[DevJobsIndo] Vacancies in Tanoto Foundation – Early Childhood Education (Jakarta) and Regional Project Officer (North Sumatra)



Tanoto Foundation(www.tanotofoundation.org) is a
not-for-profit foundation which strives to be a center of excellence for
facilitating and improving access to quality educationand to empowerment
opportunities that contribute to poverty reduction. The Foundation currently
runs a number of philanthropic programs in Indonesia ranging from scholarship,
teachers training, school improvement programs, research support, to small
business development. Tanoto Foundation is currently looking  for a
Early
Childhood Education Program Officer (based in Jakarta) and Regional Project
Officer for North Sumatra (based in Rantau Prapat).
Please find details for both positions below : 
Early Childhood Education Program Officer
 
Job Summary
The Early Childhood Education Program Officer (ECE PO) will be
supporting the implementation and management of entire Early Childhood
Education (Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini/PAUD) Program in Jakarta under overall
guidance of Pelita Pendidikan Program Manager and Management of Tanoto
Foundation, and in collaboration with the Regional Program Manager and other
Specialist.
 
Early Childhood Education Program is a new
initiative of Tanoto Foundation under Pelita Pendidikan program, which has just
started in 2013. This position will provide overall supports of PAUD (Early

Childhood Education) program activities, including but not limited to,
facility-based quality assessment, infrastructure improvement, capacity
building for caregivers, and improvement of operations-management of the
facility for sustainability purpose. In general, the ECE PO will be responsible
for, developing and managing PAUD Program in Jakarta, conducting supervision –
technical assistance and facility visits to monitor the program, coordinating
training activities (externally and internally), ensuring quality of the
training program achieved, conducting and maintaining excellent networks
relationships with external stakeholders in Jakarta and National level, monitoring
and evaluation activities, and strengthening branding of Tanoto Foundation in
the areas/sites.

 
Responsibilities:
Program Design and Development
1.      
Under
supervision of Pelita Pendidikan Program Manager (PPPM), to design and develop
implementation strategy of Tanoto Foundation PAUD program in Jakarta that
aligns with vision and mission of Tanoto Foundation, including but not limited
into access to PAUD facility, quality of education in PAUD, and the system that
enabling long-term sustainability of PAUD facilities.
2.      
Responsible
to quality improvement of caregivers capacity that suitable with Tanoto
Foundation implementation strategy, including but not limited to:
·        
Conduct
assessment on current condition of caregiver’s capacity and competency within
implementation areas to identify needs and design training dan technical
support for caregivers
·        
Conduct
desk review on best practices in caregiver’s training, from national level
(MOEC, national training providers, Private training providers), international
level (International Organization/Agency, international Publication, etc)
·        
Coordinate
trainings into targeted groups/schools, including planning and organizing
training/technical support, and identifying training facilitator/consultant for
the training/technical support.
·        
From
time to time, evaluate the modules/manuals to fit in into dynamic changes
within education sector in Indonesia (Curriculum, Long-term Education Policy,
Government Strategy focus, etc)
·        
Identify
authorized agency to measure (certify) the competency of caregivers and link
the supported caregivers to obtain competency assurance
·        
Promote
access to external training or advanced education, including sponsorship, to
advance the competency and capacity of caregivers for PAUD sustainability
 
3.      
In
collaboration with Program Specialists (Teacher’s Trainer, Environment,
Construction, and PAUD Specialist), developing strategy that comprehend
multi-focused/thematic issues that aligns with the Tanoto Foundation
implementation strategy, including but not limited to:
·        
Improve
PAUD facilities to meet minimum standard of services as per government
regulation and policy, and monitor the construction and maintenance of PAUD
facilities,
·        
Provide
inputs and insight into other program component related to
modules/manuals/training strategy that will be delivered in the program,
·        
Incorporate
issues/focused key message from other program into teacher’s training and how
to apply it into daily teaching and learning activities
 
