Save the Children Job Vacancy: Humanitarian Infrastructure & Shelter Advisor, Jakarta - 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:

Humanitarian Infrastructure and Shelter Advisor
1 position in Jakarta
Code : HISA-CO

Humanitarian Infrastructure and Shelter Advisor is expected to lead the technical quality of implementation of shelter and infrastructure. This position works under the supervision of the DTL- Operation and in close coordination with DTL-PDQ to implement Shelter and infrastructure activities by maintaining high level of coordination with Government and cluster members.  The role will include regular monitoring of project activities, quality control, preparing design and cost estimate of infrastructures, contract management and people management.

Shelter program is more focussing on upgrading of existing emergency shelters and settlement.  Distribution of quality shelter materials, Capacity building of local communities, ‘Build Back Safer’ approach and etchniques, settlement support are the key activities in the Shelter Program. Similarly, YSTC may support to establish Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) and  nutrition centres in hard to reach settlements.


  • At least 10+ years experience in earthquake engineering and ideally cabacity building
  • At least 5  years experiences on managing shelter or construction related projects in humanitarian response.
  • High level of skill on hazard resistance including engineering, seismic engineering, earthquake risk mitigation techniques, etc
  • High level of skill on human resources management and capacity building
  • High level of problem solving capacity.
  • Sensitive to diversity and proven ability to manage performance of self and others in a cross cultural environment
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills
  • Able to travel and live for short periods in various field sites as required
  • Strong contract management skill
  • Prior experience on developing shelter strategy  for emergency, transitional and  recovery phases
  • Ability to prepare concept papers and project proposals in accordance with the standards required by Save the Children and Donors
  • Knowedge on structural analysis program ( SAP) will be an asset
Updated CV and application letter should be sent to

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Closing date for application is up to February 4th, 2019
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)