TRAINING MANAGER - SEADI Project, Jakarta

The USAID-funded SEADI project is designed to respond quickly, on a demand-driven basis, to Government of Indonesia requests for assistance in addressing critical policy issues, especially pertaining to job creation and poverty reduction, and provide strategic support to develop Indonesia's institutional and human resource capacity for economic policy analysis. More specifically, SEADI will assist with the improvement of laws, policies, regulations and procedures or practices in three critical areas: non-bank financial institutions; labor markets; and business, trade and investment environment in order to encourage employment, capital for investment, and poverty reduction.

We are seeking successful candidates for following positions:

TRAINING MANAGER

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The SEADI Training Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the project's capacity building and training activities. Working with SEADI Chief of Party (COP), resident advisors, and project short-term technical assistance (STTA) consultants, the Training Manager will design and implement training activities for the improvement of research and analysis capacity of key Government of Indonesia (GoI) agencies, including training of trainers to ensure sustainability. Key responsibilities of the SEADI Training Manager will include, but are not limited to:
  1. Collaborate with SEADI COP, resident advisors and other STTA consultants to design the duration, content, and mode of delivery for all SEADI capacity building activities;
  2. Be in-charge of coordinating SEADI's efforts to enroll a number of Indonesians in U.S. and/or Indonesian Universities in a Masters or other graduate level degree;
  3. Support the SEADI scholarship recipients in their effort to gain admission to programs in the United States and provide support during their tenure overseas.
  4. Assist the COP and resident advisors in BAPPEPAM-LK, BAPPENAS, and the Poverty Unit in drafting scopes of work and recruiting short-term consultants to support the work on creating capacity of GoI agencies;
  5. Research and synthesize various inputs to prepare training modules and other related capacity building tools;
  6. Assist resident advisors or STTA consultants in implementing training activities, as required, including preparation of training briefs and presentation materials;
  7. Provide technical support and direct training to GoI as appropriate and as requested by the SEADI project COP;
  8. Liaise with GoI agencies, civil society partners, Universities, private sector entities and others in order to further SEADI's objectives under capacity building;Undertake logistical and administrative set-up of training and workshop events in close association with the SEADI Office Manager and the Senior Project Secretary;
  9. Represent in a positive light the activities and objectives of the SEADI team to all donors, government counterparts, and all other stakeholders;
  10. Report directly to the SEADI project COP; and
  11. Undertake other tasks as the COP may reasonably request in order to facilitate successful achievement of the project objectives.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor degree (B.A./B.S.) in relevant field required; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum 6 years' relevant experience in one or more of the areas outlined above.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills both Indonesian and English.
  • Familiarity with the work and operational procedures of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
  • Experience working with international donors or organizations preferred.
  • Interest in working with a multi-cultural, international team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities, paying attention to detail under tight deadlines and heavy workloads.
  • Detailed knowledge of Indonesian educational environment and regulations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and other computer systems.

Interested applicants are requested to send a cover letter and resume (references will not be contacted prior the interview) to hrd@seadiproject.com by Friday, 3 February 2012. Please list the position title in the subject line of the email submission.

No telephone inquiries, please. Only qualified and final candidates will be contacted. This position will be subject to USAID approval and salary scales.

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