Compensation and Benefits for National Staff

National Staff in Indonesia

CIFOR offers a competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience.

Annual Bonus
A bonus equivalent to one month’s salary will be paid to each staff member before Lebaran celebrations.

Transportation Allowance
CIFOR provides monthly transportation allowance to its staff members.

Provident Fund
CIFOR provides national staff members with a defined contribution provident fund. CIFOR contributes 12.5% of the monthly base salary.

CIFOR provides all national staff with an insurance package, covering medical benefits, business travel, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment. Dependents are covered for medical benefits only.

Emergency Cash Advance
National staff members may, from time to time, ask for general or medical emergency cash advance. General emergency cash advances are restricted to school fees, emergency repairs to housing facilities and advances to cover housing rental. Medical emergency cash advances are restricted to outpatient and dental visits and annual medical and eye examinations.

The purpose of the policy is to assist staff members to purchase a house or vehicle by permitting interest-free loans against any separation payments already accrued to the staff member.

Leave Entitlements

  • 22 days of vacation leave per year
  • 10 days of sick leave per year
  • 12 weeks of maternity leave
  • 2 weeks of paternity leave
  • 2 weeks of adoption leave
  • 5 days of compassionate leave

Separation Payment
CIFOR provides a separation payment to staff who have completed their assignment with CIFOR. The payment will be equivalent to one-month’s base salary for each completed year of service up to a maximum of 12 months’ base salary.

National Staff based in Hubs or other CIFOR Locations
For national staff not working at our Bogor campus, CIFOR offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package that varies according to the location of the duty station. Information on the general conditions of the package offered are provided by the office at that duty station.