Earthworm Foundation Job Vacancy: Indonesian Coordinator of Kumacaya initiative, Jakarta

Earthworm Foundation
Earthworm Foundation is an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.

Earthworm Foundation is seeking a motivated

Indonesian Coordinator of Kumacaya initiative
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia

About Earthworm Foundation

Earthworm Foundation currently has presence in 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ 230 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.

About Kumacaya
Kumacaya is an initiative of Earthworm Foundation ( . The person will be coordinating Kumacaya action in Indonesia. Will be responsible to implementing the initiative in Indonesia. Main task will be to engage with civil society organisations & key individuals in the space to identify potential partners One meetings to start socialising with local organisations working in the identified regions. Research for the development of a model for Kumacaya that is replicable in the region.

The program is about helping to bridge the trust gap between industries and civil society. It is an innovative way of delivering truly independent, third-party monitoring of companies’ environmental and social commitments. At Kumacaya, we believe that civil society is best placed to provide independent monitoring and verification on the delivery of company commitments. The reason behind this thought process is because civil society exists in all the places touched by company supply chains. It is important to establish and promote constructive dialogue between the private sector and civil society, in order to be successful in making positive changes to supply chains. The impact of these connections will protect.

What Makes Us Unique 
Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer
  • A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.
  • A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.
  • The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.
Responsibilities and Scope
The country coordinator performs a variety of tasks including:
  • Research on civil society organisations context and identify relevant civil society organisations such as NGO’s, civil society actors, experts, communities.
  • Research on potential panellists
  • Handling the due diligence and feedback from panellist and building the panellist database
  • Follow-up socialisation of Civil society organisation
  • Writing TORs and link with other teams
  • Any other tasks and responsibilities appropriate to the level of this post as required by the Kumacaya Programme Manager.  
Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience in relationship with CSO’s
  • Interest in sustainability topics and personal alignment with TFT values
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Attentive to details,
  • Self-starter, Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a Team
  • Competency in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and  English
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience
  • Immediate or early availability
Language skills:
  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia
  • Fluent in English
Personal characteristics:
  • Flexibility, takes initiative/proactive and positive attitude;
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously;
  • Committed to TFT values:
    • Focus on action and on-the-ground results;
    • Entrepreneurial spirit;
    • Client-focused;
    • Open collaboration and communication;
    • Humble;
    • Respect for each other.
Working conditions / Physical effort:
  • Based in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Some trips within Indonesia
Other information:
  • 1-year contract.
  • Immediate start.
  • Indonesia citizenship
To Apply 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV via email to and by 28 February 2019.

Please put your last name and IndoKumacaya2019 in the subject line of the email. Successful candidates will be contacted by email for an initial interview. The position will be open until filled.

Only candidates who send a full application will be considered. Only selected candidates will be contacted.