Currently we have immediate vacancy for high caliber Indonesians with high integrity to fill the following position:
Advocacy Coordinator, BR Hub, RtR-C
Organizational Context :
AusAID has provided funding of AUD 5.7m to Kemitraan through June 2015 to continue technical support and assistance, capacity building and operational support for key initiatives related to Bureaucratic Reform.
The program, called Reform of the Reformersthe Continuation (RtR-C), focuses on triggering and supporting:
internal bureaucratic reform within the Ministry of Administrative and Bureaucratic reform (KEMENPAN RB)
the expansion of the bureaucratic reform process at the national and local government level, especially under the coordination of KEMENPAN RB and UPRBN (Unit Pengelola Reformasi Birokrasi Nasional)
oversight and advocacy from civil society organizations (universities, media, NGOs) related to the bureaucratic initiatives.
A fourth component of the program is the establishment of a team that will work to compile policy evidence and lessons learned related to several key bureaucratic reform issues, with the aim that AusAID management and high level officials in the Government of Indonesia will use such information to further support and promote meaningful bureaucratic reform. This component is referred to as the BR Hub.
To support a variety of forms of advocacy based on the policy evidence and lessons learned related to various bureaucratic initiatives under the BR Hub component, Kemitraan will recruit a Advocacy Coordinator for the BR Hub. The Advocacy Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating key advocacy activities conducted or facilitated by the BR Hub, and will work under the guidance and direct supervision of the BR Hub Program Manager. The Advocacy Coordinator will also need to coordinate and closely liaise with:
The Research Coordinator for the BR Hub,
Policy Analysts hired by the BR Hub,
The Program Managers of the other RtR-C components.
Summary of key functions :
The Advocacy Coordinator will be directly responsible for the following:
Providing key inputs into the development of a comprehensive approach to research and advocacy for each of the key bureaucratic reform issues identified as areas of focus for the BR Hub
Identifying and liasing with potential strategic partners who are well positioned to conduct evidence-based policy advocacy for the issues identified as areas of focus for the BR Hub.
Coordinating the development of detailed strategies for conducting advocacy related to the issues identified as areas of focus for the BR Hub.
Oversee and perform quality control on advocacy activities facilitated by the BR Hub, including by:
Reviewing activity proposals
Observing and/or participating in various advocacy activities
Reviewing and providing feedback on advocacy activities
Facilitating ongoing communication between advocacy partners
Coordinating and integrating advocacy activities conducted by the BR Hub with other RtR-C components
Minimum Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in Social Science, Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, or a related field.
Experience and Abilities:
Minimum 10 years experience with policy advocacy, including at least 3 years in a managerial role.
Demonstrated ability to design and implement effective advocacy strategies and activities based on policy evidence
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in verbally and in writing
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a range of partners, both at the individual and organizational level.
Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia.
High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English
Demonstrated ability to manage parallel activities and work under a tight schedule.
Strong network within national and local governments, research organizations, and civil society organizations
Strong commitment to public sector reform
Please visit our website http://www.kemitraan.or.id/main/publication_detail/21/44/1160 for more details of the position. Only application submitted through our website will be processed. All applications are appreciated and will be treated with confidential manner. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application deadline :6 October 2013.