Mercy Corps Indonesia Job Vacancy: Program Officer - Agriculture - Disaster Response, Palu - Central Sulawesi, Indonesian

Palu - Central Sulawesi

Program Officer - Agriculture - Disaster Response 

The Program Officer – Community Empowerment - Agriculture will be based in Palu and work alongside communities and disaster management related forum/network in Central Sulawesi to increase civic participation; health and wellbeing and to reach and agree on priorities to be included and progressed in local community plans for early recovery. The role also provides support and guidance to build and improve community engagement capability, knowledge, and institutional skills.  The Program Officer will work with WASH engineer, basic needs and livelihood specialist, and other assigned technical staff to ensure quality implementation and smooth handover in building WASH facilities and implementing appropriate approach on cash programming and other early recovery measures on agriculture.

  • At least 3 years of experience working in a community development environment and agriculture-economic development related project;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness or other related field;
  • Cultural sensitive and able to work effectively with a wide range of people in community level;
  • Demonstrated, developed facilitation and engagement skills;
  • Knowledge on disaster risk management especially on response and recovery will be an advantage;
  • Ability to converse in English and to cross translate between Bahasa and English is preferred;
  • Ability to multi-task, follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members are essential;
  • Pleasant personality (friendly, team player, quick learner, creative and willing to take on a variety of tasks);
  • Computer literate; proficient in MS Office, MS Excel in particular and Internet navigation are required.
This position will be hired as temporary staff for 7 months.
Please send your CV together with form on this LINK HERE with position applied on the email subject to

Vacancy will be closed 27 January 2019 and only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

We look forward to hearing from those who are interested in taking this opportunity to grow and develop with us.