Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Operations Manager, USAID CEGAH

Project Summary:  
USAID CEGAH, is a 5-year program dedicated towards strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability. This includes components on rule of law strengthening, accountability and anti-corruption, public service integrity, access to information and civil society strengthening. The program, currently in its second year, is seeking to strengthen its administrative functions and looking for a Jakarta-based expat or Indonesian national with native-level English skills and extensive USAID/USG financial and administrative experience.
Position Summary: 
The Operations Manager will work closely with the COP and DCOP and report to the former. S/He will ensure the smooth operational functioning of the program with a focus on financial planning, IT, communications and outreach, and performance monitoring.
  • Financial Planning: work with field and home office staff and key subcontractors to ensure financial spending is in line with projections;
  • IT: oversee the efficient integration of field IT systems with home office, including knowledge management, back-ups, and piloting and promoting new software tools inside the team;
  • Communications and Outreach:
    • Work with field office staff to compile quarterly and annual reports
    • Implement/oversee development of newsletter, factsheets, success stories, case studies and other communications and knowledge products
    • Work with M&E Manager to review and finalize monthly activity plans
    • Ensure weekly program updates are prepared
  • Performance Monitoring: Work with the M&E manager to ensure that data collected is relevant and feeds back into program improvement. Ensure areas of concerns are spotted early and remedied.
  • Preparing client approval documents, including international travel requests
  • Supporting the team in development of procedures, policies, recordkeeping, and duties as required and related to overall administration of the project, including procurement
  • Coordinating other administrative, financial, and contractual parts of the project, as needed
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in international affairs, international development, or related field preferred.
  • Familiarity with FAR and USAID regulations preferred
  • Experience with financial oversight and budgeting.
  • Can-do attitude, quick learner, flexible implementer and highly responsive working culture
  • Work functional Bahasa Indonesia preferred.
  • Native-level English language proficiency in writing and speech.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

NB: position is subject to funding approval

 Application should include a CV (including three references) and contact information by July 26, 2017 at the latest. Please send applications to  Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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