Project Manager (Indonesia)

JASS Southeast Asia
  • Location
    Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 21

Position description

The ideal candidate would combine experience working with diverse networks and women’s rights/justice alliances, knowledge about Indonesia’s political dynamics, feminism, women’s rights, and women’s movements. Excellent communication skills and fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and in English is required.

Roles & Responsibilities

Supervised by the JASS Southeast Asia Co-Directors, and working closely with the JASS Southeast Asia team and members of the JASS global team, the Project Manager will:

  • Coordinate the implementation of the project plan, including strategy, coordination with project partners, monitoring and evaluation framework and tracking, and reporting;
  • Support and coordinate the planning and implementation of trainings, workshops, and other meetings related to the project including agenda design, communication with partners and overseeing logistics;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with allies and partners in this project and identify and cultivate additional relationships that strengthen the project’s strategy and goals;
  • Manage the project budget and financial reporting;
  • Support further resource mobilization including outreach and relationships with donors and the development of funding proposals;
  • Monitor relevant news, political dynamics and issues in Indonesia and produce a monthly update/report on the relevant contextual issues to the project;
  • Perform any other job-related duties as required.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a project coordinator/manager for an international and/or regional social justice NGO including experience with monitoring project budgets;
  • Demonstrated capacity in writing reports to donors; experience in monitoring and evaluation and distilling project impact;
  • Experience building and sustaining a range of political and strategic partnerships and relationships – with donors, allied organizations, grassroots networks and activists;
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks and coordinate others around deadlines with attention to detail and high quality project outcome deliverables;
  • Proven ability to operate as part of a very collaborative regional and virtual team where prompt and responsive e-mail and phone/Skype communication is paramount, as principles of mutual accountability and respect;
  • Feminist analysis of the context related to women’s rights and broader social justice issues in Indonesia and at the regional level;
  • Experience with and commitment to grassroots organizing, movement-building and women’s rights;
  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities;
  • A sense of humor!

Application instructions

Please send a CV, cover letter, and writing sample (preferably a donor proposal) in English. This position is open until filled.

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