United Nations World Food Programme Indonesia - Vacancy Announcement

Published on 07 March 2013
World Food Programme - Indonesia invites applications from eligible candidates for the following positions:
 
  1. Programme Assistant (Climate Change)
  2. National Programme Officer (Food Security Assessments)
  3. Senior Programme Assistant (Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and FFA)
  4. Senior Programme Assistant          
  5. Logistics Officer (Emergency Preparedness and Response)
  6. Logistics Officer (Supply Chain and Disaster Risk Reduction)
  7. Programme Officer (Community-based DRR & Climate Change Adaptation)
  8. Program Officer (Head of Sub-Office) Papua
  9. Programme Officer (Food Security Monitoring)
  10. Programme Officer (HIV- Nutrition)
  11. Donor and Private Sector Relations Officer (Head, Partnership Unit)
  12. Programme Officer (Head of Sub-Office) NTB
 

World Food Programme, Indonesia invites applications from eligible candidates for the following positions:

Vacancy Announcement No.13/INS/NTB/PROG/008
Position: Programme Assistant (Climate Change)
Contract Type : Service Contract
Duty Station: Mataram, NTB
Accountabilities: Under the direct supervision of head of Sub Office and or Senior Programme Assistant, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Provide technical support and guidance on climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts, especially under Food for Asset programme.
  • Provide information and lesson learned of ongoing WFP climate change adaptation and mitigation initiative.
  • Develop and monitor PES (payment for environment / ecosystem services) closely as an effort to ensure sustainability of the programme.
  • Coordinate closely with relevant counterparts for climate change issue.
  • Monitor and supervise climate change adaptation and mitigation projects.
  • Assess, verify and evaluate WFP programme related to climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  • Conduct various surveys (baseline and follow up) on WFP climate change projects jointly with other unit.
  • Provide related climate change trainings for WFP staff and or cooperating partners.
  • Ensure related climate change adaptation and mitigation projects are well documented, including success story compilations. 
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by supervisor.
 
Qualifications and Experiences: 
  • Education: University degree and/or equivalent experience with emphasis in one or more of the following disciplines: agriculture, forestry, development studies or a field relevant to climate change issues
  • Experience: At least two years of job related experience in climate change issues.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia 
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org  Please put the vacancy number and the post title in the subject matter.All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 31, 2013.           
                    
 
Vacancy Announcement No. 13/INS/JAK/PROG/009
Position : National Programme Officer (Food Security Assessments)
Contract Type : Special Service Agreement/Service Contract
Duty Station: Jakarta, Indonesia
 
Accountabilities: 
  • Within assigned Country-Office and under direct supervision of the Head of Technical Support, the NPO will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Ensure WFP’s disaster readiness in the area of information and analysis by collect and maintain pre-disaster secondary data information and develop methodologies for scenario building;
  • Design and lead food and nutrition security assessments, including multi-cluster initial rapid assessments (MIRA), emergency food security assessments (EFSA), Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Assessments (CFSVA);
  • Work together with the UN community, including OCHA, and national counterparts, particularly BNPB and FSA, to build consensus around methodologies for disaster readiness and emergency assessments;
  • Identify capacity gaps in the field of food security assessment and disaster readiness in government agencies and jointly design and implement programs for effective capacity development;
  • Provide technical assistance on assessment methodology and design to the M&E team for programme evaluation surveys, including baseline and end line surveys and impact assessments;
  • Provide inputs to the design of WFP programmes based on VAM and M&E information, with particular emphasis on geographical and population targeting;
  • Produce communication materials as needed, including report and presentations on food and nutrition security matters. Provide VAM inputs on country programme documents, donor reports, proposals, briefings, and CD/DCD presentations;
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Education: University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, agriculture, international affairs, geography, nutrition, social sciences, development studies or a field relevant to international development assistance.
  • Experience: At least one year of postgraduate professional or job related experience in development, food aid support, food security and vulnerability analysis  and early warning.
 
