Protection & Advocacy 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 Protection and Advocacy 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.


Advocacy and Protection (30 %)

Lead advocacy work on Human Rights Defenders.
Lead work with other civil society partners (national and international).
Lead work with Jakarta diplomatic community.
Coordinate Emergency Response for HRDs as needed.
Lead Risk Management (10 %)

Analysis of the political climate and adapt program activities accordingly, in consultation with the Indonesia Project Committee.
Ensure proper risk analysis throughout project activities.
Lead Financial Management (30%)

Budgeting and Monitoring Budget Execution (with local finance staff).
Financial Reporting/Oversight (with local finance staff).
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 (20%)

In collaboration with local partners, monitor and report on all aspects of the project activities and results, including reporting on the impact on gender equality and inclusion.
Support project sustainability in collaboration with programme partners.


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:

Experience in related roles; preferably including experience in Indonesia or Southeast Asia.
Proven experience of networking and advocacy in human rights/social justice.
Proven experience in budgeting and financial reporting.
Strong security awareness and experience in protection.
Strong communication and writing skills in English.
Project management skills.
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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