Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Asia Foundation: Assistant Program Officer - PEDULI


Position Title
: Assistant Program Officer (APO) PEDULI
: Jakarta, Indonesia
Job Type and duration of contract
: Full-Time, 1 year contract period
Closing Date
: June 16, 2017
·     Assist SPOs and POs across the full range of technical program management including, but not limited to:
o   Assisting in the development and monitoring of pillar-level strategic plans;
o   Reviewing proposals and budgets;
o   Preparing letter of grants, internal narrative reports;
o   Communications with partners;
o   Monitoring work plans of Eos;
o   Coordinating and liaising with grants management staff;
o   Supporting timely grantee reporting, including following up on delinquent reports;
o   Supporting effective implementation of quality assurance mechanisms by Eos and CSO;
o   Assisting to build and support coalitions for inclusion;
o   Contributing to the implementation of cross-cutting issues;
o   Contributing to knowledge generation and learning.
·   Provide direct technical assistance to Eos and CSOs in relation to program planning and budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management; and
·      Deputise for Program Officers, where negotiated.
The function is accountable to a SPO or a PO, where this is delegated. Key performance indicators (KPIs) areas include:
·         Effectiveness of technical support;
·         Changes in capacity of EOs and CSOs;
·         Compliance of grantee reporting; and
·         Effectiveness of deputisatio, where this occurs.
§  Minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in an international development environment.
§  Knowledge of MIS systems and familiarity with reporting requirements
§  Knowledge of disability issues in Indonesia;
§  Experience working with Indonesian NGOs at national/province/district level;
§  Excellent program management and organizational skills. Ability to juggle a range of projects simultaneously with little supervision. Demonstrate sound judgment in decision-making;
§  Experience working on budgets and handling routine financial management;
§  Prior experience on an international donor-funded program highly desirable.
§  Minimum of Bachelor Degree in social science, law, public policy, development studies, or other relevant area. 
·         Written and verbal fluency in English, knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia an asset
·         Strong inter-personal and communication skills preferred.
·         Ability to work independently.
·         Attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and organized work practices an asset. 
·         Team-building and networking skills an asset.

Please send your letter of Interest (motivation letter) and CV to The Asia Foundation by e-mail to by June 16, 2017. Please write “APO – PEDULI” on the Subject of the e-mail. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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