AIP - RURAL Project Job Vacancy: Deputy General Manager, Surabaya, Indonesian

Deputy General Manager for AIP - Rural
Surabaya Area, East Java, Indonesia
About the role
The Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Rural Economic Development (AIP-Rural) is a suite of programs focussed on market-based development aimed at improving farmer's competitiveness and access to new markets, better inputs, know-how and technology. AIP-Rural comprises four programs - PRISMA, SAFIRA, TIRTA and ARISA - which all use the same market development approach, known as Making Markets Work for the Poor, or M4P.
Applications closing on 27th December 2016
Working under the oversight of the General Manager AIP-Rural (GM), the Deputy General Manager AIP-Rural (DGM) will be expected to:
  • Oversee the implementation of cross-project services (Results Measurement, Gender and Social Inclusion, Capacity Building (RML), Operations and Finance (O&F), Management Information System (MIS), and Communications (COM));
  • Manage selected parts (sub-portfolio; to be agreed upon between GM and DGM) of the portfolio of AIP-Rural, working closely with the responsible Team Leaders (TL) and/or Heads of Portfolio (HoP); lead and manage the teams of the sub-portfolio; maintain an appropriate businesslike, entrepreneurial, dynamic and lesson-learning culture across the whole team and be responsible for ensuring overall team cohesion and effectiveness;
  • Actively promote the emergence of a joint corporate culture and team coherence among all AIP-Rural projects;
  • Identify strategic opportunities and challenges facing AIP-Rural projects at all levels;
  • Ensure that the results measurement system of AIP-Rural is in accordance with the DCED standard and serves management needs on all levels;
  • In absence of the TL, chair the AIP-Rural Core Management Team (CMT);
  • Directly manage the Head of RML, the Head of O&F; the COM Manager and staff related to the MIS;
  • Support the GM in being the central point of day-to-day communication with DFAT on AIP-Rural (ex ARISA).

Skills & Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience and relevant academic qualification in market development;
  • Demonstrated Team Leadership skills managing multiple complex projects;
  • Demonstrated Design and management experience of gender sand social inclusion interventions in market development;
  • Previous experience managing donor-funded programs with Economic Growth component in SE-Asia/Indonesia
  • Familiarity with DFAT systems and requirements
  • Fluency in speaking and reading in Bahasa Indonesia