The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Job Vacancy: Programme Officer Climate Change & Human Mobility, Jakarta

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute
of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is an independent academic institution established in 1984. Since 1990, RWI has carried out a wide range of research, academic education, and institutional capacity development programmes internationally in the human rights field, mainly with the support of Swedish Development Cooperation.

RWI’s global thematic foci are economic globalisation, inclusive societies, people on the move and fair and efficient justice.

RWI’s office in Jakarta coordinates the institute’s programmes and activities in the Asia Pacific region. RWI has been active in different countries across Asia since the 1990s and has coordinated regional programmes since 2007. Our regional focus has been to strengthen the capacities of NHRIs and academic institutions to be actors of change for human rights implementation and their promotion across the region.

From 2017, the Jakarta office commenced a five-year regional programme focusing on the linkages between human rights and environment, climate change and sustainable development. The programme supports research, synergies between sectors and RWI’s thematic foci. The programme is supported by the Swedish Development Cooperation.

Position Description
RWI is seeking applications to fill the position of a Program Officer for its human rights and environment programmes across the region. The position is full-time, contract based and subject to funding, with an immediate starting date. The initial contract will be signed for a period of one year, with possible extension. The contract will be under Indonesian labour law and based on RWI terms and conditions for national staff.

The officer’s primary role is to proactively manage the planning, coordination, communication and implementation of RWI’s activities relating to Climate Change and Human Mobility in its regional Asia Pacific programmes. The position reports to the Institute’s Office Deputy Director in Jakarta and works in close coordination with the RWI’s technical experts in our Lund, Sweden, headquarters.

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