Alumni Awards 2018 Nomination

The Australian Embassy in Jakarta recognises and honours Australian alumni who have gained unique distinction and made outstanding contributions to their profession, community and country through exemplary leadership, integrity and hard work.

Alumni Awards 2018 categories:

  • Alumni of the Year
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
  • Outstanding Young Alumni
  • Promoting Women’s Empowerment Award

Who can Apply?
The Alumni Awards are open to all Indonesian nationals who have graduated from a recognised Australian tertiary institution, including participants in short-term tertiary courses. All applicants, except past award winners, may re-apply. Self-nomination is welcomed. Submission will be accepted online until 23 March 2018

For more information, click here to see the promotional flyer and the website.

Australia-Indonesia Institute Grant Guidelines 2018

The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) invites applications for funding under the AII 2018-19 grants round.

These guidelines set out:

  • the purpose of the grant opportunity
  • the eligibility and assessment criteria
  • how grant applications are monitored and evaluated
  • responsibilities and expectations in relation to the opportunity.

You must read these guidelines before filling out an application for an Australia-Indonesia Institute grant.

Australia-Indonesia Institute Grant Guidelines 2018 [PDF 662 KB] | [DOC 232 KB]

Deputy Director for Amnesty International Indonesia

Amnesty International Indonesia is currently looking for a deputy director to be based in Jakarta. See the job description below for more details.
  • Closing Date:
    15 March 2018
  • Directorate:
    Amnesty International National Office
  • Location:
  • Type:
  • Working Hours:

As the Deputy Director of the office, you will support the Director in providing strategic leadership for AI Indonesia, and will assist the establishment and management of the office, its staff and resources. You will assist in the implementation of the operational plans while ensuring integrated ways of working across functions are maintained. You will responsible Amnesty standard are applied in all areas of work, including research strategy and methodology, campaigning activities, publications and the media. You will also represent Amnesty International Indonesia in formal settings, advocacy meetings and the media, and deputise for the Director in internally and externally as needed.

A strong leader with experience of working on human rights issues, you must have first-hand in-depth knowledge and experience of the socio-political and economic context in Indonesia, as well as regional and global human rights trends. You will have the confidence and expertise to identify relevant information quickly, understand what’s key and pinpoint the most effective means of communication. Flexible enough to adapt your approach as priorities change, you will also bring us a real flair for innovation and a talent for project management. Bring on board experience of human rights research and integrate it with action and campaigning for human rights change.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. Already our network of almost three million members and supporters is making a difference in 150 countries. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

Deputy Resident Director at ACICIS Indonesia

A position has become available within The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) for a Deputy Resident Director for ACICIS’ Indonesia programs. Working with ACICIS’ Resident Director, this staff member will play a key role in supporting the day-to-day running of ACICIS’ operations in Indonesia, across all programs, at a senior level.  The ideal candidate will have a PhD (or Masters) from a recognised Indonesian or Australian tertiary institution, detailed knowledge of the Australian and Indonesian higher education environment, and demonstrated program management and leadership experience.

Please find the position description and selection criteria outlined below. Interested applicants should submit a current CV and two-page statement (in English) addressing the Selection criteria no later than: Friday, 2 March 2018. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be notified.


The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) is an innovative, non-profit, international educational consortium that was established in 1994 to develop and coordinate high-quality, semester-long study programs at Indonesian partner universities for Australian university students. Today ACICIS offers nearly 20 study options in Indonesia and is also open to non-Australians and private individuals. ACICIS currently has 25 Australian members and two European member universities and is coordinated by a small secretariat based at The University of Western Australia, Perth, and an Indonesian main office in Yogyakarta, with a smaller operational office in Jakarta.

Position Description

The Deputy Resident Director (DRD) serves as deputy head of ACICIS operations in Indonesia. As such, the DRD will undertake duties across ACICIS’ program locations in Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Bandung, Bogor, Salatiga and Malang, assisting with program management and staff supervision in those locations. It is anticipated the position will be based in Jakarta, with occasional travel required to other locations in Indonesia. The position is offered as a full-time, fixed-term contract (one year with the possibility of extension) and reports directly to the ACICIS Resident Director (RD).