Knowledge and Desirable Skills: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other standard WFP software packages and system. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia.
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org Please put the vacancy number and the post title in the subject matter. All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 31, 2013
 
 
Vacancy Announcement  No.13/INS/NTT/PROG/011
Position: Senior Programme Assistant (Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and FFA)
Contract Type : Service Contract
Duty Station: Kupang, NTT 
 
Accountabilities:
  • Within assigned Sub-Office and under direct supervision of the Head of sub Office , the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Lead Disaster Risk Reduction pillar in Kupang SO, including coordinate the overall disaster management activities with close consultation from CO which includes implement and monitor Logistics activities and FFA;
  • Maintain and strengthen collaboration with key government, non-government and UN agencies in the field of Disaster Risk Management, CCA and FFA in NTT and as well as Quarantine and Bulog for commodity maintenance  purposes;
  • Support strategic planning, advocacy and other initiatives of the local government and establish a network among the stakeholders to share new knowledge and learning for dissemination at provincial and district level;
  • Enhance government capacity in identifying fields of capacity development and give assistance in planning, formulating, and targeting recipients in disaster preparedness and response components at the provincial and district levels;
  • Reinforce provincial disaster preparedness and response institutions and systems with a focus on logistics Preparedness capacities;
  • Manage logistics operations in Kupang SO,  including all logistics assets in order to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of WFP commodities and ensure that WFP standard systems are properly maintained at warehouses; 
  • Define logistics strategy within the WFP policies and procedures and provide specific technical areas of competence, ensure effective integration of all operational transport matters arising in the region; 
  • Ensure effective Landside, Transport, Storage and Handling (LTSH) management including regular LTSH review to ensure compliance with WFP’s policies, criteria and procedures with respect to food assistances; 
  • Supervise logistics team and casual labor as required ;
  • Supervise physical  inventory, commodity quality and quantity control including  port activities, loading and offloading
  • Undertake warehouse and transport assessments on monthly basis; 
  • Ensure for data clarity and correctness entered in COMPAS database;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
 
Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Education: Bachelor Degree; 5 years of work experience in disaster and logistics field.
  • Experience: 5 years of work experience in disaster and logistics field. 
  • Knowledge and Desirable Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft words, excel, power point, and other supporting office package
  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and English (both oral & written)
  • Knowledge in WFP’s Commodity Tracking System (CTS)
  • Knowledge in WFP’s Warehouse Management Procedures and Documentations
  • Experience in Emergency responses
  • Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effective
  • Demonstrated achiever with exceptional skills in problem solving and time management
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia 
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org Please put the vacancy number and the post title in the subject matter.All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 31, 2013.
 
 
Vacancy Announcement No. 13/INS/NTB/PROG/012
Position: Senior Programme Assistant
Contract Type : Service Contract
Duty Station : Mataram, NTB
 
Accountabilities:
  • Within assigned units, the Senior Programme Assistant will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Undertake negotiations for and prepare project documents with government ministries and other participating agencies;
  • Organize project planning missions, meetings and briefing sessions to identify and analyze problems and recommend project; 
  • Assess project performance including utilization of resources and achievement of planned targets; 
  • Monitor the receipt of necessary shipping, freight or other documents and notify the appropriate WFP officer of non-receipt; 
  • Monitor the processing time for settling freight forwarders accounts; 
  • Issue letters of guarantee and no-charge invoices as instructed; 
  • Monitor, update and track data related to project issues, commodity pipelines and financial allotment status reports, informing the relevant divisions accordingly; ensure accuracy of data related to the above; 
  • Analyze and prepare projections for food commodities and non-food items to ensure timely call forward and/or local procurement; 
  • Assist in compiling monthly statistics on food aid and commercial food shipments to the country; 
  • Maintain records on programme activities, from formulation stage through completion, by extracting relevant information from reports, project committees, budget records and other documentation; make information available for country briefs, country profiles, and other related purposes; ensure project cycle deadlines are met; 
  • Analyze contract terms and conditions, and correct any observed discrepancies between contract rates and invoice amounts; 
  • Carry out advocacy and information related tasks for project/programme activities such as making interventions and presentations in meetings, workshops, seminars, missions, etc; 
  • Prepare status and progress reports by providing information and background material for use in discussions and briefing sessions; 
  • Provide guidance, on-the-job training and assistance to support staff; 
  • Evaluate, develop, recommend procedures. Participates in discussions on new/revised procedures and practices; interprets and assesses the impact of changes and makes recommendations on follow up actions; 
  • Perform other related duties as required.
 
Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Education: Secondary school education, preferably supplemented by courses in human resources, public administration, transport, development economics or other related field.
  • Experience: At least five years of progressively responsible experience, of which at least one year was closely related to programme functions.
  • Knowledge: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages.
  • Desirable Skills: Proficiency in a second official WFP language; training and/or experience using MS Word and MS Excel, WFP’s Information System (WINGS) and other WFP software; knowledge of WFP financial regulations; and rules and WFP policies and procedures in the area of work.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org  Please put the vacancy number and the post title in the subject matter.All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 31, 2013
 
Vacancy Announcement 13/INS/JAK/SCM/006
Position: Logistics Officer (Emergency Preparedness and Response)
Contract Type : Service Contract
Duty Station : Jakarta, Indonesia
 
Accountabilities:
Under the supervision of the Head of Pillar Two: Supply Chain and Disaster Management of WFP Indonesia, the incumbent of the position will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Synthesize WFP and partner perspectives on the specific natural disaster scenarios and existing or potential programmatic response plans;
  • Identify and assess information gaps related to logistics and supply chain and vulnerability of populations projected to be affected by a specific disaster;
  • Design, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate emergency preparedness activities in  coherence with Logistics, Supply chain in Disaster Risk Reduction to improve emergency responses activities/projects;
  • Support the roll out and implementation of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Package including an identification of preparedness gaps in country;
  • Define emergency preparedness strategy and provide specific technical areas of competence, ensure effective integration of all operational matters in country;
  • Participate in Logistics Cluster meetings in preparedness activities and co draft concept of Operations in emergency situation;
  • Enhance government capacity in identifying fields of capacity development and provide assistance in planning, formulating, and targeting recipients in disaster preparedness and response components at the national, provincial and district levels;
  • Reinforce and implement capacity development strategies agreed to between WFP and national/provincial governments in disaster preparedness and response;
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination mechanisms between the central, provincial and districts levels with all actors in DRR are in place;
  • In collaboration with other units assess the need for food and assistances in emergency situations, delivery of WFP emergency assistances and draw up plans for its timely response in coordination with government, and monitor the implementation of those plans;
  • Support strategic planning, advocacy and other initiatives of the government of Indonesia in disaster risk reduction and establish a network at national, provincial and international level;
  • Support the identification of potential new funding sources and provide linkages with potential cooperating partners and draft proposal;
  • Provide guidance, support and technical advice to the sub-offices especially on the methodologies and project design, comprehensive training programs for implementation of preparedness activities;
  • Develop and review presentation, advocacy products, project proposals, guidelines, tools, methodologies and other visibility materials required for successful implementation of DRR projects in Indonesia;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
 
Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Education: University degree in relevant discipline.
  • Experience: Minimum three to five years of postgraduate in designing a multi-year program or strategy in Logistics, emergency preparedness & response and Disaster Risk Reduction. Professional experiences in humanitarian logistics/preparedness &response, DRR. Proficiency in Windows (MS Word, MS Excel, power point) SAP preferable.
  • Knowledge: Demonstrated understanding of related areas in DRR and excellent in coordinating with Government agency, International agencies. Experience in facilitating/training in DRR is a plus.
  • Language: Excellent English language skills and demonstrated ability to represent WFP in forums and other external engagements; demonstrated strong analytical and report writing skills.
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Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org. Please put the vacancy number and the post title in the subject matter. All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than 24 March 2013.
 
