• Location:
    Bukit Lawang, Langkat Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Salary:
    per month
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Accommodation:
  • Contract Length:
    1 Year(s)
  • TEFL hours required:
  • Start Date:
    1st May 2023
  • Degree Required:
  • School Type:
    Language School
  • Reference:
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • Application Deadline:
    Mar 31, 2023

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Job Details

This school are looking for an Operations Manager to lead their team in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra!

Do you have experience leading projects and managing teams?
Are you passionate about education, sustainability and conservation?
Are you looking for a role which brings adventure and challenge in bucket loads?

The Operations Manager leads Bukit Lawang Trust’s management team at their community hub in North Sumatra.  The Operations Manager oversees the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of all programmes, including beneficiary data collection, impact monitoring and reporting to Trustees and donors.They oversee the establishment and management of all in-country partnerships and relationships. They are committed to developing the Bukit Lawang Trust and its programmes and ensure compliance with relevant policies, processes and standards alongside the Trust’s two Program Managers. The Operations Manager acts as Headteacher or ‘Kepala Sekolah’ at the Community Hub and School has overall responsibility for the quality, impact and safe delivery of Bukit Lawang Trust’s free education programmes in Indonesia.


-Leadership experience involving managing teams and leading on projects

-High level of English – spoken and written

-Proficient in using computer programmes including; all Office applications, Google Drive and a good level of computer literacy


-Teaching or educational background experience will be beneficial although this is not a ‘teaching’ role

-English teaching experience

-TEFL qualification

-Experience of delivering staff training

-Financial reporting experience

-Marketing and/or Social Media experience of posting updates, writing newsletters and reports

Additional Benefits

Offer: -The opportunity to work in an established and successful NGO with 20 years of experience -A competitive local salary -Free accommodation and meals while working -A supportive board of Trustees -The opportunity to work with a diverse team of change-makers in a stunning, natural rainforest environment! -Opportunities for jungle trekking in the Gunung Leuser National Park both with Youth Ranger classes and as part of the volunteer cycle at least once per year. -Taking part in volunteer activities including workshops and Phase Review weekends as part of the Volunteer Journey.


You must hold a valid passport with at least 6 months validity. You must hold evidence of at least 3 doses of COVID vaccinations. You must already hold or be willing to undergo a Criminal Record Check. You must be able to relocate to Bukit Lawang either on or before May 1st 2023, in order to start your induction and training.


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