IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative Job Vacancy: Program Manager Spices, Jakarta - Indonesian


IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative Job Vacancies 2020

INDONESIA: Program Manager Spices

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact? Are you looking for a position where you get the chance to be innovative and creative and co-direct our global programs? Do you want to be part of the discussion and get to work towards sustainable trade every day with various stakeholders, such as companies, producers, governments, investors and other partners? Yayasan has an excellent opportunity for a Program Manager Spices to strengthen our Spices team. We are looking for a colleague with gravitas, who can operate at the highest level, and can move and shape the spices sector.

The role
You will be based in Jakarta and will report directly to the Program Director of Yayasan. As Program Manager Spices, you will work to refine and improve our partner strategy and execution. You will expand existing partnerships and upscale potential new opportunities. Build leadership alignment at the highest levels with the partners, both at a global as well as at the regional level. You will responsible for the coordination and completion of the spices program on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of programs and well-defined sequence of activities that map out the program progress from start to completion. You will travel to meet with existing and prospective partners and attend relevant networking events and industry-related events promoting sustainability development. You will serve as the technical lead in proposal development, concept notes, investment committee notes, program summaries, and reporting.

Who you are
You are a trustworthy experienced sparring partner for internal colleagues and external stakeholders. You enjoy collaboration and teamwork, but you are also able to work independently. You can manage change and gain commitment easily as you are able to connect to different people with different backgrounds. You can make the link between Yayasan ideas and the needs of our partners worldwide. Working in a results-oriented, flexible, cooperative, and hands-on manner, you know how to drive the process, keep focus and discipline, guide, and evolve to a successful planned outcome.

You are highly proficient in spoken and written English. You have strong verbal and written communication skills.

What you bring
You have an advanced degree in agriculture social science/development studies, strategic/program management, or related field. I have 7+ years of relevant working experience in international organizations/settings. Deep knowledge of international commodity supply chains and sustainable agricultural practices for spices. You are comfortable engaging with senior-level representatives and have networks in agricultural commodity companies as well as in governments and multilateral partners, preferably also collaborating with knowledge institutes and civil society. Experiences in fundraising and developing project proposals and contract management, excel at creating process, and can navigate collaboration with the multi-stakeholder. You have experience in developing and building programs from scratch. Ability and willingness to travel to remote areas in Indonesia.

Who we are
IDH brings companies, CSOs, governments, and others in public-private partnerships together to realize green & inclusive growth at scale in commodity sectors and sourcing areas. Our approaches are designed to drive sustainability from niche to norm in mainstream markets, delivering impact on Sustainable Development Goals. We focus on creating a positive impact on deforestation, living incomes and living wages, working conditions, toxic loading, and gender. In this we are supported by multiple European governments, including our institutional donors: BUZA, SECO, and DANIDA. IDH is a company that works together with over 600 companies, CSOs, financial institutions, producer organizations, and governments in 12 sectors and 12 landscapes in over 40 countries worldwide. Yayasan Inisiatif Dagang Hijau, a grantee of IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative (“IDH”), accelerates and up-scales sustainable trade by building impact-oriented coalitions of front running companies, civil society, governments, knowledge institutions and other stakeholders in several commodity sectors and landscapes.

What we offer
Yayasan offers a challenging position within a dynamic international environment and an enthusiastic and passionate team. As a Yayasan team member you can contribute to positive global change. The position is a full-time position based on the project.

Please feel free to contact [email protected] with any questions about this position.

Would you like to apply? Just send us your application letter and CV in English by using the following hyperlink: CLICK HERE. We encourage applicants to respond as soon as possible, latest by 22 May 2020.