Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial

Institution or a Team of Consultants for Developing Political – Socio – Economic – Gender – Environmental Study Document

Request for Expression of Interest

Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial (hereinafter: Humanis), an affiliate organization of Hivos, is a Jakarta-based non-profit development organization that works across the Southeast Asia region. Humanis works with marginalized groups and frontrunners to exercise rights and freedoms, bring about changes, influence decisions and hold those in power to account. As the name itself suggests, Humanis envisions just and sustainable societies in Southeast Asia that fulfill and protect the rights of each individual, as well as respect differences and backgrounds. To achieve our vision, we focus on three impact areas: Gender Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (GEDI), Civic Rights in the Digital Age (CRIDA), and Climate Justice. Currently, we have ongoing programs in Indonesia, Timor-Leste, the Philippines, and Vietnam


Humanis seeks qualified candidates for the position of:
Title                      :  Institution or a Team of Consultants for Developing  Political – Socio – Economic – Gender – Environmental Study Document

Duty Station       :  Remote

Report to             :  Project Manager FOCUS

Duration              :  5 months (Jan to May 2024)



The Fisherfolk Empowerment for Climate Resilience and Sustainability (FOCUS) program aims at building a sustainable food system for the fisherfolk community in five districts in Central Java (Batang, Kendal, Semarang, Demak, and Jepara) through integrated ocean management. This program is supported by The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and is the result of co-creation process between Hivos, Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial (Yayasan Hivos), Koalisi Rakyat untuk Keadilan Perikanan (KIARA), Pusat Kajian Sumberdaya Pesisir dan Lautan Institut Pertanian Bogor (PKSPL-IPB), and Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (WALHI).  The program period is four years from 15 December 2022 – 15 December 2026.


FOCUS will cooperate with local governments, community groups and other relevant stakeholders to raise awareness of nutritional issues, coastal management and climate resilience of coastal communities. Advocacy, awareness raising, and capacity development will be provided in cooperation with local authorities and other stakeholders to implement the activities under four outcomes:

  1. Inter-sectoral coordination platform produced policy recommendation/draft of policies/other legal documents on integrated coastal management for a sustainable food system
  2. Local stakeholders apply improved/adaptive sustainable fisheries and coastal management to mitigate disaster risk & impact of climate crisis
  3. Sustainable and inclusive livelihoods opportunities for coastal communities are promoted, particularly among women and the youth
  4. Public increased their understanding and engagement on sustainable management of marine and coastal assets (fisheries, mangroves, reefs) and climate crisis



The main objective of the assignment is to develop a Political – Socio – Economic – Gender – Environmental Study for FOCUS Project. The document will provide analysis of the aspect mentioned at the Provincial Level and District/City Level with the specific issue of sustainable food system through integrated coastal management. The document will utilize the existing State of the Coast (SOC) documents produced for the 5 districts/city, a policy brief highlighting the importance of sustainable food system and integrated coastal management, as well as the 9 Village Profiles that have been produced by the project in 2023 and other relevants sources of data/information. Aiming at linking & analysing the existing information from the documents, the Study will bridge the information gap between the village and district/city as well as provincial level, that will be useful for overall analysis for programming purposes as well as advocacy purposes.


Scope of work

The Consultant is expected to deliver the output as per the agreed deliverables as described below:
a. Inception Report
b. Data collection instruments
c. Data collection
d. Draft Report, case studies (draft), and validation workshop
e. Document of the study (final)


Qualifications and Experiences :

The consultants can be a firm and or a team of specialists. The following are the collective selection criteria for the institution or a team of consultants:

  • Solid experience and proven track record of carrying out such assessments, including use of participatory tools as a means of data collection.
  • Good understanding of Indonesia’s climate, integrated coastal management and environmental issues including gender equality.
  • Excellent reporting and communication skills, including English language skills.


For more detailed Term of Reference (ToR) information, please click the following link: https://bit.ly/FOCUSConsultantStudy


We Welcome You to Apply

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from rightsholders and communities that have historically been excluded from access to employment, including candidates who are gender and sexual minority, from ethnic and/or religious minority communities, with a disability, impairment, learning difference, or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.