 
Vacancy Announcement 13/INS/JAK/SCM/004
Position: Logistics Officer (Supply Chain and Disaster Risk Reduction)
Contract Type : Service Contract 
Duty Station: Jakarta, Indonesia
 
Accountabilities: 
Under the supervision of the Head of Pillar Two: Supply Chain and Disaster Management of WFP Indonesia, the incumbent of the position will be responsible for the following duties:
  • The overall supply chain and disaster management activities which includes design, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate Logistics, Supply chain in Disaster Risk Reduction and emergency responses activities/projects; 
  • Manage logistics operations including all logistics assets to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of WFP commodities; Ensure that WFP standard of operations are adhered through the whole supply chain; 
  • Define logistics strategy within the WFP policies and procedures and provide specific technical areas of competence, ensure effective integration of all operational matters in the country including arrange for transport contracts, agency agreements;
  • Lead interagency Logistics Cluster meetings, prepare logistics work plans and concept of Operations in emergency situation.
  • Ensure effective Landside, Transport, Storage and Handling (LTSH) management including project budgetary and regular LTSH review for preparation of quarterly report; 
  • Enhance government capacity in identifying fields of capacity development and provide assistance in planning, formulating, and targeting recipients in disaster preparedness and response components at the national, provincial and district levels.
  • Reinforce and implement capacity development strategies agreed to between WFP and national/provincial governments in disaster preparedness and response;
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination mechanisms between the central, provincial and districts levels with all actors in DRR are in place;
  • In collaboration with other units assess the need for food and assistances in emergency situations, delivery of WFP emergency assistances and draw up plans for its timely response in coordination with government, and monitor the implementation of those plans; 
  • Support strategic planning, advocacy and other initiatives of the government of Indonesia in disaster risk reduction and establish a network at national, provincial and international level;
  • Support the identification of potential new funding sources and provide linkages with potential cooperating partners and draft proposal;
  • Provide guidance, support and technical advice to the sub-offices especially on the methodologies and project design, comprehensive training programs for implementation across the focus areas;
  • Develop and review presentation, advocacy products, project proposals, guidelines, tools, methodologies and other visibility materials required for successful implementation of DRR projects in Indonesia;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
 
Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Education: University degree in relevant discipline.
  • Experience: Minimum three to five years of postgraduate in designing a multi-year program or strategy in Logistics – Supply chain management and Disaster Risk Reduction. Professional experiences in supply chain and humanitarian logistics management in DRR. Proficiency in Windows (MS Word, MS Excel), commodity tracking system experience, SAP preferable.
  • Knowledge: Demonstrated understanding of supply chain and DRR and excellent in coordinating with Government agency, International agencies. Experience in facilitating/training is a plus.
  • Language: Excellent English language skills and demonstrated ability to represent WFP in forums and other external engagements; demonstrated strong analytical and report writing skills.
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org. Please put the vacancy number and the post title in the subject matter. All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than 24 March 2013.
 
 
Vacancy Announcement 13/INS/JAK/SCM/005
Position: Programme Officer (Community-based DRR & Climate Change Adaptation)
Contract Type: Service Contract 
Duty Station: Jakarta, Indonesia
 
