Associate or Senior Associate

Associate or Senior Associate



SecondMuse is building a network of social innovation ecosystem development programs in Indonesia and within the region, focusing on ocean issues. We are looking for a (Senior) Associate to join our Ocean Plastic Prevention Accelerator (OPPA) program <>. This position is based in Surabaya and will report to the OPPA Program Manager.  The initial employment period is 3 months with the possibility of extending to a 1 year contract upon satisfactory performance.

The Opportunity

Support the implementation of OPPA, the first social innovation ecosystem development program focusing on reducing ocean plastic pollution in Indonesia by leading key waste management initiatives
Join our diverse SecondMuse family who has experience leading global innovation projects for over a decade
Be part of an innovative and energetic team in Surabaya: Immerse yourself with the uniqueness of Surabaya and East Java culture and community, enjoy occasional culinary tours, explore the city with MIGO e-bikes and join our Karaoke evenings (not mandatory if you don’t like Karaoke)
Connect with our network of changemakers who are passionate about creating impact around the world, including businesses, governments, international organisations, and many more
Work independently on key program initiatives with a high level of responsibility and minimal supervision

Want more?

For the past 10 years, SecondMuse has collaborated with visionary governments, corporations, foundations and startups to build 21st-century economies. Current programs include NYCEDC’s Futureworks <>, the M-Corps <> cleantech manufacturing program with NYSERDA, The Incubator Network <> with Circulate Capital to battle ocean plastics, and LAUNCH <>, accelerating technologies for the circular economy.

What will you do?

Planning and implementation of OPPA program initiatives: Independently create a work plan for the implementation of initiatives with support and input from other team members and the program manager
Identifying opportunities: Think creatively about how to leverage emerging opportunities for the implementation of program initiatives, share your ideas with the team, and take responsibility for integrating them into your plan
Stakeholder network development: Implement initiatives that lead to stronger connection of stakeholders in the waste management sector in Greater Surabaya
Budget planning: Plan required financial resources for the implementation of program initiatives
Partnership development: Develop partnerships for the implementation of program initiatives by attending events and networking opportunities
Undertake the day-to-day activities of the OPPA program initiatives in Surabaya, including communicating with multiple stakeholders to understand their needs, supporting programming, and organizing key events.

You might also be doing a little bit of...

External communication: Create communication materials about program initiatives together with SecondMuse communication experts
Knowledge sharing: Share your expertise and experience with other members of the company at regular learning events
Research: Desk research and communication with representatives of other SecondMuse projects to identify best practices
Event management: Organisation and coordination of OPPA program events

Who’s right for the job?

If you’re one kind of Superman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, or Gatot Kaca who can zap away all the plastics from the ocean and from this planet, then you will definitely be on the next superhero movie.

But you don’t have to be a superhero to join us, you only need to:

Have a strong competency to translate high-level concepts and ideas into real action
Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Have extensive experience and a high-level capacity to coordinate stakeholders with diverse interests
Be eager to learn something new, can deal with ambiguity and consider multiple perspectives and possible solutions
Love building connections, learning from other people, and keen to present SecondMuse and OPPA to external parties
Be passionate about creating impact, driving positive change, and collaborating with others in order to improve sustainability in Indonesia
Be a self-motivated, compassionate, and solution-oriented person

This job is definitely NOT for you if you:

Aren’t fluent in Bahasa Indonesia, both oral and written, and not eager to learn East Java community characteristics
Don’t have intermediate English communication skills
Have no extensive experience in project management, planning and implementation. Ideally, you have 2-5 years work experience and show evidence of a minimum of 2-3 years experience in independently implementing project plans and budgets
Have never worked in a highly collaborative team environment
Do not see diversity as the strength of the team
Are not an Indonesian citizen

Even better, if you already know:

Human-centered design principles
Innovation methodologies such as hackathons, business accelerators, incubation, collaborative design and challenges
Plastic and waste management sector in Indonesia
Know about operational processes within large NGOs, government institutions or corporates
Working environments of virtual teams distributed across different locations

About SecondMuse

SecondMuse started ten years ago as a radical experiment to to see if we could build new economic relationships without employing competitive frameworks. We had a theory of change rooted in collaboration and inclusion, and a vision of a prosperous future that was just and equitable for all. We tested our theory first with the World Health Organization, and then with NASA, and have been refining and perfecting our methodology in the field ever since.

Our philosophy is embedded in our name: SECONDMUSE. We put ourselves SECOND, not first. Whenever we are engaged in a project, our focus is on the collective. We stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our partners and our innovators building an economy together, around all stakeholders in a system. We are not the masters, we are the MUSE. Our expertise is in facilitating a process, not dictating solutions.  Our method enables communities to work towards a prosperous future that is all inclusive, where everyone has a voice including the planet itself.

We have implemented projects across six continents for clients such as IKEA, Intel, NASA, Nike, USAID, New York City Economic Development Corporation, The World Bank, the US Department of State, The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. To learn more about SecondMuse, visit <> or join SecondMuse on Twitter <> and Instagram <>.

We are an equal opportunity employer actively seeking diversity in service to our mission of understanding and solving humanity’s toughest challenges. SecondMuse is a certified B Corporation with offices in New York, DC, San Francisco, Portland, Melbourne, Surabaya, Bali, Singapore and Jakarta.

Please send us why you are interested in this position plus your CV, to <> before 15 November, 2019.

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