ChildFund is an
international child focused development agency working in 33 countries to
create lasting and meaningful change in the lives of more than 10.5 million
vulnerable, deprived and excluded children, families and communities, regardless
of race, creed, gender or national origin. In Indonesia ChildFund has been
operating for 34 years since 1973, in areas where the need is the greatest and
currently reaches out to 900,000 children and family members in partnership
with 50 local NGOs spread across 8 provinces. For more information please
Indonesia is currently seeking:
: Project Officer – ENERGY
to : Western Zone Manager
: Jakarta, Indonesia
: until 31 October 2016
ChildFund was awarded a grant on
Lifestage 3 on youth employment, by the name of The ENERGY (Enhancing aNd
EmpoweRinG Youth). The project uses education as a key focus area to break the
cycle of poverty and stimulate economic development through ChildFund’s Youth
Forums by providing instruction in workforce readiness, ultimately providing
participants with the tools to secure employment for themselves.
The project will be implemented in Batam
and Cileungsi. Batam
and Cileungsi have inadequate schools systems that contribute to both
communities’ high youth unemployment rates. Girls in both communities have been
disproportionately impacted by unemployment and lack of education. In Batam,
child prostitution and trafficking have increased significantly, and Cileungsi
has high rates of teen pregnancy and domestic violence.
The project is seeking a Project Officer
to establish four (4) Youth Forums for three hundred (300) youths (ages 15-24,
80% female) in Batam and Cileungsi. These Forums will provide the skills and
knowledge (including: training modules provided by Intel and CBET Module
developed by ILO).
The Project Officer will also provide
technical assistance to ChildFund Indonesia’s Local Partners in batam and one Pesantren
in Cileungsi and liase with local government (district office of Manpower,
Social welfare and Education) and businesses, to establish internship
§ Provide leadership in the implementation/management of all project activities based upon approved plans, budgets and agreements, and in compliance with
organizational policies/procedures, operational systems, and donor requirements
- Closely coordinate with Local Partner in Batam and pesantren in
Cileungsi and ensuring the
implementation of project activities within approved plans, budgets and
agreements, and in compliance with organizational policies/procedures,
operational systems, and donor requirements and regulations.
§ Closely coordinate with Local Partner in Batam and pesantren in Cileungsi and Youth
Development Specialist to establish 4 youth forums for 300 youths.
- Conduct program/project monitoring visits and spot checks in the areas of assignment to address identified performance problems/issues.
§ Build relationship and collaborate with stakeholders (Government officials,
NGOs, Schools, media, business entity) at the local level for resource sharing and complementation (financial, technical,
- Maintain positive relationship with the donor through preparation and submission of
timely and high-quality reports and documentations.
Collaborate closely with
Caterpillar Indonesia both in
Batam and Cileungsi for smooth implementation of the project.
collaboration with Zonal Manager work to develop the budget, track
spending, and ensure timely financial reporting.
- Assist and collaborate with concerned staff to conduct of initiatives aimed to enhance program
quality and secure additional funding to support and expand
services for the project.
and build cooperation with relevant institution for training, company or
person as the resources to support the project implementation.
3 + years experience working on programs
related to youth empowerment/youth employment.
Experience in managing community development programs
Experience in establishing youth forums.
Demonstrated experience with the design,
implementation, management and evaluation of programs is preferred.
Outstanding written and oral communication
skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English;
Have skills and experience in delivering
Good oral/written communication and
Must be able to travel to program locations; where
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a relevant human services
discipline, or equivalent relevant work experience; advanced degree desirable.
This position is opened for
Indonesian national only.
ChildFund requires electronic
lodgment of applications.
please click on the following link:
for career opportunities/Project Officer – ENERGY – Jakarta-Indonesia)
Deadline for lodging
applications: 15 November 2015