PEMSEA Job Vacancy: Regional Policy/Results Based Management Specialist, Bali - Indonesia

Vacancy Announcement
  1. Vacancy Code: VA/PRF/2019/ATSEA/006 
  2. Post Title: Regional Policy/Results Based Management Specialist 
  3. Duty Station: Bali, Indonesia
  4. Position Type: Full-time
  5. Post Level: Service Contract
  6. Duration: Fixed-term of 2 years renewable annually subject to annual performance review
Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) is an intergovernmental organization specializing in integrated coastal management and ocean governance for the Seas of East Asia. Beginning as a regional project in 1993 under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funding support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), 11 countries in the region resolved to transform PEMSEA into a fully self-sustaining regional organization with a mission to foster and sustain healthy and resilient oceans, coasts, communities and economies across the Seas of East Asia through integrated management solutions and partnerships. PEMSEA’s mandate is to pursue implementation of an adopted regional marine strategy, the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA).

Under the supervision of the ATSEA-2 Regional Project Manager, the Regional Results Based Management (RBM) Specialist – a full time member of ATSEA-2’s Regional Program Management Unit (RPMU) – will be the main technical lead responsible for the effective planning, management and monitoring of ATSEA-2 activities related to policy harmonization and institutional capacity building across countries in the ATS region. Further the RBM Specialist will take a lead role in monitoring project activities according to the project’s results framework as well as coordinating and monitoring stakeholder engagement across the project’s activities.

Policy Analysis and Institutional Capacity Building
  1. Oversee the implementation of all activities related to policy harmonization, policy, plan and by-law drafting and institutional capacity building, including work planning, implementation, design of ToRs for external consultants, and monitoring of related activities;
  2. Undertake all regional assessments related to financing mechanisms (Output 1.1.4), policy harmonization (Output 1.2.1), institutional capacity (Output 1.2.2);
  3. Work directly with National Coordinators to undertake the related national assessments (to the points above), undertaking ultimate responsibility for the assessment reports;
  4. Provide support to the planning harmonization and development for integrated coastal management (Outcome 2.4);
  5. Facilitate consultations and work with the Regional Project Manager to draft any new fisheries related policies in PNG and Timor Leste;
  6. Work with PNG National Coordinator to draft the PNG NAP.
Results Monitoring 
  1. Set-up a monitoring system for ATSEA-2 implementation according to the Results Framework in the Project Document;
  2. Coordinate with regional and national team members to undertake monitoring of project activities;
  3. Support the RPM to develop quarterly, annual and project end reports on project activities.
Stakeholder Engagement
  1. Coordinate development and annual updating of the ATSEA-2 stakeholder engagement plan in coordination with the ATSEA-2 communication Specialist and other RPMU officers, ensuring that related initiatives are integrated into the annual regional work plan and the annual national work plans for Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Papua New Guinea.

Education: At least a master’s degree in Law, Economics, International Development/ Relations, Environmental Sciences or related field. PhD preferred.

  1. At least ten years of development work experience, related to policy work and institutional capacity building, prefereably in the Arafura and Timor Seas area.
  2. Practical experience in policy assessments and harmonization and the drafting of project relevant policies and by-laws is essential.
  3. Familiarity with the policies, programs and operating styles of local and national governments of the assigned countries is required.
Languages: Fluency in the English language, with effective oral and written communication
skills. Anility to speak Bahasa is essential.  Portugese, Tetun and/or Tok Pisin would be an asset.

IT Skills: Proficiency in the use of various software applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, and Financial Systems) and adequate knowledge and practical experience in handling web- based management systems.

Qualified candidates may submit their application together with complete Curriculum Vitae to the Recruitment Officer, via email to recruitment@pemsea.org.

Kindly indicate the vacancy number and post title when applying (in the subject line) by email.  The deadline for submission of application is 24 September 2019.