Palladium Job Vacancy: Editor and Rapporteur, Jakarta - Indonesian

Editor and Rapporteur based in Jakarta, Indonesia

Company Overview
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

Organization Overview
Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organizations. We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects and more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.

Palladium implements the USAID-funded Health Policy Plus (HP+) Project. HP+ works with key stakeholders to advance health policy and financing for family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), HIV, and maternal and newborn health (MNH) at national and subnational levels. The project aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners' capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to the existing priorities.

Country Program Overview
In close partnership with the Government of Indonesia (GOI), HP+ generates critical data and evidence and equips policymakers, civil society, and the private sector to more effectively and efficiently achieve national health priorities. The project supports the Government to develop, implement, and monitor policies to sustainably finance and equitably provide healthcare services, especially for maternal and newborn health (MNH) and HIV. HP+ practices "learning by doing," which ensures that skills, tools, approaches, and methodologies are embedded for sustained use by government partners and key stakeholders. HP+ Indonesia has three overarching objectives:

  1. Strengthen GOI's capacity to analyze data and contribute evidence for improved policy and programming.
  2. Support GOI in sustainable financing of essential health services.
  3. Establish partnerships with private sector for health.
  4. HP+ Indonesia is an active country program constantly designing, developing, and producing numerous communications materials for internal and external audiences. Consequently, HP+ is seeking an experienced editor and rapporteur based in Jakarta from December 2019 to November 2020 to provide English-language editing services in accordance with company, client, and project standard operating procedures and style guide.
  5. This will be an LOE based contract.


  1. Prepare, rewrite, and edit copy to improve readability of technical reports, policy briefs, blog entries, conference abstracts, and concept notes
  2. Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax
  3. Plan content for publication in compliance with project publication style guide, editorial policy, and publishing requirements
  4. Verify content and information
  5. Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal
  6. Liaise with country program management to prioritize content development
  7. Meet agreed upon submission deadlines
  8. Review and resubmit content as required by in-house communications team


  1. Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, or related field preferred
  2. Excellent command of the English language
  3. At least 5 years in writing, copy editing, and proofreading content in English
  4. Work experience in the fields of international development and/or public health
  5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  6. Ability to work within tight deadlines
  7. Highly organized and detail-oriented
  8. Flexibility, adaptability, and resourcefulness
  9. Proficient in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint
  10. Professional working proficiency in Bahasa
  11. Based in Jakarta
  12. Period of Performance
  13. December 2019 to November 2020

Interested candidates must submit:

  1. Curriculum vitae or resume
  2. Proposed daily rate for completing deliverables

Application Deadline
Interested candidates must apply online by November 29, 2019.