Sunday, April 11, 2010

Canadian Red Cross - Partnerships Senior Officer

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) is working with the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI)
to implement the Integrated Program 'Building Safer and Resilient
Communities in Indonesia' - A Community Based DRR/ ICBRR Initiative with key
components Organizational Development/ Capacity Building and Resource
Development) supported by CRC for PMI PUSAT/ National Head Quarters and
Provinces - Lampung, Jambi, & West Sumatra.

Partnerships Senior Officer

Based in Jakarta (with travel to field locations as required)

Estimated start date: May 19, 2010

Summary of position:

Under the direction of the Country Representative (CR), the Partnership
Senior Officer will be responsible for providing effective support to the
delegation in the two main areas of

1. Partner and Stakeholder Relations (approximately 70%). The major
focus of this part of the work will be on supporting the Country
Representative and Delegation in ensuring effective management of
relationships with Partners and Stakeholders (Indonesian Red Cross HQ and
Divisions, IFRC, ICRC, CIDA, relevant government of Indonesia departments,
NGO's, Universities, etc).
2. Administrative Support to CR Office (approximately 30%): Emphasis
for this area will be on scheduling of meetings with partners and various
stakeholders, support to monitoring visits with partners, and events
management and coordination.

The Partnership Sr. Officer will be required to work closely with the
Program Coordinator and Program Manager positions in the Delegation.

Main Duties:

1. Under the direction of the CR, support the development of a
partnership approach;
2. In coordination with the CR and Program Coordinator and Program
Manager, create database of key stakeholders to monitor Canadian Red Cross
(CRC) actions and interactions with Partners and Stakeholders;
3. Ensure that information received from Partners and Stakeholders is
kept current and accurate in the database;
4. Support the drafting of MoUs and different agreements as required.
Ensure these documents are maintained by setting up a filing system;
5. Plan monthly and annual schedules of meetings, calls,
correspondence, etc. with Partners and Stakeholders;
6. Under direction of the CR, represent CRC with Partners and
Stakeholders at high levels;
7. Provide support to CRC delegation in the planning and management of
proactive communications to Partners and Stakeholders;
8. Provide support to the Delegation in researching, analyzing and
reporting on major activities and events related to CRC Indonesia country
strategy and core activities, and make recommendations related to impact on
or connection with CRC activities
9. Ensure all important and pertinent information related to Partners
and Stakeholders is shared or disseminated within Delegations by means of
information updates, debriefings, individual meetings, etc.;
10. Follow the developments locally, regionally and globally in the
field of Humanitarian activities, Disaster Risk Reduction, Development,
etc., and provide analysis and recommendations to the CR and/or Delegation
on key issues, actors and leading expertise in these areas in Indonesia;
11. Liaise with government ministries, other NGOs and humanitarian
agencies and represent the CRC on specific humanitarian issues relevant to
CRC or the Red Cross /Red Crescent movement.
12. Develop informal and formal information-sharing and communications
networks with Partners and Stakeholders;
13. Support the Country Representative in day-to-day administrative
tasks such as scheduling and correspondence;
14. Carry out or arrange translations of documents and /or act as a
translator, as required and take minutes of meetings.
15. Provide coordination, liaison and logistical support to monitoring
visits from CRC in Ottawa, CIDA, DFAIT, etc.

General Duties:

* Respects and observes the staff regulations of the CRC
in Indonesia.

* Respects and observes the Code of Conduct of the CRC
in Indonesia.

* The employee may be asked to perform duties and task
not covered in this job description as well as to provide support to other
departments when necessary.

Position Qualification:

* Relevant University Degree;
* Advanced demonstrated proficiency in written and spoken English and
Bahasa Indonesia;
* Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, Power Point;
* Excellent interpersonal skills;
* Tact and diplomacy;
* Ability to work to deadlines and produce accurate work;
* Self starter with initiative to undertake work with minimal
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills;
* Minimum of 3 years work experience with the Red Cross/Red Crescent
* Excellent skills and extensive experience in networking at different
* Familiarity with key Partners and Stakeholders: PMI, IFRC, ICRC,
PNS, relevant departments in GoI (immigration, BNPB, etc.), CIDA, DFAIT.

Please Note: Applications should be sent to quoting the
Ref code JKT-Partner2010 as the subject of the e-mail and indicating the Job
title on the covering letter and the attachment should not exceed 200 Kb.
Only candidate meeting the Essential Qualifications will be considered.
Applications must be received by Thursday April 22nd, 2010. Canadian Red
Cross gives an equal-opportunity employment regardless of race, gender,
religion, or political affiliations.

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