Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial

Program Development Manager (PDM) Civic Rights in a Digital Age (CRiDA)

Yayasan Hivos is an Indonesian organization affiliated with Hivos, born out of an active collaboration between Netherlands based Hivos and several like-minded Indonesian academics and civil society leaders who subscribe to the values and mission of Hivos. The purpose is to promote humanistic values in the social, economic, health, and cultural fields which is defined in terms of the ability for each individual to assess and decide independently and responsibly, the right to freedom, dignity and a passion to create a just and tolerant society.

Will you join us on our mission to ensure societies are more open and inclusive so they enable and safeguard meaningful civic participation of underrepresented voices demanding social justice?

Yayasan Humanis seeks qualified candidates for the position of Program Development Manager (PDM) Civic Rights in a Digital Age (CRiDA).

Humanist and Social Innovation Foundation (Yayasan Hivos) is a regional-based organization that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Counterbalance alone, however, is not enough. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative and daring, citizens – young and old – entrepreneurs, civil servants and their organizations. We share a dream with them of inclusive societies, based on sustainable economies. To achieve its mission, Yayasan Hivos implements programs in three impact areas: Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Climate Justice and Civic Rights in a Digital Age.


We are looking for a Program Development Manager (PDM) to design new programs, build coalitions and mobilize resources/funding in the area of Civic Rights in a Digital Age.

The Program Development Manager (PDM) plays a pivotal role in the heart of Yayasan Hivos’ programming and excels in writing winning program/project proposals. He/she/they ensures the sustainability of Yayasan Hivos’ Civic Rights in a Digital Age agenda by securing funding for global and local programs that inspire and have demonstrable impact. The PDM is part of the Program Development Team, coordinate with Program Development Coordinator and reports directly to the Executive Director.

The PDM creates and maintains intimate and productive relationships with (key) funders, civil society – from a national, regional to a global level – and other stakeholders. He/she /they leads business development processes and builds strategic partnerships and consortia for program development and implementation. The PDM will be responsible for raising a specific percentage of Yayasan Hivos annual income as a result of market analysis and donor capture plans. He/she/they analyzes opportunities, ensures proposals fulfil internal and donor requirements, and translates Yayasan Hivos conceptual thinking into viable, sustainable and financially sound program propositions.

The PDM works in tandem with Management Team to ensure thematically solid propositions in line with Yayasan Hivos’ strategy. He/she/they liaises with and supports regional director/eExecutive Ddirector and program managers to develop local, regional and global donor relations, donor intimacy and attractive propositions for funding. With these internal partners, the PDM will scout for – and follow up on – new business development opportunities. Next to that, the PDM supports program managers to develop repeat deals, realize scale and pro-actively involves the senior contract & negotiations officer to ensure deals positively contribute to Yayasan Hivos’ mission and business continuity including backstopping managers in implementing high-quality program under the CRiDA impact area.


Programme Development and Fundraising

  • Develop strategic and long term sustainability portfolio for CRiDA, as well as smart business models and fundraising.
  • Assures donor funding through target; Realizes Yayasan Hivos income from institutional donors in line with strategy and targets through development of new programs and projects in the impact area Civic Rights in a Digital.
  • Create investment opportunities; Scouts and plans for the capture of opportunities.
  • Donor account management; Develops and maintains relationships of donor intimacy with key funders.
  • Partnership building and management; Develops appropriate and interesting partnerships for proposal development. Builds and maintains relationships with partners and donors.
  • Viable program propositions; Develops winning proposals and donor propositions in close coordination with other impact areas (for cross cutting issues) and finance unit.

Managing CRiDA program portfolio

  • Project management; manage the CRiDA portfolio through supervision and support of Project Managers
  • Provide advise and guidance to CRiDA programs staff; program quality, An inspiring and dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and the possibility to work for an ambitious new international initiative.

The PDM CRiDA must comply with the following qualifications:

  • At least 8 years of relevant experience and expertise in the fields of Civic Rights in a Digital Age, business development and/or account management.
  • Substantial experience and proven success in program/business development and fundraising in the field of human rights, freedom of expression and civic engagement in the Southeast Asia. Global experience is also strong preference and advantage.
  • Substantial NGO experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and collaborating with strong and capable partner organizations and groups.
  • Able to drive the development of exciting and inspiring propositions and to lead key account management.
  • Understands how to gather donor intelligence in order to improve donor account management, with already established donor networks at both regional and global levels.
  • Possesses strong coordination and management skills and is able to manage (complex) calls with (large) consortiums across our regions.
  • Experienced proposal writer, preferably in a multi-actor, multi-regional context.
  • Demonstrably understands market analysis and can use this to advance Yayasan Hivos’ long-term goals.
  • Enterprising personality and outstanding team player. Easy to work with, excellent networking and communications skills to achieve the best possible results.
  • High level of verbal and written fluency in English and Indonesia.
  • Level skills: cooperation, influence, leadership.
  • Job skills: enterprise, relationship management, team player, priority management.

What do we offer?

We offer a stimulating work environment in a professional regional organization with very dedicated staff. We offer a one year national fixed term contract based on Yayasan Hivos local labor conditions, with a remuneration commensurate with the experience and expertise including other benefits. Contract renewable depending on performance.

PDM CRiDA graded in Grade: 12 (from 1-14 Yayasan’s salary grade).


To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter to [email protected] no later than 1 August 2022.

Please specify the position name you are applying for (PDM CRiDA) in the ‘subject’ line of your email.

Only shortlisted and qualified candidates will be notified with max 2 (two) weeks from the submission deadline.

Opened position for national level / Indonesian nationality.