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 Job Vacancy

Researcher for Extractive Industries




Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) is an Indonesia think tank on energy and environment, based in Jakarta. IESR aims to accelerate low carbon energy transition in Indonesia and address its impacts to Indonesia economy and society. IESR produces data and science based analysis for policy makers, stakeholders and the public.


IESR is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to analyze extractive industries in Indonesia, particularly the coal sector. The selected person will be responsible for conducting research and analysis, writing up reports, engaging with stakeholders, and should be able to communicate effectively at all levels. 


Key Roles and Responsibilities

·       Collect and develop data-base of extractive industries (oil, gas and coal) in Indonesia

·       Conduct policy and regulatory analysis of mining and mineral sector, focusing on coal and critical minerals

·       Conduct techno-economic and social analysis of coal transition, related to energy transition in Indonesia

·       Analyse commodities market trends, including performance of extractive industries  

·       Monitor extractive industries issues (market, social, political, etc) in Indonesia

·       Writing research reports, briefing papers, and contributing to produce campaign/communication material/products.

·       Work closely with program managers to identify research priorities.

·       Other duties as assigned




·       Strong background in engineering, science, economics and finance, minimum Master degree in economics, finance, mining, industrial or environmental engineering,  from reputable university.

·       Good understanding of mining and mineral value chain, an understanding of energy issues is an advantage.

·       Knowledgeable economic analysis is an advantage.

·       Minimum 2 years’ experience in the similar field.

·       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

·       Ability to perform detailed technical analysis and synthesize results.

·       Ability to communicate technical issues effectively to non-technical audiences.

·       Sound understanding of data collection and practical in data-base management.

·       Attention to detail and exception written and communication skills.

·       Professional English level both written and oral.

·       Excellent with MS Office system or similar software

·       Good interpersonal and social skill





Two years contract and can be extended, with 3 months’ probation. Expected starting in September 2021.



Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with candidate’s qualification and experiences.


How to apply

§  Candidate to download application form from IESR website;

§  Send the completed application form, together with an application letter and latest CV, recommendation letter to before August 27th, 2021.

§  Only qualified candidates will be called for a test and intervie