Mercy Corps Indonesia Job Vacancies: 4 Positions – Palu, Central Sulawesi

Posting Job


November 6, 2018

Expired Job


June 16, 2019



Palu – Central Sulawesi

A major earthquake on 28 September 2018 that triggered
tsunami, liquefaction, and landslide in Sulawesi, Indonesia has caused at least
2,077 casualties, 4,438 people injured, and 205,870 people to be displaced (AHA
Centre Situation Update No.14, 22 October 2018). The most affected area
identified by the Government of Indonesia is Donggala, Palu City, Sigi, and
Parigi Moutong. MCI is currently responding and developing strategy for early
recovery to meet the immediate needs and to help recover the livelihood of the
affected communities.

All below
positions will be hired as temporary staff for 5 months.

Program Officer
The Program Officer – Community Empowerment will be based in
Palu and work alongside communities and disaster management related
forum/network in Sulteng to increase civic participation; health and wellbeing
and to reach and agree on priorities to be included and progressed in local
community plans for early recovery. The role also provides support and guidance
to build and improve community engagement capability, knowledge, and
institutional skills.  The Program Officer
will work with WASH engineer, basic needs and livelihood specialist, and other
assigned technical staff to ensure quality implementation and smooth handover
in building WASH facilities, setting up WASH services with integrated
community-based sanitation approach, and implementing appropriate approach on
cash programming and other early recovery measures.


  • At least 3 years of experience working in a community development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Community Development or other
    related field;
  • Knowledge on disaster risk management especially on response and
    recovery will be an advantage;
  • Ability to converse in English and to cross translate between
    Bahasa and English is preferred;
  • Pleasant personality (friendly, team player, quick learner,
    creative and willing to take on a variety of tasks)
  • Computer literate; proficient in MS Office, MS Excel in particular
    and Internet navigation are required.

Administration Officer
The Administration
Officer will be responsible for conducting administrative functions and
supporting procurement needs for the Sulteng Response Program while ensuring
efficient administrative support to field staff. He/She will coordinate with
the Admin Coordinator for Disaster Response Program in Jakarta to ensure smooth
flowing of routine, administrative work and program support operations.

Specific tasks
include dealing with all logistics, vendors and consultant, managing all
document filing and scanning, and providing both written and oral translations
– Bahasa Indonesia-English (if needed)


  • Diploma/Bachelor Degree in public administration or any other
    relevant field;
  • At least 2 years of administrative and procurement experience is
  • The candidate must have strong communication, English speaking and
    writing skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and other computer program are

Finance Officer
Working in the
Disaster Response team within the Finance function under the direction of the
Finance Manager and dotted line relation to Team Leader. Finance Officer will assist
in the processing and recording of payment transactions in a timely and
accurate manner.


  • Two or more years of bookkeeping, banking or cashiering experience;
  • A degree in accounting or a relevant business field is desirable;
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel;
  • Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical
    aptitude and attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written local and English skills

Logistics Officer will work with Mercy Corps’ team in field offices to ensure
logistics needs are met and well planned out in order to deliver a rapid
response. S/he will have local knowledge of vendors, availability of relief
items and have a solid understanding of supply chain and warehouse management.
Good relationships with Vendors and other logistics actors operating in the
area must be maintained as well as regular attendance and contribution towards
logistics cluster meetings locally and possibly in Jakarta. Coordination with
the Jakarta country office on availability of stocks is expected as relief
items may not be readily available in crisis hit areas.

job involves fulfilling requirements for current needs, projecting future
requirements, and proposing and designing strategies to meet future scenarios
that enhance Yayasan Mercy Corps Indonesia’ overall logistics function.  Additionally, s/he will support with
procurement, administration, compound and equipment maintenance, etc. This will
include local and possibly international procurement, travel/accommodation
arrangements for staff, transportation of supplies from and to YMCI offices,
and general day to day management of the field offices in terms of equipment
maintenance and repair.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, international
    studies or related field;
  • At least 2 logistics field experience working with
    United Nations and/or NGOs in complex emergency operations;
  • Ability to support rapid assessment and immediate
    response to needs in strife affected areas;
  • Effective verbal and written communication,
    organizational, prioritization and Microsoft Office applications;
  • Good oral and written English skills required;
    applicants with local language skills will be prioritized.

Please send your CV
together with form on this 
LINK with
position applied on the email subject to

Vacancy will be
closed 10 November 2018 and only
short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

We look forward to
hearing from those who are interested in taking this opportunity to grow and
develop with us.
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