Save the Children seeks a Program Assistant - CSHS for SETARA Project, North Jakarta

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Save the Children seeks a Program Assistant - CSHS for SETARA Project, North 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.  In Indonesia, Save the Children currently works in eleven provinces, has staff of approximately 170 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.  Save the Children in Indonesia is seeking to fill the following position:

Program Assistant - Comprehensive School Health and Safety (CSHS)
1 position, based in North Jakarta
Code : PA-SetaraCSHS

Entering school year of 2014 – 2015, Save the Children trusted to implement a new project in Cilincing, North Jakarta; named SIAGA (Strengthening and Improving schools and community to Achieve the Goal of Anticipating disaster). SIAGA project designed to compliment SETARA (Strengthening Education through Awareness and Reading Achievement) project, which is our current Australian Government-funded project; a four-year program that works to deliver comprehensive school safety including disaster preparedness to 40 schools in poor areas in North Jakarta. This SIAGA project in particularly will compliment on-going capacity building and advocacy activities related to Comprehensive School Health and Safety (CSHS) component and adhere to SETARA activities.

As this project would be to compliment SETARA project who already managed by a Senior Project Officer and a Project Officer, we will still need a Project Assistant to support the implementation of program activities under CSHS component which related to SIAGA project. The Project Assistant will be responsible for supporting the implementation of all activities under CSHS program targeted schools as well as community in Cilincing, North Jakarta. S/he will also responsible for providing technical assistance related to programmatic activities, program financial and administration, as well as support monitoring of all activities in the field.  S/he will report to the Project Officer and be supported by a small finance and administration team in North Jakarta.

Reports to: Project Officer CSHS

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
  • Together with Senior Project Officer and Project Officer, ensure Comprehensive School Health and Safety (CSHS) program activities in North Jakarta are implemented according to the detailed implementation plan.
  • Together with Senior Project Officer and Project Officer, ensure close collaboration with local stakeholders including establishing and developing strong and effective relationships with target schools, key district government officials and non-governmental stakeholders. It will also include mobilizing communities in supporting the project.
  • Provide technical assistances during the preparation, implementation, as well as post project activities; including distribution of invitation letters, preparation of logistic and equipment, also program financial and administration.
  • Assist Senior Project Officer, Project Officer, and MEAL (Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning) Officer; as well as with assistance from other staff, in developing an effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting system (include documenting activities) to ensure the effectiveness of project implementation. 
  • Together with Procurement and Logistic Assistant ensure the procurement and delivery of all materials needed for all activities both at school and community under CSHS are in timely and a good manner.
  • Coordinate closely with Finance Officer and Finance Assistant in terms of financial matters under CSHS component.
  • Together with Project Officer, monitor regularly activities both in school and communities under CSHS; such as school health centre (UKS), school based waste management, clean and healthy living behavior (PHBS), disaster preparedness, etc.
  • Assist Senior Project Officer and Project Officer to undertake advocacy activities to ensure the sustainability of the project.
  • Provide monthly report and work plan, and submit to Project Officer
  • Other duties as assigned by line manager
QUALIFICATION
  • Minimum diploma degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • At least 2 years work experience with non-government organizations, or at least some work experiences both in education and or private sector
  • Knowledge and skills in methods to promote improvements in terms of school health and disaster risk reduction issues
  • Proven skills to develop an implementation plan and then efficiently implement activities
  • Demonstrated ability to write high quality reports and other project documents in Indonesian and English
  • Proven ability to organize financial and administration resources according to donor and organization regulations and reporting requirements 
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural team
Updated CV and application letter should be sent to recruitment.indonesia@savethechildren.org
Please fill the "subject" column of the e-mails in this format:
<PA-SetaraCSHS><your name>
Closing date for application is up to 24 August 2014
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)
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