Under USAID/OFDA funding, Mercy Corps is implementing its “Investing in Human Capital for Disaster Management” (INVEST) program in the national level and three provinces and districts. INVEST DM will work to support the Government of Indonesia (GOI) disaster management institutions and people at key administrative levels to be better equipped to fulfill their mandate to deliver effective DRM services and save lives. INVEST DM seeks to provide a holistic approach to support Indonesia’s disaster management institutions, supporting BNPB’s own ‘people-centered’ approach, where comprehensive inputs in the areas of: technical capacity in preparedness-response-recovery; policy and planning; governance; and organizational development. These areas are grounded in human capital, serving to capacitate and reinforce the people that make it all function. This means supporting GOI personnel at the national and sub-national levels alike. At the sub-national level, INVEST will strengthen the provincial and district level Disaster Management Agencies (BPBDs) by embedding experts within BPBD offices to provide ongoing, day-to-day technical support tailored to the needs of each province. The program also implements disaster management training aligned with the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) standards. The proposed target provinces are Central Java, East Java and West Sumatra, however the final target provinces may change as per government and donor preference
Program Administrative Assistant – INVEST
The INVEST Program Administrative Assistant the position will be based in Jakarta under the supervision of the INVEST Operations Coordinator. The position will work closely with the Yayasan Mercy Corps Indonesia (YMCI) Finance, MEL Specialist and Government Liaison & Policy Advisor. The PAA will be responsible for BAST report preparation and VAT exemption processing, program team advance requests, and tasks to support the INVEST program with a focus on the collection, organization, and management of program activity documentation, and supporting administrative tasks relating to Jakarta’s support of field operations.
- Entry level position with 2 years of experience is required. Financial experience is a must;
- The candidate must have good communication skill, document/ report writing, adequate understanding and skills of English speaking and writing, as well as Bahasa Indonesia and finance background;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and other computer programme is a must.
The vacancy will be closed 12 July 2019 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. We look forward to hearing from those who are interested in taking this opportunity to grow and develop with us.
Human Resources Department
Mercy Corps Indonesia