Forum - Asia Job Vacancy: East Asia and ASEAN Programme Officer, Jakarta - Indonesia


Duties and Responsibilities
The East Asia and ASEAN Programme Officer assists the & East Asia and ASEAN Programme Manager in overseeing the implementation of the yearly Operational Plan.

In particular, the East Asia and ASEAN Programme Officer shall perform the following duties:

Lead ASEAN Advocacy through:
  • Implementing FORUM-ASIA's ASEAN strategy, in coordination with other programmes;
  • Advocating for the strengthening of human rights protection within ASEAN’s human rights mechanisms including the AICHR;
  • Leading advocacy and capacity-building efforts with member and partner organisations on ASEAN
  • Collaborating and coordinating with stakeholders, including civil with society, government, and the media;
  • Documenting and reporting on key developments within ASEAN
Support EA-ASEAN operational priorities through:
  • Collaboration and support to member and partner organisations in the region;
  • Project implementation involving advocacy and capacity-building on fundamental freedoms;
  • Support towards documenting and monitoring of human rights violations within the sub-region;
  • Organising forums, trainings, meetings in cooperation with other programmes concerned;
  • Organising fact-finding missions;
  • Managing the ASEAN advocacy website.
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Assisting in the overall monitoring and evaluation of organisational plans and budget according to the annual workplan and budget;
  • Participating in team evaluations, as well as self-evaluations.
Reporting, planning and budgeting

Under the direction of the East Asia and ASEAN Programme Manager:
  • Producing periodic progress reports – monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annually;
  • Producing mission reports, including finance clearing after each mission;
  • Producing programme proposals and relevant reports.
  • Carries out other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
Full text of job announcement can be downloaded HERE

How to apply
Applicants are requested to fill in the Job Application Form and send it by email together with a self-introduction letter and two recommendation letters to by 1 September 2021, midnight Bangkok Time (UTC+7), stating “East Asia and ASEAN Programme Officer Application” in the subject line.

Please note that late applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview after 6 September 2021. The selection process may include a written or practical assessment.