ChildFund International Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator – Swipe Safe, Kupang - East Nusa Tenggara

  • Title: Project Coordinator – Swipe Safe
  • Div/Dept: Global Operations 
  • Location: Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara 
  • Reporting Relationship: Partnership Portfolio Manager
About Us
Worldwide, 570 million children live in extreme poverty, vulnerable to many factors that threaten their well- being. Children need protection, support and care at each stage of childhood to stay safe, healthy, learning and on track to achieve their potential. ChildFund works with local partner organizations, governments, corporations, and individuals to help create the safe environments children need to thrive.

ChildFund International is committed to a workplace culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Furthermore, ChildFund International is committed to ensuring a workplace that safeguards and protects all children, including preventing their sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as preventing the sexual exploitation and abuse of its staff, partners, and program participants.

ChildFund Swipe Safe is a project aimed at preventing online abuse and exploitation of children. It mobilizes parents, youth, and schools to play an active role in children’s online safety. Swipe Safe is working to enhance the skills and knowledge of teenagers to enable access and use the internet in a safe and effective way, while also supporting teachers and parents on a range of important concepts to help them safely navigate the online world.


  • Lead the implementation of project activities within approved plans, budgets, and agreements, and in compliance with organizational policies/ procedures, operational systems, and donor requirements and regulations.
  • Directly work with project partner’s team and other key stakeholders, to reach program quality delivery.
  • Ensure the implementation of the project executed as in proposal approval (end to end).
  • Implementing the project based on the agreed quality standard and budget.
  • Collecting photos and stories for contributing to the media and communication, organization website, and organization profile.
  • Managing the stakeholders involving in the campaign and influencing work to optimize the results of the project.
  • Lead the planning process of the project, responsible from end to end of implementation, and do routine/ regular monitoring program activities by providing technical inputs based on relevant field-based experiences.
  • Conduct program/project monitoring visits, and spot checks in the areas of assignment and address identified performance problems or discrepancies.
  • Create local ownership of the project through deliberate engagement of the district government line-agencies
  • Coordinating the campaign event with the identified stakeholders for influencing decision-making, practices, and behaviors required to meet the project objectives.
  • Develop and submit the project annual planning to the line manager as a basis for the project implementation.
  • Managing project schedule and scope to meet the target and commitment as stated in the logical framework and the ADPlan.
  • Sharing learning documents and reflections to the country team to inspire better practices and adopt breakthrough from the project to other initiatives.
  • Contribute to program development to promote scale-up and replication of the project.
  • Assessing, documenting, and analysing the risk related to the project through intensive consultation with project stakeholders and provide update and recommendation to manage and mitigate the risk factors.
  • Proactively update the organization on the potential risks that may potentially affect the success of the project. 
  • Build relationships and collaborate with partners (GO’s, NGOs, Schools, institutions, media and others) at local levels to speed up the project implementation, increase resource sharing and complementation (financial, technical, etc.).
  • Work with the finance team to manage the budget, track spending, and ensure timely financial reporting. Coordinating the campaign event with the identified stakeholders for influencing decision-making, practices, and behaviors required to meet the project objectives.
  • Influencing school principals and district governments to improve their policy and practices
  • Prioritize data collection as part of his/her contribution in mobilizing fund and resources for scaling-up and replication of the intervention.
  • Provide technical skills and manage training as planned in the project
  • Training the school campaign team based on the developed campaign guidelines and align the campaign works to the other campaign efforts.
  • Deliver the project to meet the quality standard as stated in the project proposal
  • Work closely with Specialists to ensure the quality of the program delivered.
  • Report the implementation of the project in regular basis to track the progress and addressing challenges.
  • Collect and analyze data for developing evidence, learning, and knowledge for organization and the program participants.
  • Provide monthly progress report
  • In collaboration with M&E Specialist, monitor the output of the project in monthly basis and adjust the action plan to keep the outputs and project performance on the track.
  • Conducting regular monitoring visits to meet the target of outputs and budget as identified in the project log-frame and the budget plan.
  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the child safeguarding policy
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in early education, psychology, Social Work or relevant human services discipline, or equivalent relevant work experience; advanced degree desirable
  • 5 – 10 years of experience with child protection/safety, child protection and/or youth education projects. Knowledge and experience in online safety is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in project cycle management (PCM)
  • Experience with deliver high quality and effective training to communities, students, teachers etc. 
  • Skills in participatory, community organizing and development to strengthen local organizations 
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including the ability to build collaborative relationships internally and externally with sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, social, and political issues.
  • Computer proficiency in common office software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English
  • Good oral/written communication and organizational skills
  • Good team player
  • Having a growth mindset
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Must be able to travel to the project site, where applicable
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

Use the below link to apply for the position.

Last Application date:  October 27, 2022

ChildFund International is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children