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Abt Associates Indonesian Job Vacancy: Data Analyst for Sustainable Livelihood Approach - Jakarta, Indonesian

KOMPAK Data Analyst for Sustainable Livelihood Approach

Program Overview
KOMPAK (Governance for Growth) is a large and complex program that is uniquely placed to add value to the Government of Indonesia’s (GOI) own efforts to improve the social and economic conditions of its citizens; it is aimed at economic expansion and poverty reduction in Indonesia. Abt JTA is supporting frontline services—including health and education—while identifying governance constraints. The work accompanies implementation of Village Law and Local Government Law (UU 6/2014 & UU 23/2014), and new national rules that empower local communities and increase the direct flow of money to village governments and services. KOMPAK seeks to strengthen the capacity of all levels of government to improve services, respond to citizen needs and contribute to stable prosperity.

The Opportunity (6 months with possibility of extension)
Based in Jakarta and commencing December 2015, the person appointed for this position will provide data analysis, prepare systematic reviews of selected and relevant themes in terms of developing and implementing a national strategy on Sustainable Livelihood Approach.

Role responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Collect and analyse data required to support development of the GOI strategy in sustainable livelihoods approach;
  • Provide inputs for GOI strategy in sustainable livelihoods approach in the 2016 Government Annual Plan (RKP);
  • Support implementation design of programs including planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation;
  • Develop useful and insightful information of P2B (Sustainable Livelihood Program) from a variety of data sources; and
  • Provide other programming/data/analysis support, as required.
Our Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Urban and Regional Planning, Statistics, or related subjects;
  • Minimum 3 years of computer programming work experience relevant to data analysis in academic research, private sector or in government;
  • Experience working with large (quantitative survey) data and qualitative data; excellent knowledge of economic and social development surveys; knowledge of statistical analysis techniques and software including STATA/SPSS/SAS;
  • Technical skills related to monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience working on community development projects involving government and development partners;
  • Must be able to analyse and present complex information;
  • Strong presentation, communications and writing skills in both English and Bahasa Indonesia;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in sensitive and challenging policy environments; and
  • Demonstrated ability to perform successfully within a team as well as the ability to work independently to deliver quality work. 
For Further Information and Application Details
Applications should be made online via our dedicated careers website and include a current CV. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and provided with detailed position descriptions and interview details. Shortlisted applicants may also be asked to undertake a work-simulation exercise or other skills test as part of the selection process. We welcome and thank all applicants but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The deadline is 4pm, Sunday 6 December 2015 Australian Eastern Standard Time.

About Abt JTA
Abt JTA is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt JTA implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. 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. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record.