Siap Siaga
BNPB Australian Government
SIAP SIAGA – Area Program Support Officer for East Java
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SIAP SIAGA – Area Program Support Officer for East Java

SIAP SIAGA – Area Program Support Officer for East Java

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Project Overview and Role:

The Australia-Indonesia Partnership in Disaster Risk Management (SIAP SIAGA) is a five-year program (2019 – 2024) funded by the Australian Government’s aid program and implemented in cooperation with the Government of Indonesia.

The Program aims to improve Indonesia’s ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters and strengthen cooperation between Australia and Indonesia on humanitarian issues in the region. The Program will be implemented at the national and sub-national levels though collaboration with the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) and other government institutions, civil society organisations and multilateral agencies. The Program is currently being implemented in 4 (four) targeted provinces: Bali, East Java, Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB), and Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) in selected districts

Purpose of the Position

Support the DRM Area Coordinator to ensure effective and efficient management of the delivery of SIAP SIAGA’s provincial work plan within the respective responsible area through application of strong project management including the internal SIAP SIAGA’s provincial detail implementation planning, monthly forecasting, project monitoring, and development of report and brief updates regularly and when required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with provincial and district governments in collaboration with the Area Program Policy Officer to consult and prepare proper SIAP SIAGA’s provincial detail implementation plan as derived from the provincial annual work plan;
  • Prepare the detailed budgeting for the projects in alignment with the detailed implementation plan and provide monthly activity forecasts for sub-national consolidation;
  • Provide analysis on resource gap and recommendations for potential resource sharing with the other stakeholders, primarily with the Government partners, for SIAP SIAGA’s activity delivery to build collaborative and sustainable program;
  • Represent the sub-national and provide inputs in the process of design or development of KPL framework, tools, and instruments required to apply effective M&E and learning that aligning donors and government’s requirements and the program detail planning and operational approach;
  • Support the area team in the application of KPL framework, tools, and instruments at the sub- national level and identify operational challenges in the application and solutions for application that relevant to the context and provincial work plan and align with overall program monitoring and evaluation framework in consultation with Area Coordinator and KPL team;
  • Collaborate with the KPL team to develop sub-national evidence databases that are accessible and open for all relevant external and internal stakeholders;
  • Provide  inputs  and  recommendations and/or  support  for  enhancement or  strengthening of program monitoring both with government partners and internally with the KPL team;
  • Provide inputs to support program communications and knowledge management
  • Provide inputs and recommendations to strengthen operational supports for effective and efficient sub-national program delivery to the national operations team;
  • Assist the Area Coordinator in the review of expenditures and budget allocation annually as well as on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare the monthly analysis of the program delivery and expenses, internal monthly and quarterly report on the program, and quarterly report to the government;
  • Support the quality assurance and compliance of the provincial program as required by internal
    Palladium policy, derived donor’s policy, and others;
  • Provide any other inputs necessary to support other activities under SIAP SIAGA;
  • Provide reports and updates on project activities as needed;
  • Participate in regular team meetings and briefings including relevant KPL and Operations team meetings and consultations;
  • Other tasks as requested and agreed with the Area Coordinator;

Duration and location

 The initial contract period will be for 12 months with further extension based on performance and depending on program needs. The position will be based in one of the 4 (four) priority provinces for SIAP SIAGA (Bali, NTT, NTB, and East Java) with possible travel

Required Qualifications:

 The position is open to Indonesian nationals who are ideally based in either Bali, NTT, NTB, or East Java, with the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, or others related field;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Program or Project Management in Development or Humanitarian sectors with minimum 5 years’ experience as Programme or Project Coordinator;
  • Good understanding of Disaster Risk Management or Disaster Management and desirably good understanding of DRM context in Indonesia;
  • Strong communication, writing and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated strong coordination skills;
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) and Bahasa Indonesia.

Application closing date: 28 November 2021