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Program Management Lead, Indonesia

Asia Pacific

Who We Are

International Justice Mission (IJM) is the global leader in protecting vulnerable people from violence around the world. Our global team of over 1,200 professionals are at work in 33 offices. Together, we are catalyzing a global revolution that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice unstoppable.

Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.

The Need

After almost 25 years of continued growth and operational success in pioneering the work of protecting those who are experiencing poverty from violence, IJM has become a $100+ million organization. As IJM continues this trajectory of growth and scaling of its impact, with the Vision to protect 500 million people by the year 2030, IJM is seeking a Program Management Lead, Indonesia to monitor, analyze and guide Indonesia program implementation and progress towards target impacts.

This position is based at Jakarta, Indonesia and reports to Field Office Director, Indonesia.


Leadership and Management

  • Facilitate development and review of procedures and processes to increase office efficiencies and integration
  • Assist the Field Office Director in leading quarterly program reviews and other program review meetings as needed from time to time; and
  • Assist in the overall organizational development

Strategy & Knowledge Development & Implementation

  • Provide regular input to the Field Office Director on strategic and tactical considerations covering all aspects of program implementation
  • Support development and review of appropriate strategies that enable the office to achieve its targets on time and within budget; and
  • Support development of project design and application materials for further funding of the FO in collaboration with regional and global teams.

Networking & Partnership

  • Serve as internal point of contact for the Indonesia program, ensuring smooth coordination, information flow, and appropriate messaging within IJM; and
  • Represent IJM and support development of productive working relationships with regional and Indonesian stakeholders, including government, NGOs, businesses, and other civil society organizations to advance program goals.

Research, Program Management and M&E

  • Support the Field Office Director in designing and reviewing new programs, and making changes to current programs in accordance with IJM program change guidelines;
  • Support development and revision of monitoring and evaluation plans as necessary to analyze program progress and impact, in close coordination with IJM’s Forced Labor Slavery Program Hub team;
  • Work closely with Indonesia program staff and implementing partners to ensure project activities are well documented, including thorough and well-organized filing systems with supporting documents;
  • Identify and propose additional M&E needs and ways to measure the current programs; and
  • In collaboration with the Hub Program Management Sr. Lead, Grants and Partnerships Sr. Lead and the Regional Financial Analyst, support further development, monitoring and reporting against Malaysia program budgets and plans (grant-funded and non-grant).

Documentation, Reporting & Data Management

  • Compile and draft monthly summary reports and more detailed quarterly reports on progress toward targets, obstacles encountered and key developments; and
  • Work with the Grants and Partnerships Sr. Lead, the Financial Analyst and FO staff to regularly review grant performance

General Tasks

  • Maintain detailed familiarity with the Indonesia FO program and its implementation by participating in team meetings as necessary and a variety of internal and external program activities;
  • Participate in external meetings and events as needed, and provide critical analysis and feedback;
  • Ensure accuracy in handling office money and follow the finance policies and guidelines in settling expenses and making payments;
  • Travel from time to time for meetings, cases or conferences; and
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree in International Development or related field preferred
  • Minimum of five years successful program management experience, including managing partnerships
  • At least five years’ experience in an NGO environment preferred
  • Experience working effectively cross-culturally and across multiple time zones
  • Knowledge of standards relating to design, planning, monitoring/measurement and program evaluation
  • Knowledge of forced labor issues, anti-forced labor programming and government engagement in Indonesia preferred.

Technical Competencies

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications..

Non-Technical Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective team player
  • Self-starter with strong initiative
  • Proactive, creative problem-solver
  • Flexible and productive under pressure

Critical Qualities

  • Self-starter with strong initiative;
  • Disciplined with priorities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and self-awareness;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication;
  • Flexible, collaborative and eager to support others;
  • Effective team player who fosters collaborative environment; and
  • Adept at creative problem solving.


How to apply: Interested applicants, please send your Cover Letter and CV/Resume in English to not later than 21 Jan 2022.

Remarks: Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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