SAVE THE CHILDREN JOB VACANCIES 2020
Job Description: Cocoa Life Program Officer – (200007HA)
PROGRAM OFFICER – COCOA LIFE (PO-CL)
Based in Soppeng
The Cocoa Life Program Officer (CLPO) under the line management of the Cocoa Life Program Coordinator will lead the delivery of activities for children, youth, women, and farmers groups, and other community stakeholders in the area of Pringsewu, Pesawaran & Tanggamus Districts – Lampung. S/he is responsible to ensure all activities identified in the annual plan are implemented at a high-quality level and all reports are completed in a timely manner. The CLPO will coordinate closely with supply chain partners and key external stakeholders to achieve program objectives, ensure all child-safeguarding controls are enforced and financial and administrative management adheres to Save the Children and Donor policies, regulations, and good practices. The position will require regular travel to field locations will support the hosting of donor visits as and when needed.
This is considered as a long-term program partnership. Phase 1 has started from May 2015 to June 2018, and Phase 2 run from August 2018 to Oct 2021. In phase 2, Save the Children focused on the three pillars of Livelihoods, Community, and Youth, with strong linkages to the other two pillars of Farming and Environment to be led by other Mondelēz partners. Then, in phase 2 Year 3, the three-pillar translated into 3 approaches: Sustainable Cocoa Farming Business, Cocoa Communities are empowered and inclusive, and Forest are conserved and restored.
With the specific target:
- 21,600 Cocoa Life farmers / household
- 7,000 Cocoa Life women/household (a target of 100% of women from Cocoa Life households)
- 6,000 youth engaged in the cocoa sector
- 30% women participation in MUSREMBANG
- 100% of village plans integrated into MUSREMBANG and funded by the village fund
The primary objectives of the program within the three pillars of Livelihoods, Community, and Youth are stated below with links to Mondelez KPIs identified.
- Livelihoods Pillar: Farming communities and households build household resiliency and increase net income from sources complementary to cocoa that lead to success (KPI 5 & 6)
- Community Pillar: Women and men work together to transform their communities by developing action plans that can bring about changes in the community to create equal access and opportunity for both women and men (KPI 3 & 4)
- Youth Pillar (divided into two):
- Children are protected from harm and child labor through community-based protection mechanisms (KPI 7)
- Young adults gain opportunities for engaging in livelihoods in the cocoa value chain once they finish school and young people in cocoa farming communities are more aware of and interested in building a career in the cocoa sector (KPI 8)
Those 3 pillars, in phase 2 (Y2:Q3) translated into:
- Sustainable Cocoa Farming Business: Working hand-in-hand with cocoa farmers to make cocoa farming a business of choice. We help farmers become more productive, so they can increase their income from cocoa.
- Cocoa Communities are empowered and inclusive: Empowering the men, women, and youth within cocoa communities to lead their own development and improve their livelihoods through entrepreneurship.
- Forest are conserved and restored: Protecting and restoring the land and forests where cocoa is grown, together with the farmers and communities
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree in farming education, economic, social development, development studies, or other relevant studies.
- Recommended minimum of 3 years of management experience in a contractor, corporate, or NGO environment, including significant field implementation experience.
- An understanding of livelihood, community development, youth & women empowerment particularly in cocoa farming or general plantation in Indonesia.
- Experience with Cocoa sector is a plus.
- Working experience in Lampung is preferred.
- Experiences in supervised and leading the project team
- Experience working with an international NGO or similar organization.
- Solid project management skills with a proven history of delivering results.
- Good interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
- Fluency in written and spoken Indonesian, strong English written and spoken skills are preferred.
- Ability and willingness to working at the village level together with the village facilitators based on the are of assignment
Additional job responsibilities:
The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the Post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the Save the Children International (SCI) Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Health and Safety:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Jan 5, 2021