Senin, 27 April 2015


Hivos is a Dutch non-governmental organization guided by humanist values. It
aims at structural poverty alleviation with a strong focus on civil society
building and sustainable economic development. Hivos provides financial
support for local NGO's, is active in networking, lobbying and exchanging
knowledge and expertise. 

Agri-ProFocus, founded in 2005, is a partnership of 35 Dutch development
agencies, credit institutions, training and knowledge institutions and
private companies. Agri-ProFocus believes that worldwide primary producers
are the key to local economic growth and sustainable agri-food systems and
food security for all. Agri-ProFocus envisages empowered entrepreneurial
farmers (men and women), their families and organizations accessing
agri-businesses, markets and investment opportunities. 

Experience from within the Agri-ProFocus network has shown that to promote
farmer entrepreneurship, multiple actors need to act and learn together
around critical intervention areas. To this purpose Agri-ProFocus has
developed local action-oriented networks to promote farmer entrepreneurship.

Hivos is an international development organisation guided by humanist
values. Together with local civil society organisations in developing
countries, Hivos wants to contribute to a free, fair and sustainable world.
Hivos works in many parts of the world, including South East Asia, which is
located in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hivos Regional Office South East Asia manages
many program in Open and Green Sector, including hosting AgriProFocus

For its Southeast Asia Regional Office in Jakarta, Hivos seeks qualified
Indonesian candidates for the position of:

Title : Assistant Country Coordinator AgriProFocus

Duty Station : Jakarta, Indonesia 

Duration : One year with possibility of extension

Report to : Country Coordinator AgriProFocus

Functional context

AgriProFocus is an international network with Dutch roots that promotes and
drives farmer entrepreneurship among farmers and their organizations. It is
a network that offers a central place (online and offline) where
organisations, professionals, and agri-businesses can meet, do business and
share resources and knowledge. AgriProFocus is active in Africa (12
countries), Indonesia and in the Netherlands, and organizes a regular
calendar of Business-2-Business events and fairs, expert meetings, knowledge
events and debates. Moreover, the network provides brokering services as
well as an active online space for networking and exchange. In Indonesia,
AgriProFocus is hosted by Hivos.

AgriProFocus team consists of two people: Country Coordinator and Assistant
Country Coordinator. The Assistant Coordinator will support day-to day
activities of AgriProFocus Indonesia network, and assist in events,
meetings, etc. 

Roles and responsibilities:

1. Facilitating and moderating the online platform in line with
procedures and guidelines; inviting members to engage and contribute.

2. Implementing the marketing strategy of AgriProFocus at country level.

3. Developing fact sheets and other public relations materials.

4. Contributing to the drafting of country plan progress reports.

5. Participating in and contributing to steering committee meetings and
processing the meetings' minutes.

6. Contributing and participating in the AgriProFocus core group.

7. Assisting the Country Coordinator in supporting partners in the
development of their business.

8. Assisting the Country Coordinator in facilitating the innovation
communities at country level.

9. Organising and publishing reviews and articles about (AgriProFocus)
events on the online platform.

10. Any other duties assigned by the Country Coordinator AgriProFocus.

Knowledge, experiences and competencies

* Minimum of Bachelor and >1 year relevant working experience.

* Excellent communication skills in English or French language.

* Facilitating skills.

* Good writing skill in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

What do we offer? 

An inspiring and dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and the
possibility to work for an ambitious new international initiative of
Agri-Hub project.

How to apply?

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter to no later than
Friday, 8 May 2015.

Please specify the position name you are applying for ('Assistant Country
Coordinator AgriProFocus') in the 'subject' line of your email. Only
shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information about Hivos, visit

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