Internal Oversight Advisor, USAID CEGAH, Indonesia

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Internal Oversight Advisor, USAID CEGAH, Indonesia

Project Summary:

USAID CEGAH is a 5-year program dedicated towards strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability. This includes components on rule of law strengthening, accountability and anti-corruption, public service integrity, access to information and civil society strengthening.

USAID CEGAH is looking for an Indonesian advisor who will support the program’s planned assessment of the Government of Indonesia’s (GoI) internal oversight bodies. The advisor will collaborate with an international advisor (expected to work for two weeks in Jakarta in early 2020) and report to the Program Manager for Administrative Reforms of the CEGAH project.

Indonesia’s internal accountability community is diverse, befitting a complex and vast nation. It is becoming increasingly clear that preventing the emergence of and fighting existing corruption will primarily be the task of internal control bodies.

USAID CEGAH has provided extensive capacity building support to several ministries’ and agencies’ internal accountability bodies over the last few years, both under CEGAH and ‘Strengthening Integrity and Accountability Program’ 1 (SIAP 1). In light of the shifting political environment that accompanied the swearing in of the new presidential and parliamentary terms, CEGAH is seeking to take a step back and determine overall policy needs.

Position Summary:

The objective of the research is to identify the policy needs to strengthen the internal accountability community over the next five years.

Assessment activities will include both desk research and interviews with GoI representatives on the following issues:

  • Policy and legislative framework: what are the existing legislative framework and government regulations for internal controls, including typology of internal control bodies in government, local agencies and state-owned enterprises, and their respective authorities?; and what is the existing future design being proposed by several agencies (Ministry of Bureaucratic and Administrative Reform (KemenPAN-RB), Baleg DPR, BAKN DPR, and universities)?; and
  • Political environment: mapping the political environment, ascertain the supporters and opponents of draft legislation on SPIP (internal monitoring systems), and provide recommendations on its passage.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an analysis and recommendations on existing and future legal framework on strengthening internal controls;
  • Provide recommendations on the passage of the draft legislation on SPIP;
  • Prepare recommendations for the improvement of Inspectorate General (IG) community in the areas of health, education and infrastructure. There is also a possibility that the design will involve cooperation between different internal control agencies, from Development and Finance Oversight Agency (BPKP), IGs, and local inspectorate(s) for specific topics chosen in the piloted region(s).

Deliverables:

  • Presentations on:
    • Existing and future legal framework on strengthening internal controls;
    • Recommendations on the passage of the draft legislation on SPIP; and
    • Recommendations on strengthening IG community and program design for piloted topics.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree on law, politics, and/or public administration;
  • Good understanding on Indonesian IG systems with at least five (5) years of experienc
  • Expertise in infrastructure auditing preferred.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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