Program Development Specialist

Habitat for Humanity Indonesia (Habitat Indonesia) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all of our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Habitat Indonesia is seeking the expertise of a Program Development Specialist – Foundations, Organizations, and Institutions (FOI), The Program Development Specialist will report to the Strategic Alliance Director as a FOI fundraiser for HFH Indonesia contributing to the implementation of the Regional and Global FOI Framework. The Program Development specialist will contribute to identifying pipeline opportunities and FOI forecasts. S/he will support pre-positioning activity with Habitat Indonesia and contribute to coordination of FOI activity with relevant Habitat for Humanity colleagues. S/he will support the Global FOI team in collaborating across the HFH network to meet high levels of quality, productivity and service that leads to strong internal/external partnerships. In accordance with HFHI’s global standards, policies, and protocols, develop and/or support and maintain all systems necessary for successful FOI fundraising in Indonesia.

Job Description

  1. To actively contribute to developing relations internally and externally, support developing the Indonesia FOI (Foundational, Organizational, and Institutional) pipeline, targets, and forecasts (70% of time).
    • Support the Strategic Alliance Director in coordinating a collaborative process with HFH colleagues on FOI activity including pre-positioning, forecasting, Go/No Go, proposal development processes and the review of proposals.
    • Develop FOI grant applications and proposals which meet current policy requirements and recommend for approval to the program leadership at the Area Office (AO), National Office (NO) and or Global Funding Network (GFN).
    • Coordinate and engage SMEs/Sector Specialists at all levels on proposal development from the perspective of Habitat’s strategic plan.
    • Identify and nurture partnerships with INGos/NGOs/For Profit entities who can help HFH Indonesia access new funding streams.
    • Develop and manage an active relationship with FOI donors and other platforms to gather intelligence on institutional funding opportunities.
    • Prepare briefings and other informational materials that support the HFH Indonesia and HFHI leadership with FOI engagement as needed.
    • Build and maintain effective FOI relations domestically and regionally with guidance from the GFOI.
  2. To contribute to developing and training staff on FOI tools for effective fundraising (20% of time):
    • Contribute to the Asia Pacific Area Office in implementing the design of relevant FOI tools and training and advice to the HFHI network to encourage FOI champions.
    • Support the effective stewardship of awards in partnership with Chief Finance Officer and guidance from the SMT and the AP GFOI.
    • Monitor the execution of the donor strategies implemented in close collaboration with internal HFHI/HFH Indonesia colleagues.


Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in international development, Global Affairs or International Policy and Relations or related degree.
  2. Have 3–5-year experience of Proven FOI Partnership/Fundraising.
  3. Resource development experience in contributing towards securing grants preferably with the top funders in the housing/shelter, community development, and related sectors.
  4. Expertise in Internet research, specifically gathering and analyzing FOI grant programs, areas of concentration and grant guidelines/requirements, grant writing and budget development.
  5. Good oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  6. Solutions-oriented and collaborative in an evolving, dynamic, inter-cultural global team. Reflects the organizational principles through on time delivery of work products in changing work terrains as the organization rapidly evolves.
  7. Disciplined; perform well under pressure and capable of balancing competing priorities; ability to meet deadlines.
  8. Excellent organizational skills with good attention to detail.
  9. Commitment to delivering excellent internal and external customer service.
  10. Computer literate; able to use word-processing, spreadsheet, database and project and communication software e.g. Microsoft TEAMS for global information sharing and knowledge management,
  11. Ability to work independently and under pressure.

Habitat for Humanity Value, we expect that all employees will embrace the value of our organization.

  • Humility: We are part of something bigger than ourselves. We recognize that we always have more to learn and that success depends on others.
  • Courage: We do what is right, even if it is difficult or unpopular, by having honest conversations, valuing diverse perspectives, and boldly acting to further Habitat’s mission.
  • Accountability: We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission by acting with integrity, putting forth our best work, and learning from success and failure.

Safeguarding: HFHI requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguard our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation, and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

Serious and interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications with a cover letter briefly explaining how your experience is relevant to this position.
Female and person living with disabilities are welcome to apply.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter (no more than 4 pages) to: [email protected] 

Please fill the “subject” column of the email with this format: Your name_PDS

Closing date for the application is 08 April 2024 (Only short-listed candidates will be notified).

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