IUWASH PLUS Project Job Vacancy: National Coordinator for Micro Finance, Jakarta – Indonesian

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January 29, 2019

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August 20, 2019

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The USAID Indonesia Urban Water,
Sanitation and Hygiene, Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua (IUWASH PLUS) project
is a five-year initiative designed to assist the Government of Indonesia (GOI)
in increasing access to water supply and sanitation services as well as
improving key hygiene behaviors among urban poor and vulnerable populations..
USAID IUWASH PLUS works with governmental agencies, the private sector, NGOs,
communities and others to achieve the following “high level” results:

  • An increase of one million people in urban areas with
    access to improved water supply service quality, of which at least 500,000 are
    from the poorest 40% of the population (also referred to as the “Bottom 40%” or
    “B40”), vulnerable groups or Indonesia’s eastern provinces; and
  • An increase of 500,000 people in urban areas with access
    to safely managed sanitation.
     

To ensure that improvements in
access to WASH services are sustained, USAID IUWASH PLUS is guided by a
development hypothesis that focuses on strengthening service delivery systems,
so they can more effectively reach the poorest and most vulnerable segments of
the population. In order to achieve this at scale, the program undertakes
activities through four interrelated components, including: 

  • Improving
    household WASH services;
  • Strengthening city WASH institutional performance;
  • Strengthening the WASH financing environment; and
  • Advancing national WASH
    advocacy, coordination and communication. In support of these components, USAID
    IUWASH PLUS also implements a Local Sustainability and Innovation Component
    (LSIC) that is designed to stimulate WASH innovations that strengthen
    community, private sector and government WASH service provision.
To achieve these outcomes
IUWASH-PLUS need high caliber incumbent to fill the position of
National Coordinator for Micro Finance based in Jakarta Office (JOB
CODE : NCMF-JKT)

Task and Responsibility:
The National Coordinator for
Micro Finance will work under the direction of Behavior Change and Marketing
Advisor / Team Lead Component 1 in relation to the program of improving
household WASH services through micro finance scheme. The coordinator will be
responsible for directing the activities of introducing microfinance
institutions (MFIs) that include cooperatives, community credit organizations,
and commercial banks to the WASH market. Also, the coordinator will support the
region in facilitating partnerships between MFIs and sanitation SMEs or
business to ensure that financing and construction go hand-in-hand. In addition
to the above, National Coordinator for Micro Finance will work closely with
Component 3, strengthening the WASH financing environment.

Tasks
The tasks and responsibilities
of the National Coordinator for Micro Finance will include, but not be limited
to, the following:
  • Work
    closely with regional team of WASH Finance and Behavior Change Specialists to
    implement micro finance program to facilitate the urban poor population to
    access water supply and sanitation infrastructure.
  • Support
    Project Components 1 and 3  in
    preparation of IUWASH annual work plans and budgets resulting in agreed action
    plans, incorporating cost-sharing and /or leveraging of local and National
    stakeholders.
  • Maintaining
    regular contact with Regional WASH Financing Specialists, joining regular
    IUWASH meetings, and providing advice to Regional Managers and the WASH
    Financing Advisor on priority technical issues related to microfinance
    activities and achievements.
  • Engage
    national stakeholders in the effort to strengthen micro finance program in
    developing the national regulation for WASH improvement to include engage with
    Finance Service Authority (OJK), Bappenas and other related agencies.
  • Support
    the IUWASH PLUS Monitoring &Evaluation team, to monitor microfinance
    implementation in all project regions.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess at least a university degree (S1)
    majoring in Economics or Financial Management.
  • At least 5-years experiences providing technical
    assistance or as a consultant of micro finance program.
  • Experiences in micro finance in relation to
    seeking financial source to small enterprise to improve its business.
  • Having experience working with micro finance
    institution; assisting product development and the development of strategic
    plan for micro finance institution especially for a cooperative in doing
    business supporting micro finance for WASH products.
  • Having experience working in development program
    especially in relation to the microfinance.
  • Having experience working with national, central
    and local government relating to the micro finance program advocacy would be
    additional credit points.
  • Able to work independently in limited
    supervision/facility in his/her designated areas.
  • Excellent team player with a range of people,
    excellent interpersonal skills, with experience in community facilitation,
    training and organizing work.
  • Experience in report writing, preferable in English 

Expected Start Date : March
2019


APPLICATION SEND
Interested applicants are invited to send a
complete application with 3 references to IUWASH_plus_recruitment@dai.com or IUWASHPLUS.recruitment@gmail.com before February 8, 2019.

Please write the job
CODE in the subject line of the email.

We regret that we are unable to
acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be
notified
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