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Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Country: Indonesia
Closing date: 09 May 2018

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

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The International Federation-Country Cluster Support Team (CCST) for Indonesia and Timor Leste is seeking applications from qualified Indonesian citizens for the internship assignment in the Disasters and Crisis Preparedness, Response & Recovery Unit (DCPRR).

Location : Jakarta, Indonesia

Application Deadline : 26 April – 9 May 2018

Type of Contract : Internship

Post Level : Intern

Starting Date : 21 May 2018

Duration of Initial Contract : 3-6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision and management of the Senior Disaster Risk Management Officer, the intern will be responsible for, but not limited to, the performance of the following duties:

  1. Process documentation, scoping study as per the given theme.

  2. Support development of DRM capacities of Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) and Cruz Vermelha de Timor-Leste (CVTL), including disaster preparedness, response and recovery capacities and delivery at both HQs and branch level

  3. Monitor hazards in the two countries, maintain contact with counterparts at NS level and keep the DRM delegate and the HoCCST duly informed.

  4. Support effective IFRC disaster risk monitoring and IFRC-wide disaster response system.

  5. Vouch and validate all supporting documents to ensure relevancy and reliability of information provided, ensure all expenditures are coded to relevant project, activity and donor and record all transaction into IFRC template.

  6. Support the programme team for day to day activities

  7. Support in organizing different events when needed and help the office in arranging field visits as requested

  8. Undertake other tasks and responsibilities as requested by the Senior Disaster Management Officer/line Manager

  9. Any other assignment in relation to this internship as directed by the line manager.

Required Skills and Experience


Be enrolled in a Master’s degree or in the final academic year of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in disaster management and/or humanitarian assistance.

Have completed Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, but not exceeded one-year from date of completion of the degree.

Knowledge, skills and languages

Good skills in the usage of computer application especially on MS Office.

Good knowledge of spoken and written English and Indonesia languages.


Work prioritization and ability to multitask;

Ready to work independently, under tight deadlines;

Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment with a positive attitude;

High standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty.

Please bear in mind the following important facts when submitting your application:

• Interns are not entitled to a salary or benefits from the Federation;

• Federation will provide the intern with a daily allowance which will serve to cover the cost of meals and other related expenses;

• Interns are not eligible for payment of overtime;

• Interns are solely responsible for making their own logistical arrangements (visa, travel, accommodation, insurance, etc.) as well as for their cost prior to starting the internship;

• The IFRC accepts no responsibility to provide medical insurance, or for costs arising from accidents and illness incurred during the internship. Interns are required to provide a copy of their health and accident insurance certification;

How to apply:

Please submit your application letter addressing the above qualifications with your curriculum vitae to:

Please indicate on the subject heading: DRM-INTERN