Save the Children Job Vacancy: Senior Field Manager - Palu, Central Sulawesi

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:
Senior Field Manager
based in Central Sulawesi
The Senior Field Manager is accountable for effective delivery of the Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (YSTC) humanitarian response in their operational area. They oversee both the program management and support services functions to meet children's needs in line with YSTC standards, protocols and the humanitarian imperative. They also lead on senior government and donor representation at their location and ensure cross sector collaboration among program and operational staff.  The postholder will ensure humanitarian programme activities are effective and aligned with the response strategy to meet designated goals and objectives of YSTC, its donors, and the needs of the target population to increase impact and enable positive change for children.
  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia, both verbal and written
  • Minimum of five years’ experience managing teams in humanitarian preparedness and response in complex/fragile contexts
  • Previous first phase emergency response experience
  • Experience in disaster risk reduction programming
  • Extensive on the ground experience in multi-sector humanitarian response, including cash transfer programs
  • A good knowledge of logistics management and previous experience of overseeing logistics functions
  • Solid budgeting skills and knowledge of key donor regulations
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an both national and international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Knowledge of Save the Children's global practices and procedures and ways of working with children
  • Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Previous experience of project management, including multi sector programmes
  • Budget management experience including institutional donors
  • 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
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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 aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC 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

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Closing date for application is up to March 15th, 2019
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)