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British Embassy Jakarta Career 2013

British Embassy JobsThe British Embassy in Jakarta is part of a world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. Indonesia and the United Kingdom have a strong relationship, and we work closely together to tackle climate change and promote sustainable growth.

Temporary Position: Maternity Leave cover for Programme Manager – ASEAN AND BILATERAL PROGRAMMES (April-September 2013)

Deadline 1 March 2013

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing around twenty projects, with a total cost of up to £600,000 from April to September 2013.

Main duties includes

  • Project Management: to ensure the highest standards of financial management, including quantitative and qualitative analysis of costs to verify value for money.
  • Project development: to contribute to project design and the development of high quality interventions which deliver UK policy objectives;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of projects: to validate expenditures and activities in conjunction with project implementers, and to assess and report on the achievement of objectives and purpose;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with project stakeholders: to ensure robust programme management.

Skills Required

  • Strong organisational, analytical, financial and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer focus.
  • Personal drive and the ability to be a self-starter as well as a team player.
  • Flexible, resilient under pressure and decisive with a proven track record of delivering results to a high standard within tight deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A college/university degree;
  • Some experience of project management, including finance and budget management;
  • Fluent in English, as well as Bahasa Indonesia;
  • Competence in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, Internet required; experience with Oracle systems and databases preferred.

Trade and Investment Manager (Permanent Contract)
Deadline 24 February 2013

Main duties

  • To help UK companies in the Environment, Mining and Water sectors take advantage of business opportunities in Indonesia.
  • Identify opportunities for British companies to win business in Indonesia and devise strategies to ensure these are effectively promoted to British business;
  • Contribute to the business planning process and deliver related projects, events and activities, including inward missions, outward missions, seminars, exhibition groups and workshops;
  • Manage client relationships, including building and maintaining a network of relevant contacts in the UK and Indonesia;
  • To provide briefing on sectors and companies for the Director of Trade and Investment, the Ambassador, visiting officials and VIPs;


  • A degree plus at least two years experience, or five years experience (in lieu of a degree) of working either in the private sector or international trade (market research experience would be advantageous);
  • A self-starter, able to work independently and on their own initiative to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines;
  • A proven track record of successful relationship management with international clients;
  • Events and project management skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent English, both written and spoken;
  • The job holder must be prepared to travel to the UK and within the region;
  • Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Digital and Media Officer (Permanent contract)
Deadline: Feb 13, 2013

Main duties:

Digital and social media

  • Manage the English and Indonesian versions of the embassy website, developing content as necessary
  • Design and deliver social media campaigns to achieve embassy objectives
  • Evaluate the success of web work and social media, including setting key performance indicators, monitoring visitor statistics, feedback and participation
  • Provide technical assistance in Public Diplomacy activities by taking photographs and recording videos of events for use on the website and social media
  • Writing and translating news materials for the website and social media


  • Monitoring of Indonesia media, including evaluation of Embassy media campaigns
  • Working with a senior officer, act as point of contact for routine enquiries by Indonesian media
  • Point of contact for public enquiries (letters and emails from members of the public)
  • Provide AV (photograph and video camera) and logistical support for embassy media operations and major events


  • A bachelor degree majoring in computer science, journalism, social and political science, public relations is preferred
  • Excellent editorial skills with a sound understanding of writing for the web and social media skills to interact with audience on a regular basis
  • Solid experience in managing dynamic and interactive websites
  • Knowledge of digital trends
  • Excellent knowledge of a range of applications and software including social media platforms, content management systems, image-editing software, MS Windows
  • Basic graphic design skills would be an advantage
  • Excellent English and Indonesian language skills, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in MS Office

Corporate Services Officer – IT & Admin Support (1-year fixed term contract)
Deadline: Feb 13, 2013

Main duties

  • Providing support for all IT equipment
  • Improving technical support at post through:
  • Maintaining as well as supplying guidance and advice on the Embassy’s F3G IT system
  • Creating a replacement stock cycle from F3G inventories on quarterly basis
  • Maintaining & providing support for Embassy website, stand-alone computers and laptops
  • Maintaining and testing Business Continuity Plan equipment
  • Providing support for the Embassy’s telephone equipment in our Embassy buildings
  • Work closely with Embassy and RCSC colleagues on finance administration and undertake Cashier duties
  • Manage and monitor Embassy’s estates database and property management system (Pyramid)


  • Minimum D3 degree in IT or related field
  • At least 1 year experience in IT support, preferably in multicultural organisation
  • Strong knowledge of IT applications and MS Windows
  • Excellent English and Indonesian language skills, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in MS Office

How To Apply

Please note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 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

Please send your CV and the completed Job Application Form [Word doc, 658KB, new window] by the deadline to Indonesia.Recruitment@fco.gov.uk. No accommodation or relocation expenses are payable in connection with this position.

Posted on : February 13th, 2013