IPAS Job Vacancy: National Program Manager - Jakarta, Indonesian

Ipas is a global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. Abiding to the local regulations in each country, Ipas works to ensure that women can obtain safe, respectful and comprehensive reproductive health care, including comprehensive post abortion care with counseling and contraception to prevent future unintended pregnancies.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of National Program Manager, based in Jakarta. Position open for Indonesian nationality only.

Reporting to the Country Director, the National Program Manager (NPM) will provide day-to-day leadership and oversee the implementation of the program operations of Ipas in Indonesia.  The NPM is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies and work plans that includes providing strategic and technical input into the design and delivery of program activities including project design and implementation; identification of key national policy coordination and reform needs; and vocational and technical skills development needs and priorities.

  • Oversee day-to-day management of the program, including oversight of work plans, staffing, and gathering information and data for reporting or analysis 
  • Provide input on strategic direction and vision of the program, ensuring alignment with Ipas mission, values, and strategic plan 
  • Oversee program design, including the identification of key national policy coordination and reform needs as well as vocational and technical skills development needs and priorities, and identify opportunities for scaling up effective program models
  • Contribute to the leadership and management of project activities, ensuring programmatic, financial, and contractual compliance
  • Lead in establishing and maintaining local partnerships with community based organizations and other stakeholder
  • Produce effective written reports and oral presentations on the program, including donor reports and program status reports, updating on risks and challenges facing the program, and articulating the program’s success in meeting deliverables 
  • Supervise staff as assigned, including providing regular professional support and coaching to supervisees, assessing their performance and recommending improvements they can make to achieve their annual objectives and project’s goal in general
  • Ensures effective communication and routine collaboration between headquarters and the country office, keeping staff members abreast of relevant issues
Internal and External Customers/Supplies as well as Third Parties
  • Represent Ipas and overall program interests at local, national and regional meetings, workshops and conferences as needed 
  • Act as a liaison to Indonesian government partners as needed
  • Collaborates with operations/technical leads and the Country Director about allocation of resources, budgetary issues, and program results 
  • Works closely with the US-based Programs Support Team (PST) on program implementation, resolving field level challenges, and development of proposals and donor reports
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key program stakeholders, including government officials, community based organizations, and civil society actors
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in a subject relevant to Ipas work. 
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, planning, management and technical skills working with health systems and community programs 
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing complex internationally-funded projects
  • Previous experience in management position implementing national scale programs or projects 
  • Expertise in award compliance, financial planning and management, procurement, subcontractor management, and other management support areas/functions
  • Working knowledge of women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams of professionals in international environments
  • Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa and English
How to apply
Application shall be sent by email to IndonesiaHR@ipas.org, and indicating the name of the position you are applying as the subject of the email. 

Applications shall include cover letter, CV and copy of educational certificates obtained.

Application shall be sent by 14 February 2018, at the latest.