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Thursday, July 21, 2016

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Dear Devjobsindo subscribers,
The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is an independent foundation sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth (FCO) and the Department for International Development (DFID). WFD specialises in parliamentary strengthening and political party development. It does this by supporting the development of parliaments, political party structures and civil society organisations. It is uniquely placed to draw directly on the expertise of the Westminster political parties in all its work.
Established in 1992, WFD has supported transitions to democracy in central and Eastern Europe, strengthened multi-party democracies in Africa, Middle East and North Africa and is expanding its work in Asia.
Main Purpose of the Role:
WFD is looking to recruit a full time experienced Programme Coordinator to help run the WFD’s programmes in Indonesia. The Indonesian Parliamentary Programme and the Magna Carta Programme will be implemented by WFD’s team in Indonesia with the support of WFD’s Asia Team and relevant WFD business units in London. The Programme coordinator will have responsibilities for programmes design and implementation.
One of the Programme Coordinator’s key tasks will be to identify relevant activities that will become part of the programmes implemented by WFD and to co-ordinate activities with partner and other implementing agencies (e.g. UNDP, USAID, CPA UK). The role will require administrative and logistical support in organising various events and meetings with relevant Stakeholders. The role will also require preparing and disseminating project documentation, assisting in the preparation of the narrative and financial reports, collecting monitoring and evaluation data and communicating project successes and achievements.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
Essential
• Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline e.g. International Development, political science, project management or administration. A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline is desirable.
• Excellent organisational skills
• Excellent English written and oral communications skills necessary to produce proposals and reports and to present them to WFD’s Board and funders, to donors, and to local partners and other stakeholders as required
• Demonstrates good use of hardware, software, and other office equipment
• A sound understanding of the Indonesian parliamentary system and political background and the challenges of democracy building in Indonesia
• Proven experience of programme monitoring and evaluation methodologies including logframes, developing case studies
• Thorough understanding of financial management, numerical competency; experience of managing budgets and financial transactions
• Attention to detail, understands the importance of gathering and processing information accurately. Develops systems to gather data needed by the organisation
• Recognises that other teams, organisations and communities have different ways of doing things, takes time to understand these and to establish shared understanding and goals. Seeks advice and ideas from others and proactively shares information and learning.
• Anticipates the needs and concerns of WFD staff and stakeholders and prepares to address these. Tailors communications (written, verbal, presentations) to the audience and designs communication for impact.
• Tackles difficult problems, seeks to understand the reason for obstacles and takes personal responsibility for finding solutions. Asks questions to clarify expectations and to agree goals. Commitment to task in hand and dedicated to delivering on objectives with the allocated time
• Excellent organisational skills, motivated, able to multi-task efficiently, and familiarity with working within a challenging and time-sensitive environment
• Willingness to travel Significant experience of producing programme reports with analysis and documentation of outcomes and programme learning
Desirable
• Fluent in Bahasa
• A sound understanding of the United Kingdom parliamentary system and political background
• Proven experience of a similar role, in a similar type of organisation (preferably an NGO, public sector or international representative office environment)
 If you are interested in applying, please visit the following link to download the job description, application form and application guidance: http://www.wfd.org/jobs/programme-coordinator-jakarta-indonesia/  
Best regards,
Agus Wijayanto
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