Nov 22, 2008

The American Red Cross Tsunami Recovery Program (TRP)

American Red Cross (Banda Aceh)

The American Red Cross Tsunami Recovery Program (TRP) had been established to direct the organization’s response to the South Asia tsunami disaster. The TRP activities focus on integrated community recovery and preparedness interventions in tsunami affected countries in Asia and East Africa in collaboration with Red Cross and non-Red Cross partners.

The Indonesia TRP Delegation operates from offices in Banda Aceh, Calang, Lamno. It also has liaison offices in Jakarta, and other areas in Aceh province in collaboration with the Indonesian Red Cross.

The American Red Cross seeks dynamic individuals to fill the :

Deputy Program Manager Disaster Management
(Aceh - Banda Aceh)


* To support in the planning and management of the DM Sector and serve, in-charge in the absence of the DM-Delegate
* To develop with the DM Team strategy and guidelines related to the project
* To ensure program objectives are met and operational plans and budget are on track
* To supervise project staff and provide administrative support
* To provide support in terms of program expenditures, preparing budget and maintain financial procedure
* To make frequent field visit in the project area (at least 40% of working days)
* To ensure periodic informal survey and assessment along with M&E officer
* To organize monthly/quarterly meeting consultation with PMI
* To ensure documentation (QPR, AF etc,) being maintained and M&E approached in place
* To keep coordination and liaison with PMI, chapter, branches, NGOs, Government and other ARC program staff
* To facilitate different workshop/training program in Bahasa
* To support ARC DM-Delegate in preparing regular program report
* To carry out any other program related task given by the DM Manager


* University degree in any development studies
* Five year project management experience with an International organization on disaster risk reduction
* Excellent writing and communication skill in English and Bahasa
* Good leadership, supervisory and management skill
* Ability and ready for extensive field visit
* Good knowledge on geographic and environment of the area of assignment
* Excellent knowledge on computer operation (windows, excel, power point and graphic illustrator)

Please submit your application and curriculum vitae to:

Put Job title in Subject line. Only applications in English and short listed candidates will be notified.

Closing Date: 17-12-08

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