USAID CEGAH Project Job Vacancy: Operations Manager - Jakarta, Indonesian

Operations Manager, USAID CEGAH Project Summary:   USAID CEGAH, is a 5-year program dedicated towards strengthening Indonesia’s Community... thumbnail 1 summary
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Operations Manager, USAID CEGAH
Project Summary:  
USAID CEGAH, is a 5-year program dedicated towards strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability. This includes components on rule of law strengthening, accountability and anti-corruption, public service integrity, access to information and civil society strengthening. The program, currently in its second year, is seeking to strengthen its administrative functions and looking for a Jakarta-based expat or Indonesian national with native-level English skills and extensive USAID/USG financial and administrative experience.
Position Summary: 
The Operations Manager will work closely with the COP and DCOP and report to the former. S/He will ensure the smooth operational functioning of the program with a focus on financial planning, IT, communications and outreach, and performance monitoring.
Responsibilities:
  • Financial Planning: work with field and home office staff and key subcontractors to ensure financial spending is in line with projections;
  • IT: oversee the efficient integration of field IT systems with home office, including knowledge management, back-ups, and piloting and promoting new software tools inside the team;
  • Communications and Outreach:
    • Work with field office staff to compile quarterly and annual reports
    • Implement/oversee development of newsletter, factsheets, success stories, case studies and other communications and knowledge products
    • Work with M&E Manager to review and finalize monthly activity plans
    • Ensure weekly program updates are prepared
  • Performance Monitoring: Work with the M&E manager to ensure that data collected is relevant and feeds back into program improvement. Ensure areas of concerns are spotted early and remedied.
  • Preparing client approval documents, including international travel requests
  • Supporting the team in development of procedures, policies, recordkeeping, and duties as required and related to overall administration of the project, including procurement
  • Coordinating other administrative, financial, and contractual parts of the project, as needed
Qualifications:
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in international affairs, international development, or related field preferred.
  • Familiarity with FAR and USAID regulations preferred
  • Experience with financial oversight and budgeting.
  • Can-do attitude, quick learner, flexible implementer and highly responsive working culture
  • Work functional Bahasa Indonesia preferred.
  • Native-level English language proficiency in writing and speech.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

NB: position is subject to funding approval

 Application should include a CV (including three references) and contact information by July 26, 2017 at the latest. Please send applications to info@msi-cegah.com  Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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