Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Vacancy - The Center for Disaster Risk Management and Community Development Studies (CDRM & CDS


Vacancy Announcement

The Center for Disaster Risk Management and Community Development Studies (CDRM & CDS) is a department of HKBP Nommensen University. The Center has developed 6 years strategy to work with various communities of North and West Sumatera. The Center is in process to affiliate with Lutheran World Federation based in Geneva. The Center has been funded jointly by Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Lutheran World Relief USA and Australian Lutheran World
Service. Locally, CDRM & CDS is supported by
Lutheran Churches of Indonesia
and their diaconal departments.

CDRM & CDS is located in Simalingkar, Medan. The programs are focused on disaster risk
management, capacity building of the communities and research. The Center has 4
field projects: Simalingkar, Nias, Pakpak (North Sumatera)
and Mentawai (West Sumatera). Currently, the Center is in
process to recruit the following personnels urgently:

1. Program Manager

Assists and reports to the Director in planning, implementation, supervision and monitoring and evaluation of all programs. S/he also assists Director to develop strong partnership with relevant national and international stakeholders. S/he supervises all field coordinators and consultants hired locally from time to time. S/he has to work very closely with Finance, Admin and HR Manager.

The Center is looking for a person who has a good track record of project cycle management with special capacity on community empowerment and disaster risk management.

2. Resource Mobilization and Communication Coordinator

Assists and reports to the Director in developing Center communications and publications, creating local, national and international networks, coordinating Center public uses/activities, and developing and dissemernating the Center minutes meetings.

The Center is looking for a person having an out of the box attitude, mature personality, excellent English, journalism skills and good intercultural communication skills (included website development) .

3. Field Coordinators (2):

Implement all planned activities in the respective communities, reporting, and supervisions of all field project staff. S/he should also greatly contribute to the revision
of program strategy, planning and reporting. The Coordinator will lead a team of staffs between 15 to 20 people.

Center is seeking for persons having good experiences in community empowerment with special focus on disaster risk management, training and team building.

General requirements:
- Master’s degree and minimum 5 years’ experience for position 1; Bachelor’s degree in English and minimum 3 years experience for position 2; and Bachelor degree with
minimum 3 years’ experience for position 3.
- Strong interpersonal communications skill
- Cultural sensitivity to work with different communities
- Interest for good learning
- Effecient in both writing and speaking english

CDRM&CDS is equal opportunity employer with respect to gender, race and religion. Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. Interested candidates are advised to send their application to the following address and at the latest on 03 July 2009.

CDRM & CDS Director, Jl. Bunga Rampai V – Jl. Nommensen Raya No. 28

Kel. Simalingkar B, Kec. Medan Tuntungan Medan
20135 - Indonesia

Email : cdrmcds@yahoo. com

(Please indicate the position and contact number in the email)

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