Junior Coordinator – KfW Office Jakarta

KfW Development Bank

KfW is one of the world’s leading promotional banks. As an integral part of KfW Group, KfW Development Bank carries out Germany’s Financial Cooperation with developing and emerging countries on behalf of the Federal Government. The 700 staff at its head office in Frankfurt, Germany and about 200 specialists in over 70 local offices cooperate with partners all over the world. Our top priorities are to improve people’s prospects for a better life, to protect the environment and to combat climate change.

The KfW Representative Office in Jakarta is looking for a Junior Coordinator

Indonesia is one of Germany’s global development partners. The cooperation focuses on three priority areas: Renewable Energy, Sustainable Economic Development and Environmental Protection. Under the direction of the German Federal Ministry of Development and Cooperation (BMZ) KfW finances an ambitious climate change agenda. The Governments have mutually agreed upon to jointly pursue the Indonesian-German Green Infrastructure Initiative – Transformation and Innovation in Urban Spaces.
Primary goal of the Green Infrastructure Initiative is to contribute to the sustainable reduction of carbon emissions in Indonesia to support Indonesia in the efforts of reaching its climate targets more quickly. This shall be achieved through the implementation of reform programmes and investment projects in the areas of urban public transport, solid waste management, and urban water and waste water management.

We seek to complement our team

This is very much a learning opportunity. The Junior Coordinator will support the Sector Coordinators in the KfW Office Jakarta and the relevant Sector Teams at KfW headquarters in Frankfurt.
As KfW Office is a representative office, the final responsibility for projects, programs and policy lending remain at HQ level. Staff of the Jakarta Office report to the Director of KfW Office Jakarta but coordinate closely with the team members in Frankfurt.
He/she shall support the team’s efforts to support the design, execution and monitoring of the Green Infrastructure Initiative and other sectors as issues arise, though, among others:

  • Preparation of reporting, presentations and any other written output that might be requested
  • Creation of online content, presentations; layouts; invitations
  • Preparation of meetings, workshops, conferences and seminars
  • Reviewing documents, preparing preliminary comments on the documents
  • Generation of briefings and speaking points
  • Preparation for, support of and sometimes accompanying KfW missions to Indonesia
  • Maintaining excellent working relationship with KfW´s partners as much on the side of the Indonesian Government as with other financing institutions

The scope of the position will be regularly reviewed and might be adapted in accordance to the needs of KfW Office Jakarta.

Requirements and skills are, inter alia,

  • A minimum of 4 years of working experience in project management and acquisition
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as engineering, economics, environmental management, marketing or equivalent and ambition to do more in future
  • Fluency in English (spoken & written) is a must
  • Excellent knowledge and ability to manage web based applications, layout software, software to create presentations, reach-outs, publications, calculations and the like
  • Good analytical and comprehension skills and ability to express those easily in writing
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintain contacts with government officials and donor agencies
  • Knowledge of project and portfolio management practices and procedure
  • Technical knowledge related to urban infrastructure or development finance are an asset but not a must

On a personal level we are looking for you if you are

An Indonesian National
Dynamic, proactive, independently motivated, team-player with strong interpersonal skills
Excellent communicator of the spoken and the written word
Very friendly with a helpful personality and high integrity
Wanting to learn and to contribute to make the world a better place
Highly organised, structured and able to work your way through multiple players of bureaucracy
Tenacious and ready to work hard to move the agenda along

We offer

An interesting position with room to learn and to express yourself
A remuneration commensurate with your experience and qualifications
A two year contract with a view to extending it
A constructive and communicative working environment
Social benefit package
Training, possibly in Germany


We would ideally like the Junior Coordinator to join our team in April or Mai 2021

Contact and application Process

Interested candidates should provide

  • CV
  • Cover letter incl. salary expectations

by 15. March 2021 to kfw.jakarta@kfw.de citing “Junior Coordinator” in the subject line.
To learn more about KfW Development Bank please visit our website www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de

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