World Relief Job Vacancy: DRR Program Manager - Karangasem, Bali - Indonesian


World Relief  is a USA Humanitarian Organization working with local organizations to bring help and hope to communities in need. World Relief is committed to the sector standards and good practice. Right now we are looking for a dedicated and capable person as DRR Program Manager.  Please submit your application to before May 31, 2016. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Job Description

Effective Date: July 12, 2016
Job Title: DRR Program Manager
Job Title of Immediate Supervisor: Indonesia Country Director
Work Location: Denpasar, Bali
Grade: A6
Status Categories: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Term of Assignment: 1 year (extendable to 3 years)


The purpose of this post is to oversee the implementation of the “Building Disaster Resilience in 10 Balinese Villages” project. This post is for the first year of a projected multi-year project. The first year consists of a community-based, participatory disaster risk reduction assessment. The selected candidate will be given priority for managing follow-up interventions.

  • Reports to the Indonesia Country Director
  • Coordinates with the following departments: Finance, HR, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Liaises closely with Local Partner Organizations (LPOs) and beneficiary communities, as well as with relevant government representatives.
  • Manages day to day relationships and activities of project staff
Program Management and Reporting
  • Assist in developing the project at field and village level in conjunction with project team, consulting with the Country Director and the donor representative.
  • Monitor the humanitarian situation in the designated geographical area, making recommendations to the Country Director regarding potential needs and appropriate responses as required.
  • Responsible for the management of local personnel, financial and material resources of the project to meet program objectives.
  • Working with the field staff, develop monthly and quarterly workplans in accordance with the project DIP, and submit these to the Country Director.
  • Submit monthly progress and monitoring reports to the Country Director based on the approved report format.
  • Provide technical expertise, mentoring, and monitoring for local staff and local partners in the area of community-based, participatory disaster risk reduction. This will included leading trainings for multiple stakeholders.
  • Ensure the CBDRR process in each village results in a DRR action plan.
  • Assist the community’s leaders and the Local partners with the dissemination of their DRR Action plan to the government and others parties to gain support.
Personnel Management:
  • Lead and manage the local team including responsibility for their physical, mental and spiritual welfare, and ensuring that they are developed further towards their potential.
  • Provide appropriate management support including regular catch-ups, appraisals, personal development support, and disciplinary action in accordance with appropriate personnel policies.
  • Through personal example and support ensure that the program staff display an ethic that honors God.
  • Manage local office and accommodation where appropriate, ensuring adequate security, personal and communal space, and facilities for the health, comfort and well-being of the team and any visitors.
  • Ensure that the field staffs respect local cultural and gender sensitivities.
Administration & Financial Management:
  • Manage delegated program budget(s) and ensure timely submission of financial accounts for all program expenditure to the country office.
  • Ensure robust administrative systems for accountability are in place and an adequate logistics supply is maintained for the team and the project.
Representation and Coordination:
  • Act as World Relief’s field representative in liaison with government agencies, other NGOs, community officials and local partners in the designated project area.
  • Coordinate all project activities with local partners, relevant government agencies, and community stakeholders
  • Build positive working relationships especially with Dinas Sosial, BPBD, government officials, LPOs, and local community leaders in Bali.
  • Monitor the security situation in the designated geographical area of assignment, taking all necessary actions to maintain the safety of the World Relief local field team.
  • Assist in the creation of a Security Risk Assessment and Security Action Plan
  • Assist with hosting occasional visits to project sites by interested personnel.
  • Carry out any other duties as requested by the Country Director
  • The office is based in Badung, Bali, but will include frequent travel to the project site in Karangasem, Bali.
  • Working hours will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday but will be structured in light of the prevailing situation, and may be unsociable at times.
HR of World Relief Indonesia