Title: Area Coordinator
Location: Mentawai, West Sumatera
Reports to: Country Representative
Yayasan Fondasi Hidup is an independent non-governmental organization based in Medan, North Sumatera and has program operations in Aceh, North Sumatera and West Sumatera Provinces. FH has been working in Indonesia since 2005 and aims to alleviate all forms of poverty through wholistic programming and approach.
Currently, FH works in the Agriculture, Economic Development, Education sectors as well as addressing cross cutting issues such as Gender Balance and Equity, Good Governance and Disaster Risk Reduction. Our goal is to walk with families and community leaders to bring sustainable change.
Main purpose of the role
The Area Coordinator is based in Mentawai (Siberut) and reports to Country Representative on all matters pertinent to her/his job. He/she is responsible for supervising all program activities in his/her area and ensuring program quality. Area Coordinator is also responsible for providing guidance and direction to program and support staff.
This role will:
- Work closely with Country Representative (CR), Senior Programming Advisor (SPA) and other staff in the Medan office.
- Responsible for developing good working relationships with local partners: other NGOs, government agencies, etc.
- Conduct continuous needs analysis in participation with key steak-holders, including community members
- Assure the successful implementations of all programs.
Supervise program and support staff
In coordination with CR and SPA design and implement programs
Assure quality and effectiveness of all programs
Together with the Finance Officer assure compliance with all FH financial policies
Monthly submission of Financial Reports and weekly program updates
Maintain Inventory lists and update Logistics Officer as needed
Represent FH in key meetings with government officials and look out for the best interest of the organization
Others as required
Qualifications, experience and competences
Ability to read, write and communicate in Indonesian, strong command of English
Computer literate, highly organized
Ability to get along with people from all walks of life
Ability to handle details and contribute to team building environment
Experience working with and participating effectively as a part of a team.
Attention to detail.
Teachable spirit, passionate about FH vision, mission and values.
Ability to effectively present information
Interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, and/ or government Regulations
Familiarity with MS Office
Strong analytical skills
Bachelor degree in a relevant field
Good working knowledge of Participatory Assessment tools
A minimum of 4 years experience in managing (from design to implementation) of social programs
At least 2 years experience in managing staff
Willingness/commitment to stay and work in Mentawai
Working knowledge of the local language and prior working experience in the area.
Salary range: IDR 5 7 million.
Please send your application, updated CV, recent photograph, salary expectation and three latest references (max 300kb) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, October 25th, 2013. Please put title/position as email subject (e.g Finance Officer), and please put your name after CV and/or cover letter title (e.g CV-John.Johnson, Cover letter-John.Johnson).