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The Country Manager will be based in Sumatra Selatan, where he/she will lead the HRNS Indonesia country programme, overseeing a committed team of 24 field and admin staff that currently serve about 15,000 farming families in coffee growing areas of Sumatra Selatan in a bid to improve their livelihoods and environmental footprint.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Project cycle and strategic management
  2. Donor relationships, project development and fund raising
  3. Team leadership and human resources management
  4. Financial management
  5. Liaising with, and reporting to, HRNS HQ in Hamburg, Germany

Required profile:

A flexible, well-organised team player and creative conceptual thinker who can assume responsibility and act independently, and who is purpose-driven and focussed on achieving results and impact. Further qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant leadership experience in agricultural and/or rural development programmes/projects, ideally for iNGOs, international organisations, or donor agencies.
  • Strong expertise in at least two of the following topics:

Agricultural extension; Capacity building; Smallholder coffee farming systems; Farm management; Agroforestry; Agricultural value chains; Organizational development; Rural livelihoods; MEAL; Climate change; Networking & building strategic partnerships.

  • Experience in Indonesia is a very strong asset, while pragmatic experience with the Indonesian smallholder coffee sector is a significant advantage.
  • Self-initiative, and strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Accustomed and willing to work under pressure, and to live and work under basic conditions in a remote, rural area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, in English; proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia, or willingness to learn, is a very strong asset.

If you are interested in the position and feel you match the above qualifications and experience, we welcome you to apply. Please send your CV and a cover letter with salary expectations and preferred date of commencement in English to: jobs@hrnstiftung.org by March 7, 2021

If you have any further questions or require clarifications about the position, please contact Dr. Adrian Bolliger (adrian.bolliger@hrnstiftung.org) or Marion Schenk (marion.schenk@hrnstiftung.org).