Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
FHI 360 is a non-profit organization in human development dedicated to improving lives in a sustainable way through integrated local solutions. The FHI 360 staff consists of experts in the fields of health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - forming a combination of unique competencies in responding to interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 works in more than 50 countries and all states and territories of the United States.
At present FHI 360 is opening vacancies for the position of Field Coordinator for the MADANI Program. MADANI is an initiative of support for Indonesian civil society for five years: 2019 - 2024 supported by USAID and implemented by FHI 360 in order to strengthen local government accountability and tolerance at the community level through capacity building, legitimacy and sustainability of civil society organizations . USAID MADANI works in the provinces of Banten, West Java, Central Java, East Java, West Kalimantan and South Sulawesi. MADANI will provide grants and technical assistance to Civil Society Organizations for three years in the districts / cities that are the working areas of MADANI.
The Field Coordinator will be part of the Program Team under the Technical Director who supports Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to increase capacity, strengthen relationships with stakeholders, including with communities and local governments on issues of local government accountability and tolerance, and improve organizational sustainability. The Field Coordinator will assist the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) team in collecting data. This position is located in the working area of MADANI in East Java Province, namely Gresik and Jombang Regencies (one Field Coordinator each).
This position requires a background of understanding and commitment in the decentralization process taking place in Indonesia, increasing the capacity of local institutions, local governments, and the FHI 360 / MADANI code of ethics. Below are the duties and responsibilities of the Field Coordinator, but are not limited to this scope.
The Field Coordinator will assist in the planning, coordination and supervision of MADANI activities held in these districts. The Field Coordinator will also assist local institutions in carrying out capacity assessments and create conditions for collaboration and learning from actors (for example with other institutions, local government officials, beneficiaries, etc.). The Field Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining good relations with the local government along with relevant agencies and other stakeholders, as well as developing and fostering relationships with the local private sector.
The Field Coordinator, under the supervision of the Director and Technical Staff, will contribute to the annual work plan and report to the government and USAID.
The Field Coordinator position is located in the district mentioned above and no housing allowance is provided. Field Coordinator will work with limited facilities.
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