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Monday, July 31, 2017

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Field Oversight Advisor

 POSITION TITLE:                               Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Field Oversight Advisor
PROJECT:                                           USAID BERSAMA GBV Prevention Program in Eastern Indonesia
LOCATION:                                         Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia
DEPARTMENT:                                  Civil Society & Education
REPORTS TO:                                    Chief of Party

Position Summary:
In close coordination with and technical guidance from the Chief of Party, the DCOP/Field Oversight Advisor will be responsible for overseeing program development and logistics for all components of a program focused on reducing gender based violence (GBV) in Eastern Indonesia.  S/he will manage technical program development, as appropriate, and act as Chief of Party in her/his absence. The program’s aim is to improve local capacity to serve victims of GBV, raise awareness of the problem, and promote behavior change in local communities. Position will be based in Jayapura, Papua, with project-funded travel in the Eastern Region and to Jakarta as needed. Position is contingent upon continuation of donor funding and donor approval.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The DCOP/Field Oversight Advisor is responsible for supporting the implementation of high-quality and relevant systems for USAID BERSAMA program development and implementation in compliance with the approved plan for the program. S/he will oversee program implementation, and in particular oversee logistics requirements for all components of the program, support procurement and management of sub-awards. S/he will play a key role in managing relationships with local government agencies, civil society organizations, other USAID implementing partners, and other key stakeholders.

  • In close coordination with the Chief of Party and program staff, support the development of annual plans for the program; indicating logistics requirements for all components of the program;
  • Develop a program-specific logistics plan to support all program components, in accordance with WI policy and donor guidelines, including a monitoring plan for its efficient implementation;
  • Supervise 4 Field Officers in Papua and West Papua and the Sr. Grants Manager;
  • Assist in training staff in complying with logistics, awards management, financial, safety & security, and other aspects related to meeting program standards for implementation and monitoring of these key aspects of the program;
  • Work closely with the Sr. Grants Manager, Finance & Administration team, and other staff to:
o   Implement a program-specific awards management process, utilizing the most reasonable, fair and expeditious procurement alternative for each grant, in compliance with WI and USAID guidelines for procurement of sub-awards;
o   Implement a sub-award monitoring and capacity building plan for program staff and sub-awardees in all aspects related to the delivery of their services, ensuring that sub-awardees improve their capacity to deliver high-quality results and contribute to achieving program outcomes in a timely manner;
  • Assist in training staff in complying with logistics, awards management, financial and other aspects related to meeting program standards for implementation and monitoring of these key aspects of the program;
  • Work closely with the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team to ensure sub-awardees and Field Officers submit timely and accurate reports for M&E.
  • Assist the Chief of Party in preparing and submitting timely and accurate program, financial, and procurement reports to USAID and Winrock;
  • Manage technical program components as appropriate and in close collaboration with the Chief of Party and technical advisors;
  • Represent the project and Winrock to donors, local and national government entities, the media, local NGOs, and the local business community as assigned;
  • Act as Chief of Party in his/her absence;
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful candidates will have strong management skills, with expertise in program operations and awards management, preferably of USAID-funded programs. S/he should possess salient experience implementing international programs addressing gender inequality and female empowerment, preferably in Papua and/or West Papua.

Education:           Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in gender/GBV studies, international development, public health, political science, or a relevant social science discipline.

Technical            
·         Applicants must have a minimum of seven years’ experience working in development projects related to women’s empowerment, social protection, and/or GBV, preferably in Papua
·         S/he must have extensive experience in project management and operations work, including procurement, logistics, sub-awards management and compliance monitoring
·         Expertise in theoretically grounded, well-documented approaches to the following integrally related areas of knowledge and practice: gender analysis; women’s rights instruments and advocacy and other strategies to achieve related policy reform and responsive governance; the breath of approaches to combating GBV, with emphasis on community-based approaches.

Management
Experience:
·         Experience managing projects to the highest ethical standards
·         Demonstrated leadership and operations skills in the management of complex, multi-activity programming, on time and on budget.
·         Financial management, budget design, and budget management experience
·         Logistics planning, systems development, compliance monitoring
·         Awards management, excellent partnership skills; capacity building support for subawardees and staff
·         Demonstrated success in motivating and supervising diverse teams of employees.
·         Experience in strategic planning and implementation of strategic plans.

Skills/
Knowledge:       
·         Knowledge or understanding of social, economic, and legal issues related to GBV, ideally in the target region of Indonesia.
·         Knowledge and skills in all aspects of procurement, logistics and awards management
·         Demonstrated strong knowledge of USAID procurement systems; previous USAID-funded project experiences is preferred;
·         Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft).
·         Demonstrated skills in written and spoken English.
·         Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia required.

APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should go to the ‘Careers’ link at www.winrock.org  and submit a current resume and cover letter. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Qualified Indonesian nationals, especially those residing in Eastern Indonesia, are strongly encouraged to apply. Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia is required.
Winrock would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.
Closing date for application is up to 12 August 2017

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