Programme and Partnership Development Manager (1 position) - based in Yogyakarta (re-advertised)
February 19, 2018
Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) is one of Germany‘s oldest and largest social welfare organisations. ASB has over 200 offices in Germany and a membership of 1.1 million. Core activities include the provision of public medical and rescue services alongside an extensive range of social service provision. Overseas, ASB‘s Foreign Aid Department operates mainly in the fields of humanitarian relief, return and reintegration, development and disaster risk reduction (DRR).
ASB Indonesia and the Philippines aims to build resilience through inclusive and risk aware development. ASB has been working in Indonesia, in partnership with the Indonesian Ministry of Home Affairs, since 2006. In Indonesia ASB works directly with partners and communities, and in support of government, to empower and build resilience through an inclusive, all-of-society approach. A key component of the work that ASB does across the region is implementing and promoting inclusive risk aware practice. ASB is also a founding member of the Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Network (DiDRRN).
As part of an initial recruitment process, ASB is currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified and committed individuals for the following position:
Programme and Partnership Development Manager
Location : Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration : 1 year fixed term contract with possible extension
Vacancy : Regional position
Salary : ASB offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience
Closing : 3 June 2018
ASB Indonesia and the Philippines (ASB) is working for an inclusive, resilient, and empowered society as stipulated in its vision. ASB aims to continue institutionalising capacities of communities, government and local actors to integrate DRR or risk management and inclusion in socio-economic development and vice versa. This reflects lessons learned from our previous resilience-strengthening related projects which suggest integration of risk management, inclusion and livelihood activities for meaningful and sustainable impact to community.
ASB is continuously seeking to further its works and look at ways to further support inclusive resilience strengthening in Indonesia and the Philippines. ASB will continue bring its field experiences to feed development of inclusive-DRR/resilience related planning and policy instruments at national, regional, and international level. We believe partnership is among key factors to reduce barriers for realising these efforts at scale.
Programme and Partnership Development Manager is a key senior position within ASB Indonesia and the Philippines team. The Manager will closely work with Country Director to lead the office to develop and deliver high quality programme. A key role of this position is to provide technical assistance and support to develop ASB‘s programming, including identification of opportunities and secure resources in line with ASB and government agreements, design, developing and delivering programmes to expected partner and international development and humanitarian standards and to build the professional capacity of CSO partners and Indonesian national colleagues. The Programme and Partnership Development Manager will also play an active role in networking and influencing activities.
Duties & Essential Job Function:
· With the support of the Country Director and in close collaboration with key senior national staff develop, design and deliver key ASB programmes in a participatory manner and with a view to building longer term partnerships for ASB.
· Maintain, monitor and evaluate the establishment of formal grantee partnerships with local CSOs including Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs), and relationships with government representatives and other stakeholders and networks at national and international level.
· Maintain and review ASB partnership approach and related systems.
· Lead on maintaining up to date information in funding opportunities, and identify potential donors and partners.
· Lead the development of high quality concept notes and proposals that can be presented to potential donors and partners.
· In collaboration with Country Director and ASB Head Quarter ensure that ASB maintains positive networks and effective relation with donors and strategic partners in country and globally.
· Develop the programming portfolio of ASB and transfer professional knowledge to develop Indonesia teams’ and local CSOs’ professional capacities and contribute to institutional learning. This includes undertaking an organizational and staff capacity needs assessment and developing follow up strategies with staff to address the identified needs.
· To mentor key staff in programme development, management and the programme management cycle, monitoring, evaluation and learning and partnership management.
· Support Program/Project Managers with effective capacity building, mentoring and professional development.
· Develop formal and informal knowledge and experience sharing activities and opportunities between ASB partners and ASB staff and teams. This has included running international sharing and learning workshops for staff and partners, establishment of an online sharing and learning platform, development of systems and databases to support sharing and storing of information and informal sharing of information with staff.
· Maintain and review ASB’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning frameworks, plans, databases and measurement tools and Theories of Change for both programme and the organisation.
· Oversee the development and implementation of a project/programme MEL frameworks.
· Ensure that narrative and financial reporting requirements for all programs are completed in line with ASB agreement with donors and partners. This includes development of reporting templates and review of partner reports.
· In close collaboration with Country Director and ASB Indonesia Finance Team and in accordance with ASB standard operating procedures and donor guidelines and regulations prepare and review program budget and annual plan.
· Recruit, monitor and supervise national staff or outside consultants required for programme development and delivery.
· Represent ASB and ASB programme within Indonesia, the Philippines and internationally.
· Support national staff, partners and stakeholders to participate in and contribute to international forums, networks and conferences.
1. Minimum 7 years of relevant experience with a demonstrable track record of success.
2. Advanced qualification in international development, program management, community development, disaster risk reduction, livelihood or related field
3. Proven people management skills, with experience managing multi-disciplinary teams of diverse cultural backgrounds.
4. Demonstrated experience in programme development, proposal writing and securing funding.
5. Proven experience in Partnership/Grant Management and/or Program/Project Development Management.
6. Proven experience in managing partnerships and strengthening programmatic and organisational capacities of civil society organisations.
7. Track record in implementing development projects.
8. Proven experience in monitoring projects and partners.
9. Experience in one or more program fields of: Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience, Humanitarian Assistance, Sustainable Livelihoods and inclusive development, particularly disability inclusion required.
10. Experience in development of monitoring, evaluation, and learning & reporting systems, formats and skills.
11. Experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning and/or facilitating learning processes and training/capacity development.
12. Proven coaching, mentoring and facilitation skills.
13. Experience in development and analysis of donor budgets and financial control and reports.
14. High-level report writing skills.
15. Good communicator.
16. Fluent written and spoken English and Bahasa Indonesia required.
17. Willingness to travel within Indonesia and overseas required.
18. Willingness to review work and practice and build on learning.
19. A creative, critical, enquiring and flexible mind that is good at problem solving.
20. Enthusiasm, energy and an innate desire to better oneself and to improve the work of those around.
Qualified applicants should send:
a. Application letter outlining your interest and date of availability to start
b. CV of no more than 2 pages clearly describing their qualifications for this position
c. Contacts of 3 professional referees
Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: ASB_PPDM
NOTE: A failure to follow the above application format will result in applications being disregarded.
ASB is an equal opportunities employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only electronic applications accepted and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.