Hivos Job Vacancy : GRANT OFFICER ISEAN Hivos

Southeast Asia is an International non-governmental organization guided by
humanist values. It aims at structural poverty alleviation with a strong focus
on civil society building and sustainable economic development. Hivos Southeast
Asia provides financial support for local NGOs, is active in networking,
lobbying and exchanging knowledge and expertise. For its Hivos Southeast Asia
(Hivos SEA) seeks qualified Indonesian candidates for the position of:


Title                 :

Duty Station    : Jakarta,


Functional context


The Islands of
Southeast Asia Network on Male and Transgender Sexual Health (ISEAN) and the
Humanist Institute for Co-operation with Developing Countries (Hivos) jointly
implemented the ISEAN Hivos Program supported by Global Fund Round 10. The
Program is called: “Strengthening Community Systems to Reduce Vulnerability to
and impact of HIV Infection on Males having Sex with Males and Transgenders in
the island  of Southeast Asia”.


This program
has the main goal of reducing the risks, vulnerability and impact of HIV and
AIDS on the lives of MSM and transgender community in Island Southeast Asia
Nations. It intends to address critical gaps in supporting and scaling up
activities that reduce HIV/AIDS among MSMs and TGs.


The Grant Officer is responsible to make sure that all Sub
Recipient Organization comply with Global Fund Financial Procedures and
compliance. He/she reviews financial reports from the SRs and conduct country
visit to assist Finance Staff of the SRs.


The Grant Officer ISEAN Hivos 
Works in partnership with: Finance Officer and coordinates with: Program
Officer, Training Coordinator, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer,
Administration Officer, SRs, national stakeholders



Roles and responsibilities


Lead in the review the financial reports submitted
by the SRs and make recommendations to the PD on further disbursements;

Conduct Country visits to verify SR-SSR financial
records, as needed;

Lead and coordinate with the Local Finance

Evaluator/s who will assist in ensuring effective financial management at the
SR-SSR level.

Work closely with LFEs to ensure that SR-SSR
concerns are addressed and finance reports are in order;

Function as LFE for quarterly SR financial
monitoring purposes;

Develop and implement an effective internal audit
system in Phase 2 for both PR and SR-SSR levels and monitor any recommended
follow-up actions;

With the PD, ensure the proper implementation of
external audits of the PR’s and all SRs’ financial statements, in accordance
with the agreed audit plan;

Monitor progress against the audit plan and set up
a process for reviewing and following up audit recommendations at both PR and
SR levels;

Liaise with the RTC, consultants and training
facilitators to identify and address technical assistance needs, including
designing training, to strengthen the financial management capacity of finance
staff and Program Officers at PR and SR levels;

Provide Hivos ROSEA the required monthly financial
reports for Regional office Reproting purposes

With the F0, provide advice to RPD on budgetary and
financial matters;

With the F0, liaise with RPD in disbursing grants
to program implementers;

With the F0, review, revise and develop Phase 2
fiscal and administrative policies and ensure that these policies are applied
in daily practice;

With the RPD and FO, develop and implement the
financial processes for the IHP Phase 2;

With the F0, ensure that adequate internal controls
are in place that are compliant with Hivos and GF requirements;

With the F0, ensure budget tracking, sound
financial management, including programmatic budgeting, quarterly spending
projections, monthly spending reviews, and monitoring of payments;

With RMEO and SPO and in
coordination with the GO, monitor the achievement of indicators, including
program achievement and budget expenditure, and ensure that variance analysis
is conducted, and prepare the PUDR.



Knowledge, experiences and competencies


1.       Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related fields. A graduate
degree will be considered as an advantage

2.       At least 5 years’ experience in accounting and financial records
management, preferably in an NGO setting

3.       Well versed in Excel and other accounting software

4.      Preferably with experience working with Global Fund Programs or other
developmental organizations or international NGO

5.       Good communications skills preferably with fluency in written and spoken

6.      Familiar with Progress Update and Disbursement Request (PUDR)

7.       Capacity to work well within a team, in a multi-country context

8.      Familiarity with the concerns of MSMs and TGs in the South East Asian

Willingness and ability to
travel extensively within South East Asia.


What do we offer?

An inspiring and dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and
the possibility to work for an ambitious new international initiative.


How to apply?

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]
no later than August 3rd  , 2016.

This is an opened position at national level.

Please specify
the position name you are applying for (‘Grant
Officer ISEAN Hivos’
) in the ‘subject’ line of your email. Only shortlisted
candidates will be notified.


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