Save the Children Job Vacancy: Community Coordinator ( 8 Positions), Palu & Donggala - Central Sulawesi, Indonesian

Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better. We've begun to build a national organization that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia. To this end, SC Indonesia has been designated as a “Prospect Member”. As ‘Prospect Member’ Indonesia has been identified as part of the next way of new member development, which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries. Indonesia has been authorized by member ballot to start fundraising locally as a first step towards building a financially sustainable local organization. Future work will also involve developing a strong local governance structure and building key partnerships with local government, the private sector, local civil society among others. Success of the pilot phase will set the Indonesia on a pathway to full membership.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

Community Coordinator - Sulawesi
8 (eight) position based in Palu and North Donggala

The Community Coordinator is responsible for the smooth planning and coordination of multi sectoral programming in a specific area, or number of villages, affected by the Earthquake and Tsunamis. They will work closely with the field sector program teams to ensure programs are tailored to the specific needs of each community they represent. They will also work closely with the field MEAL and field sector implementation teams to gather feedback and respond to community concerns during implementation. The post holder will be the primary focal person in engaging with community leadership and the community at large as well as partners, stakeholders’ and institutions from the villages they represent, with the aim of supporting communities to lead their own recovery.

The post-holder will ensure that all relevant Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies are followed. The post holder will play a strategic role in the effective scale up and management of Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik emergency and recovery programmes in Central Sulawesi to increase impact and enable positive change for children.

In the event of a further humanitarian emergencies or developments, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly

  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia, both verbal and written, good basic standard of English
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in development, DRR, humanitarian preparedness or response in complex contexts
  • Previous experience of project implementation at a coordinator level 
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments
  • Security management experience in insecure environments
  • Field level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Demonstrable experience of MEAL and beneficiary accountability
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the values and principles of YSTC. In particular, a good understanding of the YSTC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support 
  • Multi-site management experience 
  • Experience of delivering large scale institutional donor programmes (OFDA, DFID, ECHO, DEC)
  • National level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Media trained
  • Previous first phase emergency response experience
  • Experience in disaster risk reduction programming
  • Budget management experience including institutional donors
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
Updated CV and application letter should be sent to

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Closing date for application is up to February 8th, 2019
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)