Cardno Emerging Markets Job Vacancy: Social Protection Program Planning and Operation Specialist, Jakarta


You will a motivated and proactive Social Protection Program Planning and Operation Specialist with the right combination of talent & energy.

The role
Join MAHKOTA (Towards a Strong and Prosperous Indonesian Society) in Jakarta to play an integral role in coordinating, planning, and discussions with internal Units of TNP2K Secretariat and related ministries/institutions. The Specialist will also support the preparation of implementation documents of the proposed Social Protection Strategy selected recommendation for 2020 to 2024 (especially the PIP-PKH Integration, the Elderly Grants, and Graduation Incentives).

Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria: CLICK HERE

About you
You will a motivated and proactive Social Protection Program Planning and Operation Specialist with the right combination of talent, energy and a commitment to technical excellence.

You will also have:
  • A minimum of master’s degree in relevant academic field (economics, public policy, or other social sciences);
  • At least 5 to 10 years of work experience in social protection systems.
  • Ability to provide technical advisory services are essential, with advanced practical experience in dealing with institutional design and implementation issues, of national government program;
  • Knowledge and experience on Indonesia’s social protection/assistance programs as well as Indonesia’s administration system is an advantage.
  • Experience in designing and planning for operational/technical implementation of a national scale programs as well as in conducting analytical policy making process and program implementation,
  • Proven record of strong client relations, with ability to work in sensitive situations, challenging policy environments, and within GoI institutions / ministries.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, including to effectively communicate internally/externally, share information with colleagues, clients and the management; and provide prompt and quality response to client requests.
  • Dedication to work in teams. Able to work very effectively with a range of government agencies, development partners (including donors, multilateral agencies and non-government agencies) and a strong record of working across organizational boundaries is required.
  • Proven excellent presentation and writing skills, including working with time constraints in the preparation of high-quality documents.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently. Can handle multiple tasks effectively and coordinate a team to meet deadlines; ability to manage uncertainty and adjust to a changing work program.
  • Fluency in written and oral Bahasa Indonesia and in English.
A competitive salary package will be offered to the preferred candidate in line with local Indonesian labour laws.

Why join MAHKOTA?
MAHKOTA offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining MAHKOTA, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team by sending:
  • Your CV; and
  • A cover letter with a brief paragraph addressing each of the selection criteria in the Term of Reference. Note that applications that do not include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria will not be considered. 
Please click “Apply for Job

Position closes Saturday, 15 December 2018, 5 PM (local time)

For any enquiries about this position, please contact recruitment.internationaldevelopment@cardno.com quoting "MAHKOTA – Social Protection Program Planning and Operation Specialist” in your email subject line.

About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work.  Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

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