Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (Save the Children) seeks Award Officer based in Jakarta

Save the Children is an international NGO and the world’s top independent charity for children in need. Since 1919, we have been
fighting for children’s rights, saving their lives and providing hope for brighter futures worldwide.  Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We currently work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately
300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.  We are currently seeking to fill the following position:


1 position, based in Jakarta

Code : AO-CO



Awards Officer will have responsibility in supporting Awards Manager in reaching the high performance of Awards Department.  The post will support the Award Management
team in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position involves supporting award information management and compliance with systems and processes. She/He will be part of country office contact person for award
management and information to member to propose agreed and suitable datelines, support COO and CEO for approving award stages in the Award Management System (AMS). 

She/He will be responsible for managing the assigned sub Grantees from reviewing sub-grantees proposal, monitoring the expenditures, conduct spot audit to closing
out the sub-grants. Together with Awards Manager as a team, she/he will be one of focal points for AMS and be a trainer for Award Management System. She/He will assist the Awards Manager in the task of internal/external audit when requested.  This role requires
frequent communication with Save the Children members and frequent travel to field offices.

This role will work closely with Fundraising, PDQ and Program Implementation on internal compliance processes, financial and narrative reporting requirements, monitoring and analysis awards’
spending and billing.  In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly. 


Reports to: Awards Manager

Staff reporting to this post:

Role Dimensions: Communication with internal departments (Program Development and Quality, Program Implementation, Fundraising
and marketing, Advocacy and Campaigns, Human Resources and Finance)



Compliance (systems, processes, donor)

  • Provide inputs and maintain up to date proposal tracker in line with identified opportunities.
  • Assist Awards Manager in explaining  donor regulations to relevant PI, PDQ, Advocacy
    and Campaigns, Fundraising and Marketing and Finance staff prior to and during project implementation.
  • Collaborate with members and in country teams to ensure all the award processes are captured
    and approved in AMS.
  • Coordinate work on development of concept notes and proposals, ensuring different teams
    are aware of donor compliance requirements and delivery timely and quality products.
  • Responsible for maintaining and driving data quality through the AMS system.
  • Use AMS reporting to monitor awards and plan for key processes i.e. donor reporting.
  • Serve as a reference person for program managers/budget holders on all donor compliance
    issues including providing regular updates to project teams on donor requirements.
  • Assist Awards Manager in providing a quarterly schedule for reporting to the EMT and
    other relevant staff including project managers/budget holders.
  • Together with the Awards Manager in providing programs and finance staff with relevant
    reporting formats, previous reports, and any additional support.

Communicating with impact, negotiation and coordination

Responsible for communication with budget holders and program staff to obtain inputs into key processes and up to date budget figures.

Communicate with members on behalf of Awards Manager for any proposed datelines and compliance requirements.

Support COO and CEO to approve awards stages in the AMS.


Sub-Grant Management

Review Sub Grant budget proposal, and ensure budget finalization in close collaboration with project managers and partners.

Support Project managers to monitor financial management of partner of sub-grantees from managing cash flow of the sub grantees to reviewing and monitoring the financial
report of sub grantees.

Together with Awards Manager to Conduct visit to sub-grantees to coordinate prepration of capacity building plans and build capacities in donor and Save the Children compliance

Conduct spot audit to sub-grantees.

Responsible for closing out of Sub-Grants.


AMS and Document Management

Ensure that the Indonesia section of the AMS is updated with the most recently submitted proposals, agreements, project modifications, and other information.

Maintain through AMS final versions of all proposals, project modifications, and reports.


Audit Coordination

Assist Awards Manager in the task of audit internal and/or external.


Other Duties:

Contribute to Awards Department to reach high performance achievement.

Participate on an occasional basis in Extended Management Team (EMT) meetings as needed.

For more details please visit :  http://indonesia.savethechildren.net/jobs 


Updated CV and application letter should be sent to [email protected]

Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format:
<AO-CO ><your name>

Closing date for application is up to 11 January

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)



Save the Children encourages qualified candidates to apply regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or disability

All recruitment practices and procedures reflect Save the Children’s commitment to protecting children from abuse


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