Senior Program Officer - Hong Kong Red Cross, Jakarta

The Hong Kong Red Cross, as member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, works closely with the Indonesian Red Cross / Palang Merah Indonesia. We are currently seeking for qualified and committed candidates to fill the position of Senior Program Officer to be based in Jakarta with the contract duration up to July 2012.


Position title: Senior Program Officer
Unit/dept/delegation: Hong Kong Red Cross Indonesia Delegation
Reports to: Acting Country Representative, Hong Kong Red Cross
Responsible for: Program Management, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation


The Senior Program Officer will be responsible, under the overall supervision of the Acting Country Representative, to support PMI in implementing the Integrated Community-Based Risk Reduction (ICBRR) project in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) Province and other HKRC operated/supported programs in Indonesia. The position is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Key tasks and responsibilities

1. Program Management, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation
1.1 Provide technical support to PMI, at all levels, to ensure that programs supported by HKRC are implemented according to approved Project proposal, LFA, Budget and MoU.
1.2 Work closely with all divisions in PMI to ensure that requirements of the program are met in a timely manner.
1.3 Provide technical support to PMI Chapter/s and branches in implementing the projects supported by Hong Kong Red Cross.
1.4 Monitor the implementation of the ICBRR project to ensure the project is implemented according to the Plan of Action and within the approved budget.
1.5 Support PMI Chapter and Branches in volunteer training and management.
1.6 Ensure timely and accurate submission of project progress and financial reports including but not limited to activity reports, monitoring and evaluation reports.
1.7 Support NTB Chapter and branches in developing network with stakeholders, including government counterparts, NGOs, INGOs, business communities, etc.
1.8 Ensure regular communication and good coordination between PMI National Office, NTB Chapter and Branches.
1.9 Coordinate closely with PMI HQ to follow-up issues and tasks related to HKRC programming support to PMI. Work closely with PMI in addressing issues and requirements of HKRC related programs supported by HKRC.
1.10 Report to Acting Country Rep all activities and feedback from Chapter and branches.
1.11 Act as interpreter for HKRC expatriate delegates at meetings and field visits.
1.12 To develop network with other stakeholders and attend coordination meetings with other stakeholders.
1.13 Organize monitoring trip for HKRC representatives on regular basis.

2. Others
2.1 To represent HKRC in assisting PMI / the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (the Federation) to conduct emergency assessment in time of disaster if requested.
2.2 Support Acting Country Rep to monitor other HKRC funded DM activities in Indonesia.
2.3 To attend meetings, workshop, or training as recommended by Acting Country Rep.
2.4 Any other duties assigned by the Acting Country Rep.

Duties applicable to all staff
1. Actively work towards the achievement of the IFRC Secretariat’s goals.
2. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross/Red Crescent principles.
3. Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager.

1. At least bachelor degree in relevant field.
2. Minimum four years working experiences in program area especially disaster management and health. Prior experience working for the Red Cross/Red Crescent is preferred.
3. Good communication skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia both verbal and written.
4. Proficient in utilizing relevant computer programs and applications.
5. Excellent coordination and analytical skills.
6. Commitment to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
7. Readiness to work overtime and under pressure.
8. Available immediately.

INTERESTED PARTIES, please email your application letter and curriculum vitae in English, availability and expected salary before 20 January 2012 to:

Please indicate on the subject heading: Application for SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER.

Application submitted after 20 January 2012 will not be considered.