RedR Indonesia Job Vacancy: Project Officer, Yogyakarta - Indonesian

Position Title: RedR Indonesia Project Officer (INDONESIAN NATIONALS ONLY)

Reporting to: Program Manager

Job Status: Full time, 9-5

Contract duration: 1 year (with 3 months probation)

Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Start Date: 1 December 2018

How to apply
Please submit applications, including the provision of 3 referees, via email to with subject: Application: RedR Indonesia Project Officer – [your name] by no later than Sunday, 4 November, 2018.

As a part of your application you will need to provide:

  • A curriculum vitae of no more than 3 pages
  • A cover letter in English telling us how your skills, experience and qualifications makes you the best candidate for this opportunity

Tell us why you would find the role interesting, what you can offer us, and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. Please provide example and/or highlight your experience that will demonstrate your ability to perform the role.

Working Conditions
Employees of RedR will receive 2 weeks annual leave, sick leave, THR, social security and health insurance (BPJS kesehatan and ketenagakerjaan).

About RedR Indonesia
RedR Indonesia is an emerging humanitarian agency working for improving international emergency relief. RedR Indonesia is part of the international RedR network of accredited organisations, each sharing a common vision and mission.

Our aims are to provide sufficient, competent and effective relief personnel to the front-line and provide personnel to local and international relief agencies whenever required; to improve and maintain the competence of relief personnel; to cooperate and work with other agencies in maintaining the availability of trained and competent relief personnel; and to increase humanitarian response capacity in Indonesia through providing people with internationally recognised training and access to international experience.

We believe that suffering caused by disasters can be reduced by selecting, training and providing competent and committed personnel to humanitarian programs across the world.
RedR is also represented in the UK, India, Australia, US and Malaysia.

About Project
RedR Indonesia is implementing a project in partnership with UNICEF in capacity development of deployable humanitarian specialists in Education, Child Protection and WASH in Emergency. The aim is to establish a pool of rapidly deployable technical specialists registered in a roster managed by RedR Indonesia to support national level agencies in provision of support to sub-national government responses.

The Project Officer is responsible to lead the implementation of a one-year project and to ensure the objectives and outputs of the project are met.

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager and indirect supervision of the Director of RedR Indonesia, the Project Officer will be responsible for the following duties
  • Ensure overall effective and efficient management of the project
  • Maintain regular communications with all relevant stakeholders, in particular UNICEF;
  • Keep records of the budget and project documents, oversee procurement, act as secretariat for RedR Indonesia;
  • Prepare regular project monitoring and progress reports, constantly update the activities’ schedule and financial reports for submission to UNICEF as required;
  • Facilitate project implementation phase, including preparing and updating (if necessary) of work plans and organising capacity development workshops, trainings, preparing contracts for resources persons;
  • Make necessary arrangements and facilitate the meetings with the RedR Indonesia, UNICEF and key stakeholders, including
    • Draft briefing notes, background documents and presentations for meetings;
    • Take notes during meetings and trainings, and prepare minutes and follow up on required actions;
  • Collect relevant materials (training modules, research papers) and evidences (e.g. photos, videos, reports, documents, all related materials) of workshops, and compile practices and lessons learnt on project activities;
  • To perform other relevant duties as required by immediate supervisor

The Project Officer should meet each of these requirements and/or have other related and relevant qualifying experience


  • Bachelor degree in social sciences and/or other related fields (relevant experience may substitute relevant degree)

Skills & Competencies
  • 2 years experience in humanitarian sector
  • Minimum 3 (three) years experience in a similar position
  • Previous experience and knowledge in project management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Confirmed communication and organisational skills, and ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure to meet deadlines and to react within short notice
  • Demonstrated autonomy, motivation and commitment; ability to deliver within deadlines
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Basic information management skills
  • Strong coordination, communication and networking skills
  • Multi-tasking skills

  • Capacity to work individually and within a team
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and self-managing
  • Proactive and can-do attitude
  • Sense of humour and good work ethic

  • In specific circumstances, RedR Indonesia may request all RedR employees to perform tasks other than those described in their job descriptions.

  • Positive work ethic with a willingness to learn and grow
  • Willingness and ability to travel for work
  • Proven ability to work cross culturally
  • Openness to work in an inclusive and diverse office environment with people of all races, religion, gender, etc.
  • Interest in humanitarian activities
  • Desire to be based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Preferred Criteria
Applicants with the following experiences, or similar backgrounds, are especially desirable
  • Qualifications and or experience in training / assessment / facilitation
  • Looking for long term relationship and to grow with organisation

RedR Indonesia is an equal opportunity employer with positive discrimination policies to ensure opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion or creed and those with functioning limitations (persons with disabilities).

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Closing Date: 04 November 2018