Plan International Job Vacancy: SWITCH Project Manager - Kupang, Indonesian

Plan International Indonesia is presently implementing its country strategic 4 (CS 4) covering fiscal year 201 7 to 20 22 , where the cou... thumbnail 1 summary
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Plan International Indonesia is presently implementing its country strategic 4 (CS 4) covering fiscal year 2017 to 2022, where the country objective has been defined as “to identify and facilitate the removal of obstacles that prevent children from enjoying their rights and participating fully in Indonesian society”. The organisation’s purpose is to “strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls”. This goal will be achieved by providing technical support and implementing quality programs and projects through partnership. An effective and efficient communications strategy is a must for Plan Indonesia to share the outcomes of these projects to influence different actors, specially state authorities and to position Plan’s profile within and outside at different levels – starting from community, sub district, district to national, regional and international levels.
Plan International Indonesia invites highly competent, experienced and committed professionals to fill the following position:
SWITCH Project Manager – Kupang Based
The position holder directly supervises three to five persons of project specialist or similar level positions who are assigned to manage different key areas of project implementation in the SWITCH Project. The span of indirect reports is within the range of 25 - 30 persons from the respective projects. The total annual budget that S/he supervises for implementation under different projects ranges from 1–2 million USD.. She/He also represents Plan International Indonesia in the concerned network related to implementation of the projects at national level and with donor agencies.
Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position:
Key Result Area (KRA) 1:  Responsible to Leads the process of developing/ develop implementation plan of all projects with detail activities, operational processes and budget for field level implementation  Project detail implementation plan (DIP) is developed and approved before implementation starts; Annual plans and budgets of all projects are finalized and approved; necessary revision is done and approval ensured.
KRA 2: Ensures development of M&E framework of all projects to support comprehensive and quality monitoring of the project performance at community, partner and country level following corporate guide line of Plan and donor agencies. Approved M&E framework for all projects are in place before implementation starts. Project Monitoring Implementation System is developed/established to generate information for monitoring and management decisions
KRA 3: Supports project partners overcoming operational constrains to ensure smooth implementation and to achieve agreed burn rate of the project budget Operational constrained are identified through monitoring visits and required support channelled from internal and external environment as required.At least 95% burn rate of annual project budget is ensured in a consistent manner throughout the year
KRA 4: Establishes quality donor reporting system for projects by providing guidance, setting protocols and building capacity of the relevant project staff. Project reports to donors meets quality standards in terms of language and fed with appropriate field information  Project reports meets donors deadlines and compliance
KRA 5: Establishes organizational learning from project experience/ evaluation, contribute to the other projects and programs and to the development of project concept paper and assisting in identifying potential funding source to support achieving organizational target for income  Organizational learning protocol for projects is established by specifying the roles and responsibility and deliverables of the project team; learning from the project is incorporated in the specified decision making process for new project or strategy . # of project concept notes prepared, finalized  and awarded with the input of the incumbent;
KRA 6: Establish and maintain Plan’s partnership with project key stakeholders; government authorities, private sectors entity and strategic associations by conducting advocacy necessary to support the achievements of the project objectives; and also establishing and maintaining networks at national and regional level to support incorporating global standard and learning into the projects  Issues for advocacy from the projects are identified; advocacy processes and protocols designed in consultation with concerned Program Advisors, National Entrepreneurship Project Manager and Program manager, and ensured approval from Country Directors. Project has access in the identified govt.. offices, private entities and strategic associations for collaboration and promoting its agenda.
KRA 7: Provides basis for development of competent workforces for the projects by planning and supervising the deliverables of direct reports, training and motivating of project staff IAP PEA processes are completed in time for the project staff members; Team works are visible across the project implementation works. Staff capacity building processes are initiated on time as per Plan Employee Appraisal Policy and Process; Project staff capacity is enhanced.   Periodical review and discussion with the staff are done for improvement in the staff performance.
KRA 8: Ensuring active, reliable and good communication practices. Applied internal effective communication strategy between internal project staff and LEARN Program team, partners organization, Plan Regional Office and related NOs  Develop internal communication strategy for project staff, LEARN Program Team, Partners Organization, Plan Regional Office and Related Nos. Ensure the communication strategy is being applied effectively
Requirements : Masters in Social Sciences or other relevant field with 5-7 years’ experience in any development works with demonstrated in project managerial skill and people management.Has at least 3 years’ experience in the youth employment issues. Behaviors (Plan International’s Values in Practice). Have expertise in Tvet project management, and safely managed economic empowerment. Familiar in gender transformative, child development & protection, and social inclusion project. Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.Have excellent communication and negotiation skill in working with GoI, donors, and other NGOs; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Experience in the areas of organizational planning and management; Experience with budgeting, planning and project administration; Ability to handle diverse, simultaneous tasks, meet deadlines, and attend to follow-through; Experience with a youth organization; Evenings and weekends are required.
All applications will be treated in confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews. Please submit your letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae in English by email not later than February 28, 2018  to: HRD.Indonesia@plan-international.org 
Please fill the 'subject' column of the e-mails in this format: (The Position)–(Your Name). File attachment not later than 1MB. Range Salary: IDR 11 550 000 – 16 000 000,-
Plan International Indonesia seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly girls, women, and people with disability. We encourage people form diverse backgrounds and experiences, particularly women and people with disability to apply 
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