Call for applications: Protection International Representative for Indonesia
Protection International is seeking to recruit a representative for its work in Indonesia.
Protection International (PI) is an international non-profit organization that is registered in Indonesia as Yayasan Perlindungan Insani Indonesia. PI is researching strategies and security management tools that protect human rights defenders (HRD). And it shares its expertise in this area with people at risk for their human rights work all around the world, including Indonesia. PI sees human rights defenders as agents of change who form a pillar of free and just societies. In many parts of the world, HRD face threats from state and non-state actors for their human rights work. PI works with human rights defenders to develop strategies tailored to their profile and context. PI's work in Indonesia in the coming years will be oriented towards, but not limited to, those defending human rights in context of exploitation of natural resources.
The PI Representative is responsible for PI’s work in Indonesia. The PI Representative heads up a team of four in Jakarta, and reports to the Programme Director at Protection International in Brussels. (S)he travels regularly in the country and occasionally in the region and to Europe.
§ Responsible for crafting the strategic plans for our work and presence, implementation of the corresponding work plans and the application of PI policies to the work in Indonesia. Our work is geared towards change for the protection of HRD through a variety of activities: research, capacity building, advocacy, and outreach. The responsibilities also extend to finance management and fundraising.
§ Develop and manage PI’s position in Indonesia
§ Develop and manage the position of the Indonesian entity within Protection International, accompany a process of gradual decentralisation
§ Contribute to PI’s internal learning, exchange and knowledge-sharing
§ Bring the best out of the team (staffing, development, performance management)
§ Realise a progressively solid funding base for PI’s presence in Indonesia
§ Manage and account for finances of PI’s operations in Indonesia
§ Represent PI towards stakeholders (local and international civil society, national and international authorities, donors) and develop strategic collaboration and partnerships
§ Account for PI’s work in Indonesia to PI’s governance structure (regular financial and narrative reporting)
Skills, competences & experience
§ University degree in law, human rights, political science, social sciences or related field
§ 5 years of experience in human rights work, 3 years of experience in team management
§ Ability to develop a clear vision for the improvement of civil society space in Indonesia, of the protection of HRD in particular
§ Ability to work independently, highly self-motivated, ability to handle pressure and work in a sensitive environment
§ Excellent interpersonal, communication, representational and negotiation skills
§ Experience in human rights work in Asia
§ Experience in project management (including financial dimension)
§ Excellent analytical skills; proven research skills are an asset
§ Experience as coach/trainer is an asset
§ A good fundraising record is an asset
§ Proven ability to bring the best out of a team
§ Excellent spoken and written English and Indonesian; French and Spanish language skills are an asset
§ High level of computer literacy
§ Available for travel and flexible working hours
One-year contract with six month probation period with the perspective of renewal. Competitive salary and benefits conform Indonesian labour standards and regulations.
Protection International promotes gender equality and encourages female applicants to apply.
To apply for the position please send your resume, cover letter and names and contact details of 3 references before 28 June 2015 to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name in the file name of your application documents, e.g. John_Smith_CV.doc. Do not attach any certificates or references at this stage of the recruitment process. Please include the following subject line in your email: Application for PI Representative Indonesia.