Yayasan Plan International Indonesia Job Vacancy : Consortia Protection Specialist

Yayasan Plan International Indonesia is presently implementing its country strategic 4 (CS 4) covering fiscal year 2017 to 2022, where the country objective has been defined as “to identify and facilitate the removal of obstacles that prevent children from enjoying their rights and participating fully in Indonesian society”. The organization’s purpose is to “strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls”. This goal will be achieved by providing technical support and implementing quality programs and projects through partnership. An effective and efficient communications strategy is a must for Plan Indonesia to share the outcomes of these projects to influence different actors, specially state authorities and to position Plan’s profile within and outside at different levels – starting from community, sub district, district to national, regional and international levels.  Yayasan Plan International Indonesia invites highly competent, experienced and committed professionals to fill the following position :

Consortia Protection Specialist - Jakarta Based


Yayasan Plan International Indonesia is anticipated an 18-month project funded by European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) titled “Capacity Strengthening and Preparedness of Displacement & Protection Cluster for Effective, Accountable, and Locally Led Humanitarian Response in 3 Provinces in Indonesia”. The project will be implemented by Plan International and ADRA consortia in Indonesia, specifically in three provinces: Banten, West Nusa Tenggara Barat, and Central Sulawesi. The consortia members implementing the project are Plan Finland, ADRA Germany, Yayasan Plan International Indonesia, ADRA Indonesia, MDMC, RedR Indonesia, and Pujiono Centre. The overall project management will be managed through a consortium management team that will streamline the respective work implemented by consortia members.

Role purpose

The Consortia Protection Specialist is a responsible to lead the technical part of protection in projects interventions with implementation standard and mechanism. The position will also lead the advocacy and networking for Child Protection to influence policy audience with an intention to mainstream evidence based intervention and to be a credible technical partner of government and others. She/he will also be responsible to provide technical advice to consortia management team and consortia implementing partners on protection policies, strategies, capacity mapping, and actively promoting partnership and influencing in protection, SGBV, disaster risk management and emergency preparedness. The post-holder will report directly to the Consortia Manager and will coordinate with project staff of consortia member.

Dimensions of the Role

Report to the Consortia Manager.

Provide technical services to the consortia members to build and strengthen protection policies and strategies with government partners, national and local CSOs, and private sectors working in the areas of disaster risk management and specifically engaging with the Displacement and Protection clusters at national and provincial levels.

Provide technical advice and mobilise technical expertise on programme and policy issues on protection in disaster management including needs assessment and analysis, policy mapping and analysis, coordinating the development and implementation of advocacy strategy, and actively representing the consortia and project in relevant forums during the course of the project;

Develop new methodologies to improve the liaison processes with governments at national and local levels, consortia member partnerships and keep abreast with relevant best practise and evidence collected to improve protection mainstreaming in disaster preparedness.

Abide by the Humanitarian Ethics and principles, including Core Humanitarian Standards, Do No Harm, and Code of Conduct, and committed to comply with Plan International’s Global Policy on Safeguarding Children and Young People.  


Government capacity mapping and analysis

Coordinate the preparation and implementation of capacity and training needs assessment of government at national and local levels in displacement and protection cluster.

Analyse and follow up on the finding of capacity mapping, particularly in Displacement and Protection cluster at national and sub-national levels to inform the project design and implementation.

Influencing strategy development and implementation

Coordinate the development of influencing/advocacy strategy to enhance locally-led and accountable protection, particularly a more inclusive, coordinated, and accountable response led and implemented by displacement and protection cluster;

Implementation standard of Child Protection Program designed developed and disseminated among the implementation teams and partners to ensure quality implementation of designed project

Effective linkage with government’s relevant departments and ministries and strategic networks are established and maintained to ensure influence at national and sub-national level

Protection advocacy and communication strategy including necessary materials developed and used at different level to do evidence based advocacy to mainstream project interventions, strategies or activities

Technical Management Capacity Building

Closely work with and provide technical assistance/training/coaching for project personnel of each consortium member responsible for the project implementation and engagement with the local government and non-government humanitarian actors.

Monitoring and supervision mechanism developed with necessary guidelines and tools along with specific feedback mechanism that continuously improve the activities and interventions to achieve the Protection objectives

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in project design, during implementation and as principles applied in day-to-day work;

Demonstrate Plan International’s core values and commitment to Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and Safeguarding Children and Young People policy are upheld by all consortia members and stakeholders engaging with the project

Key relationships


Humanitarian & Resilience Program Team: teamwork, technical coordination

Consortia Management Team: coordinated team work, activity reporting, technical support

Communication & Advocacy Team: coordination, alignment of advocacy agenda and strategy


Plan National Offices (Plan Finland): activity reporting

Partnership implementation staff (YPII, MDMC, RedR, Adra Indonesia and Pujiono Centre) for technical coordination and provision support, capacity building and mentoring

Government officials and non-government partners particularly in displacement and protection cluster and social welfare office (national and sub-nationals) for coordination, policy, programming and capacity building

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge


Undergraduate degree in Political Science, Governance Science, International Relations and other relevant field with at least 10 years’ progressive experience (or 5 years for relevant Master’s degree) in International Relations, Development Studies, Social Policies and Development, and with a strong experience with institutional grant management;

Practical knowledge and experience in promoting protection in humanitarian setting and disaster risk management, especially working closely with governments at the national and local levels (BNPB, MoSA, BPBD, Dinsos, etc);

In-depth understanding of government bureaucracy, roles and responsibilities, and policy making processes;

Thorough understanding of humanitarian principles, standards, and national/local policies.

Excellent time management skills, able to lead processes and coordinate between a wide range of technical experts.

Excellent organisational skills and attention to details.


3 years of experience working in similar position in non-governmental organisations and/or working with consortium.

Experience in working with a wide range of actors/multistakeholders.

Demonstrated work experience in humanitarian and development settings.

Extensive network of development and humanitarian actors.

Physical Environment

Typical office environment

Travel to the field (project sites) or to visit implementing partner headquarter offices.

Level of contact with children

Mid contact: Occasional interaction with children

All applications will be treated in confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews so please click https://tinyurl.com/CPsp34list  and submit your letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae in English by Apply now not later than  August 24, 2020

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