Job Vacancy – Program Director
September 1, 2017
Yayasan Plan International Indonesia is presently implementing its country strategic 4 (CS 4) covering fiscal year 2017 to 2022, where the country objective has been defined as “to identify and facilitate the removal of obstacles that prevent children from enjoying their rights and participating fully in Indonesian society”. The organisation’s purpose is to “strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls”. This goal will be achieved by providing technical support and implementing quality programs and projects through partnership. An effective and efficient communications strategy is a must for Plan Indonesia to share the outcomes of these projects to influence different actors, specially state authorities and to position Plan’s profile within and outside at different levels – starting from community, sub district, district to national, regional and international levels.
Yayasan Plan International Indonesia invites highly competent, experienced and committed professionals to fill the following position:
Key Result Area (KRA) 1: Promotes Plan International Indonesia programs to external audiences through high level advocacy and representation at national level. Indicators for success: Program based advocacy developed, in place and in line with regional and global strategy and priority. Interface with government to maintan and strengthen coordination. Networking and positioning plan – Effective linkages with government and strategic networks established and maintained to ensure influence at national and regional level. Representation Plan Indonesia at national, regional and global forum. Organisational approaches such as mainstreaming, equality, partnership are incorporated across the programs and projects. Major organizational advocacy issues identified with the engagement of program support team and Country Management Team (CMT); relevant strategies, processes are designed and implementation is ensured. Knowledge management system in place and program results shared widely within and outside Plan. Program results visible and communicated internally and externally.
KRA 2: Provide strategic direction and oversight for quality program delivery meeting Plan standards and following CCCD to ensure sustainable changes in the lives of children and their communities in Indonesia. Indicators for success: Country Strategy (CS) developed and in place with detailed plan for strategies and processes along with monitoring and evaluation mechanism at implementation level. High quality innovative programs developed and delivered that have sustainable, measurable impacts of the lives of the children and their community in Plan program area as well as other areas of Indonesia. Program works coordinated across programs, sectors and approaches; program development team is supported by ensuring complementary approaches.Effective planning methodologies established for Plan Indonesia and integration with government planning at all levels ensured. Research and evaluation plan in place to support implementing current CS and contributing to program quality set with Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) team. Evaluations and researches are professional and providing value for money. All planning, monitoring, evaluation and research activities meet corporate requirements.Requirements for Plan’s sponsorship system delivered meeting quality and compliance standards
KRA 3: Increase Plan International Indonesia’s role in developing and cultivating partnerships with civil society and government to deliver sustainable program Indicators for success: Program department team networks effectively with all key sectoral players in Indonesia. Strategic collaboration Partnership process with major national and international development organizations, government and other donors initiated. Program staff aware of the environment in their area of expertise. Plan recognized as a voice and important player at a national level in our program areas, especially in the areas of gender, child protection and child and youth participation. Plan works well with government counterparts at a national and local level.
KRA 4: Provide oversight of program department team members to ensure high performance, productivity and accountability to deliver quality results. Indicators for success: Team communicated with clear and exciting vision for the work of Plan International Indonesia ensuring that each member of the team fully understands outcomes which are expected of them and that they are aware of the success criteria relating to their work. Individual and team work planned and organized in a way which meets the needs of colleagues within the organization in the most cost effective manner possible.Team members supported in a manner that enables them to give their best e.g. by encouraging and praising good performance, coaching, assisting staff to resolve performance problems, providing resources, tools and equipment. Performance of team members monitored and reviewed, in particular, holding staff accountable for meeting the success criteria and delivering any improvement goals which have been identified; giving corrective feedbacks where required and taking decisive action in the case of unsatisfactory performance. Plan’s value, principles and practices and commitment towards child rights and child protection, and relevant mainstreaming activities considered and applied by all team members to achieve organizational outcomes. Team members adequately trained and developed for their roles e.g. by analysing staff training needs, organizing the delivery of training or coaching, coordinating the sharing of experience.
KRA 5: Increase Plan International Indonesia’s income from various grants and develop and cultivate partnerships with NOs and donors for an effective and efficient business development processes and outcomesIndicators for success: Business Development team networks effectively with all key sectoral players in Indonesia. Strategic collaboration with major national and international aid organizations, government and other donors initiated. BDstaff aware of the environment in their area of expertise. Plan recognized as a voice and important player at a national level in our program areas, especially in the areas of gender, child protection and child and youth participation. Plan works well with donors at a national and local level.
KRA 6: Participate in the country management team (CMT) to provide effective leadership and decision making.Indicators for success: Activeparticipation in CMT meetings ensured, contributing significantly to decisions on policy and strategic direction. Participation is open, cooperative, proactive and productive. Support extended to the team members across the organization to achieve organizational outcomes. Policies and strategies of Plan International incorporated in our work as well as proposing, updating and implementing changes to existing policies and strategies within Indonesia program. Plan Indonesia represented at national and international meetings, sharing experiences based on our program work. Contributions ensured for budget setting and monitoring to enable good stewardship of financial resources and expenditures authorized according to financial policy. Learning shared in the organization, supporting regular dialogue between programs and teams.
Master’s degree with 5-7 years’ experience as program head in any development organization with demonstrated ability to develop and implement program strategy. Experience in or familiarity with sponsorship program management is desirable but not mandatory. Relevant overseas experience will be useful. At least five years in Program management. Experience in managing Program role. 10 years of experience in senior management position. Significant leadership experience at senior management level in a growing organization; successful record in developing and implementing program. Good understanding of the donor analysis and consumer behavior in a changing society. Ability to travel up to 30 days annually, sometimes at short notice. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking, policy development and fluent written/spoken English.
All applications will be treated in confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews. Please submit your letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae in English by email not later than September 10, 2017 to: HRD.Indonesia@plan-international.org
Please fill the ‘subject’ column of the e-mails in this format: (The Position)–(Your Name). File attachment not later than 1MB.Range Salary : IDR 19 000 000 – 30 000 000, –
Yayasan Plan International Indonesia seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly girls, women, and people with disability. We encourage people form diverse backgrounds and experiences, particularly women and people with disability to apply