Catholic Relief Services Job Vacancies: DRR Officer & MEAL Officer - Jakarta or Bogor, Indonesian

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is a US – based voluntary organization working in over 100 countries around the world to assist people victims of disasters, people in need and the disadvantaged regardless of race, belief or nationality. CRS has been operating in Indonesia since 1957 under the Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Social Affairs to provide both humanitarian response and long-term development to the most vulnerable communities. CRS Indonesia’s current strategy includes emergency preparedness and response, disaster risk reduction, and integrated agriculture and livelihoods.

CRS Indonesia will implement a USAID/OFDA – funded project in collaboration with World Vision Indonesia, Save The Children Indonesia and CARE Indonesia. The project is focused on disaster preparedness and emergency response capacity building for BPBD and vulnerable communities in urban area of Jakarta and Bogor. This project is scheduled to start in March 2019.

CRS/Indonesia is currently hiring for Disaster Risk Reduction Project Officer (DRR-PO) to be based in Bogor and MEAL Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning) Officer to be based in Jakarta or Bogor with regular travel to Jakarta/Bogor for coordination meeting with CRS program team and other implementing partners. This position will report to Disaster Risk Reduction Program Manager (DRRM).


Disaster Risk Reduction Project Officer (Code: DRR-PO)
The DRR Project Officer will lead the day-to-day implementation of the project activities in collaboration and by working directly with the District Agency for Disaster Management (BPBD) of Bogor city and other relevant stakeholders including community leaders and members in the target areas. The Project Officer will also organize and coordinate project activities at community level in consultation with BPBD and community local leaders, including facilitation of various DRR trainings at the community level. This position will be based in Bogor, with regular travel to Jakarta for coordination meetings with the CRS program team and other implementing partners.


  • Graduate degree (S1) in development, social science or related field.
  • At least 3 years professional experience in the technical area of DRR, including Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM), preferable working in international NGO
  • Strong skill and broad experience in community organizing
  • Has experience working on or has good knowledge on Indonesia’s DRM system and structure, particularly BPBD structure, policy and strategy.
  • Has strong skill in training facilitation including develop training plan and modules
  • Has experience applying participatory tools and able to facilitate Focus Group Discussion (FGD), interview, observation and survey.
  • Understand international code of conduct in humanitarian programming, and able to apply them in daily work within the community.
MEAL Officer (Code: MO)
The MEAL Officer is responsible for providing technical monitoring and evaluation support to program teams and overseeing all M&E plans for programs. These responsibilities include but are not limited to designing monitoring and evaluation tools, planning surveys or evaluations, analyzing and reporting quantitative and qualitative M&E data, and working with BPBD, DRR village committee and village leader to build their capacity. The MEAL Officer is expected to regularly visit field areas with supervision from DRR Program Manager and MEAL Senior officer.

The MEAL Officer will ensure that CRS Indonesia Accountability Framework and cross-cutting principles are incorporated into project design and implementation. S/he will also lead learning and reflection activities to improve project quality, monitor results and impact, share lessons learned, and ensure that accountability and other cross-cutting issues are adequately incorporated into project and MEAL activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, computer science, economics, research methods, development studies, or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum four years of MEAL experience on similar position in relief and development organization, preferably in INGO
  • Proven experience of capacity building of local NGOs on M&E
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Internet explorer)
  • Proven experience working on databases like Microsoft Access, SQL Server or SPSS
  • Experience using qualitative and quantitative methods and developing tools
  • Ability to analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative data and communicate results with a variety of stakeholders
Required Foreign Language: Good command of both Bahasa Indonesia and English, both oral and writing.

Required Travel:
CRS Indonesia currently working in DKI Jakarta, West Java, NTT, East Java, Bali and Lombok, Central Kalimantan and Central Sulawesi on disaster preparedness and climate change adaptation project. In the event of a CRS emergency response, all CRS Indonesia staff may be requested to travel to CRS project areas if necessary and/or deployed to other parts of the country.

CRS encourage qualified candidates to apply regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or disability, all recruitment practice and procedure reflect CRS commitment to protection children and vulnerable adult from abuse. 

Only applications that meet the above qualifications will be shortlisted. All applications and CVs should be sent by email to CRS Indonesia at before or by March 7th, 2019 with the Job Code in the subject.

"Only short-listed candidates will be invited via e-mail/phone for Interview”