Vacancy in Tanoto Foundation – Regional Project Officer Jambi

Tanoto Foundation( 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 Regional
Project Officer (based in Jambi).
Please find details for both positions below.Regional Project Officer Jambi (School Improvement Program) Job SummaryThe 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 Support1.       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
organizing and managing all training and other activities that are implemented
within their operational sites.·        
the application of training knowledge and coordinating with the relevant
Program Specialist for following up and/or managing the challenge·        
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·        
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
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:·        
and drafting Human Interest Stories and/or other inspiring stories to be submitted
to Corporate Communication Department (for media communication purpose)·        
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 Initiatives1.       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. ·        
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 Management1.       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 Others1.      
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
  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].  
qualified candidates will be contacted.

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