Do you have experience as an Economist with a focus on gender and inclusion issues? Do you want to work on a program that supports strong, sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia? Then, this opportunity is right for you!
About the role
As the Economist (Gender and Inclusion), you will support Prospera to ensure its policy analysis and advice promotes gender equality and incentivises access of all, including women and people living with a disability, to participate fully in economic activity. The Economist will work with Prospera teams to bring a gender lens to economic policy and help shape Prospera’s economic agenda to support the inclusion priorities of the Indonesian and Australian governments. In performing this assignment, you will work closely with Prospera’s Economics and Inclusion engagement area on the analytical and policy agenda.
The Terms of Reference containing full Selection Criteria can be downloaded from here: Terms of Reference
About the program
Prospera is a new partnership facility between the Government of Australia (through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Government of Indonesia. It aims to foster strong, sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia. Commencing from 1 March 2018, Prospera is a planned five-year investment that draws together the former Government Partnership Fund (GPF) and Australia Indonesia Partnership for Economic Governance (AIPEG). Prospera will be responsive to the needs of a wide range of agencies in the Indonesian government, covering six engagement areas:
(i) Markets – improving product and factor market efficiency;
(ii) Finance – delivering financial stability and development;
(iii) Spending – improving the quality, delivery efficiency, and access to public services;
(iv) Revenue – mobilising revenues without unduly impeding private activity;
(v) Public Sector Reform – strengthening economic institutions; and
(vi) Economics & Inclusion – providing analysis to boost the evidence for economic policy.
The remuneration will be set within Prospera’s National Remuneration Framework and will fall within Discipline Group C, Job Level 2 with a starting gross monthly salary of IDR 52,144,000 (full-time). The remuneration level at which the Economist is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience.
The position is open to Indonesian nationals only.
How to apply
To apply for this position please click the ‘apply’ button below and attach an application letter, response to the selection criteria and a current CV. All applications are required to submit a response to the selection criteria (maximum 2 pages).
Queries relating to this assignment should be directed to Jeane Panannangan at recruitment[@]prospera.or.id. It is essential that you quote ‘Prospera Economist (Gender and Inclusion) - query’ in the subject line or you may not receive a response.
Applications close 5.00pm, Friday, 22 June 2018, Jakarta time. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Availability for an immediate start is desirable.
Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and may include relevant criminal record checks.
About the Organization
Cardno has a 40-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Through the expertise of professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.