IFRC CCST Vacancy – Liaison and Coordination Manager – ASEAN

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The International
Federation-Country Cluster Support Team is looking for candidate to be based in
Jakarta, Indonesia for the post of

Liaison and Coordination Manager – ASEAN
(12 Months Fixed Term contract – possible extension)
Responsibilities and key tasks:
Facilitate the engagement with key ASEAN institutions and
1. Establish and maintain a close working relationship with
ASEAN Secretariat relevant counterparts as identified by the Head of Country
Cluster Support Team (HoCCST).
2. Establish a working relationship with the team of the AHA
Centre in Jakarta and liaise with the IFRC DCPRR extended team on all related
3. Follow up upon request by HoCCST on contacts with the 81
Embassies accredited to ASEAN
4. Ensure the 10 National Societies of the countries member
of ASEAN receive regular information about the advances of the relations with
ASEAN Secretariat, specialized centers
5. Ensure the IFRC Head of Partnerships in the APRO and the
Head of CCST in Bangkok receive timely and regular information about relevant
relations with ASEAN
6. Ensure evidence based lessons learned from local
practices are the basis for engagement with ASEAN policy makers
Support HoCCST and APRO to develop a strategic approach to
ASEAN with concrete and tangible partnership and cooperation:
1. Analyze ASEAN structure, be familiar with ASEAN strategic
sectorial plans, and make recommendations of relevance to the IFRC agenda
2. Be familiar with the ASEAN meetings, identify the most
relevant ones and suggest the HoCCST the required level of engagement
3. Identify areas for future enlargement of the relationship
with ASEAN and suggest how best to approach them
4. Be familiar with the 10 ASEAN dialogue partners’ agenda
for cooperation and suggest when appropriate manners of engagement
5. Identify the key ASEAN non-dialogue partners and their

Properly document engagement and outcomes:
7. Assisting in the preparations for and playing a key role
in organizing collaborative activities, including meetings, workshops, regular
regional dialogues and trainings
8. Maintain proper documentation of all collaborative
9. Provide regular reporting, analysis and advice to the
HoCCST as relevant on the collaborative activities with ASEAN and other related
10. Liaising closely with other IFRC offices on all matters
relating to the ASEAN-IFRC partnership.
11. Represent (if needed) Head of CCST in the coordination
meetings with ASEAN and other related entities.
Qualification & Experience :
• Educated to degree level in a relevant field. Master’s
degree in a relevant field is desirable.
• Training in line with subject / area of responsibility.
• Knowledge of humanitarian diplomacy.
• A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible
experience in political/diplomatic work at national, regional and international
• Experience of working for the Red Cross / Red Crescent is
• Knowledge of and work experience related to ASEAN.
• Proven written and verbal communication skills (proposals,
reports, texts for external communication) in English.
• Ability to work in a diverse cultural context.
• Good knowledge of MS Office.
• Fluently spoken and written English.
Please submit your application letter addressing the above
qualifications and experience with your curriculum vitae on 17th
April 2016
at the latest to :
Human Resources Department
Email: [email protected]
Please indicate on the subject heading: Liaison and
Coordination Manager – ASEAN
Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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