Position Title: Operations Manager
Based: Sidoarjo - Jawa Timur
Education Development Center (EDC) is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms. Established in 1958, EDC designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Our services include research, training, educational materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives.
The Indonesia Prioritizing Reform, Innovation, Opportunities for Reaching Indonesia’s Teachers, Administrators, and Students Project (PRIORITAS) is a 5-year project (2012-2017) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The USAID PRIORITAS project in Indonesia focuses on capacity building and quality improvements for teacher training institutions (TTI) and pre-service teacher training providers. The USAID PRIORITAS will build the capacity of MONE, MORA and pre- and in-service teacher training organizations to coordinate; plan and train The USAID PRIORITAS will support teaching improvement at the primary and junior secondary level, especially in early grade reading (EGR), math and science. The USAID PRIORITAS will strengthen provincial, district and local training for improved school governance and management of financial and human resources, so that these resources will directly support learning outcomes and will ensure that staff development can be sustained. The USAID PRIORITAS will work to strengthen TTI capacity through programs which address the needs of curriculum and course content, training lecturers in improved pedagogy and strengthening teacher practicum courses.
The T/L Operations Manager will manage the administrative and financial needs of the provincial office for the project. These duties will include: budgeting, procurement oversight, records management, meeting and travel coordination and scheduling, as well as tend to other office logistical needs. S/he will be responsible for preparing timely and accurate financial reporting and assisting in the preparation of monthly financial spreadsheets, cash flow forecasts, data entry, corresponding with vendors as appropriate and ensuring the office follows EDC and USAID financial procedures. This position reports to the Teacher Training Institute (TTI) Development Specialist in province. The Finance and Operations Support Manager in Jakarta will supervise and guide the Operations Manager’s financial/operations activities. This position is located inSidoarjo-Jawa Timur, Indonesia.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with 3-5 years related experience;
• 3-5 years of finance and operations management experience with international projects;
• Experience working with USAID funded projects preferred;
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices;
• Successful experience working in a diverse, face-paced environment;
• Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office programs, advanced skills in Excel andQuickbooks preferred;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Fluency in Bahasa Indonesian and English required.
APPLICATION CONTACT AND DETAILS TO APPLY
Applicants should apply to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 20 November 2013
Materials s/he should include (CV or resume; recruiting contact (email/cell phone number).
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applicants must clearly list how s/he can be contacted.
Three references are required and should be included in the CV.