Accountabilities: 
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Pillar Two: Supply Chain Management and Disaster Risk Reduction Unit of WFP Indonesia, the incumbent of the position will be responsible for the following duties:
  • The overall programme management of Community based Disaster Risk Reduction activities and Climate Change Adaptation activities which includes implementation and monitoring of programmes and activities; 
  • Oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including proposals for improvements in operation and the scope of programmes; 
  • Assist the government in identifying fields of development where food assistance can be usefully employed and give assistance in planning, formulating, and targeting recipients for new requests for WFP assistance; 
  • Liaise with project implementing authorities and undertake visits to view project outputs and beneficiaries, inspect storage places and points where WFP commodities are received in the country, in order to ensure that progress is made in the achievement of project objectives; 
  • Provide continuing liaison with bilateral food assistance programmes, with UN agencies and with NGOs providing technical or other forms of assistance to WFP assisted projects. 
  • Assist the government on the maintenance of all records, accounts and books as stipulated in the Country Programme Action Plan and ensure that reports required for WFP are accurate and provided as scheduled; 
  • Prepare periodic reports on the progress of operational projects and related government plans to ensure compliance with WFP’s policies, criteria and procedures with respect to food aid; 
  • Assist Country Directors and Head of Supply Chain Management Unit in all matters related to the delivery of WFP emergency assistance and bring to the attention of appropriate country office staff any administrative constraints arising from rapidly evolving emergency situations in the field; 
  • In collaboration with other units assess the need for food in emergency situations, draw up plans for its timely arrival in coordination with government and other donors, and monitor the implementation of these plans; 
  • Comprehensively map the current stakeholders engaged within the focus area of (1) community-based DRR (CB-DRR), (2) Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) areas where WFP operates and identify the strengths and opportunities for WFP to fill the gaps based on local needs. This mapping exercise will encompass geographic and sector components, and will include local civil society organizations;
  • Ensure effective coordination with the various stakeholders (government agencies (BULOG), UN Agencies, humanitarian partners, donors) on CB-DRR and CCA;
  • Support strategic planning, advocacy and other initiatives of the government of Indonesia across the three focus areas and establish a network among the stakeholders to share new knowledge and learning for dissemination at national, provincial and international level;
  • Support the identification of potential new funding sources and provide linkages with potential cooperating partners;
  • Review internal directives, government literatures/strategic plans and academic analysis conducted within the geographical areas of WFP operation and develop a CB-DRR, CCA and food security strategy for WFP Indonesia and ensure that the strategy fully mainstreams gender and reflects WFP’s commitment to women’s empowerment;
  • Develop a detailed implementation plan based on discussions with the relevant stakeholders on the basis of WFP country programme priorities, CP Action plan and WFP mandate in Indonesia. The documents should include a logical framework, relevant KPIs, indicative activities;
  • Develop a proposal for the implementation of a prototype for alternative transfer mechanisms (ie cash and vouchers)
  • Provide guidance, support and technical advice to the sub-offices and external parties, especially on the methodologies and project design for implementation across the focus areas;
  • Develop and review presentation, advocacy products, project proposals, guidelines, tools, training and methodologies and other promotion materials required for successful implementation of projects in Indonesia within the focus areas;
  • Manage and supervise the performance of his/her team based on the agreed work plan across the focus areas; 
  • Perform other related duties as required. 
 
Qualifications and Experiences: 
  • Education: University degree in relevant discipline. 
  • Experience: At least three years of postgraduate in designing a multi-year program or strategy in Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and/or Food Security (or a directly related area). 
  • Knowledge: Demonstrated understanding of current dynamics around poverty and social justice, in particular gender.
  • Desirable Skills: Experience in capturing gender, vulnerability, and other specialist analysis in project design.
  • Language: Excellent English language skills and demonstrated ability to represent WFP in forums and other external engagements; Excellent and demonstrated analytical and report writing skills.
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org Please put the vacancy number and the post title in the subject matter. All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 24, 2013
 
 
Vacancy Announcement 13/INS/PAP/PROG/002
Position: Program Officer (Head of Sub-Office) Papua
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement/Service Contract
Duration: Initial 6 months with possibility for extension 
Duty Station: Jayapura, Indonesia
 
