The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a not-for-profit, international membership organisation that is working to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. To do this, we have united stakeholders from all sectors of the palm oil supply chain and civil society to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil production and procurement.

Since its inception in 2004, RSPO has enjoyed rapid growth and today has over 5,200 members from 102 countries, including oil palm producers, processors, traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks, and non-governmental organisations. Thanks to the commitments and actions of these members, nearly 20% of the global supply of palm oil has already been certified as sustainable.

At RSPO, we believe that a not-for-profit organisation is made successful by the passion, skills, and expertise of its members and staff. They are the ones who drive our organisation to new heights and guide us through the next phase of our development. 

To serve as the business partner for all HR functions in the country covering HR Services (employment, rewards, staff data management, statutory requirements) and Organizational Development (career fairs, onboarding, learning & development). The incumbent will also be assisting the Organizational Development lead in developing and implemented RSPO’s talent development initiatives globally.

The incumbent will be reporting functionally to the Director, Human Resources and administratively to the assigned country lead, Deputy Director, Indonesia (Market Transformation) and will work closely with the respective HR leads from HR Services and Organizational Development.

The location of this role is Indonesia.


Duties include but will not be limited to the following:

HR Operations & Employment Administration

  • Oversee the staff personal files and information and administer the staff information update to ensure data integrity and that all information/files are kept with the highest level of confidence and integrity.

  • Manage the timely production, collation, storage and reporting data pertaining to organizational headcounts, labor cost, and employees’ personal records.

  • Partner with HR Services team to conduct monthly payroll, claims, statutory submission and yearly increment and ex-gratia exercise

  • Partner with HR Services team to prepare employment letters and record for all staff’s movements.

  • Manage administration of Employee health insurance enrolment – Inclusion and Exclusion 

Human Resource Policies & Compliance 

  • Provide HR Policy Guidance and interpretation and supports on issues related to labor legislations, disputes in interpretations and Collective Agreement.

  • Ensure compliance by the respective line managers and verifying claims submitted for processing.

  • Ensure compliance to RSPO’s ISO standards for all HR policies and processes.

  • Manages and resolves complex relation issues.

Manpower Planning & Budgeting

  • Support the continuous review of manpower planning according to business requirements.

  • Provide administrative supports to recruitment and to ensure the selection and recruitment strategy and processes 

Organizational Development

  • Assist the organizational development lead in developing and implementing OD initiatives such as learning & development, RSPO leadership and management development programme, talent management & succession planning.

  • Conducts regular staff communications, engagement as well as proactively monitor the welfare of employees in the organization.

  • Responsible to implement staff engagement activities in the local country as well as assisting implementation for other countries as and when needed.

  • Initiate engagement/ partnership with local education institutions, career fairs, events to promote RSPO as an employer of choice.

Apart from the tasks stated above, to perform any duty/duties reasonably assigned.


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Management or equivalent

  • 6-8 years of experience as a HR generalist and familiarity with local employment laws

  • Solid experience in managing organizational development initiatives will be an advantage


  • Ability to conduct staff engagement activities

  • Good understanding of local employment law

  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


  • Ability to plan establish and maintain effective working relationships and interact with different stakeholders.

  • Proficiency in English and Bahasa Indonesia with good communication skills

  • Ability to establish cooperation and rapport with internal and external parties of different background and/ or nationalities.

  • High integrity and good team player

  • Goal oriented and organized

  • Self- motivated and self- directed

  • Sense of pride and ownership in own performance and its impacts on the organization success



Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with an opportunity to work in an international multi-stakeholder organisation, where making a difference to People, Planet and Prosperity is not just a statement, but what we passionately believe in. 

Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role that offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities. 


Qualified applicants are invited to send in their updated CV giving comprehensive details of educational background, work experience, and related achievements to [email protected]

**RSPO is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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