Core responsibilities of the Deputy Resident Director (DRD):

Duties to be performed by the DRD include, but are not limited to:

  1. Working with the Resident Director (RD), Program Coordinators, Program Manager, and Perth Secretariat Manager in the planning and implementation of all ACICIS Indonesia programs;
  2. Assisting the RD with the recruitment and management of local staff as required for ACICIS’ Indonesia programs;
  3. Assisting the RD in the preparation of short- and long-term budgets, monitoring ACICIS foundations’ accounts and relevant routine and project-specific budgets, and ensuring that expenditure is in line with Consortium and Foundation policies and procedures;
  4. Serving as the Acting Resident Director in the RD’s absence by representing ACICIS at functions, meetings with visiting Australian contact persons, host university representatives, and other meetings as required;
  5. Working with the RD to develop and compile an ongoing Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) manual for ACICIS’ Indonesia-based staff, and implementing ongoing training workshops as required;
  6. Developing internal Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) processes for ACICIS’ Indonesian programs, and training staff in the M&E cycle;
  7. Assisting the RD and Yogyakarta Program Manager with managing ACICIS’ in-country ‘Yayasan ACICIS’;
  8. Actively monitoring security issues in Yogyakarta, Salatiga, Jakarta, Bandung, Malang and Bogor and other locations of interest to ACICIS’ operations, and keeping the RD and Consortium Director informed of any significant developments that could adversely affect student safety. Managing ACICIS’ in-country emergency responses as a first point of contact in the RD’s absence, or assisting in a capacity as a deputy head of ACICIS in Indonesia;
  9. Assisting students in routine and/or emergency medical or security procedures, and updating ACICIS’ Risk Management Guidelines as required;
  10. Assisting the RD with other tasks as they arise, to ensure the smooth running of ACICIS’ operations in-country.

 Selection Criteria


  • Master’s degree from a recognised university;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Australian and Indonesian university environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve results;
  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to manage competing demands and priorities;
  • Experience in managing program budgets and training junior staff in financial management;
  • Experience in mentoring international students and providing pastoral care and support in cross-cultural situations;
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications, cloud services and online platforms (including social media, browsers and communication software) to promote the organisation, and an ability to train junior staff in this area as required;
  • Excellent networking skills and an ability to represent ACICIS at host university events, media, Australian embassy and other related program events;
  • An ability to communicate with influence and manage external partner relations, in both Indonesian and English (with native or near-native fluency). 


  • Minimum three years’ experience in program management and managing cross-cultural teams, and demonstrated ability to take initiative in program design, implementation and evaluation;
  • PhD in a relevant discipline;
  • Fundraising/ sponsorship experience in the not-for-profit sector, and a proven track record of successful pitches to private sector and government donors;
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and running M&E training;
  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Basic knowledge of database skills, preferably Microsoft Access skills.

Applying for this role

Interested applicants should forward a current CV and statement addressing the selection criteria (no more than two pages) to the ACICIS Resident Director, Dr Adrian Budiman, via email at: , no later than Friday, 2 March 2018. Please mark ‘DRD Application’ in the email subject field.

In preparing your statement addressing the above selection criteria, please provide a clear example describing how you meet each criterion.  Please visit our website to learn more about ACICIS’ programs and the work we do before preparing your application.

Enquiries about this position should be addressed to:

ACICIS’ Resident Director, Dr Adrian Budiman:

You can download the full position description here.

Data Engineer for PULSE LAB Jakarta

Job Description

1. Support the Data Scientist in providing the technical inputs for the design and implementation of projects by preparing data processing environments by reviewing existing solutions for data engineering methods and proposing processing architecture for PLJ research

  • Review commonly used hardware and software for data processing from open source and commercial sector and a list of computing platforms that PLJ already has access to through global and local partnerships as well as the GoI facilities.
  • Identify the best solutions for data engineering in line with the PLJ research plan and given the data types and characteristics of PLJ’s research.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to the design and implementation of projects in the portfolio through consultation with the Government, donors, UN agencies, NGOs/CSOs and other partners.
  • Support the formulation exercise by facilitating engagement with GoI on a needs assessment and preparing the correct infrastructure for all data related outputs of PLJ.
  • Assist in conducting analyses of the current technical systems and provide recommendations to PLJ stakeholders including GoI counterparts.

2. Support to the management of the project, including ensuring effective quality assurance and providing technical inputs on PLJ Lab activities as well as effective knowledge transfer and capacity building to GOI counterparts

  • Provide assistance to the effective management of large and strategic national and regional projects in Indonesia by working with the GoI on providing quality technical support in data management and systems integration.
  • Ensure effective application of new technologies that will enable more efficiency within PLJ research
  • Support the objectives of PLJ such as identifying external technical partners and ensuring that the best expertise is available to GoI counterparts
  • Support the effective knowledge transfer and capacity building of GoI counterparts, UN agencies, donor agencies and other stakeholders to ensure uptake of PLJ prototypes.
  • Assist in the preparation of project reports for donors.

