Lowongan Kedutaan Inggri 2013
The British Embassy in Jakarta is part of a world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic
Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas.
We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Political Officer covering human rights and good governance.
Assistant Political Officer- Human Rights and Good Governance
(1 year contract initially)
Indonesia and the United Kingdom have a strong
relationship and we work closely together to promote economic prosperity,
international security, conflict prevention, and educational links and to
tackle climate change.
In order to strengthen our engagement further the
British Embassy is seeking to hire someonewho is able
to handle a broad range of tasks working in the Political team but primarily
assisting with human rights/ good governance and legal related affairs. This is an excellent role for someone looking
to expand their work experience. Experience of working or studying in a
British/ international environment is preferred.
Job duties are likely to include: keeping the Embassy
updated (providing short oral and written reports in English- usually maximum 1
page) about human rights and good governance issues in Indonesia particularly
concerning the rule of law; developing and managing a broad range of contacts
at working level; working on small-scale UK funded human rights projects (from
project concept development all the way through to project monitoring and
The successful applicant
will be part of the political team and will work closely with others to provide
the Indonesian human rights perspective and where necessary basic Indonesian
legal system information on a number of cross-cutting political issues.
This will be an exciting and challenging role in the
Embassy, working closely with colleagues in the political, media and
communications, defence and commercial teams, as well as the British Council.
Main Duties and
* Keep the Embassy informed by providing short oral and written reports
(usually around 1 page) about human rights and good governance issues in
Indonesia- particularly in the areas of rule of law, business and human rights
and land rights.
* Be the point of contact/ reference for information and understanding
about basic information about the Indonesian legal system (criminal, public
administration etc- not corporate/ commercial) and constitutional matters.
* Understand and report on the Indonesian government and civil society’s
approach to a broad range of human rights issues.
* Develop and maintain an excellent network of contacts throughout
Indonesia; across government, academia, media and civil society.
* Propose innovative opportunities, including through projects, to help
deliver UK policy priorities and offer advice on handling any associated risks.
* Update on regional and global influences in the implementation and
observance of human rights in Indonesia- particularly the UN International
Human Rights frameworks and ASEAN.
* Facilitate and participate in meetings, visits and events.
* A degree majoring in a subject
such as Law, International Relations,
Politics or a similar subject is essential; a postgraduate degree is desirable. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.
* Excellent understanding of both
the International Human Rights framework, including UN International
Conventions and the Indonesian Human Rights scene.
* An understanding of
international relations and familiarity with the UK either through work or
study is preferred
* Fluent communication and
networking skills in English (both oral and written, IELTS 6.5 or higher) as well as good spoken Indonesian.
* Formal legal experience not
required but some basic knowledge of Indonesian law and contacts within the
legal system would be highly desirable.
* Self-motivation and the ability
to work under light supervision
* Strong interpersonal and
* Good IT skills and experience,
including MS Office
British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer. We will offer a generous
package of salary starting at IDR 9,500,000 per month and benefits, including
annual leave and medical cover, commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Evidence of previous salary awards should be provided along with
the application. Training opportunities in Jakarta and our regional training
centre in Singapore are also available.
Employment offers are subject to successful
clearance of pre-employment checks. In
relation to this, the successful candidate will need to arrange his/her own Police
Certificate. You must also have the permit to work in Indonesia in order to
send your CV (maximum 3 pages), ), 2 references from previous employers, 1
passport sized photograph, a letter explaining your suitability for this
position and the completed application form, which can be
downloaded from our website at,http://ukinindonesia.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/our-embassy/working-for-us by 7 July 2013 to email@example.com. No accommodation or relocation expenses are
payable in connection with this position. You must have or be able to obtain
work authorisation for Indonesia in order to apply.
note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
anticipate that the successful candidate will start work in early September 2013.
The British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer and does
not discriminate on grounds of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age,
disability, gender or sexual orientation
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