FHI360 Job Vacancy: Chief of Party - Jakarta, Indonesian

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Chief of Party in Indonesia.


FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Chief of Party (COP), for an anticipated USAID-funded Indonesia Inclusive Workforce Development Partnerships Initiative. This program will support USAID’s Inclusive Workforce Development Project in Indonesia by supporting partnerships, providing technical assistance, and building capacity in organizations to deliver successful workforce development models with an emphasis on supporting the poor and vulnerable.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

The COP will be responsible for providing overall vision, leadership and guidance for the project. S/he will service as the project’s main point of contact for grant recipients, Government of Indonesia (GOI) institutions, USAID/Indonesia, and other workforce development stakeholders. The COP will be responsible for overall project management and technical operations and ensure that project tasks are completed on time and the project objectives are successfully met. FHI 360 anticipates that the Chief of Party will be based in Jakarta but with project-funded travel to other parts of Indonesia. This position is contingent on project funding.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with the private sector and facilitating skills development partnerships to advance workforce development objectives. The ideal candidate will demonstrate deep understanding of workplace learning models, human resource development, training, job placement services, and substantial experience in creating pathways for poor and vulnerable populations to service providers that will result in improved employability and employment.
  • Leading the project team and serving as the primary point of contact with USAID regarding the day-to-day activity implementation and management matters relating to the agreement.
  • Overseeing technical implementation and ensuring project activities are of high technical quality.
  • Managing and supervising the work of all experts/personnel provided under the agreement.
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for information on the progress and current status of all project activities.
  • Establishing appropriate mechanisms to ensure that activity progress and specific implementation concerns are regularly and promptly reported.
  • Establish procedures for grants under contract activities to ensure compliance with USG rules and regulations, as well as FHI 360’s policies.
  • Managing the preparation and presentation of work plans, M&E plans, and all reports.


  • Master's Degree or its International Equivalent in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience required in workforce training, private sector engagement labor.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience required in the design, management and implementation of international development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience required in leading teams and/or managing an office with a diverse staff.
  • Demonstrated experience required in building organizational capacity, designing and conducting training.
  • Have an established relationship or previous collaboration experience with the Government of Indonesia and country's private sected highly preferred.
  • Experience working in Indonesia on donor-funded projects related workforce development, skills development, or livelihoods development.
  • Experience bringing together a diverse set of actors including employers and other private sector partners, training institutions, public sector actors, CSOs, and other critical workforce development stakeholders to affect change.
  • Master’s degree in education, law, public health, business, or political science.
  • Demonstrated skills in effectively working, coordinating and negotiating with local institutions and organizations, donors, other USAID projects, U.S. embassies, and partners.
  • Ability to manage USAID contracts, especially those with a Grants under Contracts component, and all required reporting requirements.
  • Ability to perform internal control functions to manage day-to-day operations of the project.
  • Fluency in Indonesian strongly encouraged and fluency in English required.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Closing Date: 08 August 2016