Care International Job Vacancy: Social Enterprise Advisor - Jakarta, Indonesian

CARE International Indonesia (CII), as an international NGO, has carried out large scale operations in Indonesia, encompassing emergency operations, transitional activities centered on agriculture and nutrition and a range of development initiatives in such areas as water and sanitation, health and enterprise & economic development.

CARE International Indonesia in Head Quarter-Jakarta is currently recruiting the following position for its project:


Social Enterprise Advisor will work closely with the Project Manager, EED Manager and CARE France inclusive social manager to analyze the relevance and potential to develop a Social Business Model and contribute to develop scenarios for cooking center to be a viable business with CARE.

  • Conduct a feasibility study and market survey including a SWOT analysis to define, for example, the most appropriate products and pricing strategy and the market activation required in coherence with the social objectives of the project;
  • Identify potential social enterprises focusing in producing and distributing healthy snack food to selected elementary school;
  • Propose cooking center business and design models that suit the IWAS and potential women groups and support social goals of the project and its social and economic impact on local value chains;
  • Provide consultancy and advice on the establishment of social enterprise including design, approach, and operations;
  • Provision of finalized and comprehensive business plan including business model, financial analysis, organization structure and governance, social impact indicators and dashboard;
  • Together with the women groups develop this business model and plan including the financial plan, organization structure and project and social indicators;
  • Develop marketing, distribution and operating procedures for the social enterprises;
  • Facilitate basic training in start-up enterprises needed;
  • Conduct regular coaching to the start-up enterprises in their first two months of operations, monitoring and provide feedback necessary changes (if needed);
  • Build close coordination and communication with the start-up cooking center, Field Coordinator and Program Manager;
  • Provide lessons learned and recommendation for future programming (scale-up and/or replication) and suggests 2 to 4 scenarios for sustainable social business which balances social and economic goals.

  • Education: University degree in Business administration, Economic Management, Business, Marketing or relevant background.
  • Experience: At least 3 (three) years proven in community facilitation capacity for livelihood development, experience in business management. A plus : Experience in working with private sector partners
  • Specific technical skills:
    • Experience in program design and work plan development.
    • Experience in social enterprise development.
    • Good communications skills, including negotiation/discussion skills particularly with community.
    • Good interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for beneficiaries.
    • Prepared to spend a considerable amount of time in the field.
    • Honest, responsible, self-motivated, ability to work in tight schedule and able to take initiative under minimum supervision
    • Able to give helpful directions, detailed instructions and demonstrations.
    • Demonstrate ability to independently work as well as to contribute in a cross cultural environment.
    • Experience in managing and supervising small team to reach the project objectives
    • Competent in Windows, MS Office programs, and email.
    • Familiar of social media as media of communication to team and beneficiaries
    • Fluent in English (spoken and written).
CARE is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and benefits package, and a collegial working environment, and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above positions, and detailed curriculum vitae, with names and addresses of three referees (including telephone, fax numbers and email address). Relocation cost will not be covered. Please DO NOT attached academic transcripts and Diplomas and state clearly the applied position code in the email subject.

Please submit your applications before August 11, 2016 to CARE International Indonesia, Human Resources Unit:

"Only qualified applicants will be shortlisted"