The role

Two Indonesian-based professional photographers (“the Photographers”) is sought to take photographs at KIAT program sites in Palembang, South Sumatra and Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi. The photos should show the facility’s support to the Government of Indonesia on topics such as road infrastructure, water and sanitation, and gender mainstreaming. For this purpose, the Photographers will be hired under a 12-month contract and be given at least one photography assignment during the contract period. The Photographers will report to the Communications Manager and will work with the Communications Team and technical teams.

The successful candidate will need to submit a medical certificate and/or negative COVID-19 test result prior to assignment. They also be required to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as face mask, safety helmet, vest and boots hand as well as practice social distancing when carrying out the activity.


This role also involves the following objectives and key deliverables:

·       Visit KIAT program locations in Palembang, South Sumatra and Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi and coordinate with KIAT sub-contractors or GOI partners in the field during photography sessions;

·       Take quality photos on topics such as road infrastructure, water and sanitation and gender based on brief provide by KIAT. These photos should show diversity of colours and composition as well as show people interacting and doing activities rather than stills of roads, machineries or other infrastructure;

·       Edit the photos and write their captions in English;

·       Work with sub-contractors to ensure all photo objects fill in and sign consent form.

·       At least 50 high-resolution photographs per assignment complete with captions in English based on a creative brief by KIAT team;

·       A table listing the file photo name and specific caption for each photo, specifying who, what, when, where, so that more detailed information can be written later by KIAT team.


Please copy paste this link to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection:;


About you

You will be a motivated and proactive Photographer with the right combination of talent, energy and a commitment to technical excellence. You have:


  • Based in Palembang, or Wakatobi;
  • At least 5 years of professional photography with a wide range of clients in private sector, advertising agencies, and media;
  • Able to operate and take photos with drone;
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds including people with disabilities;



  • Available to start immediately


Qualified female candidates and candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.



Successful Indonesian nationals will be engaged under a Provision of Service Agreement (PSA) contract in IDR, and will be subject to Indonesian employment regulations and tax obligations.


Why join KIAT?

The Australia Indonesia Infrastructure Partnership (Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur - KIAT) offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining KIAT, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.


How to apply

Applicants must include:

1)      CV

2)     Portfolio that includes samples of works/photos.

3)     Expected daily rate which include:

a)     daily fee with drone;

b)     daily fee without drone.

Please apply from the following link :;


Closing Date

The position closes on 22 April 2021

About Cardno

We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Notice to recruitment agencies: Please note that Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.
Cardno is an equal opportunity employer.

Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and may include relevant criminal record checks.

Cardno is committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection and bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture.

Due to the anticipated volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.