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Frontline Conservation Vacancy: Communications & Outreach Manager (Part Time) - Borneo Project

Terms and Conditions

Location: Remote / Work from home Working Hours: 10 hours per week Start Date: September 2014 Travel: Sporadic travel may be required. Possibility of optional travel to project sites Salary: Negotiable but Volunteers encouraged (all management staff are currently volunteers but you may propose an hourly rate on the application form)

About Frontline Conservation

Frontline Conservation (previously the Heart of Borneo Project) is an exciting UK registered NGO working primarily in Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, to protect the ecological and cultural heritage of the remaining rainforests from destruction. We combine science and the media to discover, educate, and inspire.

Our main strategy is to use high profile expeditions to vulnerable areas, creating a platform for local, national, and international engagement on the issues at hand. We believe in Intelligent Conservation, focusing on unique and vulnerable areas where we’re confident we can have a significant impact.

This year we’re growing our Management Team – a small group of passionate and committed people who are central to the design, implementation, and success of our projects.
Frontline Conservation Vacancy: Communications & Outreach Manager (Part Time) - Borneo Project

Job Profile

You will lead the development, implementation, and management of our communications strategies to build the profile of our organisation and help drive successful projects, campaigns, events, and fundraising initiatives.

You will manage all aspects and channels of our communications program, including but not limited to social media, website content, digital newsletters, publications and reports, branding, promotional activities, internal communications, press releases, and partner/sponsor relations.

You will work with staff, volunteers and interns to develop strategies, metrics, and systems to achieve goals and targets associated with every area of the organisation.

You will work closely with the Fundraising Manager (recruiting in 2014/15), and we will consider combining these two roles if the candidate meets the description for both positions.

About You

This is more than a job – it’s a calling. We are looking for someone who will be committed to our cause and excited by the opportunities as we grow. You will be central to creating that growth, and will be rewarded for success with increased hours, opportunities to visit and work on our projects in the field, and the potential for promotion.

You are passionate about protecting the environment, a natural campaigner, and you love using technology and social media to tell stories. Ideally you have a background in conservation, biology, ecology, or a related field. You are a self-starter, ambitious, highly creative, bold, and have a proven track record. You can’t wait for the creative freedom and responsibility that this role will give you.

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of effective communications strategies for the organisation, campaigns, projects, and events, and align these strategies with the goals and mission of the organisation
  • Engage proactively with staff, partners, sponsors, and volunteers to ascertain needs, share information, knowledge and tools, and to enhance their own communication skills and effectiveness
  • Write, produce, commission, and curate relevant multimedia content for our website, maintain our existing website(s) and contribute to the design and development of new and/or existing websites
  • Advise on and assist with our rebranding to Frontline Conservation
  • Manage all of our social media channels according to our communications strategies, identify and adopt new channels as they arise, and assist staff and volunteers in the effective use of these mediums
  • Design, write, and curate content for our newsletters to supporters, donors, and volunteers, and grow our email list
  • Write, curate, and disseminate press releases, articles, editorials, and grow and maintain a database of press and media contacts and outlets
  • Develop and maintain our volunteer database
  • Support sponsor, major donor, and partner communications and relationship management
  • Oversee the design and production of internal and external reports and publications (eg Annual Reports and Expedition Reports)
  • Design and implement systems for capturing and cataloguing the various media from expeditions, projects, events, etc
  • Work with staff, interns, and volunteers to develop multilingual communications projects
  • Additional tasks as agreed with the Directors

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

As well as demonstrating the passion for conservation and communications outlined above, the successful candidate has proven experience and competence in the following:

Education & Training
  • Proven and demonstrable knowledge and experience in both communications and conservation, either through education or work experience but preferably both
  • Master’s degree in either communications or conservation or a related field (e.g. marketing, journalism, public relations, biology, environmental management, sustainable development, etc)
  • At least 5 years professional experience in communications work related to the responsibilities of this position
  • At least 2 years of experience in supervising project teams
  • Previous experience of working for or with an NGO, preferably in the environmental sector and in a role relevant to this position
  • Experience in the design, implementation and management of communications strategies linked to specific measurable targets and goals
  • Extensive project management experience
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Proven ability to work remotely with only limited virtual contact with team members
  • Experience in communicating with the media and building strong working relationships
  • Experience building and maintaining databases of information
  • Experience in producing and editing written, audio, and visual media
  • Proposal and report writing skills
  • Budget management skills
  • Design skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Indonesian is a plus
  • Highly skilled in standard software packages
  • Experience using online project management and collaboration products
  • Experience using WordPress
  • Exemplary verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural, multi-lingual, interdisciplinary, global team
  • Experience managing volunteers

Lowongan Kerja di UNDP - Agustus 2014

Internship for PROGRAMME Units 2 August 2014 | Jakarta

Lowongan Kerja di UNDP - Agustus 2014
Contact UNDP Indonesia
UNDP Indonesia Country Office
Menara Thamrin 8-9th Floor
Jl. MH Thamrin Kav. 3
Jakarta 10250

Phone: +62-21-3141308

Fax: +62-21-39838941

International Research and Exchanges Board Vacancy: Chief of Party, Higher Education Program - Jakarta

Position: Chief of Party, Higher Education Program
Location: Indonesia
Reports To: Director of Education Programs Division
Division: Education Programs Division

IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally. We enable local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, our program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, women and youth.

Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $70 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide. IREX employs field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally-driven solutions with our partners in more than 100 countries.

IREX seeks a Chief of Party to direct an anticipated USAID-funded Higher Education Program in Indonesia. The program is expected to help the GOI reform Indonesia’s higher education system by stimulating linkages between American and Indonesian higher education institutions to improve the curriculum and teaching practices, enhance organizational management, and increase applied research in a variety of disciplines, especially in science and technology.

The position is contingent on funding.

IREX COPs maintain overall responsibility for meeting program objectives and are based in the country of performance. Among other duties the COP will:

  • Provide vision and strategic direction for the program 
  • Supervise the planning, development of processes, schedules, and overall program events and operations
  • Develop and manage relationships with the donor (USAID), the Government of Indonesia, and other stakeholders
  • Develop and manage effective partnerships with Indonesian and US academic institutions and foster linkages between Indonesian and U.S. institutions, particularly focused on research
  • Manage sub grants to Indonesian institutions
  • Manage program budget and ensure budget discipline
  • Coordinate with home office
  • Oversee program communications and reporting
  • Design and facilitate program trainings/workshops 
  • Manage and mentor program staff
  • 10 years of experience in international development, including strong financial and personnel management expertise
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in higher education training and university partnerships programs , especially in the area of university research and international partnerships between universities to support and drive research
  • Proven track record in designing, implementing and successfully delivering higher education projects
  • International higher education reform experience, preferably in the region
  • Excellent convening ability, management, communication, negotiation, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in managing U.S. Government-funded activities, USAID experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop staff, manage budgets and plan strategically and creatively to meet objectives
  • Strong representational and organizational skills
  • A PhD in education, international development, international education or similar field is desired
  • Experience in Indonesia or South East Asia is preferred 
  • Ability to communicate professionally and provide written reporting in English required
How to apply:
To Apply
Go to HERE and click on Current Openings. Then click on the corresponding position and apply through our website. Please supply a resume and a cover letter with your application.

If you are creating a new profile you need to do so and then go back in to apply for a position.

Closing Date: 25 Aug 2014

Asean Coordination Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management Vacancy: Finance Coordinator, Jakarta

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

AHA Centre is looking for the best, most-talented and highly-motivated ASEAN individuals to work immediately as a team member for the position of Finance Coordinator.

Position opens for ASEAN nationals.

Broad Statement of Function
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the Finance & Accounting Unit, to ensure financial function is organised; projecting professional financial management and efficiency; and produces complete and accurate financial and management accounts;
  • Responsible for monitoring and compliance for Financial Rules and Procedures as well as Accounting and Finance SOPs are being fully implemented;
  • Provide direct support to the Senior Managers on all matters of financial and project administration, which may include advice and recommendation on financial strategy for the organization;
  • Ensure effective use of resources across the programme which may includepreparation of budgets, management of cash and bank books, development of timely management information and budget monitoring;
  • Responsible for development of internal & external financial reports and coordinate external and internal audits of the organization. 
  • Perform other financial related tasks assigned from time to time by the Head of Corporate Affairs or the Executive Director.
General Qualifications
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance Management and/or relevant field, with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting; or possess professional degree equivalent to Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • At least seven (7) years of experience with proven track record and exposure to finance accounting, trust fund, project fund management and relevant programme coordination activities dealing with financial matters in various international organizations, related institutions and/or private sector;
  • At least five (5) years of experience of working in a managerial/supervisory position in finance with proven track in international organizations, related institutions and/or private sector;
  • Solid understanding of compliance procedures as a result of regulatory changes.
  • Proven knowledge of computerised systems and demonstrable experience of working with computerised accounting packages and spread sheets, familiarity with SunSystem will be an advantage;
  • Experience in financial audit and knowledge in IPSAS will be an advantage;
  • Experience working in an emergency response operations in an international organisation and/or private sector, will be an advantage;
  • Preferably posses knowledge of financial laws and statutory requirements.
The successful candidate will commence their duties immediately and be contracted initially for 1 year with a possible extension.

They will be based at the AHA Centre, BPPT Building, Jakarta, Indonesia.

The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.

