USINDO Job Vacancy: Country Representative, Jakarta

The U.S.-Indonesia Society (USINDO) has an opening for the position of USINDO Country Representative at the USINDO office in Jakarta. The USINDO Country Representative is the senior USINDO person in Indonesia, reporting to USINDO’s President in Washington.

USINDO is the premier bi-national non-governmental organization exclusively deepening United States-Indonesia relations and mutual understanding. More information on USINDO is at the link and the end of this notice.What is the job about? Enter the overall description of your job.

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Indonesian national
  • Master’s degree – from a U.S. university is preferable but not mandatory
  • Five years of experience in handling programs or activities in Indonesia
  • Potentially available for minimum of three years
  • Fluent in English and Indonesian
  • Strong writing ability in English
  • High interpersonal communication / cross-cultural skills with Indonesians and Americans
  • Knowledge of and interest in Indonesia, including Indonesian personalities and institutions, Indonesian politics, education, and foreign relations issues
  • Additional Qualifications
  • Aptitude in public affairs and communications
Ability to:
  • Communicate effectively and build networks in Indonesia
  • Conceptualize and develop effective program strategy
  • Design, organize, and implement USINDO programs and events in Indonesia
  • Lead and represent USINDO at events in Indonesia
  • Engage effectively with Indonesian and U.S. government officials and the private and NGO sectors in Indonesia at all levels
  • Think strategically and set goals and deadlines
  • Take responsibility for high quality and timely work
  • Handle multiple tasks and adjust to new situations
  • Contribute advice and judgment to decisions
  • Provide interactive support to USINDO’s D.C. Office
  • Formulating Strategy and Plans
  • Develop annual strategy and plan for USINDO Jakarta, in conjunction with DC office.
  • Strengthen USINDO’s capacity to play a strategic role as a leading non-governmental part of the US-Indonesia Strategic Partnership.
  • Communicate USINDO’s work and activities to governments, donors, private sector and civil society in Indonesia and U.S.
  • Provide advice and information to USINDO on key issues relevant to USINDO’s mission and activities in the Indonesia and the U.S.
  • Managing Programs and Projects
  • Conceptualize, plan and execute public diplomacy Open Forums, capacity building programs, roundtables, legislative capacity program, bilateral exchange programs, US-Indonesia university partnerships, and internship programs, with assistance of staff.
  • Building Outreach and Networks
  • Develop networks and relationships with new contacts in Indonesia, and maintain existing contacts, on U.S.- Indonesia topics and issues. Networks include Government of Indonesia, US Embassy, NGOs, think tanks, foundations, the private sector, and the public. Existing Indonesian government and private sector contacts are a plus.
  • Contribute substance to USINDO’s website, social media and publications.
  • USINDO seeks to maintain and develop its contacts with the Indonesian and US higher education systems, including new activities. Capability in these issues is a plus.
  • Supervising Office Operations, Finances, and Staff
  • Capability to oversee in-country administration, financial operations, local expenses, and periodic reporting; as well as Jakarta staff recruitment and supervision, and outside contracts.
  • Capability to supervise and lead Jakarta office staff’s effective performance.
SALARY to be determined based on qualifications.

How to Apply
Please submit your resume, a cover letter, name and contacts of three references, salary history and expected salary, on or before the deadline of December 26, 2018.

The applications should be submitted to Applicants who qualify for an interview will be contacted via email or phone.

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