USAID - CEGAH Project Job Vacancy: Sr. Advisor, Countering Violent Social Movement - Jakarta, Indonesian

Senior Advisor, Countering Violent Social Movements and Organizations through Anti-Corruption Programming
Project Summary:  
USAID CEGAH, is a 5-year program dedicated towards strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability. This includes components on rule of law strengthening, accountability and anti-corruption, public service integrity, access to information and civil society strengthening. The program, currently in its second year, is expanding its programming to the cross-section of anti-corruption and countering terrorism and violent social movements and organizations and is seeking a senior advisor who would serve on the team to guide this new programming area as well as providing direct technical assistance to the Government of Indonesia and CEGAH’s civil society partners.
Position Summary: 
Senior Advisor will report to the Chief of Party and work close with him and existing program managers to bolster USAID CEGAH’s ability to address problems with violent social movements through anti-corruption programming. This could be adjusting existing programming or designing new programmatic engagements.
  • Work with Chief of Party and Component Managers to adjust existing and design new programming to reduce the ability of violent social movements to organize and operate
  • Provide direct technical advice and programming to Government of Indonesia institutions
  • Provide quality control on programming seeking to counter violent social movements that is implemented through CSO and private sector partners
  • Provide technical oversight over specialized consultants engaged in technical assistance and training
  • Provide technical input on CEGAH internal discussions around relevant programming
  • Provide regular oral and written updates on key countering violent social movement activities and events to MSI and USAID
  • Provide inputs on quarterly and annual reports as well as other communication products.

  • At least seven (7) years of relevant work experience as a consultant, academic/researcher, or in law enforcement/relevant government agency working on relevant themes
  • Relevant educational background
  • Excellent knowledge of countering terrorism and violent social movements in Indonesia and preferably some knowledge of parallel experiences in other countries
  • Diverse and close network of relevant actors in government, civil society, and academia
  • A good understanding of Indonesia’s anti-corruption environment and programming
  • Can-do attitude, responsiveness, willingness and ability to function in fluid and flexible environment
  • Excellent English language proficiency in writing and speech
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

NB: position is subject to funding approval
Application should include a CV (including three references) and contact information by July 27, 2017 at the latest. Please send applications to  Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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