Vacancy – Program Officer – CVE project

COMMON GROUND INDONESIAReducing Recruitment and Recidivism of
Violent Extremists in Indonesia Program Search for
Common Ground Indonesia, a non-profit, independent, secular, non-government
organization dedicated to conflict transformation, is seeking a conflict
resolution and community development professional to work as a Program
on one of our education and religious tolerance programs.Search 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.Background of the
Search for Common Ground (SFCG)
Indonesia is implementing a two-year project entitled ‘Reducing the Recruitment and Recidivism of Violent Extremists in
. Indonesia faces an ongoing challenge to both prevent the
recruitment of at-risk youth into networks of violent extremists and to reduce
the risk of recidivism amongst convicted extremists. Building on its extensive
experience working with at-risk Indonesian youth and the Indonesian corrections
system, SFCG will address these challenges by facilitating student initiatives
to prevent recruitment of at-risk youth using creative media and by empowering
Indonesian government services in supporting successful reintegration. The
project will also coach parole officers to engage communities in the
reintegration of violent extremists post-release.1.      
Progam Officer (PO)POSITION                    : Program Officer (PO)LOCATION                   : Jakarta (with extensive
travel to other regions)
CONTRACT PERIOD : 12 MonthsSTART DATE                : ASAPSTATUS                        : Full Time Key Responsibilities:

  • Program planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting
  • Support development of religious tolerance and peacebuilding
    content program
  • Conduct and facilitate training for peacebuilding and conflict
  • Maintain positive relationships with relevant
    stakeholders (government, NGOs, community, donors, etc).
  • Funding and financial management
  • Participate in new program development, and help
    with coordination of program meetings and program planning.


  • 3-5 years experience in project implementation
  • Experience in organizing
    and programming

Possess facilitation/training
skills and experience ·        
with religious tolerance, conflict transformation, and peacebuilding issues·        
in developing curriculum and content for educational purposes

  • Experience in conflict
    management and resolution techniques
  • Excellent multi-cultural communication
    skills; NGO/INGO experience a plus
  • Possesses strong initiative; able to work independently and as

    member of a team

  • Computer skills including Word, Excel, Internet and email
  • Creative, innovative, hard-worker
  • Fluent in Indonesian and English. Desire to travel

send your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter (including salary history) to Pramita
Handayani, [email protected]  no later than 4February 2016by 5pm. Please
include the header “PO-CVE” in the email subject line. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

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