3. Support to the Data Scientist in reviewing information systems of PLJ partners, including GoI counterparts

  • Review information systems of potential PLJ partners and identify efficient and effective ways of working with external partners
  • Prepare the technical environments to enable data analyses such as consolidate all data related issues into a standard format
  • Assess and understand technical systems and propose solutions for connecting datasets
  • Review the technical systems of stakeholders including GoI counterparts to store, process and analyse datasets

4. Conduct day to day quantitative data analysis, writing back-end side data processing software with PLJ research team

  • Support the production of Pulse Lab Toolkits across the Global Pulse Lab Network
  • Support knowledge generation and knowledge sharing based on project experiences, and, when appropriate, make contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Actively participate in discussions related to technical aspects of data engineering and analytics as well as the identification of common engineering and processing functionalities with Global Pulse labs.
  • Produce open source standard documents for the toolkit developed.
  • Extract and prepare data for analysis from big and small datasets including from official statistics.
  • Assist to interpret analysis results quantitatively in support of PLJ Research Team.

Minimum Qualifications

Please note that this posting is for Indonesian nationals only


Minimum Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems or a related discipline, involving extensive software engineering and data processing.


  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in public or private sector
  • Experience in programming with script languages such as Python and PHP and in processing data in an efficient way
  • Good knowledge of computational algorithms and data structure
  • Practical experience with back-end server architecture and data processing

Language Requirements:

Fluency (both oral and written) in English and Bahasa Indonesia

Jobs Summary

Job level
Fresh Grad / Entry Level
Job category
IT and Software
Educational requirement
Graduated from college
Office Address
59 Jalan M.H. Thamrin , Indonesia
Non-Profit / Volunteering
1 opening

About UNDP Indonesia

UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, UNDP offers global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.” UNDP Indonesia’s mission is to be an agent for change in the human and social development of Indonesia. We aim to be a bridge between Indonesia and all donors as well as a trusted partner to all stakeholders. We work in four key areas of development: Governance Reforms, Pro-Poor Policy Reforms, Conflict Prevention and Recovery, and Environment Management, with the overarching aim of reducing poverty in Indonesia. Besides the four priority areas, UNDP Indonesia is also engaged in a variety of crosscutting initiatives focused on HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and information and technology for development.”

Hamer Scholarships 2018

The Hamer Scholarships offer Victorians the opportunity for language study and cultural engagement with the dynamic and exciting markets of China, Indonesia, Japan or Korea.

Trade Victoria at the Victorian Government is pleased to announce the next round of Hamer Scholarships for 2018. Applications will be open from 5 February – 10 March 2018 for intensive language study and cultural immersion at leading universities and institutes in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea commencing from the second half of 2018.

More information about the program, how to apply and the program guidelines can be found at or check the brochure by clicking the link here. You may also check the promotional flyer here.

Good luck!

Indonesian language teacher job opportunity Albury/Wodonga

A great opportunity for an Indonesian Languages Teacher wanting to relocate to a country area on the Victorian/NSW border.
Wodonga South Primary School has just advertised a Teaching Position for the duration of 2018 with the likelihood of this position being extended for 2019 or possibly ongoing employment.
If you are interested, use this link for Recruitment Online and search for Job ID: 1103481.

Check out the following links to consider the opportunity:

Operations Officer (Indonesia) at AIYA National

The Australia-Indonesia Youth Association is a non-government, youth-led organisation that aims to better connect young people in Australia and Indonesia to each other and to Australia-Indonesia related opportunities. AIYA’s objectives are threefold:

  • Connecting young Australians and Indonesians to each other, and to opportunities – educational, cultural and professional – to engage in the bilateral relationship.
  • Informing young people about the bilateral relationship, and avenues to engage with Australia and Indonesia.
  • Inspiring business, government, educational institutions and other organisations to support and facilitate youth engagement with Indonesia in Australia.

