Management Systems International, inc
Strengthening Integrity and Accountability Program 1 (SIAP 1)
Support for the Corruption Eradication Commission

Terms of Reference
Position: Product and Program Assessor
Languages Required: Bahasa and English
Duration of Contract: March-May 2016
Working Period: 35 days
Counterpart (User): Government of Indonesia Agency
Corruption eradication efforts involve comprehensive communications activities. Throughout the years, the partner GOI Agency has continuously improved its communications activities. Communications play a major role in determining the way in which the agency operates. Communication efforts need to be aligned to agency objectives and their impact clearly measurable. Therefore, the GOI Agency seeks ways to better understand its current communications performance and to gain a better understanding of future communications improvements.
SIAP 1 will assist the GOI agency to assess the effectiveness of its current communications practice and products. The focus of this assessment is to identify the strength and weaknesses of the agency’s existing communication strategies. It includes determining whether the strategies are aligned with the agency’s goals and objectives and developing specific recommendations and realistic action plan that can support the improvement of the agency’s internal and external communications practice. The assessment should help determine what is working well, what is not, and what might work better if adjustments were made in the Agency. To support the above matters, SIAP 1 is seeking a consultant to join a small team in conducting a communications assessment.
  • To assess the effectiveness, including strengths and weaknesses, of current communication material and channels with respect to goals and objectives of the GOI agency. 
  • To develop comprehensive recommendations for how the Agency’s communications practice can be improved.
  • Collaborate with team leader, GOI Agency and MSI/SIAP 1 to gain clear understanding of product or program assessment objectives and data analysis plan (which would include methodology for data analysis).
  • Collaborate with GOI agency on collecting data of the selected products and program that will be assess.
  • Evaluate the selected GOI agency’s program or products; review quality of product content, communication channel of each product, analyze product or program improvements area. 
  • Prepare and present a report incorporating recommendations for GOI Agency.
  • Undertake any other task that may be assigned from time to time by the team leader.
Deliverables are expected to be included in one complete report to be presented to MSI/SIAP 1 and the team leader upon completion of the assignment. The report will contain:
  • A description of the proposed product or program analysis methods, including a detailed description of data requirements 
  • Work plan and time lines for reporting 
  • In-depth assessment for the agency’s communication products and programs, including; quality of product content, communication channels and messages and recommendation and the presentation of findings. 
  • Has at least 3 years of experience of work in relevant areas (communication, marketing or related fields). 
  • Proven skills in analyzing the communication products and channels 
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications 
  • Experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative research with similar topics. 
  • In depth knowledge of substantive corruption issues and experience with producing rigorous analysis. Relevant publication list on corruption is a strong asset. 
  • Availability to interpret results and provide practical recommendations. 
  • Superior analytical and writing skills, preferably demonstrated by the peer-reviewed journals. 
  • Good interpersonal skills including good coordination and effective working relations with stakeholders
Please send applications indicating ‘Communication Assessment -Product Assessor' as the subject of your email addressed to not later than February 25, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.