Abt Associates Job Vacancy: Compliance Specialist - Lombok, NTB

Job Description: Compliance Specialist

Abt Associates has been selected by the Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia to implement the one-year Participatory Mapping and Planning (PMaP) 6 project. Through this project Abt Associates will help over 300 rural villages in fifteen districts throughout the country to delineate and demarcate their boundaries and map their resources to attract future investment in areas that will improve rural livelihoods in an environmentally sustainable manner.

In this project, Abt Associates and its team of Indonesian specialists and subcontractors will implement the 21-step Village Boundary Setting/Resource Management (VBS/RM) methodology in collaboration with local communities and government through a participatory process.

Abt Associates is seeking a field-based Compliance Specialist to support and oversee work in assigned areas of NTB. The Compliance Specialist will report to the Compliance and Monitoring Coordinator and the Finance and Administration Manager based in Jakarta and provide support to the technical teams implementing the VBS/RM process on the ground. The position requires a five-month posting commitment in NTB and extensive travel within the region. Living and quarter’s allowance will be provided by the project.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to the Kecamatan Technical Working Team Archivists in data collection, management, measurement, reporting, dissemination and other data collection and monitoring issues which may arise during the VBS/RM process;
  • Monitor the compliance of the VBS/RM documentation and reporting it on a bi-weekly basis using the workflow management system;
  • Provide technical support to the Kecamatan Technical Working Team Finance and Administration Assistant in advance for workshop budget settlement;
  • Train VBS/RM team staff on project’s data collection and storage systems and verification procedures;
  • Prepare data and materials related to the fieldwork for use in technical reports and presentations, including editing and translation of key pieces of documentation;
  • Coordinate directly with the Chief of Party, Compliance and Monitoring Specialist, Finance and Administration Manager, Field Coordinators, and other personnel in the planning, coordinating, and implementation of field work, data processing, and preparation of reports and presentation.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Academic degree in BSc/BA in law, finance, business administration or related field.
  • Three years’ proven experience as compliance manager.
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping.
  • Demonstrated skill in coordination, communication, and interaction with local government and community representatives;
  • Ability to travel to remote locations in Indonesia;
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and working knowledge of English. Experience in writing reports in Indonesian and English is mandatory.
  • Five month posting commitment in NTB; Lombok Island. Extensive travel within region is required.
Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to abt.pmap@gmail.com, closing dateline June 16,2017, Only qualified candidates will be contacted.