Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial

Demonstration Strand Project Associate

Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial 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 humanist values in the social, 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.

Yayasan Humanis seeks qualified candidates for the position of Demonstration Strand Project Associate.

In December 2019, Hivos signed a four-years partnership agreement with Palladium in rolling out the Prosperity Fund’s Menuju Transisi Energi Rendah Karbon Indonesia (MENTARI) funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The program main goal is focusing on renewable energy as a transformative platform for green and inclusive economic growth in Eastern Indonesia through:

  1. Improved Policy and Regulation
  2. Brokered Investment
  3. Demonstration Projects
  4. Collaboration and Networking


The Demonstration Strand Project Associate is aimed to provide support to the day to day coordination with DP Technical Working Group members, relevant government institutions and expert consultants. Together with other consortium members from Palladium and Castlerock. The Project Associate plays a role in ensuring that the deliveries from the Demo project is well-reflected in the policy papers analysis and recommendation, financial & investment and collaboration knowledge learning agenda. The position is full-time (40hrs/week) Jakarta-based with travels, primarily to Eastern Indonesia.


  1. To play a proactive role in the implementation of the MENTARI Program which overall aims at renewable energy as a transformative platform for green and inclusive economic growth in Eastern Indonesia.
  2. Assist Demonstration Strand Lead in preparing procurement documents and communication with potential supplier/suppliers for productive use of energy.
  3. Assist Demonstration Strand Lead in developing analysis and plans on maximising productive use of energy, access to market and access to information for local communities by coordinating with relevant government institutions, partners and consultants.
  4. Provide support in coordination with Demonstration Strand Technical Working Group, including the finalisation of Demo Strand’s annual terms of reference report to the Ministry of Energy.
  5. Compiling and archiving BAST, Demo 1 supplier’s milestones documents and liaising with the local field team to document all implementation documents.
  6. Assist the Demonstration Strand Lead in developing product knowledge and dissemination including learning from Demo project in the policy papers analysis, financial & investment and overall knowledge management.
  7. Assist in research, studies and surveys and evaluation activities including taking care of minutes of meetings.
  8. Foster good coordination and communication with consortium partners and across strands within MENTARI.
  9. To regularly review and update the DP’s monitoring evaluation & learning plan.
  10. To assist on the progress of the project, including: monitoring and evaluation of the impact and outcome, providing regular progress report in accordance with donor requirements and ensure the submission of the reports within agreed deadlines.


  • A minimum bachelor degree in social sciences, a specific experience on renewable energy implementation and background will be of advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in project management.
  • Strong knowledge and passion on community development, energy access, economic empowerment, and gender and social inclusion in development sectors (energy sector will be an advantage).
  • Must have excellent communications skill, able to express views clearly and have strong relational skills
  • A good team player, sound experience in managing partnerships and multi-actor initiatives.
  • Strong organizational administrative and proven report writing skills.
  • Can indicate his/her limits in time, plan well, be assertive and decisive and independent.

What do we offer?

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

Demonstration Strand Project Associate graded in Grade: 8-9 (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 8 June 2022.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Opened position for national level / Indonesian nationality.