The William & Lily Foundation Job Vacancy: Research Analyst, Jakarta - Indonesian

The William & Lily Foundation is currently looking for the best fit for the following position:

Position title: Research Analyst

Purpose: To identify new projects and opportunities that would promote the strategic objectives of the William & Lily Foundation.

About The William & Lily Foundation (WLF):
WLF is an Indonesian-based philanthropic foundation established in 2009 as an outgrow of the philanthropic legacy of William and Lily Soeryadjaya. As an active grant-making foundation, WLF works closely with implementation partners on three focus areas: education, healthcare and economic empowerment. WLF is committed to impactful and responsible interventions in its efforts to empower underprivileged communities across Indonesia. Although the scope of WLF philanthropic endeavors is countrywide, its current geographical focus centers on eastern Indonesia.

Location: The Research Analyst will be based in the Foundation office in Jakarta. However, she/he may be required to travel occasionally to project locations (2-4 times a year), which may be as far as eastern Indonesia.

Key responsibilities:
  • Identify and explore potential areas or interventions of interest for WLF through literature review and other means of data-collection
  • Liaise with and direct field personnel to gather information
  • Prepare, present and disseminate results, i. e as a verbal presentation and in a written report
  • Prepare informed analysis and recommendations to the foundation leadership regarding project proposals
  • Develop tools for monitoring & evaluating the effectiveness and impact of interventions
  • Assist in program development and project design
Candidate Profile & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum
  • Passionate about improving Indonesia and excited about WLF's desire to help underprivileged communities through education, healthcare and economic empowerment
  • Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking both Indonesian and English, especially ability to understand research reports and articles in both languages
  • Excellent analytical & critical thinking skills as well as a strong initiative
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative methodologies and research techniques
  • Ability to prepare effective written reports as well as digital presentations
  • Proficiency in technical and computer skills, including Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media platforms
  • 2 years of experience in conducting literature and field research
  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Data management and website management skills
  • Experience in conducting Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Ability to maintain a sense of humor under pressure
  • Competitive salary in the non-profit sector
  • Fully covered health in reimbursement basis
  • A nurturing learning environment with opportunities for professional development (opportunities in the form of courses or training workshops)
How to apply:
Please send your
  • Your CV (or LinkedIn URL)
  • Cover letter or URL link to a portfolio of your work (that you believe best reflects your passions, competency, and skillset) to
WLF is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin November 10, and the position will remain open until filled.