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Management Systems International, Inc
Strengthening Integrity and Accountability Program 1 (SIAP 1)
Terms of Reference (ToR)
Position                                            : Team Leader 
Languages Required                 : Indonesia 
Working Period                           : September - December 2015
BACKGROUND 
In late 2015, there will be local elections in 269 cities in 11 provinces. The new local election Law Number 1/2015 -which SIAP 1 also contributed to through policy advocacy on campaign financing stipulations - introduces key reforms  including campaign expenditure cap (a complement to the existing donation cap), and state financing of some types of campaign activities. These are designed as a cost control measure, to create a more level playing field. KPU, KPU Province, and KPU Kabupaten/Kota are assigned by the law to determine the campaign expenditure cap by considering numbers of residents,  geographic scope of the districts, and local cost standards. The state financing of certain campaign activities is organized by KPU through facilitation of public debate, distribution of campaign materials, and media advertisements under state budget.

The upcoming local election has caused public concerns due to limited preparation time, caused by delays in the law making process. In addition, concerns remain on the classic problem of vote buying, campaign finance regulation compliance, voter awareness about campaign financing, as well as the general performance of election management bodies. Thus, SIAP-1 plans to conduct monitoring in 3 provinces, 3 cities and 3 districts to promote transparency and accountability of campaign financing and its reporting by engaging 18 local observers.

In this regards, MSI SIAP-1 seeks the expertise of team leader consultant to supervise related consultants (hired separately) and review all submitted campaign finance monitoring results. Furthermore, he/she will also develop a book to disseminate the monitoring results and lesson learned on local election monitoring. The consultant will also serve as the key person in coordination with KPU and Bawaslu.
 
SCOPE OF WORK:
A.     Objective: 
1.       To review all monitoring results from coordinator observer
2.       To communicate closely with KPU and Bawaslu
3.       To develop a book containing monitoring results and lesson learned
 
B.     Key Responsibilities and Activities:
1.       Supervise the Election Monitoring Consultant in developing training module
2.       Work closely with coordinator observer  to develop monitoring strategy & plan
3.       Review all monitoring results from coordinator observer
4.       Maintain communication and ensure smooth & regular information flow between local observers and coordinator observer
5.       Ensure the monitoring process is in line with the agreed plan and strategy
6.       Submit any fraud incident reports to Bawaslu
7.       Regularly meet with MSI SIAP-1 Experts (hired separately) to conduct the campaign finance report analysis based on collected data from local observers
8.       Evaluate the election monitoring process and provide recommendation
9.       Develop a book containing monitoring results and lesson learned
 
 
C.      Deliverables & Payment Schedule
No.
Activities
Deliverables
Time allocated (in days)
1
Supervise Election Monitoring Consultant in developing training module
-            
2 days
2
Develop monitoring strategy & plan
-            
3 days
3
Review monitoring report results
-           Comprehensive analysis on campaign finance monitoring results
 
-           Fraud Incident Reports submitted to Bawaslu (if any)
20 days
4
Submit any fraud incident reports to Bawaslu
10 days
5
Maintain communication between local observer & coordinator
5 days
6
Ensure  monitoring process in line with agreed plan & strategy
5 days
7
Meet with SIAP-1 experts
5 days
8
Evaluate election monitoring process
 
Book on monitoring results & lesson learned
 
 
 
20 days
9
Develop book on monitoring results & lesson learned
 
Total number of working days
70 days
 
The team leader will be required to provide:
·         Comprehensive analysis on campaign finance monitoring results
·         Fraud Incident Reports submitted to Bawaslu (if any)
·         Book on monitoring results & lesson learned
 
The team leader will be paid the consultancy fee upon completion of the following milestones:
·         50% after submitting Comprehensive analysis on campaign finance monitoring results, includes Fraud Incident Reports submitted to Bawaslu (if any)
·         50% after submitting Book on monitoring results & lesson learned
 
The team leader will be paid as Lump sum amount (excluding travel cost - if needed).

Qualifications
1.       Individual/personal consultant
2.       Bachelor degree in law, political/social sciences, or related field
3.       At least three years of relevant work experience at the national or regional level in organizing and/or observing election processes
4.       Experienced in research and depth analysis on campaign finance
5.       Good understanding on Election law and regulation
6.       Excellent organizational and coordination skills
7.       PC literate; familiarity with Microsoft Office
8.       Have a good communication skill and good personality
9.       Have an experience working with government agencies is preferred
 
**This is a local position; only Indonesian nationals will be considered.
Application should include a cover letter, CV (including three references) and contact number by September 28, 2015.
Please send applications indicating ‘Election Monitoring' as the subject of your email addressed to recruitment@msi-siap.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.