Vacancy: Livelihood Officer (Job Code: LO – MDN)

Yayasan Fondasi Hidup / FH Indonesia is an
independent non-governmental organization based in Medan, North Sumatera and
operates in North Sumatera Province and the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatera
Province. FH Indonesia started working in Indonesia after the December 2004
tsunami killed 283,000 people. FH Indonesia worked with devastated communities
to help them rebuild their lives and homes. In 2011, FH Indonesia began a long-term
development work and currently we are working to address all forms of human
poverty, visible and invisible through livelihood, education, and health
sectors. Our purpose is a transformed community where children can thrive.


Livelihood Officer

Based in Medan,
North Sumatera (Job Code: LO-MDN)




The purpose of livelihood project of the FH Indonesia is
improved income and food security status among the vulnerable households. The
Livelihood Officer (LO) is expected to play a fundamental role in designing and
implementing the livelihood strategy by providing the means to improve access
to food and secure food production among the vulnerable households in FH
Indonesia’s community locations. This position also serves in contextualization
and training on livelihood tools, provides technical support and mentorship to
program staff, and budget development.



  • Design
    and implementation of livelihood strategy including contextualization and
    deliver training of the livelihood Toolkit and saving groups manual to the Community
    Development Facilitator (CDF);
  • Support
    the overall program strategy and development, provide technical input and
    guidance to the Area Coordinator and CDF on potential interventions,
    stakeholder involvement, opportunities, and limitations;
  • Build
    self-capacity with the FH Indonesia implementation model and livelihood toolkit
    for better understanding and alignment with the overall program strategy;
  • Identification,
    outreach and relationship building with stakeholders critical to program
  • Communicate
    closely with the program team, technical agencies, communities, and community
    leaders in planning and implementation of livelihood projects;
  • Prepare
    concept note, ToR, budget, and break down the annual budget and plans into
    monthly implementation plans;
  • Obtain,
    manage and monitor feedback from the communities and field team for use in
    strategy development and performance improvement; synthesize feedback for
    submission to the Program Manager and use in evaluation and reports;
  • Ensure
    that project activity, and outputs are implemented in a timely manner including
    ensure the resources allocation from procurement to the distribution of
    materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures;
  • Represent
    FH Indonesia in food security and livelihood sector meeting, attend training,
    and conduct study as assigned by the Program Manager;
  • Carry out any additional task related to FH Indonesia
    program and operation as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in
    agriculture, community development, economy, business, marketing, or
  • Five years related experience or equivalent combination of education
    and experience;
  • Vibrant personal and commitment to serving the poor
    and in full agreement with FH foundation and beliefs as expressed in The
    Heartbeat: our Values, Vision, and Purpose;
  • Ability to design and deliver assessment, focus group discussion, survey,
    and various training;
  • Excellent people skills including warmth and sensitivity,
    conversational, able to relate to and effectively communicate with people
    from different cultures (at various levels within the organization and
  • Able to self-manage a diverse and dynamic set of responsibilities,
    proactively solve problems and / or suggest viable solutions while
    advancing goals and objectives;
  • Demonstrated computer operating skills, including proficiency in
    Microsoft Office products, Google platform, and virtual technologies such
    as Skype, GoToMeeting and/or GoToWebinar;
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to plan and coordinate
    work, ensure the efficient flow of projects and processes;
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time per year domestically and
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English; Ability to read, analyze,
    and interpret technical document and training manual, or government

Please submit your application letter
addressing the above qualifications and experience with your CV until July
7th, 2017
at the latest with a Job Code on email subject to:

Recruitment TeamYayasan Fondasi Hidup(FH-Indonesia)

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