Deputy Chief of Party MADANI Project

  • Posted on 13 December 2019
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Closing on 12 January 2020

Job Description

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Deputy Chief of Party of MADANI Civil Society Support Initiative, a five-year, USAID-funded civil society strengthening project in Indonesia that started in March 2019. The project focuses on capacity development of civil society organizations to increase government accountability and communal tolerance in 32 districts in six provinces in Indonesia.

Indonesian nationals are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Summary:

The DCOP supports the Chief of Party in overseeing project implementation and provides technical and management leadership to the overall project. S/he represents the project to external stakeholders including government officials and donors and supervises project staff to ensure that project activities are completed in a timely manner and are of high technical quality. The Deputy Chief of Party is based in Jakarta, Indonesia and s/he must be willing to travel to other provinces as required.

Job Summary and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with the Country Director/Project Director/Chief of Party to provide leadership to the development and maintenance of a comprehensive needs based strategy for programming in host country and/or sub-offices.
  • Provide technical and management leadership, develop technical strategies and oversee the design and implementation of project activities in coordination with project technical experts;
  • Oversee the quality of all technical aspects of the project, including the management of project staff, subgrantees, short-term consultants and grant making activities;
  • Manage the preparation and presentation of work plans, M&E plans, and all reports with the Chief of Party and the Technical Director;
  • Manage field-based staff and oversee the quality assurance of district-level implementation activities;
  • Establish relationships with key project stakeholders and manage donor and Government of Indonesia partnerships in collaboration with the Chief of Party;
  • Perform other duties assigned by the COP and represents the project in the absence of the COP.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in international development, public administration, law, sociology or other related fields;
  • Minimum 7 years of experience required in the design, management and implementation of international development projects with a minimum of 15 years working on development activities with donors, Iocal civil society organizations, and/or private sector foundations;
  • Demonstrated experience with USG program monitoring and evaluation activities and at least 5 years of experience with USG development programs, including USAID.
  • Demonstrated experience required in performance monitoring, tracking data quality, data management, and/or training in performance management topics;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for
  • the successful implementation of programs required;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance required;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia required.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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About the Organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

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