ASEAN – Australia Counter Trafficking (ASEAN - ACT) Project Job Vacancy: Program Coordinator, Jakarta

About the organisation
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About the program
ASEAN–Australia Counter Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT) continues Australia’s long running collaboration with ASEAN and its member states to end human trafficking in our region. The program will principally work on strengthening the justice sector response to human trafficking, while opening up new partnerships with allied government agencies, civil society and business. It will engage all 10 ASEAN Member States in some capacity and will continue national-level programming in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar,the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Role and responsibilities
The Program Coordinator-ASEAN is responsible for coordination of the program activities at the ASEAN regional level; the position supports planning,coordinates delivery, assists with the monitoring of activities; works closely with counterparts and the Program Director-ASEAN.

The Program Coordinator-ASEAN will support the Program Director-ASEAN to prepare annual work plans and budgets for the use of ASEAN-ACT resources; coordinate activities supported by ASEAN-ACT ensuring effectiveness and efficiency; and ensure that results are appropriately monitored and reported.

The Program Coordinator-ASEAN will provide support to ASEAN counterparts and work closely with the operations team to support the requirements of the program.

Specific duties

Stakeholder Support
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all stakeholders, based on mutual accountability and respect.
  • Provide general secretariat support for RPSC meetings, including preparation of draft agendas, taking minutes and recording out comes.
  • Coordinate with the ASEAN Secretariat for SOMTC and ASEAN-ACT activities
  • Provide information and briefing on ASEAN Secretariat matters
Activity Support
  • Assist the preparation of annual ASEAN work plan and associated budget, ensuring it aligns with ASEAN-ACT priorities and implementation principles.
  • Assist and coordinate the implementation of program-supported ASEAN regional activities, ensuring they are implemented effectively, and that results are appropriately monitored and reported.
  • Support mainstreaming of gender equality, social inclusion and victim rights throughout all program activities.
  • Work collaboratively with ASEAN-ACT staff in other countries and with the regionally based program support team.
Administration Support
  • Support and assist the Finance and Administration Manager, including financial, administrative and logistics functions, and cooperation with regionally based operations team.
  • With the Program Director-ASEAN, review ASEAN regional risks, respond to incidents (e.g. security, safety, fraud, reputational, etc) and ensure compliance with the child protection and safeguards framework.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • Support the Program Director-ASEAN to gather,record and report information as per the program’s monitoring, evaluation and learning procedures.
Selection Criteria
  • An understanding of the regional context in relation to human trafficking, including Bohol Work Plan, relevant sectoral bodies and working groups and the roles of the justice sector, civil society, private sector and allied government institutions.
  • An understanding of human rights and rights-based approaches in development, particularly as these relate to human trafficking.
  • The ability to work with senior officials,demonstrating high-level communication and interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships with key counterparts.
  • An understanding of monitoring, evaluation and learning; and mainstreaming of gender equality and social inclusion
  • Demonstrated management and coordination skills,including the ability to plan and meet deadlines.
  • Competent information technology skills.
How to apply
Send an email to [email protected] with:
  • The words ‘Program Coordinator - ASEAN’ in the email subject
  • Your CV
  • A completed Application Form, which describe show your skills and experience are applicable to the selection criteria. Please copy and paste this link: CLICK HERE to download the application form.
  • The names and contact details of three professional referees
Applications close at Sunday, 5PM Bangkok time, 1st September 2019. Late applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted in English.