Program
Implementation and Quality Assurance
1.      
To be
responsible in implementing/coordinating teacher’s training program according
to the implementation strategy of Early Childhood Education Program.
2.      
To
be responsible in monitoring and evaluation the output and impact of the
training as stated in TOR, including ensuring the training content is delivered
and the beneficiaries is satisfied.
3.      
To
ensure the quality of training activities and the content of the training is
aligning with implementation strategy, and focused of program objectives.
4.      
In
coordination with PPPM, to ensure that all training schedule is well
coordinated with Training Specialist and/or External training providers; which
the timeline is planned and delivered according to the work plan.
5.      
To
manage the administration and legal affairs to enable the renovation/construction
of PAUD facilities and execution of training/technical support to
caregivers/teachers
 
Monitoring and Evaluation
1.      
In
collaboration with M&E Unit, developing monitoring and evaluation tools for
impact on teacher’s training programs and other interventions.
2.      
To make sure
that the result of the training is implemented by the teachers and ECE
Facilities (post-training activities) including providing a regular mentoring
to the teachers and partner facilities.
3.      
To support the
development of impact evaluation tools of the program and impact evaluation
activities, if required.
4.      
Periodically
submit monitoring result to PPPM regarding improvements of PAUD Program in
Jakarta, based on monitoring tools developed.
 
Others
1.      
Perform other
relevant duties as reasonably assigned by the immediate supervisor or
Management of Tanoto Foundation.
2.      
Support the
process of the following projects:
·        
Identification of Human Interest Stories
and/or other inspiring stories to be submitted for to Corporate Communication
Department.
·        
If required, collecting baseline and needs
assessment data for a new program initiative (daycare center/Early Childhood
Education), Pelita Pendidikan and RGE Schools.
 
Duty Station and working condition:
Early Childhood Education Program Officer will be based in Tanoto
Foundation Jakarta Office, with extensive to travel onsite to ECE facility
partners in Jakarta.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
  1. Minimum
    of Bachelor Degree majoring in Education Program or any other relevant
    education background that matches with Program from reputable university.
  2. A minimum
    of 5 years experience working in humanitarian or social business
    (NGO/INGO), with experience in managing Early Childhood Care and
    Development/Education program will be advantageous.
  3. Experience
    in large-scale program (both coverage and budget management) would be
    advantageous.
  4. Has
    familiarity to develop program frameworks, understand project cycle, and
    ensure the implementation of program.
  5. Proven
    experience in liaisons with stakeholders and counterparts. Having expertise/experience
    in monitoring and evaluation of education program or other programs would
    be advantageous.
  6. Demonstrated
    ability to achieve results, including team building – could work
    independently and as team player
  7. Strong
    communication skills, diplomacy skill and attentive to detail
  8. Ability
    to communicate in English (both oral and written) is desirable.
  9. Able to
    do multi-tasking, working in high pressure to meet results, working with
    minimum supervision and multi-cultural environment.
  10. Able to
    use computers and MS Windows Applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point)
    and Internet.


                                                                                                        Regional Project Officer North Sumatra (School Improvement Program)
  
 
Job Summary
The Regional Project Officer (RPO) will be supporting the
implementation and management of Pelita Pendidikan Program and Improvement
Program of RGE Schools under overall guidance of Pelita Pendidikan Regional
Project Manager and Pelita Pendidikan Program Manager.
 
Pelita Pendidikan is a multi-year school
development program currently implemented in several provinces of Sumatra. This
program has been implementing since 2010 and now entering 2015 of
implementation periods. The RPO will provide overall supports of Pelita
Pendidikan, RGE Schools and other Tanoto Foundation Program, including but not
limited to, managing programs within responsible areas/sites, communication and
coordination with BU/BG, Counterparts and Beneficiaries; Monitoring and
Evaluation activities, and strengthening branding of Tanoto Foundation in the
areas/sites.
 
Responsibilities:
Program Management and Implementation Support
1.       Supporting and taking responsibilities for the on-going
Pelita Pendidikan program implementation in their working areas/sites,
including, but not limited to:
·        
Preparing and processing
proposals from schools for Pelita Sekolah Ramah lingkungan, Pelita Sekolah Aman
& Pelita Sekolah Sehat components,
·        
Taking a lead
in processing agreements between the schools and Tanoto Foundation for all
Pelita Pendidikan program components, to be submitted to Jakarta for approval
and signatures,
·        
Coordinating,
organizing and managing all training and other activities that are implemented
within their operational sites.
·        
Mentoring
the application of training knowledge and coordinating with the relevant
Program Specialist for following up and/or managing the challenge
·        
Conducting
regular monitoring and evaluation on the output and impact of training or other
intervention under the Pelita Pendidikan Program for further analysis and
decision making process
·        
Ensuring
the program implementation, program reporting, program budgeting and program
monitoring and evaluation is in line with the approved SOPs, checklists, action
plans, and schedules.
·        
Liaising with other departments/stakeholders/counterparts
within the Tanoto Foundation especially BU/BG staff, and with relevant service
providers to ensure timely activities is implemented.
·        
Preparing
work plan of activities within responsibilities sites according to the needs,
and ensure all documentations for running the activities are well prepared
according to the schedule.
 
