Save the Children Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator, Kupang - NTT


1 (one) position based in Kupang

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 “Member”. As ‘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

The Project Coordinator will responsible to lead program implementation both directly implement by Save the Children or by local implementing partner. In collaboration with Technical Program Manager, s/he will ensure all program activities are implemented according to the plan and of quality. S/he will lead Project Officer in implementation of program activities as well as close coordination with local implementing partner to ensure timely and quality program implementation by partners. S/he will be responsible for identifying capacity building needs of project team and to ensure timely and quality programmatic delivery as well as monitoring impact and sustainability.

The post holder will contribute on achievement of the global KPIs on Operations Delivery, and contribute to achievement of global KPI’ as follows:
  • Awards management
  • Global Management Indicators
  • Humanitarian and Emergency Response
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.


Education and experience background
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or community development or any relevant advanced degree preferred. Extensive and substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s Degree
  • Relevant experiences to Basic Education programs is highly expected
  • At least 5 years experiences in managing programs with international NGOs.
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Understanding of education and child protection
  • Excellent project/programme management skills
  • Good analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Excellent communicator and high level of presentation skill
  • Excellent interpersonal, and negotiation skills
  • An understanding of government policies in education; employment and training sectors and ability to apply it to Programmatic works
  • Proven skills in project/programme development and report writing
  • Ability to develop and manage extensive networks and contacts ( employers; stakeholders; education & training)
  • Proven advocacy skills
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Good team facilitator and member
  • Willingness to stay in remote location and travel at times in difficult conditions
  • A commitment to high quality of work and efficiency
  • Low resistance to change
  • Concern for details
Closing Date for Application: (26 Feb 2020)

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

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