How to apply:
Please click on the link provided above for further information on the detailed terms of reference. Send your application to , highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed Employment Application Form with recent photograph, which can be downloaded at HERE.

Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.
Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

ACTED Vacancy: Area Coordinator – South East Asia

The Area Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of ACTED’s global mandate in the relevant area, and for the scope of activities developed within this mandate.
Responsibilities :

1. Ensure ACTED Representation in the area of activity
  • Representation vis-à-vis provincial authorities: 
    • Participate in official meetings to ensure maximum visibility vis-à-vis provincial authorities.
  • Representation vis-à-vis Donors: 
    • Establish and update contact details of potential Donors active in the area of activity; 
    • Participate in Donor meetings at provincial level and communicate relevant information to the Country Director; 
    • Circulate the Annual Report. 
  • Representation amongst other international organisations: 
    • Participate in inter-NGO Coordination meetings and those of UN Agencies (OCHA, UNDP, UNICEF, FAO, etc.), and any other relevant inter-governmental institution at provincial level; 
    • Ensure maximum visibility of the Agency amongst the NGO community at provincial level; 
    • Lead the production of reports and ensure the timeliness and accuracy of information provided, as well ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information.
More generally, the project manager is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organisation, notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to other actors.

2. Contribute to the development of a global intervention strategy and to support its implementation at provincial level
  • Analyse the context and develop strategic plans, in consultation with the Country Director: 
    • Gather and analyse information regarding opportunities and risk; 
    • Define an operational strategy for finances and HR. 
  • Implement the financial strategy: 
    • Oversee drafting of projects and budget development; 
    • Lead fund-raising and negotiations with Donors in the area of intervention; 
    • Lead the application and adherence to contract terms and requirements; 
    • Supervise overall financial commitments and financial risk. 
  • Implement the operational strategy:
    • Supervise Project Managers of the area of intervention in project implementation; 
    • Help the various teams in negotiations with provincial/local authorities and partners; 
    • Ensure global coordination and complementarity amongst projects within the area of intervention; 
    • Assess activities and ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Oversee reporting procedures: 
    • Develop a reporting schedule with regard to Donor deadlines; 
    • Plan and supervise the development of narrative and financial reports; 
    • Ensure adherence to FLAT procedures.
More generally, communicate systematically to the Country Director the development of the area strategy and its implementation.

3. Oversee Staff and Security
  • Guide and direct the staff of the area of intervention: 
    • Organise and lead coordination meetings; 
    • Prepare and follow work plans; 
    • Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics (solve out potential conflicts); 
    • Promote team working conditions in the limit of private life; 
    • Adapt the organigramme and ToRs of personnel according to the area development; 
    • Undertake regular appraisals of directly supervised colleagues andpass appraisal forms to the Country Administrator with recommendations (new position, changes to contract or salary etc.); 
  • Contribute to the recruitment of expatriate staff:
    • Follow recruitment procedures: plan recruitment needs in advance; draft ToRs for open vacancies; if necessary undertake phone interviews with candidates; 
    • When requested by HQ, undertake interviews of expatriate candidates living in the area of intervention. 
  • Oversee staff security:
    • In cooperation with the Area Security Officer, monitor the local security situation and inform both Country Security Officer and Country Director of developments through regular written reports; 
    • Update the security guidelines in the area of intervention;
Ensure that security procedures are respected by the whole staff.

4. Qualifications:
  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in development programmes
  • 2-5 years previous work experience in a relevant position
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English (French for francophone posts/Spanish for Central American posts)
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure
5. Conditions:
  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid regarding educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
  • Additional monthly living allowance
  • Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment)
  • Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
  • Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package
How to apply:
Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references tojobs@acted.orgwith the job offer reference as object of your email.

Closing date: 31 Okt 2014

Ref : AC-S.E.Asia

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World Food Programme Vacancy: National Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Officer, Jakarta

Vacancy Announcement
                                                              No. 14/INS/JAK/VAM/032
World Food Programme, Indonesia invites applications from the eligible candidates for the following position:
Position                                : National Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Officer
Contract Type                    : Service Contract
Duty Station                       : Jakarta, Indonesia (with frequent travel within Indonesia)

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations’ frontline agency in the fight against hunger. The World Food Programme in Indonesia supports the Government's commitment to achieve food and nutrition security for all. As part of this goal, and supported by DFAT (Australia), WFP works to enhance national capacity to analyse and monitor food and nutrition security.  As such, WFP supports the development of national and provincial level food security and vulnerability atlases and works towards the enhancement of the food security and nutrition surveillance system (the SKPG).
The food security atlases have been produced since 2009 in partnership with the National Food Security Agency (FSA). The atlases provide a detailed spatial overview of food security and nutrition in Indonesia, highlight key food security issues and form the basis for developing food security policies and prioritizing support.
The SKPG relies on an extensive network of local civil servants, trained to detect emerging food insecurity issues at the local level throughout Indonesia. Data on key indicators is submitted from about 25 percent of districts in Indonesia and complied in Jakarta by the FSA on a quarterly basis for early warning purposes.
The national VAM officer would be responsible for leading the capacity building effort in close collaboration with the FSA.
Main responsibilities
The national VAM officer will work under direct supervision of the head of VAM in Jakarta. To ensure close collaboration with the FSA, s/he will be expected to frequently work with the FSA at its offices in south Jakarta. In addition, frequent field visits to East Java, NTB, NTT and Papua, where WFP is focusing its support, will be required.
The National VAM Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