2.      
Supporting the
implementation and documents collection for application of Beasiswa Guru Pelita
Pendidikan (Tanoto Teachers Scholarships), including but not limited in identifying
scholarships candidates from intervened schools, collecting documents and ensuring
the documents are in compliance with the requirements, checklists and other
forms as needed. 
 
3.      
Supporting the
following activities:
·        
Identification
and drafting Human Interest Stories and/or other inspiring stories to be
submitted to Corporate Communication Department (for media communication
purpose)
·        
Collecting
baseline and needs assessment data for a new program initiative (daycare
center/ 3Es in Asian Agri), Pelita Pendidikan and RGE Schools.
 
Supports to RGE Schools Initiatives
1.       Supporting ongoing RGE Schools Initiatives in the
field, in coordination with School Based Coordinator at Jakarta, which requires
supports from field officer, including but not limited to:
·        
Liaising with RGE Schools located in the
area where the RPO works, always involving RGE Schools Teachers in trainings
and other activities of Pelita Pendidikan.
·        
In
coordination with Regional Project Manager and Program Specialist, monitoring
and identifying bottle neck, challenges and constraints of RGE Schools
initiatives in the field, and discussing the findings with Program Manager and
School Based Coordinator in Jakarta.
 
Documentation and Asset Management
1.       Supporting the development of all documentation,
including regular progress report, within Pelita Pendidikan Program, including,
but not limited to:
·        
Technical and
Narrative reports of Pelita Pendidikan Program at Provincial and District Level,
that should be developed in a systematic filing and documentation system.
·        
Agreement and
other legal documents, with Partners and counterparts in field.
·        
Any other
documents as required to be filled and documented.
 
2.       In coordination with FFAO in the field, and
Pelita Pendidikan Staff (Jakarta and Field), actively reporting and updating condition
of Pelita Pendidikan assets in possession at regular basis.
 
3.       Documenting the impact of the program
through  the human interest story on the
success and challenges faced by the beneficiaries (including presenting the pictures)
and communicating the impact findings to Corporate Communication Unit
 
Others
3.      
Perform other
relevant duties as reasonably assigned by the immediate supervisor or
Management of Tanoto Foundation.
 
Duty Station and working condition:
The Regional Project Officer will be based in Tanoto Foundation North
Sumatra Regional Office in Rantau Prapat, and within designates area/site, with
frequent travel to other area/site as required.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
  1. Minimum
    of Bachelor Degree from reputable university, preferable majoring in
    education back ground, – a Post graduate would be advantageous.
  2. A minimum
    of 3 years experience in project management, experience in large scale
    program  (both coverage and budget
    management), INGO/NGO would be advantageous.
  3. Having previous
    experience in Education program implementation in rural area (such as
    Decentralized Basic Education/DBE, a USAID funded project), would be
    advantageous.
  4. Previous
    experience in liaisons with stakeholders and counterparts, monitoring and
    evaluation would be advantageous.
  5. Demonstrated
    ability to achieve results, including team building – could work
    independently and as team player
  6. Knowledge
    and experience in Project Management is highly desirable
  7. Strong
    communication skills, ability to communicate in English (both oral and
    written) is good.
  8. Able to
    do multi-tasking, working in high pressure to meet results, working with
    minimum supervision and multi-cultural environment.
  9. Willing
    to be placed in very remote areas with minimum facilities and supervision.
  10. Able to
    use computers and MS Windows Applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power
    Point)
  11. Willing
    to travel to project sites as required.
 
 
Please read the requirements in detail.
Should
you meet the above requirements and interested to apply, email your
comprehensive resume to:
[email protected].  
Only
qualified candidates will be contacted.


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