Abt Associates KOMPAK Project Job Vacancy: Digital Innovation Specialist, Jakarta

Abt Associates is a specialist international health and social sector consulting company that provides services to public and private sector clients. Abt Associates is a wholly owned Australian subsidiary of Abt Associates, regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors, contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Abt Associates is an organisation that has a personal commitment to its staff and as such we value the long-term relationships that we build with the people who work for us.

KOMPAK Program
KOMPAK is an Australia-Indonesia government partnership supporting the Government of Indonesia's efforts in reducing poverty through improvements in basic service delivery and creating opportunities for work.

KOMPAK focuses its efforts on three result areas:
  • Supporting Local Governments and Service Units to better address the needs of basic service users;
  • Supporting the poor and vulnerable to benefit from improved village governance; and
  • Supporting the poor and vulnerable to benefit from increased opportunities for employment and economic development.
The Opportunity
The Digital Innovation Specialist will provide support and technical assistance to local governments related to the implementation of information technology support in improving public services.

Key Duties
  • Obtain a high-level overview concerning various aspects (technology, economic, legal, operational, and social) related to information technology support to improve local government public services
  • Develop a model and roadmap related to implementing information technology support to improve local government public services
  • Assist and prepare activities that support the preparation of high-level overview, development of models, and roadmaps above
  • Participating in various discussion and coordination activities organized by KOMPAK or related parties that supported the preparation of high-level overview, development of the model, and road map above
Further information regarding other key duties is included in the Information for Applicants.

Key Requirements
  • Experience in conducting studies related to the use of information technology for public services
  • Experience in developing models and road maps related to the use of information technology for public services
  • Experience, knowledge, and networking in the development and implement of the internet of things (IoT), blockchain, and other new information technology
  • Providing good business insight related to information technology in general
  • Ability to direct and recommend cost-effective creative solutions
  • A proven track record of delivering products in a technical environment and working with developers on a day-to-day basis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to write thorough feature requirement documents and work with stakeholders and upper management
  • Understanding of gender equality and social inclusion issues 
Further Information & Application
Further information regarding this opportunity can found in the ‘View Position Description’ link.

Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associates’ website and MUST include a CV and covering letter addressing the key requirements listed above.

Applications close: 26 January 2020 – midnight (AEST)

We welcome and thank all applicants however; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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