1. Assist in leading WFP collaboration with national counterparts (in particularly the FSA) in preparing and disseminating the national food security and vulnerability atlas of Indonesia
    • Ensure that the draft food security and vulnerability atlas is finalized and approved by the office of the president;
    • Organize dissemination events and follow-up workshops on the use of the atlas for food security policy and programming purposes;
    • Design and implement a communication strategy for widespread awareness of the national food security atlas.
2. Assist in providing leadership in the preparation of provincial level food security and vulnerability atlases for East Java, NTB, NTT and Papua
    • Liaise with provincial level partners in compiling the provincial level atlases
    • Draft and review chapters of the provincial atlases
    • Ensure minimum standards in data quality, analysis and maps
    • Facilitate the clearance of the draft atlases by provincial government 
    • Socialization of the final atlases at provincial level
    • Provide supervision and technical support to the provincially based project staff (4)
3. Assist in leading WFP’s efforts to enhance the performance of the SKPG
    • Engage with FSA staff on the future and direction of the SKPG 
    • Review and provide recommendations on the new SKPG guidance document 
    • Provide technical support to district pilots for the revised and updated SKPG guidance. 
    • In collaboration with the FSA, undertake a strength and weakness study of the SKPG system 
    • Assist in the development of a SKPG support plan, including project proposal and required budget.
If and when required, undertake other priority VAM tasks, including emergency need assessments and representing WFP in relevant meetings and workshops.
Qualifications and Experiences:

Education: University degree

Experience: Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in the field of food security, poverty or vulnerability analysis. 

Knowledge and Desirable Skills:
  • Proven ability to lead teams and to lead the implementation of project complex projects 
  • Strong data analysis skills and working knowledge of basic statistics
  • Familiarity with using SPSS, Excel and GIS software platforms
  • Good knowledge of graphic design principles relating to development / humanitarian information 
  • Proven ability to write in clear and easy to understand English
  • Existing relationships within the Ministry of Agriculture, FSA, and local provincial food security actors is highly desirable 
  • Good understanding of food security and nutrition issues in Indonesia
  • Willingness to frequently travel within Indonesia
Language: Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English

Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by E-mail to:

All applications should include an updated CV, a photograph and three references and should be received no later than 7 August 2014.

“Only short-listed candidates will be contacted”
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Lowongan Senior Finance Officer: MAMPU Program (Jakarta Based)

Employment Opportunity – MAMPU Indonesia, Senior Finance Officer

Cowater International Inc. is a Canadian private-sector international development and management consulting firm, with experience managing and implementing projects in more than 60 countries worldwide.

Cowater is the Managing Contractor for the “Empowering Indonesian Women for Poverty Reduction” Program or “Maju Perempuan Indonesia untuk Penanggulangan Kemiskinan” (MAMPU) Program funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The MAMPU Program supports networks and inclusive coalitions of women’s and gender-interested organisations, and parliamentarians (the MAMPU partners) to influence government policies, regulations and services, and in selected private sector arenas. Ultimately, this work aims to improve the access of poor women in Indonesia to critical services and programs.

The MAMPU Program provides a combination of grants and capacity development support to partners working in five thematic areas:
  1. Improving women’s access to government social protection programs;
  2. Increasing women’s access to jobs and removing workplace discrimination;
  3. Improving conditions for women’s overseas labour migration;
  4. Strengthening women’s leadership for better maternal and reproductive health;
  5. Strengthening women’s leadership to reduce violence against women.
To support the ongoing implementation of the MAMPU Program in collaboration with the national and local partners and stakeholders of the program, Cowater is currently opening the following position:

Position                 :               Senior Finance Officer
Location                :               Jakarta
Report to               :               Finance and Operations Director
Duration                :               September 2014 – June 2016

Click on the following link below to see more details

To Apply:

Interested candidates and particularly women are invited to send their application with:
a) Cover Letter.
b) Detailed Curriculum Vitae.
c) Three referees (preferably former direct supervisors).
d) Date of availability. The incumbent should be able to commence in early September 2014.

Applications including a cover letter and current CV should be sent in confidence to with the title “Senior Finance Officer” by Friday, August 15, 2014. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Cowater is an equal opportunity employer.