OXFAM International Job Vacancy: Business Development Specialist, Jakarta

OXFAM who are we?

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally.

Humanitarian Assistance: By 2019, supported by the international community and humanitarian organizations, local state institutions and civil society in the most crisis prone/affected countries are able and willing to deliver high quality, impartial and independent assistance to those in need.

Resilience: By 2019, resilience to disasters and conflict is strengthened in high risk countries, through improved disaster preparedness and risk reduction, and building the capacity of civil society groups and communities, in particular women, to manage shocks, stresses and address root causes of conflict.

Women's rights: By 2019 the different impact of conflict and disasters on men and women, and their differing needs, are recognized and addressed by duty bearers and humanitarian organizations, leading to greater gender justice and respect for women's rights in crisis affected countries.

Vision for Indonesia
Oxfam Indonesia has the vision that people in Indonesia will live equitably and free from injustice of poverty, enjoy their rights, and are resilient in times of disasters. By 2020, 2.5 million women and men in Indonesia are empowered to overcome poverty, vulnerability and inequality.

Be part of a dynamic working environment. We are recruiting Business Development Specialist position under in Oxfam one programme approach with a real commitment to gender equality and  International aid and development background. This post will be based in Jakarta for fixed term contract 12 months with possible extension.

Business Development Specialist (code: BD Specialist)

Business Development Specialist will be responsible for the development of program related fundraising management process in order to strengthen team in country funding pipeline to meet the fundraising target. She/he will have close coordination with programme projects and finance team to see and to review more funding opportunities align with Oxfam in Indonesia vision in 2020. S/he will also be responsible to ensure the cross-thematic project on the Sustainable Development Goals will comprehensively being addressed into funding proposals and reports. This position will have a direct report to Business Development Director.


  • Developing, Managing and preparing business development plan and fundraising management process for Oxfam one program approach
  • Sharing information about institutional funding opportunities to program team, assisting and giving proper guidelines related to further plan and process
  • Planning, organizing and managing country response to funding opportunities
  • Giving inputs related to comprehensive proposal, back forward professional suggestions on concept note, research to meet Oxfam standard
  • Preparing Expression of Interest in collaboration with program team and ensure the gender inequality and social development issues addressed into influencing impact
  • Preparing documentation and presentations to donors 
  • with mentoring and technical advice to improve
  • Preparing timeline for proposal development and appoint the call lead for each opportunity
  • Identifying support needed to develop concept note and proposal and communicate the need to Business Development Director.
  • Supporting Business Development Director to mobilize consultant and external staff related to concept note, research, and proposal development.
  • Supporting and providing input for Business Development Director in Bid No-Bid development
  • Updating Contract and System Officer with the latest information to update country pipeline in the system
  • Managing communication with relevant affiliates regarding to the call.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working on program designing and proposal development
  • Having strong technical knowledge and expertise in economic development, sustainable livelihoods, food security, gender inequality and governance.
  • Minimum 3 years proven experience in proposal writing for any institutional donors
  • Having comprehensive knowledge about theory of change, logical framework, and or logic model
  • Having good competencies in both quantitative and qualitative analysis for development issues
  • Having good skills in data analysis both quantitative and qualitative.
  • Familiarity to gender analysis and women rights will be an advantage
  • Research skills required in gathering information and learning through a variety of channels for specific topics
  • Proven experience in mentoring and technical advice related to future program development to improve the quality of project proposal and/or concept note
  • Excellent and comprehensive writing skills in English narrative proposals and report
  • Fluency in both written and spoken Indonesia and English with communication skills with proven experience in diversity culture
  • Computer literacy particularly MS Office and e-mail usage
  • Excellent in IT skills, proven capacity on specific contract management system will be an advantage
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims including women’s rights and gender equality
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply by sending your complete application to jakarta@oxfam.org.uk and mention the code of the position title (BD Specialist) on the subject of the email. 

The closing date: October 9th, 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

We encourage women and people with disability to apply

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