Accountabilities: Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the head of area office/DCD, the Program Officer will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Develop and sustain liaison with key government (Province and District) counterparts and NGOs engaged in the field of food and nutrition security. 
  • Strengthen links with other UN agencies, particularly those agencies working in Food security and Nutrition.
  • Development of a joint work-plan and cost sharing with Government counterparts;
  • Organize project planning missions, meetings and briefing sessions, to identify and analyse problems and make project recommendations.
  • Supervise the programme team and provide on the job training and technical guidance to the staff.
  • Consolidate the current work of mapping out ongoing food security and nutrition activities and plans of the government, UN agencies, NGO and other (private sector)
  • Coordinate the activities with Country Office to ensure integration and coordination of activities as per annual work-plan and follow up the progress.
  • In liaison with Country Office coordinate the recruitment of relevant staff for the implementation of all activities in Papua
  • Conduct advocacy and information related tasks for project/programme activities such as making interventions and presentations in meetings, workshops, seminars, missions, etc;
  • Explore how to strengthen medium and longer term response and preparedness issues. This strategy will be supported by various assessments, consultations and involvement of key players.
  • Manage the Local School Meal (LSM) programme that includes planning, implementation and monitoring of programmes and activities in the region, as well as policy advocacy activities at provincial and district level;
  • Organize joint field trips to other provinces to demonstrate the LSM programme to relevant stakeholders and share the lessons learnt between two provinces
  • Develop a policy and advocacy strategy to present the LSM prototype to National government. If relevant, organize and accompany high level mission from national and provincial level to Papua to demonstrate the  LSM pilot
  • Ensure linkages with Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment activities and Disaster Management-DRR activities 
  • Oversee the preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including proposals for improvements in operation and the scope of programs; 
  • Assess the need for food, draw up plans for its timely arrival in coordination with government and other donors, and monitor the implementation of these plans; 
  • Liaise with project implementing authorities and undertake visits to view project outputs and beneficiaries, inspect storage places and points where WFP commodities are received in the country, in order to ensure that progress is made in the achievement of project objectives; 
  • Provide continuing liaison with bilateral food aid programmes, with UN agencies and with NGOs providing technical or other forms of assistance to WFP assisted projects. 
  • Ensure compliance with WFP’s policies, criteria and procedures with respect to food assistance;
  • Manage the generally arrangements for the sub office, office space etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required. 
 
Qualifications and Experiences: 
  • Education: University degree in health, nutrition or social sciences
  • Experience and knowledge: At least three years of postgraduate professional experience in programme management (preferably mother child health, nutrition, school meals or food security programmes); training experience in nutrition and community nutrition. Previous work experiences in Papua a plus. 
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English; basic knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia an asset
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed to: World Food Programme, Jakarta. E-mail: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org All applications should include an updated CV (in English), a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 24, 2013. Please state the title of the post in the email subject.
 
 
Vacancy Announcement No. 13/INS/JAK/PROG/010
Position: Programme Officer (Food Security Monitoring) 
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement/ Service Contract
Duty Station : Jakarta, Indonesia; extensive travel to the field
 
Accountabilities: Within assigned Country-Office and under direct supervision of the Head of Technical Support, the NPO will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • In close collaboration with national counterparts, conduct a comprehensive capacity assessment of food and nutrition security monitoring systems in Indonesia. Jointly design a capacity building strategy to enable a highly functional system;
  • Conduct intense capacity building of national counterparts at the national, provincial and district level to enable efficient and effective monitoring of food and nutrition security. Capacity building will involve extensive travel to the field;
  • Lead the production of the Food Security Bulletin, in collaboration with partners – particularly the Food Security Agency, LAPAN and BPKG;
  • Function as the primary focal point for market prices, conducting monitoring and analysis in collaboration with the national officer for food security analysis;
  • Closely monitor results of food security monitoring systems and other vulnerability monitoring tools so as to inform WFP programming and analysis;
  • Monitor and review other sources of information on food security and nutrition e.g. program evaluation reports, research papers, and official statistics to ensure triangulation and reliability of monitoring results;
  • Produce communication materials as needed, including report and presentations on food and nutrition security matters. Provide VAM inputs on country programme documents, donor reports, proposals, briefings, and CD/DCD presentations;
  • Perform other related duties as required.  
 
Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Education: University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, agriculture, international affairs, geography, nutrition, social sciences, development studies or a field relevant to international development assistance.
  • Experience: At least one year of postgraduate professional or job related experience in development, food aid support, food security and vulnerability analysis  and early warning
  • Knowledge and Desirable Skills: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other standard WFP software packages and system. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 31, 2013.
 
 
Vacancy Announcement No. 13/INS/JAK/PROG/007
Position: Programme Officer (HIV- Nutrition)
Contract Type: Service Contract
Duration:10 months 
Duty Station: Jakarta, Indonesia
  
Background
The HIV epidemic in Indonesia is among the fastest growing in Asia, with an estimated HIV prevalence of 0.37% among the 15-49 years age group.  There is limited literature as to the nutritional status of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Indonesia. Nutrition interventions are not yet well recognised as a part of HIV treatment care in Indonesia, especially among policy makers, program managers and most health providers .
 
