Position title: Programs Lead

The William & Lily Foundation is currently looking for the best fit for the following position: 

Position title: Programs Lead

Purpose: To develop and manage programs that promote the strategic objectives of the William & Lily Foundation

About The William & Lily Foundation (WLF):

WLF is an Indonesian-based philanthropic foundation established in 2009 as an outgrow of the philanthropic legacy of William and Lily Soeryadjaya. As an active grant-making foundation, WLF works closely with implementation partners on three focus areas: education, healthcare and economic empowerment. WLF is committed to impactful and responsible interventions in its efforts to empower underprivileged communities across Indonesia. Although the scope of WLF philanthropic endeavors is countrywide, its current geographical focus centers on eastern Indonesia.

Location: The Programs Lead will be based in the Foundation office in Jakarta. However, she/he will likely be required to travel occasionally to project locations (4-6 times per year), which may be as far as eastern Indonesia.

Key responsibilities:

·        Lead WLF’s program design and development process from ideation to implementation, including but not limited to conducting needs assessments as well as developing concept notes and call for proposals (CFP)

·        Provide technical support and assistance to grantees on program implementation

·        Ensuring programs follow best practices and evidence-based lessons learned from the field as well as implement research-backed interventions

·        Work closely with team in ensuring synergies across programs and alignment with strategic plan to maximize impact and efficiencies within WLF’s portfolio

·        Support team in developing and implementing MERL and data collection processes

·        Support development of quarterly and annual reports

·        Establish and maintain good partnership principles and communications with grantees

·        Other tasks assigned

Candidate Profile & Qualifications:


·        Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s degree in relevant field is preferred

·        5 years of experience designing and/or managing programs in NGO/development sector

·        Passionate about improving Indonesia and excited about WLF's desire to help marginalized communities through education, healthcare and economic empowerment

·        Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and English (reading, writing, speaking, and especially ability to understand research reports and articles in both languages)

·        Entrepreneurial drive and desire to build from the ground up

·        Strong analytical & critical thinking skills

·        Excellent organizational, planning and coordination skills and strong attention to detail

·        Ability to work within a team and independently

·        Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·        Ability to work under pressure and maintain a sense of humor


·        Competitive salary in the non-profit sector

·        A nurturing learning environment with opportunities for professional development (opportunities in the form of courses or training workshops)

How to apply:

Please send your

1.         Your CV (or LinkedIn URL)

2.      Cover letter or URL link to a portfolio of your work (that you believe best reflects your passions, competency, and skillset) to support@wlf.or.id before May 4, 2020.

WLF is an equal opportunity employer.

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