MAHKOTA - BANGGA PAPUA Project Job Vacancy: Payment Specialist, Jayapura - Indonesian

About you
Do you have experience in social transfer payment? Do you want to join a global leader committed to achieving sustainable development? Then, this opportunity is right for you.

About the role
As the short time Payments Specialist for Bangga Papua, you will undertake a review of the current system and manuals and make recommendations to ensure that a system is in place that will deliver cash to beneficiaries of in a cost-effective, secure and efficient manner, while minimising the burden on recipients and local governments.  You are expected to require travel within Papua and to Jakarta.

The Terms of Reference containing full Selection Criteria can be downloaded FROM HERE

About the program
MAHKOTA (Towards a Strong and Prosperous Indonesian Society) is an Australian Government-funded program supporting Government of Indonesia (GoI) to improve its social protection system to reduce poverty and inequality. MAHKOTA operates as a flexible facility that responds to GoI priorities, provides top Indonesian and international expertise as well as allows GoI to attempt innovative policy reforms and initiatives. MAHKOTA’s goals are for a comprehensive and equitable social protection system for the whole of Indonesia by 2025 and to reduce poverty and inequality.

MAHKOTA supports GoI primarily through the Secretariat of the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K).  This includes technical assistance to line ministries and local governments implementing social protection programs.

MAHKOTA is providing technical assistance to the provincial government of Papua to design and implement a universal child grant pilot.  The design and budget for the program, known as BANGGA Papua, has recently been approved by the Governor of Papua for implementation in three districts. This will be the first provincial cash transfer in Papua and the Papua government has requested an ongoing technical support from MAHKOTA (for the cash transfer operations), KOMPAK (for institutional governance arrangements), and UNICEF (for public communication support, birth registration support and program evaluation).

This position will be remunerated in line with the Australian Government's Adviser Remuneration Framework (CLICK HERE) and will fall within Discipline Group D, Job Level 3. The level at which the Adviser is engaged will be based on the successful candidate's relevant experience.

How to apply
To apply for this position please click the "apply now" button and attach an application letter and a current CV.

For any questions about the role, please contact: quoting "Payments Specialist - Mahkota" in the email subject line.

Applications close 5.00pm, Monday, 4 June 2018, Indonesian Time.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Any offer of employment will require criminal record checks.