Hivos EoI: Editor for Open Contracting Final Report

Closing date

Hivos is an international organization that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organizations to implement projects. For its Hivos seeks qualified candidates for the position of:

Title : Editor for Open Contracting Final Report

Duty Station : Indonesia

Report to : Project Manager Open Contracting

Duration : 2 (two) months (August to September 2020)


The Hivos Open Contracting Program will end in 2020, it is expected that the spirit of the program carries on beyond the program implementation. Stories on how open contracting can and should better improve public service provisions and help prevent corruption will also need to be shared to inspire civil society and journalists as infomediaries for the public. At the end of this program, we will compile a report which will also contain some of the program achievements in the form of articles and narratives.

Therefore, we will hire an editor to help the Program Manager to ensure that the report and all articles are in line with Hivos communication guidelines.


Edited open contracting program final report

Roles and responsibilities

The consultant is expected to:

  1. Ensure the contents of the articles are in line with Hivos communication guidelines.

  2. Provide input and ensure that the content of the final report are in line with the theme decided by the Open Contracting Team

  3. Make sure the report uses human interest perspective so it can be easily understood by readers

Knowledge and Requirements

The requirements for the Candidate are the followings:

· Indonesian nationals only;

· Has good writing skills;

· Has experiences as working as editor at least five years;

· Able to work independently and take initiatives, but also a team worker;

· Active, dynamic, have willingness and eagerness to learn new ideas;

· Experience in transparency issue is an advantage and;

· Good command in English is an advantage

Service Period & Contract

The candidate will be working as a freelance consultant.

The period of service will be for two months from 1 August – 31 September 2020.

The consultant can work remotely with regular meetings with the Open Contracting team. The consultant will report to the Program Manager and work together with the Communication and Knowledge Management Officer of Hivos Open Contracting Program

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit:

● an electronic copy of CV (no more than 3 pages)

● a minimum of 2 writing samples in Indonesian

● a minimum of 2 edited articles, along with the pre-edited ones (if possible)

● requested rate for editing per 1,000 words

Documents shall be submitted to not later than 13 July 2020.

Please put in email subject: Editor - Open Contracting Final Report.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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