Monday, August 24, 2009

Vacancy - Child Fund Indonesia Program : Area Manager

Job Advertisement ChildFund Indonesia Program
Job Title: Area Manager

Based in : Kupang - NTT

Reports to: Bright Futures Coordinator/ Provincial Coordinator

Department: Program

1. Overall Purpose: To achieve ChildFund Core Intent, Outcomes,
Area of Excellence, Values and Strategic Objectives, through the
effective management of the Area.

2. Job Summary: ChildFund Area Manager provide strategic
leadership and effective management to ChildFund program in an specific
geographical area. Responsible for planning, coordinating, organizing
and monitoring activities which support the participatory development
and implementation of the Area Strategic Plan and Projects, harmonized
with ChildFund Global Strategy and Indonesia Country Strategic Paper.
Guarantees compliance with ChildFund policies and systems, and
articulation and networking with government and key stakeholders.
Responsible to demonstrate the impact of programs in the life of
children of the Area.
3. Key Result Areas & Duties and Responsibilities: Key Result Area
Duties and Responsibilities Strong Core Program that drives the
outcomes we seek for children and youth, implemented in the Area (40%)
Coordinate Area Strategic Plan development process, ensuring alignment
with Core Programs, including:

§ Child Focused Assessment and Analysis

§ Prioritization and Program and Budget formulation
(facilitating clear articulated strategic choices)

§ Quality Children and Youth participation

§ Community and Stakeholders Participation

§ Quality Project Designs

§ Sound Monitoring and Evaluation Plans

§ Incorporation of Disaster Risk reduction and Child

Support the efficient implementation of the ASP, including:

§ Development of Annual Operational Plans and Budgets

§ Providing of appropriated technical assessment according
to needs

§ Elaboration of Agreements with Partners

§ Development of Community Action Plans

§ Organization of Activities, ensuring the best use of

Coordinate quarterly reporting ensuring quality data, including:

§ Coverage Tables,

§ Routine monitoring

§ FIT reports

§ Quarterly Reporting

Promote continuous reflection and learning about the work in the Area,
fostering innovation and creativity, by:

§ Community Based Monitoring

§ Children and Youth Monitoring

§ Technical program reviews

§ Annual participatory reviews

§ Documentation of Best Practices and Lesson learned

Define clear partnership principles, goals and values with Area Based
Organization that support Core Intent, Outcomes and Area of Excellence.

Influential relationships built in the Area. (30%)
Identify, build and maintain relationships at area level, which brings
technical, material or financial resources to support the implementation
of the ASP, including governments, NGO´s and other potential

Identify grant seeking opportunities at area level and contribute the
development of Grant proposal.

Link with existent advocacy initiatives or with other stakeholder and
actor to influence policy, which impact children and youth, at area

Build the capacity of Area Based Organization to network and promote
children rights and well being, including.
§ Assessment of Organizational capacities of the area base
organization, Develop Capacity Building Plans as part of the ASP

§ Incorporation of Children and Youth Representatives

§ Development of Capacities building Plans as part of the
Support the Organization of Children and Youth structures in the Area,
according to their own perspective. Visibility and profile of
ChildFund in the Area increased (15%)
Demostrate results of ChildFund work in the area, by:

§ Collection of Baseline Data beginning-end for impact
assessment and report of results at area level.

§ Regular reporting to Stakeholders including government,
partners, families, children and youth.

§ Sharing best practices among stakeholders

Introduce ChildFund new brand in the Area

Coherent organizational systems and structures in place in the area
Manage ChildFund staff in the Area, including:

§ Recruitment, orientation and development of all
ChildFundarea office staff, including Performance Management.

§ Building a strong effective area team.

§ Training of area staff in ChildFund strategy, policies,
systems, processes, procedures.

§ Ensuring that staff understand and practice ChildFund
Values, Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

Ensure that Area operations are carried out according to corporate
systems and procedures, as well as with local law. Aligned
sponsorship in the Area to support core outcomes for children. (5%)
Ensure that sponsorship activities are developmental in nature, and
aligned with core program; that children voice is in the center of the
communication with sponsors, and processes are streamlined. Maintain a
high sponsor retention rate.

4. Qualifications: The Area Manager is self-disciplined, responsible,
positive, enthusiastic, have good leadership skills, get on well with
people, is able to motivate staff and make them feel that they are an
important cog in the business wheel, he/she acts as a good example to
them. He/She knows the area and has strong experience in project
management cycle and working in partnership.


§ Build Relationships

§ Commitment

§ Communication

§ Accountability

§ Critical Think and Decision Making

§ Strategic Thinking

§ Manage Others

Preferred Experience:

§ At least three years as a development professional.

§ Experience managing at least 5 staff members and yearly
budgets of at least US$500,000.


§ Speaks local language, Bahasa Indonesia.

§ Fluent in English

§ Computer: Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint,

Please transmit CV and application letter with the post title on the
subject line explaining why you are qualified for these positions to
mmailangkay@ indonesia. childfund. org
plambe@indonesia. childfund. org
by close of business day of August 31, 2009.

To fasten the process recruitment, please kindly put in the CV your
current or last salary/benefits amount and expected salary/benefits for
this position.


Area Manager for KUPANG

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