The anticipated, four-year USAID-funded HARMONI activity will promote tolerance and inclusion and reduce the risk of violent extremism in Indonesia. HARMONI will focus support on interventions that narrowly target communities and individuals most at risk of radicalization, with an explicit mandate to build the resilience of key Indonesian institutions – government, civil society, religious, and community-based – that represent the frontline in preventing violent extremism in Indonesia. The project will focus on at-risk communities and vulnerable population groups.
*This position is open to Indonesian nationals only*
The deputy chief of party (DCOP) will support the chief of party (COP) in overall project leadership, management, and technical direction of the Harmoni project. S/he will also oversee the effective operation of finance, human resources, security and logistics/travel and procurement functions, ensuring these functions are fully aligned with programmatic priorities and objectives.
- Provide support to the COP and technical team with implementation, management, client engagement and coordination between partners, government counterparts, and other implementing partners.
- Oversee the effective operation of human resources, finance, grants, procurement and other office administration functions. Work with functional directors to ensure that these units’ activities are working in harmony with the technical objectives and are in compliance with MSI and USAID policies/regulations.
- Contribute to the overall program planning, monitoring, and reporting to assess project’s progress. Coordinate communication with project partners.
- Work with the M&E officer to review and refine M&E plans and data collection tools and contribute to periodic reports.
- Serve as acting COP in his/her absence.
- Master’s degree in a relevant subject such as development studies, business administration or social sciences.
- Minimum of eight (8) years professional experience in international development with at least four (4) years of experience in leadership positions managing development project operations in a programmatic and/or operational capacity.
- At least three (3) years of dedicated experience managing operations and financial administration of USAID-funded projects. Experience overseeing procurements, grants and service contracts in compliance with donor regulations, with knowledge of USAID regulations.
- Demonstrated experience in programs requiring community-level engagement.
- Strong leadership and communication skills and ability to manage and be flexible in difficult and challenging circumstances.
- Fluency in spoken and written English and Bahasa.