SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND INDONESIA JOB VACANCIES 2020
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A Program Officer (PO) for “Building Resilience through Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration to Prevent Violent Extremism in Indonesia” project. The anticipated, 18 months – State Department-funded. This project will build the Indonesian government and local capacity to address factors related to the spread of violent extremist ideology in Indonesia, with a focus on enhancing local resilience to foreign and domestic religious narratives used to spread violent extremist ideology, promoting alternative positive narratives, and improving national rehabilitation and reintegration (R&R) programs to decrease the risks of returnees to embrace violent extremist ideologies. The project will focus on at-risk communities and vulnerable population groups.
The PO will report to the Program Manager and will oversee the technical and programmatic management on establishing or improving GOI and targeted communities and vulnerable population groups and capacities essential to enabling the rehabilitation and reintegration of former radicalized members of society and CSO empowerment aspects of the program. This includes project planning, preparation, implementation, monitoring, documentation, reporting to relevant supervisors, and building linkages with project partners, government institutions, and other relevant CSOs. The position is located in Jakarta but will require some travel to remote regions.
- Managing program technicalities development as appropriate.
- To assist the Program Manager in the program cycle including program start-up and close down, developing and executing work plans, preparing costed work plans, and budget management
- In close collaboration with the Finance team in accordance with standard operating procedures and donor guidelines and regulations ensure strict financial monitoring and controls of the program.
- Develop and maintain excellent relationships with all program stakeholders including government, donors, media, local civil society, and partners.
- Provide capacity building and support to project partners, government institutions, and other relevant CSOs
- Provide oversight and coordination of partners’ project implementation.
- Ensure high-caliber program methodology across all areas of work.
You meet the following qualifications if:
- Minimum a bachelor’s degree in conflict resolution, international development, or project management
- A minimum of three (3) years of work experience especially in the field of conflict resolution, violent extremism, international development, or project management
- Experience in managing operations and financial administration of State Department-funded projects.
- Experiences and knowledge of peacebuilding and conflict resolution programming and programs.
- Fluent in English, experience in writing reports to donors in English.
- Good and proven skills and experiences in communicating with donors, partners and CSOs
- Experiences in coaching, mentoring, and training of local partners.
- Good level of analytical and critical thinking skills.
- Good networking and relationship-building experiences and skills
- Driven by results, able to manage stressful situations, and must be self-motivated.
Sound good? To apply, interested candidates should:
Please submit an application letter explaining why you are the best fit to the position and resume/CV, with minimum salary requirements (or current salary) and projected start date with the email subject is “Program Officer CT.STD” at the latest on 11 October 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.