Indonesia Project Coordinator

at Peace Brigades International
Published March 6, 2024
Location Jakarta, Indonesia
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary EUR 1,820
Salary Units Month


Peace Brigades International (PBI) is an international grassroots NGO that has promoted non-violence and protected human rights since 1981. PBI uses its international presence and global networks to protect, support and enable the work of human right defenders and local activists for peaceful social change. For over 35 years, we have protected the lives of hundreds of activists. We are non-partisan and we believe that a lasting peace cannot be imposed from outside but must come from the desires of local people. Please see for more information.

The Project Coordinator will report directly to PBI’s Indonesia Project Committee.

The Project Committee is looking to appoint the right candidate to start in Jakarta in summer 2024. Due to donor requirements, only European Union and Swiss nationals may apply to this position. The successful applicant will receive a two to three month training in Europe prior to beginning the two-year overseas placement in Indonesia.

Core Responsibilities

Lead the development and implementation of PBI project strategy (35%)

Lead monitoring and reporting on project activities, including reporting on impact on gender equality and inclusion.
Coordinating communications with Project Committee, including regular monthly meetings.
Represent project in PBI International Operations Council.
Participation in other working groups/common spaces when we do not have a permanent representative (communications, etc.).
Answering general inquiries (internal PBI and external).
Communications (20%)

Create written materials for external communications, including updates and success stories for the PBI website, social media, pamphlets, etc.
Volunteer Program Exploration Lead (20%)

Coordinate exploration of national volunteer program, including building support systems for volunteers throughout recruitment, training, placement and reintegration phases.
Training & Mentorship (10%)

Contributing to the development or facilitation of training sessions.
Provide formal and non-formal mentorship to HRDs and their organisations.
General Programme Coordination (15%)

Support for financial and narrative reporting.


The secondment requires a strong self-starter able to develop programmes and work independently. The assignment needs very good interpersonal skills for a multicultural work environment based on non-violent communication, consensus decision making and team work. The candidate should be able to meet deadlines and achieve results quickly in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment. The position will include frequent travelling, mainly in Indonesia and to remote areas.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Proven experience in program development and reporting.
Experience in similar roles; preferably including experience in Indonesia or Southeast Asia.
Strong communication and writing skills in English.
Project management skills, including planning, implementation and monitoring
Strong security awareness.
Commitment to human rights and social justice.
Ability to facilitate trainings considered an asset.
Commitment to the principles of PBI: non-interference, non-partisanship and non-violence.
Willingness to travel to remote areas
Comfortable in a multicultural work environment
Able to communicate in Indonesian (or willing to learn).

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