Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial

Program Development Manager (PDM) Climate Justice

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.


Yayasan seeks qualified candidates for the position of:

Title                      :  Program Development Manager (PDM) Climate Justice

Duty Station       : Jakarta, Indonesia, with scope of country including the Philippines and Timor Leste

Report to             :  Executive Director

Duration              :  1 (one) year


Aim of the Job

A successful PDM will build a diverse portfolio of innovative, high-quality projects with strong stakeholder buy-in; that contribute to Yayasan long term change ambition, achieve its funding targets and contribute towards Yayasan’ sustainability; and contribute to the development of Yayasan’ reputation as a thought and innovation leader in the transition towards a climate justice society.


Functional Context

  • Together with the PDM Coordinator coordinate the Climate Justice Programmes. The PDM are tasked with ensuring communication and information exchange within the Climate Justice Team, with Climate Justice BDs based in other regions, and between Yayasan’s GEDI and Civic Rights impact areas.
  • The PDM Climate Justice works closely with the finance team on the design of project budgets, and with the Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (DMEL) Coordinator on project design, implementation, reporting and knowledge management.
  • Works closely with the MT, other PDMs, and other staff on strategic direction, programme and business development.
  • Collaborates horizontally with the PDMs in other Hivos Hubs and at the Global Office to share experiences and strengthen each other’s portfolios and networks.


Roles and responsibilities

A. Programme Development

  • Working with internal (Yayasan colleagues, Climate Justice colleagues in other Hivos regional hubs) and external stakeholders and frontrunners developing innovative ideas for new projects and programs in line with Hivos and Yayasan strategy.

B. Fundraising/ Business Development

  • To develop strategic and long term Climate Justice portfolio for Yayasan, as well as smart business models and fundraising.
  • To identify and access funding sources for the Climate Justice program and together with Hivos Global Office, to develop and implement a fundraising strategy to support a successful implementation of the climate justice program.
  • To provide input for funding proposals, communication materials etc. for stakeholders and audience, both in Yayasan and in the Global Office.
  • To take a lead on fundraising initiatives in close coordination with programme and finance departments, including carrying the responsibility of coordinating proposal writing and submission procedurers, ensuring full compliance to the financiers.

C. Managing portfolio

  • To ensure that projects after contract signing are properly started up and managed well, including team recruitment and handover to project delivery team.

D. Planning, report-writing

  • To coordinate internal planning and report-writing of the Climate Justice .
  • To ensure knowledge exchange among staff.

E. Representing the organization

  • To present Yayasan’ vision on Climate Justice in an attractive and leading way during conferences and seminars.

 F. Others

  • To provide input to the financial planning, budgeting, performance, capacity development and risks management of projects.
  • To contribute to Yayasan’s overall organizational and policy development.


Knowledge, experiences and competencies

  • At least seven years of working experience and specific expertise in the field of natural resources, forest/ land-use, food-agri and ocean is a must.
  • Have a convincing track-record in program/proposal development and resource mobilization/fundraising.
  • Familiar with different type of development funders funding mechanism and approaches from multilateral, bilateral, philantrophy and foundation.
  • Has experience working or wide network with other civil society actors in the climate/environment sector in Indonesia, preferably also including in ASEAN/SEA countries.
  • Strong affinity for Yayasan’ vision and mission and for social and environmental concerns.
  • Strong motivation to contribute towards real and lasting change for the rightsholders group.
  • Able to ‘think out-of-the-box’ and connect to various actors (facilitating of multi-actor initiatives) to develop new solutions.
  • Experience with developing smart business models.
  • A leader as well as a reliable and supportive team member.
  • Excellent – externally oriented – communication skills, both verbally and in writing in English.



Institutional: Cooperation; Influence; Conceptual skills; Persuasiveness; Decisiveness.

Functional: Innovative; Networker; Entrepreneurial.

General: Professionalism; Respect each other’s role; Accountable’ Level of initiative; Transparency.


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


What do we offer?

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

PDM Climate Justice  graded in Grade: 12 (from 1-16 YAYASAN’ salary grade).


How to apply?

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter to [email protected] no later than February 4, 2024, with email subject “PDM Climate Justice”

Opened position for national level / Indonesian nationality.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information about Yayasan Humanis dan Inovasi Sosial, visit https://humanis.foundation/