Westminster Foundation for Democracy Job Vacancy: Programme Coordinator, Jakarta – Indonesian

Posting Job


September 3, 2018

Expired Job


May 29, 2020



Based in Jakarta, Indonesia
Full Time – Fixed term contract for services
Sep 2018 – Mar 2019 (with possible extension) 
Competitive local salary 
The programme 
is looking for an experienced Programme Coordinator based in Jakarta,
Indonesia to support the implementation of WFD’s Parliamentary and Magna
Carta for Human Rights Fund Programmes.
The Parliamentary Programme
aims to strengthen the legislation, budget and oversight roles and
functions of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) and, to a
certain extent, the Indonesian House of Regional Representatives (DPD),
through various institutional, Members and staff capacity building
activities. Whereas, the Magna Carta Human Rights Fund Programme is
intended to contribute to the efforts in reducing discriminatory by laws
or local regulations (PERDA) through strengthening sub-national
parliaments (DPRDs) and relevant units of the provincial governments and
the Ministry of Home Affairs in conducting rights-based pre-legislative
scrutiny and post-legislative scrutiny.
Main Purpose of the Role 
Indonesian Parliamentary Programme and the Magna Carta Programme will
be implemented by WFD’s team in Indonesia. The Programme Coordinator
will have the responsibilities to manage implementation of activities
under the above two programmes in close consultation with WFD’s main
beneficiaries (the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR), Regional
House of Representatives (DPD), sub-national parliaments, selected
provincial governments and relevant unit at the Ministry of Home
The role
will require administrative and logistical support in organising
various events and meetings with relevant stakeholders. The role will
also require preparing and disseminating project documentation,
assisting in the preparation of the narrative and financial reports,
collecting monitoring and evaluating data and communicating project
successes and achievements.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience 
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline e..g. International
    Development, political science, project management or administration. A
    post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline is desirable
  • Significant experience in designing and implementing programmes. This
    should include management experience of parliamentary strengthening or
    related democracy development work

  • Thorough
    understanding of financial management, numerical competency; experience
    of managing budgets and financial transactions 

  • Excellent English written and oral communications skills necessary to
    produce proposals and reports and to present them to WFD’s Board and
    funders, to donors, and to local partners and other stakeholders as

  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia
  • Demonstrates good use of hardware, software, and other office equipment
  • A sound understanding of the Indonesian parliamentary system and
    political background and the challenges of democracy building in

  • Proven experience of programme monitoring and evaluation methodologies 

is a locally based field role and therefore the successful candidate
must have eligibility to work in the relevant location.

The appointment will be made on merit on the basis of fair and open competition.

Please note this statement is for information only and does not form part of a contract. 
How to apply 
All applicants must submit a completed Application Form to recruitment@wfd.org by 23:59 (GMT) 9th September 2018 to be considered for this role. For more information, please download the job description.

Please note: Due to the volume of application we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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