The Water Agency is a social enterprise that runs the largest network of Water Hubs in Asia. Through our Water Hubs, we connect local and international water experts to collaborate for clean and safe water across Asia. Our Water Hubs are based in Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Australia, and the Netherlands.

Since 2016, The Water Agency in Indonesia has been initiating and managing numerous programs to increase the country's adaptability and resilience in the face of growing water and climate-related challenges, such as flooding, water scarcity, and river pollution. 

Some examples of the work we do: we set up the Indonesia Water Portal, a knowledge-sharing platform on water, we organise the Indonesia Water Challenge innovation competition for students and young professionals, we work together with local and international water experts to develop a Masterplan for the Welang River to reduce flooding and we lead the set-up of a River Basin Management Academy for East Java's young civil servants.


The Water Agency in Jakarta has an exciting position for passionate, energetic (young) professional to join our team as Business Developer. You will be responsible for developing our local and international network of public and private partners, building relationships and develop new programs with clients and partners. You develop both offline and online channels to promote our programs and build relationships.


You are a born networker and business developer! You are an energetic, outgoing, relationship-driven person. You love meeting new people, exploring opportunities for collaboration, and achieving concrete results. You are not afraid to contact new people, present our programs and discuss how partners and clients can contribute. You effectively use different channels to promote our programs and develop relationships: phone, email, social media, online events and meetings, etc.

You have experience in a similar position, for example as business developer with a private company or fundraising with a social enterprise or foundation. Preferably, you have experience working with/for international organisations. You can show tangible results of (social-impact) campaigns or projects you have done before and income you have generated for your company/organisation. You can provide at least two references of organisations/companies who can tell us about the work you have done.

You have an academic working level and your spoken and written Indonesian and English is excellent. You have at least 3 years' professional working experience.

The position is available immediately. We offer a contract for initially one (1) year. We offer a competitive base salary and an attractive variable salary based on your results.


You will work directly for Ms. Carrina Lim, Manager of TWA Indonesia and with Mr. Gregor van Essen, Managing Director of The Water Agency. Depending on the projects, you will also regularly collaborate with offices in the Netherlands, Australia, Myanmar, and Vietnam.


If you are interested, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with:
(1) Your cover letter which explains your character and motivation: why you want to do this and how you meet the requirements.
(2) Your resume, including all experience you have that is relevant to the requirements.

If you have any questions, please email Ms. Carrina through email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will schedule interviews on a first-come-first-serve basis, so apply as soon as possible!