Fw: Chief of Party, BERSAMA – Violence Against Women (VAW) in Eastern Indonesia Project

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On Thursday, December 10, 2015, 10:10 AM, nova ratna <[email protected]> wrote:

POSITION
ANNOUNCEMENT

 
Chief of Party, USAID/Indonesia
BERSAMA Eastern Indonesia GBV project
             
 
Effective
with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is
recruiting applicants for the position of Chief of Party for the anticipated
USAID-funded BERSAMA – Violence Against Women (VAW) in Eastern Indonesia
Project. The proposed objective of the project is to reduce violence against
women in target provinces through prevention, behavior change, and capacity
building of local organizations and service providers.
 
The
responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached
position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
 
GENERAL:
 
Winrock International is a nonprofit
organization that works with people in the United States and around the world
to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain
natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas
and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and
responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the
world.
SALARY:
The
annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Excellent benefits.
APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should email a current CV and cover
letter to [email protected] with BERSAMA
Chief of Party
in
the subject lineby December 31,
2015. Qualified
Indonesian nationals, and other nationalities, especially those residing
in Southeast Asia are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
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.
 
EEOE/AA.

 
 
 
Position
Description

 
POSITION TITLE:                              Chief of Party, BERSAMA
– Violence Against Women (VAW) in Eastern Indonesia Project
LOCATION:                                         Indonesia
DEPARTMENT:                                  Civil Society & Education
REPORTS
TO:

                                   Unit Director or designee
 
 
Position Summary:
The Chief of Party will be responsible
for implementing a high-quality, results-oriented program focused on reducing
gender based violence (GBV) in Eastern Indonesia. 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 likely be based in
Jayapura, Papua, with project-funded travel in the Eastern Region and to
Jakarta. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
 
ESSENTIAL
RESPONSIBILITIES:

The
Chief of Party is responsible for the overall vision, project management,
supervision, administration, and implementation of a high-quality program. S/he
will establish and maintain systems for project operations; ensure that all
agreement deadlines are met and targets are achieved; coordinate and maintain
working relationships with project stakeholders (including government and
private industry stakeholders, subgrantees and/or subcontractors); and oversee
the preparation and submission of technical and financial reports to USAID.
 
·        

Manage
the BERSAMA project, which includes developing and overseeing annual planning;
timely, high quality implementation of activities; and monitoring and
evaluation of project implementation and deliverables;
·        
Oversee project budget and ensure that all
financial activity is carried out in accordance with annual budget allocations,
Winrock policy, and donor guidelines;
·        
With support from field and home
office staff, prepare and submit timely and accurate activity, financial, and
procurement reports to USAID and Winrock;
·        
Maintain close communication with
USAID, reporting regularly for formal review sessions and providing ongoing,
informal updates of program progress;
·        
Provide technical assistance, support, and oversight
to local partner NGOs;
·        
Provide technical assistance,
support, and information to national and local government officials;
·        
Develop
strategies for working with local government, traditional leaders, other
development implementers, and other stakeholders;
·        
Hire and supervise local project staff and
annually evaluate their performance;
·        
Represent the project and Winrock to donors,
local and national government entities, the media, local NGOs, and the local
business community;
·        
Other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful candidates will have strong
management skills as well as salient experience implementing international programs
addressing gender inequality and female empowerment, preferably in Indonesia/Southeast
Asia and those funded by USAID. Specific experience and specialization in the
areas of GBV, democracy and governance, public health, and/or related areas required.
Significant project management experience
and leadership is required. Experience working on gender issues in Eastern
Indonesia strongly desired.
 
 
Education:
         Master’s level degree required in
education, international development, public health, political science, or a
relevant social science discipline.
 
Technical             Applicants must have a minimum of 15 years’
experience working on complex international programs, including a minimum of 10
years’ of demonstrated managerial and/or team leadership experience.
 
Experience in the Southeast Asia region is required, and Indonesia
strongly preferred.
 
Management
Experience:
·        
Experience
managing international projects to the highest ethical standards
·        
Demonstrated
leadership and administrative skills in the management of complex,
multi-activity programming, on time and on budget.
·        
Financial
management, budget design, and budget management experience.
·        
Demonstrated
success in motivating and supervising diverse teams of employees.
·        
Experience
in strategic planning and implementation of strategic plans.
·        
Experience
designing and implementing or overseeing monitoring and evaluation systems.
·        
Good
track record working with and/or partnering with a variety of individuals and
organizations, including senior US and host country government officials,
international agencies, private sector companies, and donor organizations.
Skills/

Knowledge:       
·        
Knowledge
or understanding of social, economic, and legal issues related to GBV, ideally
in the target region of Indonesia.
·        
Experience
providing technical assistance and capacity building to local stakeholders,
including CSOs, social service providers, and/or justice actors.
·        
Knowledge
of US Government regulations, policies, and procedures or those of an
equivalently complex international government funding organization.
·        
Knowledge
of USAID and specific understanding of USAID’s global priorities to address
gender based violence is desirable.
·        
Demonstrated
effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, conflict, and ethical
management skills.
·        

Fluency
in Bahasa Indonesia is strongly encouraged and fluency in English is required.
·        
Excellent
written and oral communication skills.
·        
Computer

literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
(Microsoft).
 


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