Available position in KOMPAK (re-advertise): District Coordinator - Pekalongan, Indonesia

District Coordinator - Pekalongan, Indonesia

KOMPAK Program

KOMPAK is an Australia-Indonesia government partnership supporting the Government of Indonesia's efforts in reducing poverty through improvements in basic service delivery and creating opportunities for work. KOMPAK focuses its efforts on three result areas:

Supporting Local Governments and Service Units to better address the needs of basic service users;

Supporting the poor and vulnerable to benefit from improved village governance; and

Supporting the poor and vulnerable to benefit from increased opportunities for employment and economic development.

The Opportunity

The primary purpose of the District Coordinator - Pekalongan position is to coordinate and ensure the project activities are implemented as planned including maintaining good contact and relationships with district partners, garner buy-in from district governments, identify the needs, provide inputs and facilitate project implementation at a district level.

Key Duties

Build and maintain good contacts and relationship with all district partners including district government and legislature, local CSO/organizations, and other DFAT programs as well as program from other donors

Facilitate and coordinate technical delivery of activities related to frontline services, village law implementation, community empowerment activities and economic opportunity in integrated manner

Provide support for policy dialogues on certain policy and agenda at district level, related with public finance management, civil registration and vital statistics, kecamatan and village strengthening, village information system, social accountability and market linkages

Provide recommendations to the KOMPAK provincial and national offices for the effective ways of supporting smart practices and good initiatives within district government

Engage in monitoring implementation of project activities

Provide quality assurance to the delivery of activities and facilitating engagement between CSO partners, KOMPAK and local government partners as relevant to the activities

Develop and maintain effective working relations with the provincial and district partners

Work closely and maintain good relationship with the technical staff/teams in provincial and national KOMPAK office, including KOMPAK strategic partners

Support to arrange program field missions related to joint monitoring, including those involving key government, donor and other partners

Support KOMPAK’s efforts to proactively form alliances with other donor and DFAT funded programs as well as with other targeted CSO networks in the district

Complete other tasks as directed by PM and ISU Lead

Further information regarding other key duties is included in the Information for Applicants.

Key Requirements

Minimum an undergraduate degree in relevant field (politics, social studies, public policy, development studies, law, or other related fields)

Having minimum 5-year work experience with NGOs or in supporting district government on frontline service improvement and community development programs

Having managerial experience to be able to manage a district team, set priorities and monitor progress

Ability to communicate effectively and build good relationships with all clients, peers and stakeholders

Strong facilitation and presentation skills

Ability to work hands-on, independently, and within team in challenging work environment

Good writing skill to be able to develop draft of reports and analysis in clear, concise and convincing manner

Fluency in English is desirable

Understanding of gender equality and social inclusion issues

Further Information & Application

Further information regarding this opportunity can found in the ‘View Position Description’ link.

Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associates’ website and MUST include a CV and covering letter addressing the key requirements listed above. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from experienced and capable women and people with disabilities.

Applications close: Thursday, 1 October 2020 – midnight (AEST)

We welcome and thank all applicants however; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.