Senior Finance and Administration Officer

 The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is an independent academic institution established in 1984. Since 1990, RWI has carried out a wide range of research, academic education, and institutional capacity development programmes internationally in the human rights field, mainly with the support of Swedish Development Cooperation.

RWI’s global thematic foci are economic globalisation, inclusive societies, people on the move and fair and efficient justice (
RWI’s office in Jakarta coordinates the institute’s programmes and activities in the Asia Pacific region. RWI has been active in different countries across Asia since the 1990s and has coordinated regional programmes since 2007. Our regional focus has been to strengthen the capacities of NHRIs and academic institutions to be actors of change for human rights implementation and their promotion across the region.

From 2017, the Jakarta office commenced a five-year regional programme focusing on the linkages between human rights and environment, climate change and sustainable development. The programme supports research, synergies between sectors and RWI’s global thematic foci. The programme is supported by the Swedish Development Cooperation.

Position Description

RWI is seeking applications to fill the position of a Senior Finance and Administration Officer (SFAO) to support the Jakarta office and the programmes across the region. The position is full-time, contract based and subject to funding, with an immediate starting date. The terms and conditions will be for a local Indonesian recruitment.

The SFAO reports to the Director of the Jakarta/Regional Asia Pacific Office and coordinates closely with RWI’s Head of Finance and our administration department in Lund, Sweden. The Jakarta/Regional Asia Pacific Office’s finance and administration section is currently staffed by two programme associates and a driver/logistic assistant, who will be coordinated by the SFAO.

The SFAO Officer’s primary role is to ensure the financial and administrative function to meet RWI’s obligations to multiple stakeholders, including: Jakarta/Regional Asia Pacific Office’s staff, Indonesian Law (Tax Act, Manpower Act, etc…), established ministry relationships (MOFA, MoL&HR, etc…), donors, programme partners and RWI’s internal standards and procedures.

The SFAO also holds responsibilities towards designing and delivering an internal learning and development process to enable systemic compliance with finance and administration practices within the Jakarta/Regional Asia Pacific office team and its programmes.

For more detailed info and how to apply you can download the ToR is attached.

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