International Federation of Red Cross Job Vacancy: Program Officer Relief - Surge, Jakarta - Indonesian

Organizational Context
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian network, reaching 150 million people each year through its 190 members of National Societies. The organization acts before, during and after disasters, crises and health emergences in order to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people. IFRC’s work is guided by seven Fundamental Principles (humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality) and by Strategy 2020, which voices the organization’s collective vision and determination to move forward in tackling the major challenges that presently confront humanity.

As one of the five decentralized parts of the IFRC Secretariat, the Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) leads the support to National Societies of 38 countries – including Bangladesh – through eight Country Offices and five Country Cluster Support Teams.

The assigned person will be base in TO BE CONFIRM depending of location of operation.

Job Purpose
To support relief coordinator/manager/delegate in the delivery of relief plan of action through strong follow up and translation with PMI relief teams at Provincial and branch level.
  1. S/He will work closely with IFRC Relief coordinator/manager/delegate and PMI relief teams at provincial and district levels. S/He will be also support relief coordinator/manager/delegate in translating documents and meetings conversations. Also, will assist and participate in relevant stakeholders’ meetings as required.
Job Responsibilities
  1. Act as link between the relief coordinator/manager/delegate and PMI relief teams, as well as stakeholders
  2. Interpret person to person, and team meetings, also translate documents from English to Bahasa and vice versa as required.
  3. Follow up with PMI relief teams on relief planning, distribution, monitoring and reporting process (both financial and narrative).
  4. Maintain and update relief distribution plan including beneficiary exit survey and post distribution satisfaction survey plans.
  5. Coordinate and support PMI relief teams for the distribution point monitoring following the standard distribution point monitoring checklist.
  6. Maintain relief distribution database for distributed items with details like planned vs actual and status of remaining items.
  7. Coordinate with logistics unit for the transportation, mobilisation, and reconciliation (released vs distributed) relief items.
  8. Maintain record of relevant document e.g requisitions, copy of beneficiary list (if required),
  9. Provide information and advice on local cultural and socioeconomic system.
  10. Contribute in fostering the relationship with PMI relief teams and stake holders.
  11. Coordinate to organise trainings, orientations and meetings for relief teams.
  12. Day to day follow up with PMI relief team and support relief coordinator/manager/delegate in trouble shooting.
  13. Maintain and develop a wide network of relevant sectoral and institutional contacts.
  14. Collect and share information to improve relief teams’ working environment.
  15. Compile and share the relief teams’ important meeting notes in both languages.
  16. Assist relief coordinator/manager/delegate to perform various other tasks not covered in the above-mentioned points.
  1. Bachelor’s degree in social sciences preferably in communications
  2. 3 year working experience in similar position as part of humanitarian assistance program
  3. Association with PMI or other movement components, volunteer, former employee etc. (preferred)
  4. Strong background in report-writing and product delivery to tight deadlines
  5. Planning, implementing and monitoring projects from conception to completion
  6. Proficiency in English language all in comprehension, written and spoken
  7. Knowledge of Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Fundamental Principles (preferred)
  8. Knowledge and skills to work on computer and programs like MS word, excel, ppt etc
  9. Commitment to Team work
  10. Ability to express views and ideas
  11. Basic knowledge of Security situation monitoring and incident reporting
  12. Language: English
Please submit your application letter addressing the above qualifications and experience with your curriculum vitae to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 11 December 2019

Please indicate on the subject heading:Program Officer Relief - Surge