The Asia Foundation Job Vacancy: HRD Manager - Jakarta, Indonesian


Position Title: HR Manager
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Job Type and duration of contract: Full-Time, 1 year contract period
Closing Date: May 31, 2016

The Asia Foundation seeks experienced candidates for Human Resources (HR) Manager position. The HR Manager provides an overall leadership role on human resources management in the Indonesia office. S/he supports recruitment, induction, staff development and personnel benefits, and plays a role to facilitate effort towards overall staff welfare, internal equity and job satisfaction. The HR Manager supports Head of Units in recruitment, and works with the CR/DCR ensure offers to incoming candidates reflect the market, salary history and internal equity considerations. S/he oversees regular updates to the Employee Manual, as well as other personnel policies. The HR Manager oversees the annual performance review process, and participates in the coordination of staff development activities. The HR Manager manages the issuing of consultant contracts.  S/he also supports the CR in government liaison services, for the TAF MOU as well as the Ministry of Manpower. The HR Manager supervises HR assistants who assist with the management of personnel and consultant files, services for international staff (visas, work permits, housing, etc), health insurance claims, consultant support services, and other administrative needs. The candidate should be a team player and a problem solver.

Personnel Management
Establish and maintain an “open door” policy for all staff for the purpose of counseling and advising on personal or career related matters, or issues of staff harmony within the office. Advises CR/DCR accordingly. Involved in development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures for the Foundation. Keeps abreast of personnel issues in the INGO sector, leading on salary surveys and other information exchanges to ensure that TAF’s salaries, benefits and personnel policies are competitive. Regularly review and update as needed Foundation Employee handbook. Provides a “new employee orientation” for all newly hired staff members. Maintains personnel records of all employees. Advises CR/DCR on the performance review process. Manage staff health insurance and other benefits schemes. Ensure staff have an understanding of and are able to access insurance/benefits schemes, including submission of claims and reimbursements. Advise CR and DCR on compliance with Indonesian labor laws. Oversee the management of Ministry of Manpower documentation such as Jamsostek registration, IMTA, Company Regulations, Mandatory Report of Manpower, and Report on Employee’s Welfare and Deed of Supervision.

Professional Development
Liaise with unit heads on the development of up-to-date Job Descriptions. In close coordination with Unit Head and Finance Director to provide suggestion and recommendation for staff development trainings, skill-building, and other development refer to staff performance target and plan.

Government Liaison.
Assist the CR/DCR in maintaining positive relationships with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and others government units associated with TAF’s MOU. Responsible for overseeing the staff who secure the following documents for international and national staff and consultants: visas, work permits, multiple-exit re-entry, exit permits, certificate of police registration, driving licenses, duty free cards, transfer documents, passports, shipments, duty free purchase/import (PP19) of vehicles or household goods and any other documents required by the government of Indonesia.

  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management.
  • Thorough knowledge of human resources management and administrative best practices
  • Previous responsibility ensuring procedures and practices are compliant with Indonesia’s Manpower Act and other local labor law is a plus.
  • Experience implementing professional development systems is preferred.
  • Experience with financial administration and budget management preferred.
  • Fluent Bahasa Indonesia and English, both written and spoken, are required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Financial Management, or comparable degree is required. 
  • Master’s degree in a comparable field strongly preferred.
Please send your application letter and CV to The Asia Foundation by e-mail to by May 31, 2016. Please write “HR Manager” on the Subject of the e-mail. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.