World Food Programme Job Vacancy: Government Partnership Officer - Indonesian

World Food Programme, Indonesia invites applications from the eligible candidates for the following position:

Position: Government Partnership Officer
Post Grade: SC9
Starting Date: 1 January 2016
Duration: Initial 6 months with possibility for extension
Contract Type: Service Contract
Duty station: Jakarta, Indonesia

Accountabilities: Under the overall guidance of the Country Director, the incumbent will undertake the following duties:        
  • Implement the work plan for assigned area by delivering activities that maintain and develop government partnerships in order to maximize resources raised for the programme. 
  • Contribute to the management of a portfolio of partnerships, soliciting contributions, providing donor stewardship, and analyzing results, in order to maximize resources raised. 
  • Provide support to technical units, RBs and/or COs as required, in order to assist them to effectively mobilize donor resources. 
  • Prepare briefs on resourcing issues for Country/Regional/Division Directors, participate in the Strategic Programme Review Process (s-PRP) and the Electronic Programme Review Process (e-PRP), and operate as a resourcing focal point in order to ensure that concerns are adequately considered. 
  • Guide more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries. 
  • Participate and assist in negotiations for contributions and partnership agreements, in line with internal policies and external regulations, in order to reach advantageous outcomes, such as more flexibility and predictability. 
  • Collate and analyze data for the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on donors and programmes, to enable informed decision-making and action planning by senior stakeholders. 
  • Proactively contribute to ideas and highlight fundraising opportunities to senior managers for new strategies to maintain and increase funding from new and traditional donors. 
  • Prepare and provide regular information to educate new and potential donors on the strategy, design, relevance and impact of WFP programmes, and to advocate the work of WFP. 
  • Represent WFP at international meetings at appropriate levels, in such a way that advances the government partnerships strategy and objectives, and builds support for WFP activities. 
  • Prepare and provide inputs for briefing documents for senior level management meetings with donors. 
  • Maintain effective relationships with representatives of government donors through appropriate channels, and coordinate donor meetings, attending where required. 
  • Coordinate work with other government partnership officers to ensure the flow of information and other WFP units to align activities and ensure donor visibility and that donor conditions are met. 
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of a crisis. 
  • Other as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Advanced University degree in Political Science, International Development, Development Economics, Marketing Communications or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Desired Experience and Skills:
  • Implement the resource mobilization work plan by delivering specific activities
  • Provide direction to one or more junior staff members within area of expertise
  • Participate and assist in negotiations for contributions and partnership agreements with donors and host governments, in line with internal policies and external regulations
  • Assist in drafting resourcing analysis and collaborated with accurate and timely briefs as well as reporting to donors
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by e-mail to: no later than 26 November 2015

All applications must include an accurately filled in Personal History Form (P11) available at the following link HERE. Please state the vacancy announcement number and title of the post you are applying for in the email’s subject header line.

“Only short-listed candidates will be contacted”