Field Coordinator for East Java Province

FHI 360 , Indonesia

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th November, 2019

Job Description

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.

Job Summary:

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.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with the MADANI technical team, the Field Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing and monitoring all MADANI activities in the district;
  • Building strategic relationships with local government and related agencies and other stakeholders, including local institutions, the private sector, etc .;
  • Work with CSOs in identifying and strengthening institutional capacity including strategic planning, human resources, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Work with CSOs in identifying and promoting best practices in mobilizing resources for institutional sustainability;
  • Providing technical assistance to MADANI's main partners in organizing Learning Forums that will strengthen the network of district level actors working on issues of accountability and social diversity;
  • Support CSOs in an effort to get input from partners and beneficiaries for their work programs;
  • Highlighting best practices that can increase the capacity, legitimacy and sustainability of institutions to be replicated in other areas and work with the MADANI team in identifying locations and new local government partners in the framework of program replication;
  • Collaborate with local governments and related agencies and other stakeholders to collect M&E data and ensure the quality of reporting;
  • Assist in monitoring, evaluating and implementing MADANI learning activities;
  • Contribute to quarterly and annual reports, including coordination with the M&E team in identifying relevant data and information;
  • Comply with financial, data and reporting regulations that apply to USAID and Indonesia.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum S1 graduate in a relevant field with a strong social development background, or equivalent;
  • Minimum 7 years of experience working in the scope of community organization support, organizational capacity development, governance, law enforcement, and other relevant sectors of democracy;
  • Experienced in terms of technical assistance for community organizations at the district level and preferably who understand the challenges faced by community organizations in the regions;
  • Understand the issues in the district concerned;
  • Preferably who understands the program of donor agencies, including applicable regulations;
  • Demonstrate ability to design and adapt and document success stories and learning and tools for replication;
  • Demonstrate ability to work with various stakeholders and maintain good relations;
  • Able to communicate well, and understand English;
  • Demonstrate ability to work in teams from various backgrounds;
  • Able to work alone and have responsibility for program impacts with minimal supervision;

Specific Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Ability to monitor, research, evaluate and collect data;
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with various sectors;
  • The ability to solve problems with new concepts and approaches to ensure goals are achieved.


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