Abt Associates - KOMPAK Project Job Vacancy: Education Expert, Jakarta - Indonesian

Abt Associates is a specialist international health and social sector consulting company that provides services to public and private sector clients. Abt Associates is a wholly owned Australian subsidiary of Abt Associates, regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors, contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Abt Associates is an organisation that has a personal commitment to its staff and as such we value the long-term relationships that we build with the people who work for us.
KOMPAK Program
KOMPAK is an Australia-Indonesia government partnership supporting the Government of Indonesia's efforts in reducing poverty through improvements in basic service delivery and creating opportunities for work. KOMPAK focuses its efforts on three result areas:
  • Supporting Local Governments and Service Units to better address the needs of basic service users;
  • Supporting the poor and vulnerable to benefit from improved village governance; and
  • Supporting the poor and vulnerable to benefit from increased opportunities for employment and economic development.
The Opportunity
The Education Expert will provide strategic review and high-level written inputs to KOMPAK’s Education Sector Strategy specifically on out of school children at the national and local level.
Key Duties
Facilitate the process of developing Replication Guideline of Kelas Perahu based on the implementation that has been running since 2016 which includes:
  • Develop a strategy of KOMPAK to support the issues of out of school children as generic direction as a technical guideline used for KOMPAK’s working areas
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to KOMPAK on the findings while carrying out the duties and responsibilities given
  • Facilitate meetings held to support the implementation of duties and responsibilities given

Key Requirements
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in education system in Indonesia
  • Postgraduate degree in relevant field
  • Proven expertise and experience in delivering high-quality research and reports in Indonesia on relevant education sector for out of school children in particular and basic services more generally
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the government regulations, policy and planning and budgeting processes particularly related with the out of school children governance in Indonesia
  • Strong advocacy and communication skills; writing and presenting to a wider range of audiences; and drafting practical recommendations based on evidence
  • Experience in development monitoring and evaluation system in education sector particularly for out of school children
  • Experience working with government agencies
  • Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesian and English languages
Further Information & Application
Further information in regards to this opportunity can found in the Position Description available from the Careers page of Abt Associates’ website at: CLICK HERE
Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associates’ website and MUST include a CV and covering letter addressing the key requirements listed above. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from experienced and capable women.
Applications close: 13 February 2019 – midnight (AEST)
We welcome and thank all applicants however; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.