KIAT - GESI and CSE Strategic Adviser

  • Added Date: Monday, 15 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 10 May 2019

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The role
The GOI has identified the Bappenas Director of Urban, Housing, and Settlement as the key counterpart for GESI and CSE on KIAT activities. This position will build on existing good practice and work to increase and improve implementation of GESI mainstreaming within Bappenas. In addition, there are internal relationships within Bappenas that could be strengthened to advance GESI and CSE, including with the Directorate of Family, Women, Children, Youth, and Sport (under the Deputy of Human Development) that this position will facilitate. This position will also work to expand opportunities with key ministries, such as the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH), and other government bodies at both central and sub-national government levels (provincial and city / regency level) consistent with GoI policies, development objectives and KIAT’s goal and objectives.
The Strategic Adviser will work with the Bappenas Director of Urban, Housing, and Settlement and provide high level technical support to the development of key policies, documents and approaches to support effective GESI and CSE. This support will be across Bappenas and coordinate with selected partners (e.g.,MPWH), and other strategic opportunities that are identified. The Strategic Adviser will also support the successful implementation of the KIAT GESI and CSE Technical Committee. This Technical Committee is responsible for providing oversight of the KIAT GESI and CSE portfolio, to include approval of and monitoring of KIAT GESI and CSE activities. The position will also support the preparation of the bi-annual KIAT Management Committee meetings and Annual Workshops to inform decision making and budget allocations. The Adviser will work with the Bappenas Director of Urban, Housing, and Settlement and the KIAT GESI and CSE team (including the Strategic Adviser at MPWH and the GESI and CSE PPP PSE[1] Adviser in Bappenas) to support the overall direction of KIAT to advance GESI and CSE consistent with GOI policy directions.
This role also involves will have the following key activities:
The key activities for this position are:

  • With the Bappenas Directorate of Urban, Housing, and Settlement, develop activities to improve: 1) the capacity of internal stakeholders relating to GESI and CSE in infrastructure development; and 2) the capacity of external stakeholders relating to GESI and CSE in infrastructure development, consistent with the direction of KIAT.
  • In conjunction with the Strategic Adviser to MPWH, coordinate and administer the Technical Committee of KIAT GESI and CSE. This Committee will conduct quarterly meetings to review the KIAT GESI and CSE portfolio and provide an update on emerging issues of GESI and CSE in relevant sectors.
  • Review and revise GESI and CSE documents relating to infrastructure, consistent with the directions of KIAT.
  • Examine the available approaches to the collection of quantitative sex- and disability-disaggregated data (and data from other vulnerable groups) and identify gaps in data collection. Develop strategies for improved data collection and its use to inform policy and implementation in GESI and CSE in relation to infrastructure development consistent with the directions of KIAT.
  • Work collaboratively with the GESI and CSE team and other KIAT advisers and staff and contribute to facility activities, including the Annual Workshop and other activities as requested.
  • Support ongoing positive relationships between the GESI and CSE team, GOI and GOA representatives, and any other relevant stakeholders.
  • Other activities related to GESI and CSE in the infrastructure sector as assigned.
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About you
You will be a motivated and proactive GESI CSE Strategic Adviser with the right combination of talent, energy and a commitment to technical excellence. You will also have:

  • A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in public policy, sociology, social anthropology, economics, international development or related field. A research record of achievement an advantage.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ work experience in similar roles, involving GESI and CSE mainstreaming and strategic planning and implementation. Experience in the infrastructure sector an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing advice and recommendations for senior government officials in the GESI and CSE context. Experience in the international donor environment an advantage.
  • High level communication skills, including concise and accurate report writing. Verbal and written communication skills in both Bahasa Indonesia and English to a high standard.
  • Scrupulous in maintaining high standards of probity expected by the KIAT Facility.
  • Self-motivated, innovative, creative and a lateral thinking ability.
  • Willing to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to assist and support the team members.
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Capability to develop existing Website rather than build from scratch is preferable.
    Based on DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework (indicatively assessed as ARF classification B3/4 and subject to the successful candidate’s skills and experience). Successful Indonesian nationals will be engaged under a local contract in IDR, and will be subject to Indonesian employment regulations and tax obligations.

Why join KIAT?
The Australia Indonesia Infrastructure Partnership (Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur - KIAT) offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining KIAT, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

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