Tuesday, August 10, 2010

NGO Vacancy : Save the Children

Save the Children is a leading nonprofit humanitarian relief and
development organization working in more than 45 countries throughout
the world. Our mission is to create lasting, positive change in the
lives of children in need. Currently Save the Children has an immediate
need for an experienced staffs for an initial 5 (five) months contract
period to be a part of our Finance and EXCEED Program Team and start
immediately in Jakarta and Jogyakarta.

The positions needed are as follow:

1. Grant & Sub-Grant Manager (Code: GSG Mgr - Jkt) - based in Jakarta

This position will take primary responsibility for management of the
Indonesia office grants, sub grants and sub contracts, focusing on
Indonesia office and donor compliance and accountability, serving as a
link between financial and program staff and Head Office. This position
will also be responsible to strengthen overall grantee and sub grantee
capacity in the area of grant and financial management across the
country office.


* Bachelor degree in relevant fields.

* Minimum of 5 years of experience working in International NGO
and managing sub-grant activities

Technical :

1. Very good knowledge of Federal & Non federal donors regulations
(22CFR226,A-122,A-133,Standard Provision, ADS, etc)
2. Expert in sub grant, sub contract, partnership process ,
procedures agreement, etc.
3. Ability to set up accounting system in small-medium scale
4. Very good in accounting recording system
5. Very good in audit field work
6. Good in English oral and written, good in Excel, Word, and Power
7. Very good in capacity building and training

Managerial :

1. Ability to work with tight schedule
2. Team player
3. Good planner
4. Firm and able to make critical decision

2. Grant & Sub-Grant Officer (Code: GSG Off - Jog) - based in Jogyakarta

Core responsibilities:

1. The post holder will assist Grant & Sub-grant Manager in
preparing standard price for sub contractors, prepare sub-grants/sub
contract agreement, sub contract fixed price budget, sub grant cost
centre budget, provide any documents needed in sub grant agreement
agreement preparation.
2. Review proposal, budget of potential sub grantees/sub
contractors, conduct pre award assessment, review partner financial
report and provide feedback as needed, conduct field visit monitoring
and assistance to sub grantees.
3. Involve in RFA meeting with sub grantee/sub contract and
program staff
4. Review cash transfer request to partner prepared by sub
grant assistant, review cash transfer worksheet, work closely with
Finance in solving fund transfer issue the partners
5. Conduct partner close out process, sending the
notification to partner, make sure all close out documents is complete,
report the result to sub grant manager. Maintain all sub grant documents
6. Provide support to sub grant assistant


* Bachelor Degree in relevant fields.
* Having at least 3 years of experience in similar post area with
minimum 2 years working in International NGO

Skills and Knowledge:

* Good Knowledge of AID regulations
* Fluent in English oral and written
* Good in excel, word and power point
* Experience in capacity building and training
* Accurate, systematic, trustworthy and detailed

* Good communications and interpersonal skill

* Cultural sensitivity and ability to work without
regard to religious, ethnic and cultural differences

* Ability to work in a multicultural team

Behavioral Competencies:

* Facilitating attitude
* Pro-active and flexible
* Ability to take initiative

3. Grant & Sub-Grant Assistant (Code: GSG Asst - Jkt) - based in Jakarta

Primary Purpose

The post holder will provide support to grant & sub-grant team through
efficient management of sub grant and sub contract

Core Responsibilities:

1. Review partner monthly reports and give
the feed back to the partner

2. Prepare the fund transfer to partners
and obtain the approval from appropriate staff

3. Conduct monitoring visit to partner

4. Conduct project specific review

5. Prepare the sub grant

6. Review partner budget proposal and give
the feed back

7. Conduct close out process to each

8. Any other task assigned


* Accounting Coursework, bachelor degree is preferred
* Having at least 2 years of experience in similar post area with
minimum 1 years working in International NGO

Skills & Knowledge:

* Strong computer skills in MS office (Word and Excell)
* Average in English , verbal and written
* Experience with contract and/or grant management
* Ability to solve problem, show initiative and work independently
* Respond to requests in timely manner
* Attention to detail, particularly with regards to agreements and

Behavioral Competencies:

* Concern for detail
* Integrity
* Analytical thinking
* Information seeking

Due to urgent need, applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and
candidates may be interviewed and position filled before the closing
date. Updated CV and application letter should be sent to
id.recruitment@savechildren.org . Please fill the 'subject' column of
the e-mails in this format: code of the position - your name
<...>. Closing date for application is 10 (ten) days (or 14 August
2010) after this advertisement (Only short-listed candidates will be

All recruitment practices and procedures reflect SC's commitment to
protecting children from abuse

Qualified women encouraged to apply

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