    • Experience in arranging meetings/workshops/seminars.
People with disabilities or special needs are encouraged to apply.
Please email your curriculum vitae or resume and a cover letter (in English) to Indonesia.Recruitment@hki.org by 5 July 2019 at 17:00 (Jakarta-time)