Hivos Southeast Asia Job Vacancy: Program Officer - Jakarta, Indonesian

Hivos Southeast Asia is an International non-governmental organization guided by humanist values. It aims at structural poverty alleviation with a strong focus on civil society building and sustainable economic development. Hivos Southeast Asia provides financial support for local NGOs, is active in networking, lobbying and exchanging knowledge and expertise. For its Hivos Southeast Asia (Hivos SEA) seeks qualified Indonesian candidates for the position of:

Title: Program Officer (PO)
Duty Station: Jakarta based
Report to: Program Director Hivos ISEAN
Coordinates with: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Training Coordinator,  Grant Officer, Finance Officer, Administration Officer, SRs, national stakeholders
Duration:  October 2016 - December 2017

Roles and responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of IHP Extension work plans and budgets;
  • Support the Program Director in the implementation of his/her duties;
  • Assist PD in OSIRIS related functions, including contract development, fund requests and reporting;
  • Provide overall direct supervision of the IHPSOTL (ISEAN Hivos Program Satellite Office in Timor Leste); serves as OIC of IHP in Timor leste
  • Coordinate with local Timor Leste partners towards proper and well timed program implementation;
  • Carry out SR field visits and participate in program monitoring and evaluations in line with work plans;
  • Provide guidance for SRs on program implementation and reporting;
  • Work closely with SRs on the preparation of projects and contracts (with consultants and other implementing partners);
  • With the PD, RM&EO, F0 and GO, monitor the achievement of indicators, including program achievement and budget expenditure; ensure that variance analysis is conducted; and prepare the required reports, including the PUDR;
  • Provide support in organising regional and national coordination meetings, including liaising with participants on these events; 
  • Represent the ISEAN Hivos Program where necessary at national and international meetings and events;
Knowledge, experiences and competencies
  • Bachelors level- University Degree in Development, Public Health or equivalent in a relevant field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • With at least 2 years’ experience in working with Global Fund Programs preferred, Experience in developmental organizations or international NGOs (e.g. UN system) may be considered preferably in the field of HIV-AIDS and Key Affected Populations (KAPS);
  • Strong knowledge of project cycle management as well as established skills in program implementation and established experience in capacity building activities.
  • Indonesian citizen;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Familiarity with the issues of MSM, Transgender and HIV in the region is preferred.
  • Willing to be based in Timor Leste. In addition, willing and able to travel regularly within the South East Asian Region
What do we offer?
An inspiring and dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and the possibility to work for an ambitious new international initiative.

Grade: 10 from 1-12 Hivos’s Salary Grade

How to apply?
To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter to not later than October 6th , 2016.

This is an opened position at national level. 

Please specify the position name you are applying for (‘Program Officer GF”) in the ‘subject’ line of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.