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Overview of the Role:
Prospera seeks to recruit a Digital Adviser to report to Head of Markets and Competitiveness (under Prospera’s Breakthrough Outcome 1 of “Expanding Markets, Creating Jobs”). The Digital Adviser will play the main coordination and advisory role in Prospera-wide work to assist the Government of Indonesia in pursuing successful digital transformation and developing a thriving digital economy. This will be achieved by providing sound policy analysis and advisory, coordination and technical support, and capacity building in support of policies and other enablers for successful digital transformation, drawing from appropriate global best practices.
The Digital Adviser will provide advice on strategic directions, coordinate, manage, and identify opportunities for the delivery of a complex work agenda on digital transformation. She/he will have extensive experience advising senior government officials and supporting reform in the digital area. The ability to build and maintain relationships with senior members of government, effectively communicate to a range of audiences, promote collaboration and innovation, and provide leadership as well as manage projects is critical. Experience working in related areas in Indonesia context is highly desirable.
About the Program:
Prospera is a partnership facility between the Government of Australia (through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Government of Indonesia. It aims to foster strong, sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia.
About the Role:
The Digital Adviser will report to Head of Markets and Competitiveness. The remuneration will be set according to DFAT Remuneration Framework Group D, Job Level 3, open to all nationalities. The role is based in Jakarta- Indonesia (currently working from home).
Responsibilities and Duties:
The key roles and responsibilities of the Digital Adviser are as follow:
Lead in collaboration with other areas Prospera’s work on digital transformation in Indonesia; this includes strategic inputs to the design of Prospera’s work, development of coordinated work plans and identification of priorities thereof, and corresponding resource allocation in the digital area in consultation with all relevant teams.
Provide policy advisory, coordination, and relevant support to GoI on digital transformation, focusing on ensuring an enabling environment for a thriving and inclusive digital economy and society as well as coordination and coherence in digital initiatives across government agencies.
Advise senior-level counterparts and Prospera senior management on relevant policy areas towards the same objective.
Contribute to the development of counterpart capabilities in digital transformation and digital economy development.
Provide coordination, implementation, and monitoring support to digital activities ranging from consultancies, policy research and advisory, to capacity building activities, amongst others, and, in collaboration with other practice areas, ensure value-added inputs, quality assurance, risk and reputational management, and time and Value for Money.
Enterprisingly and innovatively develop opportunities for Prospera engagement in specific digital areas in line with Prospera’s objectives as well as counterpart commitments and reform considerations, including with industry stakeholders.
Identify, review, and manage opportunities for incorporation of gender, equity and social inclusion activities.
Communicate digital transformation activities and outcomes, in support of Prospera’s communications, reporting and monitoring and evaluation plans.
Manage opportunities for collaboration with relevant Australian Public Sector Agencies, other DFAT and Government of Australia (GOA) investments in support of both Prospera outcomes and broader GOA economic partnership objectives related to digital transformation.
To access the Terms of Reference detailing the role, responsibilities and selection criteria for this position, please copy and paste this link into a web browser: https://www.cardno.com/media/8251/tor-lta-digital-adviser_220921rev1.pdf
The candidate will possess strong qualifications and experience as follows:
Advanced qualifications in digital transformation strategy, economics, public policy, or other areas.
At least 10-15 years’ experience working in policy analysis and advisory, with proven track record in designing, supporting, and evaluating policy reform, and in communicating policy recommendations to high-level government officials. Experience in Indonesia context highly desirable.
In-depth knowledge of digital economy and transformation, its corresponding regulatory issues and requirements, as well technological landscape and trends that are relevant to digital transformation in Indonesia.
Deep understanding of the Indonesian economy including its economic structure, trends, potentials, and challenges.
Good working knowledge of Government of Indonesia Ministries, governance systems, regulations, policy processes and decision -making mechanisms to execute work in this area.
Strong track record of project development, execution, and management, under tight deadlines and with multiple stakeholders.
Strong relationship management skills, particularly proven effective working relationships with senior government officials, consultants and experts, and industry stakeholders, and ability to operate effectively and sensitively in a cross-cultural environment.
Experience working in multidisciplinary teams of international and national experts.
Excellent communications skills in English (verbal, written, and presentational). Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia is highly desirable.
How to Apply?
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team. Please click the link: https://bit.ly/3DDIuJ3 to apply and submit your CV including a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria (no more than three pages). Kindly note that applications that do not include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Cardno provides equal employment opportunities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.
Applications must be submitted by 5pm Jakarta time, 27 October 2021
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