A situation analysis, involving various stakeholders from the UN, government and NGO/grassroots organisations and academia, was conducted by Albion Center on behalf of WFP Indonesia to:
  1. 1. Initiate informed discussion regarding HIV and Nutrition with stakeholders involved in, interest in delivery of HIV nutrition care, treatment and support
  2. 2. Assess perceptions of stakeholders in the areas of HIV nutrition towards potential HIV nutrition activities in Indonesia
 
Based on the results of this mission and follow-up discussions with WHO Indonesia, WFP Regional Bureau and Albion Center, a workplan has been developed to support the acceleration of HIV and nutrition activities in the country, building on WHO’s recent work with MOH in this area.  The mission report and prioritized activities for 2013 are included as Annex 1. 
 
Given the foreseen workload required to implement and follow-up the planned activities in the area of HIV and nutrition, in coordination with key stakeholders in-country as well as Albion Center and WFP Regional Bureau, WFP Indonesia has identified the need for an additional staff to focus on this new area within the Nutrition Pillar activities under the 2012-15 Country Programme.
 
Accountabilities: Within assigned Country-Office and under direct supervision of the Head of Unit, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Coordinate the implementation of the activities included in the 2013 detailed workplan for HIV and nutrition
  • Build relationships with relevant units within MOH for HIV/Nutrition, as well as National AIDS Commission (NAC) and main NGOs/peer support groups relevant to the planned work.
  • Follow-up with WHO and other key stakeholders for the organization of joint activities, as per 2013 Workplan
  • Support Albion Center team’s missions to Indonesia, facilitating coordination of meetings, workshops, assessments, visits, among others 
  • Keep regular updates and communication with WFP Regional Bureau and HQ on the progress in the activities, and request support if needed.
  • Represent WFP in UN coordination meetings on HIV/AIDS, and regularly update UNAIDS and other UN agencies on the progress
  • Raise awareness on HIV-related issues and HIV/nutrition among WFP staff, at CO and SO level
  • In coordination with Communications and Partnerships Unit, develop fact sheets, and other IEC materials, as required
  • Provide input for papers, reports and other documentation in the area of HIV/Nutrition, as required
  • Any other task required
  • Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Education and Experience: Advanced degree in Public Health, Nutrition or other relevant social science  
  • At least 3-5 year work experience in programme management/policy work, preferably in the area of HIV, TB and/or nutrition.
  • Exposure to and/or clear understanding of the link between food and nutrition security and HIV/AIDS. 
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to liaise and coordinate with multiple partners.
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English. 
  • Ability to work independently, cultural sensitivity, resourcefulness, maturity of judgement.
  • Knowledge: Knowledge on structure and networks of HIV peer support groups in Indonesia a plus.
  • Strong analytical and networking skills, technical experience in research, analyzing data, writing, reporting and presenting outcomes of projects
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia.
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed  by e-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org All applications should include an updated CV (in English), a photograph and three references and should be received no later than  March 31, 2013. Please state the title of the post in the email subject.
 
 
Vacancy Announcement No. 13/INS/JAK/PRV/015
Position: Donor and Private Sector Relations Officer (Head, Partnership Unit)
Contract Type: Service Contract
Duty Station: Jakarta, Indonesia
 
Accountabilities: Within delegated authority, the Officer will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Raise resources for the Programme; negotiate contributions; keep partners informed of key policy and operational issues of importance to the Programme; submit funding proposals; Forecast levels of contributions based on systematic gathering and updating of relevant information; 
  • Serve as the focal point for resourcing issues  and ensure that managers are regularly updated on the resourcing status of on-going activities/projects;
  • Gather and analyse information on  government policies, trends and preferences; 
  • Prepare briefs and other documents explaining government policies/trends; alert senior management to major government issues; 
  • Advocate to government and increase their awareness of WFP’s programming and policies; 
  • Coordinate with other units in house to ensure that partnerships with the Government of Indonesia can be enhanced; 
  • Monitor trends/interests of  the private sector  with a particular focus on links to nutrition and food security; 
  • Develop strategies to address how to maintain/increase funding from traditional and emerging donors including the private sector; 
  • Develop partnerships with the private sector to raise awareness on food security and nutrition issues;
  • Contribute regularly to internal and external communication vehicles including social media channels such as Facebook and twitter, and organise meetings, conferences and other events;
  • Provide  training and technical guidance to ensure consistent quality of work; 
  • Supervise staff within the Partnership  Unit;
  • Represent WFP at meetings; 
  • Perform other related duties as required. 
 