Volunteer position: AIYA National Operations Officer (Indonesia)

Starting date: December 2017

Reports to: Director of Operations

Time Commitment: Approx. 5-6 hours per week for a 12 month period

Applications due: 30 November 2017

Key Responsibilities

The Operations Officers (Indonesia) oversees the development and activities of the four Indonesian chapters by:

  • Coordinating a two-monthly call with Indonesian Chapter Presidents to provide guidance on hosting events and initiatives, as well as to inform AIYA’s National Board of Indonesia chapter activities;
  • Facilitate reporting and communications between the chapter and National Executive;
  • Oversee the implementation of AIYA National initiatives at the chapter level in Indonesia i.e Culture, Social, Professional and Language Events;
  • Advocate for the interests of Indonesian chapters at the national level;
  • Manage AIYA’s event approval process including funding requests and post-event evaluations from Indonesia-based chapters in collaboration with the National Treasurer and Director of Operations;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Indonesian chapters including compliance with the AIYA Constitution and Bylaws, as well as chapter-specific rules;
  • Recruit and induct Indonesian chapter presidents and mediate in the event of conflict within chapter teams.

Skills and Eligibility

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably enrolled or completed);
  • Strong understanding of and interest in the Australia-Indonesia relationship;
  • English and Indonesian written and spoken language skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing others;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to AIYA and the Australia-Indonesia relationship;
  • Knowledge and experience in using Google’s suite of cloud-based applications i.e Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Hangouts.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to and by 30th November 2017. To be considered for this position you must be a current AIYA member. To sign up please visit


Salam semangat,

AIYA National

AIYA Northern Territories 2017 AGM – Executive Positions Available

On Saturday, 25 November 2017, AIYA NT will be holding the 2017 AGM.

This year, the following roles within AIYA NT are currently available for nomination and election:

  • President;
  • Vice President; and
  • Secretary.

Further details about AIYA NT Executive Position Descriptions and you may self-nominate using this link here.

RSVP is required, please express your interest to attend by filling out the Facebook event here.

If you have any questions about the AGM or the available positions, please send an email to

Salam semangat,

AIYA Northern Territories

Finance Officer at AIYA National

The Australia-Indonesia Youth Association is a non-government, youth-led organisation that aims to better connect young people in Australia and Indonesia to each other and to Australia-Indonesia related opportunities. AIYA’s objectives are threefold:

  • Connecting young Australians and Indonesians to each other, and to opportunities – educational, cultural and professional – to engage in the bilateral relationship.
  • Informing young people about the bilateral relationship, and avenues to engage with Australia and Indonesia.
  • Inspiring business, government, educational institutions and other organisations to support and facilitate youth engagement with Indonesia in Australia.

Volunteer position: AIYA National Finance Officer

Starting date: Mid-November 2017

Reports to: Treasurer, President, AIYA National Executive Committee

Time Commitment: Approx.4-5 hours per week

Applications due: 29 October 2017


The role of Finance Officer with AIYA National will be assisting the National Treasurer on managing AIYA’s day-to-day financial affairs, including auditing and record-keeping of AIYA Chapters’ expenditures and relevant reimbursements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the National Treasurer in preparing AIYA’s Financial Reports, taxation matters and liaising with external parties such as accountants
  • Assisting the National Treasurer with AIYA Chapter budgeting and reimbursement procedures, including reviewing and advising on Chapters’ funding requests
  • Providing induction and ongoing training to AIYA Chapters’ Treasurers
  • Managing AIYA’s National Membership financial reports along with the Director of Partnerships and Membership
  • Working with the National Treasurer and the Board on grant applications and acquittal reports
  • Working with the Partnerships team in seeking financial sponsors and available grants.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting/Finance/Business Administration (preferably completed)
  • Previous experience as a Finance Officer/Treasurer for a not-for-profit organisation is desirable but not essential
  • Strong organisational and leadership skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A keen interest in financial management for not-for-profits and fundraising
  • A keen interest in the Australia-Indonesia relationship
  • Responsive to emails
  • Fluency in English, Bahasa Indonesia skills desirable but not essential
  • Proficiency in MS Excel is required, previous experience in using accounting software is desirable but not essential
  • Must have a positive and ‘semangat’ attitude to the role and be full of ideas.

Selection Criteria:

  • What experience do you have in the Australia-Indonesia relationship?
  • What experience do you have in treasury or finance-related roles?
  • What experience do you have in fund-raising for not-for-profit organisations, including making submissions for grants?
  • Why are you interested in applying for the AIYA National’s Finance Officer position?

If you are keen on joining AIYA as the Finance Officer, please apply by 22 October 2017 by sending a one page cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your CV to and

Please reach out if you have any questions about the application process.


Salam semangat,

AIYA National