For the Regional Office in Denpasar
(Indonesia), we are inviting experienced candidates to apply for the position
G4AW Country PROJECT MANAGER for Indonesia
ICCO Cooperation is a Dutch organization with
50 years of experience and global presence of five regional offices. The
regional office in South East Asia implements programs in Myanmar, Indonesia,
Philippines, Cambodia and Vietnam. Together with our partners from the public
and private sector ICCO works towards a just and dignified life for all, by
promoting opportunities for economic empowerment and inclusive development.
Responsible and inclusive growth is connected to ICCO’s two core principles:
Securing Sustainable Livelihoods and Justice & Dignity for All. Our
regional office is based in Denpasar, Indonesia.
The aim of ICCO’s current program is to
empower men, women and youth so they can fulfill their economic, social and
civil rights. To successfully alleviate poverty, injustice and exclusion we
cooperate with civil society stakeholders, public institutions and the private
sector. ICCO focuses on empowering rural poor and excluded people by connecting
them to inclusive and sustainable value chains, to generate income and to
improve their food and nutrition security. We do this with a broad range of
value chain actors including CSOs, producer organizations, local small and
medium enterprises, international companies and financial institutions. In its
economic development programs, ICCO improves productivity, works towards fair
prices for smallholders, and lobbies together with partners for a better
About the G4AW programs
Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW)
projects are public-private partnerships with the objective to improve food
security in developing countries by using satellite data. Netherlands Space
Office (NSO) is executing this programme, commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of
Foreign Affairs. For more information, see G4AW program.
The G4AW SMARTseeds programma in Indonesia is
a consortium of partners which will
implement a financially sustainable information service that supports 100.000
vegetable farmers (especially chilli, tomato and cucumber farmers) to increase
their production, income, food security and reduces the inputs of water,
fertilizer and pesticides. The service will eventually be owned and hosted by
the Indonesian company EWINDO, with support from the public-private Dutch and
Purpose of the job
The country project manager is responsible
for providing overall oversight and administration for the G4AW program in
Indonesia. The country manager will serve as a country focus point to ensure all
elements of the program are executed, while ensuring compliance with the Netherlands
Space Office requirements and systems. The country project manager is the
central person for implementation in the country, and knows the way of working
in the country. The project manager should be knowledgeable about horticulture and
will be based with the main private sector partner (in Jakarta or in the field).
Plan and organize the country program in accordance with the NSO program
Supervise and coordinate the work packages of the different project in
close cooperation with the consortium members.
Coordinate reporting of the project including work plans and deadlines,
performance indicators, progress reports, evaluation.
Prepare reports on M&E findings, working closely with technical staff
and implementing partners.
Advise partners and target groups on making informed decisions about
appropriate ICT solutions; use professional network to identify new
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with consortium members,
donors, private sector partners and government agencies.
Represent the project inside the country, f.e. towards the private
sector, governmental officials, embassies/consulates, international and
national organizations, donor representatives, as well as national media.
Ensure that budgets are spent and administered in accordance with donor
and requirements and within the appropriate timeframes; be accountable for the
achievement of financial targets.
Position in the
The G4AW country project manager is a member ICCO Regional Office South
East Asia and reports to the G4AW international regional manager.
Substantial experience in programma management and financial management.
Relevant work experience within the South East Asia region and a
relevant network in Indonesia.
An NGO background with experience in private sector cooperation, or
private sector background with an understanding of NGO ambitions.
Up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in international development
and ICT4D-related issues
Highly motivated and motivating individual who can lead teams, SMEs and
partners. This in a multicultural work environment.
Knowledgeable about horticulture.
Fluent in both English and Indonesian.
Willingness to spend much time in the field and work closely with
program target groups.
Terms of Employment
This position is for three years. The ICCO Regional Office South East
Asia Terms & Conditions are applicable.
Please send your motivation letter and CV (up to 4 pages maximum and in
English) by e-mail before September 9 to [email protected]. When shortlisted, you will receive an
invitation. A reference check will be part of the procedure. We plan to
contract the country project manager as per October 2016. The duration of assignment is 12
months with possibility for extension with two more years.
ICCO gives an equal-opportunity employment regardless of race, gender,
religion, or political affiliations.