Indonesia nationals: Indonesia Local Experts in the Water Supply Sector (Engineering, Finance, GESI, M&E, Procurement)
The Indonesia Australia Partnership for Infrastructure (or Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur – KIAT) is an Australian Government funded program implemented by Cardno that promotes sustainable and inclusive economic growth through improved access to infrastructure for all people. The Government of Indonesia is seeking a different grant mechanism in the water sector, and the Government of Australia through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has agreed to support a pilot Performance Based Grant (PBG) program in Indonesia from March 2020 to June 2021 with a potential extension to June 2022. The objective of the PBG is to achieve sustainable improvements in 15 Perusahaan Daerah Air Minum (PDAM) service delivery across Indonesia. Focus will be placed in improving the Governance, Financial Sustainability, Operational Efficiency and Quality of Water Service Delivery of the PDAMs.
Cowater is recruiting a team of local experts to deliver technical assistance (TA) to help the PDAMs identify the best approaches to improving their performance in ways that can be measured by key performance indicators. The experts will support the establishment of a performance baseline for each PDAM; assess PDAM performance and recommend a performance improvement plan; regularly monitor and verify performance data; and calculate grant allocations based on performance improvements.
The positions will begin in February or March 2020.
National Non-Revenue Water/Utility Operations Specialist
should be a water supply engineer with at least 10 years relevant experience at or regional level, with a specific experience in decreasing Non-Revenue Water in a water supply utility. He/she must have experience in planning and implementation of NRW reduction in water supply operation management systems.
National Water Supply Engineer
should be a water supply engineer with at least 10 years relevant experience with specific experience in decreasing Non-Revenue Water in a large water supply utility (more than 50K customers). He/she must have experience in planning and implementation of NRW reduction in modern water supply operation management systems.
National Mechanical Engineering Specialist
should have a minimum formal education background in S1 Electrical Engineering and have work experience in relevant fields for at least 10 years for Central level positions, and at least 8 years of experience for regional level positions.
National Financial/Institutional Specialist
should have a minimum formal education background in S2 Economics / Accounting, and work experience for at least 8 years overall and 5 years in the water supply sector. The duties and responsibilities of the Financial Specialist are primarily to provide management assistance and financing planning for water supply systems, especially in operation system performance improvement.
National Procurement Specialist
should have a minimum 8 years of relevant experience in procurement in the water supply sector.
National Gender Equality & Social Inclusion Specialist
should have a minimum of 8 years relevant experience in GESI capacity building, evidence of successful integration of GESI initiatives, and community outreach/socialisation planning and implementation to reach women and men and vulnerable groups. Experience working with government.
Candidates must be fluent in English and bahasa Indonesia
Only Indonesians resident in Indonesia will be eligible for these roles
Experience working with Indonesian PDAMs will be an asset
For your application to be considered, please upload your documents entitled as: Candidate Last Name, First Name, Date, Position you are applying for.