Saturday, June 22, 2013

Vacancy Linking & Learning Coordinator


Job Title           : Linking
and Learning Coordinator
Division           :
Date                : A.S.A.P.

KARINA (Caritas
Indonesia) is the humanitarian arm of the Bishops’ Conference of Indonesia
based in East Jakarta and is officially considered as a member of the Caritas
Internationalis confederation. Established in mid-2006, it recently completed
its first strategic planning in early 2008. One of the results of the strategic
planning is the identification of 3 (three) main divisions: Programs Division,
Support Division and Total Quality Management Division. KARINA (Caritas Indonesia)
acts as a coordinating and facilitating body for all the 37 Dioceses
incorporated under the Bishops’ Conference of Indonesia.

In December 2011
Karina has embarked on 6-month project to review and prepare for mobilizing
institutional donor funding, oversight and review of CSOs efforts in DRR, CCA,
EMR to identify good practices to share with diocesan Caritas. This project is
extended for a further 12 months until June 2013. The DRR, CCA, EMR Assistant
Manager 1 is directly responsible to Karina Executive director for performance
in these areas

August 1 2013 -
January 31st, 2014

TO :

Linking and Learning Coordinator will provide oversight of the linking and
learning agenda; Mapping of various partner / community interventions and
approaches at local level to be able to support practical linking efforts
between communities, partners and stakeholders; Support to identified linking
and learning activities from local to national and national to local to ensure
harmonization; Identification of opportunities to strengthen linking and
learning efforts; and Documentation and dissemination of practices, innovations
and learning at both local and national level. This is to be achieved through
systematic coordination and follow up with and between partners and Karina
Jogja team. The Linking and Learning Coordinator should ensure timely delivery
of work plans and monthly reports and linking and learning efforts at NTT and
national level. This position is Flores based with frequent travel within NTT,
Java and other parts of Indonesia as required.

-          Work
closely together with partners to look across the programme with a specific
focus on identifying good practices, learning opportunities, lessons
intervention & approaches, and challenge of programme implementation to
contribute to Linking and Learning agenda
-          Understand
partner work plans, highlights and challenges to support Linking and Learning
agenda, this will include monitoring of field and partner activities
-          Operationalize
and ensure 6-monthly review / update of Linking and Learning agenda
-          Coordination
and support of joint local and national Linking and Learning agenda and activities
driven by Karina and partners at NTT and national level. This includes but is
not isolated to planned joint actions:
o   Data
base on climate smart DRR-EMR; data collection, updates and monitoring
o   Up
to date consolidation and documentation of community and partner innovations,
practises and lessons in climate smart DRR-EMR and adaption (including tools,
organizational capacities, community actions, engagement of women,
sustainability and advocacy opportunities)
o   Water
catchment landscape mapping and planning
o   Facilitate exchange and learning between communities
and partners including cross visits, building community and partner
networking,  and documenting the most
significant change
o   Facilitate
implementation and document appropriate media to disseminate practices and
lessons under Linking and Learning agenda including organizing workshops,
writing articles and developing of Information, Education and Communication
(IEC) materials
-          Identify
and advise partners on opportunities, lessons and linkages within operating
-          Review
linking and Learning process and outputs on a monthly basis against plans and
update to partners and Karina Jogja accordingly
-          Support
coordination on behalf of and with all PfR partners for monthly island specific
coordination, Karina and partners, and internal Karina Jogja coordination
-          Engage
in planning with all partners for new / extended PfR projects with specific
focus on linking and learning actions
-          Support
partners in reviewing quarterly and six-monthly progress on relevant linking
and learning action
-          Prepare
monthly work plan and monthly report against efforts under Linking and Learning
-          Travel
to Karina and partners project sites.

* Experience and knowledge of DRR, CCA and / or EMR is an advantage;
* Experience working with local partners on programatic and organizational development is an advantage
* Experience in documentation necessary, working with partners in consolidation of lessons and good practices highly desirable
* Experience in working with NGOs required; capable of working in complex partnerships and experience in consortiums or alliances would be an advantage;
* Experience in develop media communication/documentation is required;
* Experience in facilitate the meetings/workshops;
* Familiarity with NTT (political and context) is highly advantage;

* Excellent written and spoken English and bahasa Indonesia
* Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;
* Detail oriented yet able to step back and review the bigger picture;
* Ability to work independently, to develop clear goals;
* Ability to monitor and adjust plans and actions as necessary;
* Strong communication (verbal & written) and facilitation skills;
* Practical knowledge of computer skills (Microsoft Office, outlook );
* Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations;
* Problem solving skills;
* Able to work in partnership dynamic
* Neutral and open-minded to assist and support each partner;
* Able to maintain effective and respectful communications with partners

Application, CV and contact
details for 3 references should be submitted by e-mail to: or  at the latest 30 June 2013

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