Lead Program Manager

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 14 June 2018

Job Description

About you
Do you have experience in program management? Do you want to work in a program that makes a difference? Then, this opportunity is right for you!

About the role
As the Lead Program Manager, you will provide strategic direction to the Secretariat for Stunting task teams that support Setwapres to raise public awareness of stunting, secure nationwide commitments to stunting reduction, and manage, implement, and converge the delivery of the priority nutrition interventions across three levels of government. You will oversee the overall program organization, including monitoring of inter-connected projects, develop short-term and long-term program strategies and objectives, and coordinate cross-project activities. Additionally, you will liaise with the Executive Secretary of TNP2K and other relevant stakeholders to guide policy decision making.

The Terms of Reference containing full Selection Criteria can be downloaded from here: Terms of Reference

About the program
MAHKOTA (Towards a Strong and Prosperous Indonesian Society) is an Australian Government-funded program supporting Government of Indonesia (GoI) to improve its social protection system to reduce poverty and inequality. MAHKOTA operates as a flexible facility that responds to GoI priorities, provides top Indonesian and international expertise as well as allows GoI to attempt innovative policy reforms and initiatives. MAHKOTA’s goals are for a comprehensive and equitable social protection system for the whole of Indonesia by 2025 and to reduce poverty and inequality.

MAHKOTA supports GoI primarily through the Secretariat of the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K). This includes technical assistance to Stunting Program under Sekretariat Wakil Presiden (Setwapres), line ministries and local governments implementing social protection programs.

This is a locally engaged position and a competitive salary package will be offered to the preferred candidate in line with local labour laws. The position is open to Indonesian nationals and permanent residents with authority to live and work in Indonesia.

How to apply
To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below and attach an application letter addressing the selection criteria and a current CV.

For any questions about the role, please contact recruitment.internationaldevelopment[@]cardno.com quoting ”Lead Program Manager- Mahkota” in the email subject line.

Applications close 5.00pm, Sunday, 1 July 2018, Indonesian Time.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Any offer of employment will require 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.

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