Qualifications and Experiences: 
Education: University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: journalism, international relations, public relations, communications, political science, international development, development economics or another relevant field
Experience: At least three years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in international development, donor aid programmes or other related fields. Previous experience with fundraising, negotiations, public relations/advocacy and experience within the private sector are an asset. 
 
Knowledge and Desirable Skills: Ability to articulate well and strong inter-personal skills.  Experience in the area of food assistance or development. Advanced knowledge of WFP specified software (Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Power-point); ability to use digital video and still cameras;
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Bahasa Indonesia. 
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 31, 2013
 
 
Vacancy Announcement No.13/INS/NTB/PROG/013 
Position: Programme Officer (Head of Sub-Office) 
Contract Type: Service Contract 
Duty Station : Mataram, NTB 
 
Accountabilities: 
Within the assigned unit, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: 
  • Responsible for the overall management of the sub office, which includes administration, security, finance, logistics, ICT and staff management. 
  • Responsible for overall programme management which includes implementation and monitoring of programmes and activities in the province; 
  • Develop and sustain liaison with key governmental (Province and District) counterparts and NGOs engaged in the field of food security; 
  • Assist the government in identifying fields of development where food aid and assistance can be usefully employed and give assistance in planning, formulating, and targeting recipients for new requests for WFP aid and assistance; 
  • Oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including proposals for improvements in operation and the scope of programmes; 
  • Assess the need for food, draw up plans for its timely arrival in coordination with government and other donors, and monitor the implementation of these plans; 
  • Liaise with project implementing authorities and undertake visits to view project outputs and beneficiaries, inspect storage places/warehouses and points where WFP commodities are received in the country, in order to ensure that progress is made in the achievement of project objectives; 
  • Provide continuing liaison with bilateral food aid programs, UN agencies and with NGOs providing technical or other forms of assistance to WFP assisted projects; 
  • Advise the government on the handling, transport, storage and distribution (including marketing of commodities, if sold) of the commodities supplied by WFP; 
  • Assist the government on the maintenance of all records, accounts and books as stipulated in the Plan of Operations or the Letter of Understanding and ensure that reports required for WFP are accurate and provided as scheduled; 
  • Carry out advocacy and information related tasks for project activities such as making interventions and presentations during the meetings, facilitating trainings, workshops, seminar and missions; 
  • Ensure compliance with WFP’s policies, criteria procedures and standards with respect to food distributions; 
  • Supervise all programme staff in the Sub-Office on programming and monitoring; provide on work training and technical guidance in their work; 
  • Perform other related duties as required. 
 
Qualifications and Experiences: 
  • Education:University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, agriculture, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, development studies or a field relevant to international development assistance. 
  • Experience: At least one year of postgraduate professional experience in commerce, development, administration or food aid support. 
Knowledge and Desirable Skills: 
  • To have good communication skills in both written and spoken English, to be able to represent WFP strategy. 
  • To have a good knowledge of government structures at a provincial level, particularly the planning, food security and health departments 
  • To have a good understanding of the various social safety net systems currently being implemented and where improvements can be made 
  • To have a basic understanding of Food Security, the three pillars and the conceptual framework for food and nutrition within a livelihood framework 
  • To have a basic understanding of Nutrition, stunting, wasting and underweight 
  • To have good negotiating skills and be able to discuss important issues of Food Security issues with the government and other partners. 
  • To have a proactive nature, willingness to implement change and flexibility in accepting work assignments outside normal job description. 
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and in Bahasa Indonesia 
 
 
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org  All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than March 31, 2013. 
 
 
*Only short-listed candidates will be contacted*