Vacancy notice – Program – Manager, SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND, INDONESIA


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Vacancy notice – Director of Programs SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND, INDONESIA


Fri, May 20, 2016 3:28:39 AM

INDONESIA  Search for Common Ground, Indonesia, a non-profit,
independent, secular, non-government organisation, dedicated to conflict
transformation and peace building, is seeking a Program Manager.  BackgroundSearch for Common Ground Indonesia is a representative
office of Search for Common Ground (SFCG), whose mission is to transform how
individuals, organisations and governments deal with conflict – away from
adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. SFCG’s headquarters
are in Washington DC, USA and Brussels, Belgium.  POSITION                                :
Program ManagerLOCATION                               :
Jakarta (with possible travel to other regions)CONTRACT PERIOD                :
12 Months,START DATE                            :
ASAPSTATUS                                    :
Full time  Duties and Responsibilities:    Plan the program

  • Plan the delivery of the overall program and
    its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the
  • Develop new initiatives to support the
    strategic direction of the organization.
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and
    objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program.
  • Develop a program evaluation framework to
    assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement.

 Organize the program

  • Ensure that program activities operate
    within the policies and procedures of the organization and donors.
  • Ensure that program activities comply with
    all relevant legislation and professional standards.

 Lead the program

  • Supervise program
    staff by providing direction, input and feedback.
  • Communicate with
    clients and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program
    and to solicit input to improve the program.
  • Liaise with the
    Leadership and Management Team to ensure effective and efficient program
  • Coordinate the
    delivery of services among different program activities to increase
    effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Ensure all program
    staff receive orientation and appropriate training in accordance with
    organizational standards.

   Control the Program

  • Write reports on the program for
    management and for funders.
  • Ensure that the program operates within
    the approved budget.
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted
    program expenditures.
  • Manage all project funds according to
    established accounting policies and procedures.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks
    associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control
    the risks.
  • Monitor all program activities on a
    regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program
    evaluation framework.
  • Report evaluation findings to the
    Country Director and recommend changes to enhance the program, as

 As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the
position-holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in
line with the above key responsibilities.
   Qualifications Required:  §  BA or MA (completed or in progress) in international
relations, conflict resolution, international development, or a related field.§  At least five years of experience in program and grant management
including design & strategic planning, project implementation, monitoring
and evaluation, and communicating results. Fundraising experience will be
considered a bonus.§  Strong knowledge on the financial aspects of program
management. §  Expertise and previous work experience in programs
related to peace building, conflict transformation, good governance, women’s
empowerment, promoting pluralism, and other related work.§  Strong analytical skills and able to think strategically
on program implementation and program development that will ensure impactful
results. §  Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, ‎as well as the ability
to conduct professional working relationships and to lead and manage a program
team.§  Proven to have extensive relationships with government officials,
civil society, the media, and donor agencies and other related stakeholders
required for program management and development. §  High standards of integrity,
professionalism, creativity and impartiality, 
highly organised and
detail oriented, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fluid environment.§  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other data
base and analysis software, as well as social media and online platforms.§  Written and oral proficiency in English and Indonesian language.§  Excellent English writing and presentation
Comfortable in working with those from different ethnic groups and
across political lines.§  Ability to travel and work in the field when
necessary.  Desirable§  2 years’ operational experience in the conflict
transformation, community development, community engagement, women’s
empowerment and other related field.§  Knowledge of the use of behaviour change
communications and media.§  Experience in the monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
of behaviour change communications programmes.    Salary:
Negotiable upon qualifications and work experience
.  Please send your Curriculum Vitae
and cover letter (including expected salary) to [email protected] before June 6, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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