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American Red Cross (Banda Aceh)

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. Please visit

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 :

1. Water Quality Officer
(Aceh – Calang)


Duties and Responsibilities :

Testing water supplies as requested and reporting results
Quality Water Supply Testing
Reporting results to all interested parties using ARC forms
Water Quality Testing results within a few days of test completion
Trip Requests scheduled ahead of time

Key Performance Indicator:

Number of Water Tests completed correctly
Number of reports sent each week
Time between test and date report sent

At least 2 years prior employment performing water quality tests
Strong attention to detail required
Organizational sills including the ability to keep up to date and accurate records in different formats (log books, whiteboards and spreadsheets)
Ability to plan and organize schedule to meet all the logistics needs of the growing water and sanitation programmed
Team-working, time management skills
Good written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia, English, and other languages as required

2. Project Engineer
(Aceh – Calang)

Support the Partnership Coordinator with managing AmCross Partner relationships and Under direction of Project Manager, reviews engineering designs, construction documents, and change order requests, supervises Site Supervisors, and works to resolve potential issues or problems.
Conducts field inspections as needed to verify claims by contractors.
Assist Project Audit during construction period.
Implements quantity surveys for materials required, stored and consumed.
Coordinate the implementation of design and reconstruction with PMI Volunteers and Village Water and Sanitation Committees (VWSC).
Maintain constant communication about design criteria with BRR, consultants and villagers and incorporate their feedback into the final designs. Communicate technical aspects of work to allow communities to make informed choices about the scope and level of water and sanitation improvements, as well as their responsibilities to sustain said improvements.
Ensure that sustainable systems are set in place for longer-term operation and maintenance of all water supplies and sanitation facilities. Train VWSC on technical aspects of infrastructure operations and maintenance, including assisting in development of written training materials and manuals.
In cooperation with American Red Cross staff, coordinate the implementation of the programs and individual projects with the BRR, UN agencies, NGOs, International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent and other participating National Red Cross / Red Crescent Societies, in particular agencies who have shelter projects dependent on provision of water and sanitation by AmCross.
Ensure that projects are implemented in a consultative, participatory manner, with gender sensitivity, demand responsive and poverty sensitive approach.
Prepare project documents for submission and liaison to obtain project approvals from various government departments, VWSCs.

Fluent in both Bahasa and English preferred.
Civil Engineering degree from Indonesia or abroad.
Minimum 5 years working experience in design, project management and
Commissioning rural water and sanitation projects in Indonesia.

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. Applications submitted after Sept 12, 2008 will not be considered.

September 9, 2008 - Posted by | Vacancy - Lowongan Kerja

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