Management Systems International Job Vacancy: Program Coordinator - Jakarta, Indonesian

Program Coordinator, USAID CEGAH, Jakarta, Indonesia

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities.

Project Summary:
CEGAH is a 5-year USAID-funded accountability and integrity program that works with a wide range of Indonesia's Government and non-governmental agencies. The program runs between 2016 and 2021. The project is implemented by Management Systems International.

**Please note: Only Indonesian citizens are eligible for this position.

Position Summary:
The Program Coordinator position is held by an experienced manager whose acquired knowledge and skills enable him/her to independently manage required tasks under CEGAH, undertake diverse work assignments (e.g. database management, actively engage in program activities, major event/course planning, project administration, etc.), track the budget for these activities, and provide direction to program assistants. Work requires extensive coordination with team members in CEGAH to ensure successful performance of the program as detailed in the annual work plan. The Program Coordinator will be expected to provide significant technical input into program development and manage several programs (focused on civil society) independently, while also assisting and providing input to the work of the technical senior staff (Chief of Party and Program Managers) on larger programs and strategic issues related to CSO advocacy programming.

The Program Coordinator will manage several required tasks. He/she will provide guidance to Program Assistants and report directly to the Program Manager for Administrative Reforms.

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing planning, implementing, and reporting on programs related to civil society (Component 3) . In particular, he/she will:
  • Handle program implementation of CEGAH tasks related to civil society (Component 3), under the supervision of the Program Managers, including program planning, implementation, budgeting, coordination, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Advise Program Assistants.
  • Draft work plan sections and develop materials needed.
  • Monitor progress of technical project activities to measure performance and results.
  • Draft terms of references for upcoming procurement of grants and subcontracts.
  • Conduct meetings on a regular basis with Government of Indonesia officials and grantees/contractors concerning project activities , and represent the Component Manager if/when requested.
  • Ensure timely implementation of activities, in accordance with project schedules.
  • Periodically, write reports on the project's activities and achievements for the Chief of Party's review.
  • Manage the budgeting, projections, burn rate analysis and required adjustments for responsible required tasks.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Program Managers and Chief of Party.
General provisions and limitations
  • All final decisions related to this Project are made by the COP and authorized MSI/HQ personnel.
  • Any communication with USAID is under the authority of the COP and authorized MSI/HQ personnel.
  • Any meetings with Indonesian senior government officials should be communicated in advance to the Component Manager and COP.
  • At least 6 (six) years of work experience, with at least 2 (two) in the field of anti-corruption with a heavy focus on civil society engagement, advocacy, capacity building, or fundraising.
  • Experience managing USAID subgrants/contracts a plus.
  • Strong technical knowledge in accountability and integrity in Indonesia.
  • Strong network in the CSOs including media communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally and work constructively with a range of individuals, including USAID mission, local partners and government officials.
  • Good management and administrative skills.
  • Bachelor (S1) degree or higher in relevant field of work or related studies.
  • Have the capacity to work both independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Willing to undertake field travel and work under demanding conditions.
  • Ability to establish priorities and undertake assigned tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to effectively address multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English, and in the use of MS Office Software.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Closing Date: 23 September 2016