Hivos Job Vacancy : Field Project Implementor-SII

Hivos Southeast Asia is an International
non-governmental organization guided by humanist values. It aims at structural
poverty alleviation with a strong focus on civil society building and
sustainable economic development. Hivos Southeast Asia provides financial
support for local NGOs, is active in networking, lobbying and exchanging
knowledge and expertise. For its Hivos Southeast Asia (Hivos SEA) seeks
qualified Indonesian candidates for the position of:

Title                  :  Field Project Implementor-SII

Duty Station      : 
Sumba, Indonesia

Duration            : 
One year, with possibility of extension

to          :  Field Project Manager – SII



In 2010 Hivos Southeast Asia started the Iconic
Island initiative. The Indonesian island of Sumba was chosen as the ‘Iconic
Island’. Hivos Southeast Asia aims to provide access to reliable renewable
forms of energy to the population of this island, and in doing so, ending their
dependency on fossil fuels and support development and economic activities of the

local population. With years of experience working with partner organizations
to establish access to sustainable energy in developing countries, Hivos
Southeast Asia is convinced that converting to sustainable energy while
combining poverty reduction, is possible on a large scale. The results of the
Iconic Island initiative should become an example for other parts of the world.


In December 2015, Hivos Southeast Asia signed a
partnership agreement with the Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia (MCA-I) which
allows Hivos Southeast Asia to rapidly scale up renewable energy access and
income benefits by replicating the successful approaches and business models
developed under our Sumba Iconic Island (SII). The partnership agreement is
working to achieve two outcomes; improvement of rural livelihoods through
utilization of renewable energy in rural communities; and sustainable business
models to create market (energy market and energy appliances market) of
off-grid RE technologies adopted.


The Field Project Implementor will be

responsible for monitoring, coaching/mentoring and facilitating local partners
in implementing a successful renewable energy projects in Sumba according to
Hivos Southeast Asia ’s standard and project indicator.


He/she will report directly to Field Project
Manager. The Field Project Implementor will be based in Sumba.



Roles and


To play a proactive role in the implementation of the multi
stakeholders Sumba Iconic Island initiative which aims at realising 100%
renewable energy at Sumba Island.

To support the effective communication with the Sumba Iconic
Island Task Force and other stakeholders in Sumba.

Support the implementation of Hivos Southeast Asia’ project funded
activities in Sumba.

Identify new locations/areas for potential renewable energy
implementation involving local community and partner.

Provide support and guidance to local implementing partner to
ensure projects activities are implemented in accordance with approved project
documents and meet Hivos’ donor compliance standards, rules and regulations.

Identify capacity gaps and training needs for local partners to
improve their skills in project management and implementation.

Conduct regular field visits to program targeted districts and
communities and assist in monitoring the implementation.

Ensure high quality of service provided to communities by
providing technical review and feedback on findings and recommendations, and
also ensuring adequate follow-up.

Facilitate document processes, models, best practices and lessons
learnt are integrated into activities implemented.

10.  Advocate to
local authorities’ community’s needs, and rising awareness on vulnerability

11.  Ensure
expenses are reported in parallel with activities implementation and coordinate
with finance staff on financial reporting.

12.  Ensure
high-quality narrative and finance reporting; and assist partners to provide
reports within agreed time frames.

13.  Represent
Hivos Southeast Asia for outreach and general coordination (i.e. local or
provincial meetings, commune coordination meetings) as requested.

14.  To support
and facilitate visits or visitors (journalists, consultants, politicians,
donors) to Sumba including logistics preparation as requested.

15.  Together
with Hivos Southeasat Asia team in Jakarta and the Netherlands develop and
implement fundraising strategy to support a successful implementation of Sumba
Island initiative.


experiences and competencies


A bachelor degree in rural development, sustainable energy,
environmental and natural resource management, economics of natural resources
or other comparable education.


An excellent understanding of energy project development, project
management and community engagement.

Good understanding of the socio-economic aspects, including
gender, of development projects.

Professional written and verbal communication skills including
public speaking in Bahasa Indonesia, working knowledge and experience in

Show successful track record working in and within
multidisciplinary team.

Minimum 3 years of professional experience in energy access

Strong interpersonal communication to effectively interact with
donors, civil society organizations, government officials and community.

Sound experience in contributing to partnerships and multi actor

Good understanding of and strong affinity with civil society, in
particular with non-governmental organizations.

10.  Previous
working experience in an international environment/organization would be an

11.  Having
respect for humanitarian or humanist principles and willing to work in a non-
discriminating, neutral, impartial and gender equal environment.



What do we offer?

An inspiring and
dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and the possibility to work
for an ambitious new international initiative.

Field Project
Implementer graded in Grade: 10
(from 1-12 Hivos’s salary grade)


How to apply?

To apply for this
position please submit your CV and a cover letter to [email protected] no later than 21 October 2016.

This is an opened
position at national level.

Please specify the position name you are applying
for (‘Field Project Implementor-SII’)
in the ‘subject’ line of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be

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about Hivos Southeast Asia, visit

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