WEI: Senior Project Officer, Indragiri Hulu - Riau

 About Widya Erti Indonesia

Widya Erti Indonesia is focusing on the education, agriculture, and community development sector by providing learning opportunities and empowering rural marginal communities to responsibly and sustainably care for environment. WEI project areas are in Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, and other part of Indonesia, with the head office located in Jakarta.

Women Farmer Group (WFG) Economic Empowerment Program is a project to improve the role of women in the household economy and in the community through the development of local products and market access, as well as increasing community awareness about gender equality in Indragiri Hulu District, Riau Province. We are currently looking to fill the following position:

Senior Project Officer – based in Indragiri Hulu, Riau


The Senior Project Officer will be based in Indragiri Hulu district in Riau Province, with possibility to visit the head office in Jakarta.



12 months.


Duties and Responsibilities

Reports directly to the Program Manager, s/he works closely with local Women Farmer Groups (WFG) and stakeholders to ensure the outputs and outcomes of the project are delivered, including to provide technical assistance for gender equality, local product development, and community strengthening. 

Specific responsibilities of the Senior Project Officer include but are not limited to:

1.     Manage the implementation of the project on the field as planned, including coordinate the project team and activities.

2.     Provide technical solution and facilitate training and workshop as needed, including training plan, implementation, and follow up plan.

3.     Able to be resource person for gender equality, local product development, and community strengthening.

4.     Manage coordination with relevant stakeholders including local government, local farmer groups, local communities, and the private sectors.

5.     Manage the work to high quality performance.

6.     Provide detailed, accurate, and timely progress reports to supervisor


1.     Min. Bachelor degree in economy, business, social, agriculture, or related discipline.

2.     Minimum of 5 years’ experience in rural community development and demonstrated ability to facilitate training and workshop for rural community.

3.     Experience with local product development, gender equality, and community strengthening project.

4.     Experience in liaising/coordinating with local government preferred and capable to work together with local community and various local stakeholders.

5.     Strong team player with experience working with a variety of people/stakeholders and excellent interpersonal skills.

6.     Computer literacy, good communication, and reporting skills, preferably in English.

7.     Able and have permit to drive motorcycle.

Please send cover letter and CV describing your qualities and experiences with 3 references to recruitment@widyaertiindonesia.org with “Senior Project Officer - Riau” in the subject line, at the latest on June 12th 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.