Re_AD for DCOP Revision for Closing Date for the application to 19 Nov 2021

 Deputy Chief of Party, 

USAID/Indonesia Harmoni: Towards Inclusion and Resilience,


Project Summary:  

The five-year USAID/Indonesia Harmoni activity aims to promote tolerance and inclusion and reduce the risk of violent extremism. Harmoni focuses support on interventions that are targeted towards norms, communities, and individuals at risk of radicalization, with an explicit mandate to build the resilience of key Indonesian institutions – governmental, civil society, religious, and community-based – that represent the front line in securing democracy, tolerance, and inclusion in Indonesia.


“**Please note: All citizenships all eligible for this position**

 Position Summary: 

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will oversee the effective operations of grants; progress and outcome monitoring and learning; and communications with and reporting to USAID and other stakeholders, ensuring these functions are fully aligned with programmatic priorities and objectives, and effective field officer coordination. The DCOP, a Key Personnel position, will support the Chief of Party (COP) in overall project leadership, management, and technical direction of the Harmoni project.



  • Provide support to the COP and technical team with strategy development, planning, implementation, management, client engagement and coordination between partners, government counterparts, and other implementing partners.
  • Support the COP in setting security, infection control and crisis management policies and procedures, and in overseeing their execution.
  • Oversee the grants portfolio, including support to technical staff in grant development, formulation, compliance, and quality control.
  • Support technical staff in design and drafting of grant proposals to USAID.
  • Oversee the effective operation and oversight of grants, ensuring that all grants fit project objectives and indicator targets for performance.
  •  Work with the grants and technical teams to ensure grant activities are complying with MSI and USAID policies/regulations.
  •  Support the Monitoring, Learning, and Evaluation (MEL) team to interpret data to understand project progress and areas that need more support.
  •  Work closely with MEL and program teams to coordinate context monitoring and apply together with M&E results to programming and learning.
  •  Develop, support and document learning and application of lessons in adapting programming and/or management, working closely with the technical and strategic communications teams in doing this.
  •  Oversee and support quarterly, annual and any special reports to USAID.
  •  Support annual workplan development.
  •  Support the development of stories of project impact in different formats including short videos, photographs, blogs, testimonials, and the like.
  •  Work close with the CVE communications and MEL teams in doing this.
  •  Help shape and coordinate communications with project partners, USAID, and government counterparts.
  •  Serve as Acting COP in COP’s absence.
  •  Other management, operational, and program tasks as determined by the COP.


  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies, business administration, or a social science required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of eight years of professional experience in international development with significant relevant experience in project management and supervising staff in a programmatic and/or operational capacity.
  • At least three years of dedicated experience working on USAID grant programs and extensive knowledge of USAID regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience in programs requiring community-level engagement, civic engagement, and/or democracy promotion required.
  • Experience in P/CVE or conflict programming preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience managing communications strategy and product development both on- and offline, especially dealing with sensitive issues and at-risk communities.
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning for a complex program, which includes measuring, analyzing, and reporting on performance, as well as external conditions and situations that may affect activities and the project’s ability to achieve results.
  • Strong leadership, analytical and communication skills, and ability to manage and be flexible in difficult and challenging circumstances.
  • Fluency in spoken Bahasa required.
  • Strong English writing and oral skills are required.


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

To apply, please click the following link (or copy paste the link to the new browser tab) and apply directly through the link: DCOP Re-Ad  or you could also try from our website   

Closing date fothe applicatiois 19 November 2021